Activities

Tips for fun family activities and projects – art, crafts, music, cooking and more – for parents and their children.

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Working + Parenting + Teaching From Home: A Guide
04/08/2020

Working from home can be challenging enough but throw kids into the mix and it can be nearly impossible to stay productive. If the thought of potentially working from home with your children for an extended period of time feels overwhelming, we’ve got your back. Our team collected the best…

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We Get Along
02/10/2020

English: Together Spanish: Juntos (HUN-tos) American Sign Language: Curl fingers into fists, holding thumbs in the air. Touch fingers together and move in a circle in front of your body. When you open a box of crayons you see a lot of items inside that are kind of alike. They’re…

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Low-Tech STEM Activity: What the Heck Is That?
02/05/2020

It’s amazing how fast technology advances. Devices that were state of the art not that long ago wind up in the junk closet before you know it. We recently dropped by Kiddie Academy of Abingdon in Maryland with several items that were once high-tech must haves and asked the 5-year-olds…

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Valentine's Day Activity
Delight Your Kids With An Easy Valentine's Day Craft
01/31/2020

Everybody loves to feel loved. When your child knows he or she is loved, it helps them develop the confidence and security they need for proper emotional development. Valentine’s Day presents a perfect opportunity to tell your children you love them, and we’ve got a simple, Instagram-worthy activity you can…

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2020: A Leap, Olympics, Election
01/15/2020

Just about every four years, something special happens and 2020 happens to be one of those years. It’s a year when we have a Leap Day, a Summer Olympics and a U.S. presidential election. This presents great opportunities to talk to your kids about a wide variety of subjects related…

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