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Spring Break is around the corner for kids and you may be wondering what to do with them to keep them busy. Here is a list of 10 Spring Break Activities to do for the week they are off school. Spring Break Activities for Kids See the Animals at the Zoo Most Zoo locations are open early in the morning especially during Spring Break time. Some may even offer a Spring Break Camp or activities in your local area. Enjoy the day by learning about animals and bring a sack lunch to eat and avoid the hefty food costs. Play…

Disclosure: This post is on behalf of BioGaia through Mom Select. I was given a gift card and the product featured in this post to facilitate my review. All opinions are 100% mine and not influenced in any way. It is important for my kids to be healthy all year-long. I try to do that in any way that I can from eating healthy to all natural supplements. One day my daughter was complaining of her stomach hurting and we could just not get it to settle. This became a constant thing for several weeks and I could not figure…

 Games To Get Your Kids Moving Now that the warmer weather is here, it is time to entice your kids to participate in games that will get them moving and enjoy the outdoors. These are even great for the whole family to particpate in. Here are a few games that will get your kids moving. Blowing Bubbles- If your kids are of a young age, invest in some bubbles. Take them into the backyard or even the park and blow the bubbles. See how many they can pop in 1 minute. Kids love to chase them and it will get…

Kids can learn in so many ways. A great way to learn is through nature. While walking through the woods we found some items to paint with. Painting with nature is fun, easy, educational, and cost-effective. So how exactly do you paint with nature? Take a walk with your kids and start looking around for items that have a different texture. Make sure you take a plastic bag or bucket with you to carry your items in.  Look everywhere and keep your mind open because anything goes when painting with nature! Make sure you talk about the texture and color…

How to Get Kids to Do Their Chores Some parents are faced with picking up after their kids all of the time. This can be extremely tiresome and frustrating, especially if you have been busy working all day long or have been busy planning or doing things for the family. Here are some tips on how to get kids to do their chores. This will also help you get your house cleaned by the weekend. Tips on How to Get Kids to Do Their Chores Start Teaching Them Early- Start assigning them chores at a young age. This, of course,…

Do your kids like to read in the summer? I know my kids love to read and do the reading program at our local library. After they read so many books they get to pick out a prize which is usually another book to read. I have created a list of good summer reads for kids ages 3 and up listed below. Ages 3-7 Pretend & Play Firefighter-  this is a fun shaped book that has 4 puzzle pieces and pop-ups inside to make the story more fun. Kids can learn all about firefighters while putting the pieces…

Summer is here and you may be hearing the kids say that they are bored. Sometimes trying to keep them busy in the summer can be a challenge. Here is a list of FREE Summer programs you can do with your kids to cure that summer boredom. Kids Bowl Free Program: Available at over 1,000 bowling centers in the US and Canada and is valid for kids ages 15 and under. You can register each kid for FREE. After you register each child will get a coupon for 2 free games of bowling daily throughout the summer. Summer Reading…

Looking for something to do with the kids this summer? Take advantage of the FREE Summer Reading Programs around you. Your kids can earn prizes for the books they love to read. Below is a list of current summer reading programs your kids can take part in. Junie B Jones Reading Club – Sign up and get a FREE starter Kit that includes a copy of Junie B Jones and the Stupid Smelly Bus, Activity sheets and a membership ID card while supplies last. Book Adventure – Sylvan offers this FREE reading incentive program. Basically your child reads books…

  FREE AND CHEAP WINTER ACTIVITIES Winter is sometimes the most dreaded season for all. People like to spend their winter times in warm bed, spending time with their loved ones with little work stress. Parents devote their time for kids indulging them in various activities which are effective as well as free or cheap in nature. Here is a list of activities parents can enjoy with their kids: Make play dough for free. Keep all the necessary items for making dough like flour, salt and water and ask your kid to make dough. Give them the freedom to use…

Fall is my favorite time of the year watching the leaves change color and the cool, crisp air. This is a great time of the year to play outdoors and enjoy the weather. Fall decorations are fun to put up and decorate the inside and outside of your house with the kids by making a scarecrow of a fall wreath. After you play outside, you can come in and warm up with a hot chocolate or warm cider. This is the time of the year that I start to do my freezer cooking by making up meals ahead of time…