Categories Archives: Activities

Tie Dye Your Summer!

Learn Tie-Dye Techniques from the Pros! Over 20 different techniques to try with the kids, this summer! How to Tie Dye We have a lot of tie-dye techniques on this site that show you how to tie dye like a pro, but sometimes you just want to know the basics! Check out this section for easy tie-dye [...]read moreTie Dye Your Summer!

THRILL YOUR KIDS WITH COLORFUL SQUIRT GUN PAINTING

Squirt gun painting is a thrilling summer art experience for kids and is the ultimate boredom buster! For our paintings, we used Nerf Super Soaker Alphafire Blasters. I like to avoid the super cheap multi-pack squirt guns typically found in dollar stores because they seem to end up breaking within hours. The Alphafires are still inexpensive, but have the quality one can [...]read moreTHRILL YOUR KIDS WITH COLORFUL SQUIRT GUN PAINTING

10 Types of Exercise for Kids

Courtesy of Lifehack.org I think you’ll agree with me when I say that technology use today for kids is out of control. We see kids everywhere glued to a screen. For parents, it’s not hard to see the appeal. After all, nothing brings a sense of calm and peace faster than letting kids use technology. [...]read more10 Types of Exercise for Kids

8 Family Exercise Ideas-Wellness Wednesday

Courtesy of wellnessmama.com 8 (Sneaky) Ways to Get Active as a Family Exercising as a family is not only a fun way to improve fitness, it’s a way to cultivate the culture of wellness and develop positive exercise habits at a young age. Below are some fun exercise-based family activities guaranteed to create smiles and [...]read more8 Family Exercise Ideas-Wellness Wednesday

Tie Dye Easter Eggs

Ingredients Hard Boiled Eggs Food Colouring Paper Towel Water Spray Bottle Tiny Elastics or Twist Ties Table Fan Instructions Tear apart the paper towels into small rectangles. Place a cool, dry egg in the middle of the paper towel. Wrap the paper towel up and around the egg so it’s completely covered. Twist the top [...]read moreTie Dye Easter Eggs

8 Ideas to make family game night even more fun

If it’s hard to keep your kids — and yourself — focused on the fun, try these tips: Turn Off and Tune In This should go without saying, but “turn off the television and cell phones so that everyone — especially adults — can focus on the game,” reminds Susan Heim, parenting author and blogger. “Give [...]read more8 Ideas to make family game night even more fun

8 Fun Family Movie Night Ideas!

1.  Print Admission Tickets – How about giving the kids a ticket to Family Movie Night before they head out the door in the morning.  It’ll give them something fun to look forward to all day.  You can print some adorable movie tickets at Dabbles and Babbles. 2.  Let the Kids Make Dinner – Keep dinner simple with some [...]read more8 Fun Family Movie Night Ideas!

Classic Kid-Friendly Halloween Movies

THE ADDAMS FAMILY That creepy, gothic, Addams family is up to their normal hijinks. Not technically a Halloween movie, but October seems fitting for a family that has a severed hand for a maid. CASPER Kat and her father move into an old abandoned mansion which ends up being inhabited by 4 ghosts, one of which [...]read moreClassic Kid-Friendly Halloween Movies

10 Fun Things to Do with Your Kids from All Pro Dad

If you can create an experience that includes at least one of these you will be off and running. When you create an experience that includes all four you will make a bonding moment, and, potentially, a life-long memory. Here are 10 fun things to do with your teens. 1. Get Active Teens tend to [...]read more10 Fun Things to Do with Your Kids from All Pro Dad

5 Reasons Why Couples who Sweat Together, Stay Together from Psychology Today

Theresa E DiDonato Ph.D. Meet, Catch, and Keep   Every day, across the country, individuals are hitting health clubs, unrolling yoga mats, pounding the pavement, and signing on to new fitness challenges. Maybe they shouldn’t be doing it alone. It’s time you considered how physical fitness can benefit not only your own health and well-being, [...]read more5 Reasons Why Couples who Sweat Together, Stay Together from Psychology Today