Here’s 50+ Old-Fashioned Skills That Kids Need to Know (And You Can Teach Them At Home)

Are your kids telling you they're bored from being stuck at home? This past week was the first week that my 11-year-old son told me he was bored (we've been stuck at home for three | Continue reading | 8 hours ago

The Peppa Pig: Theme Park App Is Free Right Now

Are your kids big fans of Peppa Pig, her brother, George, and Mummy and Daddy Pig? Now you can get the Peppa Pig: Theme Park app for free on Apple iTunes, Google Play, and Amazon, | Continue reading | 8 hours ago

You Can Now Get a 3-Month Family Plan of Amazon FreeTime Unlimited for Just $0.99

Most of us are at the stage of staying at home where we trying to find exciting things for our kids to do. In our house, we've done perler beads (my son is working on | Continue reading | 14 hours ago

Educators & Homeschoolers Can Get a Free Year of Animated Storybooks from Vooks. Here’s How

Story time is one of my kid's favorite times. Reading to our kids is also one of the best ways to encourage literacy. With libraries and schools, the app Vooks is providing a way to | Continue reading | 14 hours ago

How to Make Foaming Bubbles: Great fun for kids of all ages!

Making foaming bubbles is so much fun and your kids will love it! | Continue reading | 15 hours ago

You Can Get Free Pete the Cat Activities, Videos, and More. Here’s How

Whether you want your kids to practice math, reading, shapes, and colors -- or to just get moving -- chances are there's a free Pete the Cat resource for you. That's because Harper Collins has | Continue reading | 16 hours ago

Join Us 4/7 for a Facebook Live Q&A with Best-Selling Author Meredith Jacobs!

Join us for a Facebook Live Q&A with Best-Selling Authors Meredith Jacobs, and her co-authors and kids, Jules and Sofie Jacobs, on 4/7 at 11am PT/2pm ET to discuss how to communicate with kids! | Continue reading | 17 hours ago

10 {Unconventional} Ways To Organize your Pantry

So, you need to organize your pantry. I feel your pain. Just repurpose these simple things to organize your pantry. Have fun! | Continue reading | 19 hours ago

One Pot Creamy Alfredo with Spring Veggies

Our One Pot Creamy Alfredo with Spring Veggies is a great way to get kids to eat their vegetables. Takes just 20 minutes to make! | Continue reading | 1 day ago

How to Throw a Kid Birthday Party While Stuck at Home

We were supposed to have my oldest daughter's birthday party this month. To say she was upset would be an understatement. We promised we'd still have her party... but later. In the meantime though, we | Continue reading | 1 day ago

10 Things Only the Parent of a Threenager Would Understand

What is a threenager? A 3 year old possessing the attitude and demeanor of a teenager. Here are 10 Things Only the Parent of a Threenager Would Understand. | Continue reading | 1 day ago

Amazon is Selling A Wheelchair Accessible Playhouse

Kids' outdoor playhouses are probably the greatest toy you can have in your yard, and now they are getting even better. Step 2 has launched the All Around Playtime Patio with Canopy Playhouse, a wheelchair | Continue reading | 1 day ago

You Can Get Picnic Tables For the Squirrels That Live in Your Yard

While you're looking for new ways to entertain yourself during stay-at-home days, you can build your very own picnic table for the squirrels in your yard! The little critters that are normally just hanging out | Continue reading | 1 day ago

Here’s A List Of Ways to Make A Headband With Buttons To Attach Face Masks To

With the new CDC recommendation that everyone wear a face mask when going out, people are searching for ways to make a mask at home. Many people are also now suggesting that, if you're wearing | Continue reading | 1 day ago

Legoland Has Released Free Lego Activities and Printables For Kids To Do While Stuck Inside

Lego blocks can lead to hours of entertainment in our house. While my kids enjoy building houses and random things with the interlocking blocks, they also love a bit of direction now and then too. | Continue reading | 1 day ago

This Teacher Helps His Students Learn Math Through Their Windows

While parents everywhere are adapting to online schooling and eLearning, one teacher is going out of his way to help his students while still maintaining social distancing. Dakota State Football Coach, Josh Anderson, shared the | Continue reading | 1 day ago

You Can Get Slime Kits Delivered to Your Door For Kids Who Are Stuck Inside

Many kids love slime and there are new kits that make slime play even more fun! The best part is, you can have them delivered right to your door.   You can choose from many | Continue reading | 1 day ago

Lead by Example

When I realized that my kids were watching (and repeating!) everything I said and did, I knew I had to change things up and lead by example. | Continue reading | 1 day ago

You Can Watch Baby Eagles Hatch Right From Your Home

Zoo cams are some of the most fun things to watch on the internet.  From baby giraffes to penguins, sea otters to pandas, there's a zoo or wildlife sanctuary camera you can watch for all | Continue reading | 2 days ago

Here’s How Teachers Can Get a Free Dress from Reese Witherspoon’s Clothing Line

We all have teachers from our pasts that helped mold us into the adults that we are now. And as most of us are currently at home with our kids, I think I can safely | Continue reading | 2 days ago

Kids Can Join A Coding Camp For Free. Here’s How

Do your kids want to learn more about how technology works? Then get ready to geek out! GeekPack is offering a 3-week virtual code camp packed with video tutorials. These lessons focus on everything from | Continue reading | 2 days ago

These Printable Worksheets Help Your Kids Make a Quarantine Time Capsule

While most of the country is still on stay-at-home orders, it's hard to deny that we are living at a very unique time in history, and one that your kids will probably reference throughout their | Continue reading | 2 days ago

You Can Have Scholastic Books Delivered To Your Home and Still Support Your School. Here’s How.

While you're stuck at home, you may be wanting some new books to read, and depending where you are, your library might even be closed. Wouldn't it be great if you could still go through | Continue reading | 2 days ago

The Super Pink Moon Is Coming. Here’s What You Need To Know

The Pink Moon is coming! That's the name of the next Supermoon of 2020. Is it actually pink? And when can we see it? Those are the questions my kids asked me when I told | Continue reading | 2 days ago

25 {Amazing} Toilet Paper Roll Crafts

These toilet paper roll crafts are amazing! It's crazy to think we've been throwing them away for so long! | Continue reading | 2 days ago

Unicorn Printable!

If your child loves unicorns as much as we do, they'll LOVE this free unicorn printable. Get it here at Kids Activities Blog! | Continue reading | 2 days ago

Dairy Queen Released a New Chicken and Biscuits Basket and I’m On My Way

Just because you're social distancing doesn't mean you're not going to get hungry.   A number of restaurants are still offering to-go orders to help you on those nights where you have just cooked TOO. | Continue reading | 3 days ago

You Can Watch Musicals From Andrew Lloyd Webber For Free. Here’s How.

My family and I now have plans every Friday night while we’re stuck at home. We’re watching Andrew Lloyd Webber musicals on YouTube. As if that’s not amazing enough, these musicals are going to be | Continue reading | 3 days ago

You Can Take Virtual Cooking Classes From Popular Chefs. Here’s How.

While restaurants continue to offer takeout options, chances are, you're finding yourself making the majority of your meals these days. If you're anything like me, you're also wondering: what can I make with what I | Continue reading | 3 days ago

How to Use Pixar Movie Backgrounds As Video Call Backdrops

Video calls are now regular occurrences. My oldest uses them for school, and we "visit" with family through Zoom chats on a regular basis. Thanks to Pixar, these video chats are about to become even | Continue reading | 3 days ago

‘Hogwarts at Home’ Is A New Harry Potter Themed Online Hub For Kids

Every reader wishes they could attend Hogwarts. J.K. Rowling's magical world has inspired the imaginations of countless readers, and has everyone wishing for the letter on their 11th birthday inviting them to join the next | Continue reading | 3 days ago

5 Fun Food Ideas with Cones

Do you have ice cream cones in your pantry? Our 5 Fun Food Ideas with Cones will show you that cones are for more than just ice cream! | Continue reading | 3 days ago

Momma and Baby Birds Paper Plate Craft

Spring is upon us and that means new life everywhere. Bring some baby birds into your home with this Bluebirds Paper Plate Craft! | Continue reading | 3 days ago

How to Make A Bucket List For When You’re No Longer Stuck Inside

My kids keep asking when we're going to go to the park next. They keep asking about going out to see friends and family (other than through video chat). It's hard for them to understand | Continue reading | 4 days ago

Costco Is Making Changes To The Amount Of People Let Inside. Here’s What You Need to Know.

Over the past couple weeks, we've all been stocking up on food and essentials so we don't have to leave our houses very often. One of the places that people have been running to is | Continue reading | 4 days ago

This Fun Easter Egg Activity Teaches Kids How to Spell

Kids love hands-on activities. They also love Easter eggs. Combine the two with this super creative activity that will get your kiddos spelling and rhyming. Bonus: they'll practice their fine motor skills too! What You'll | Continue reading | 4 days ago

Mini Ice Cream Cone Frogs

Decorate an ice cream cone with candy to make cute Mini Ice Cream Cone Frogs. Kids will have a blast making these for a snack or a party. | Continue reading | 4 days ago

5 Fresh Blueberry Recipes for Spring

This is the best time of year to experiment with fresh blueberries. These 5 Fresh Blueberry Recipes for Spring are perfect for a picnic lunch. | Continue reading | 4 days ago

Fun Chalk Board Games Your Kids Can Create While Playing Outside

Playing outside with chalk is a great way to alleviate the indoor boredom right now. We've seen awesome ideas, from chalk your walk happy messages to obstacle courses for people walking by. But board games? | Continue reading | 5 days ago

Dolly Parton Will Read Your Kids a Bedtime Story

Dolly Parton is now helping bring relief to parents in the evening by reading bed time stories to their kids. Parents everywhere are looking for resources to help keep their kids both entertained and educated. | Continue reading | 5 days ago

You Can Take A Virtual Visit Of The “Harry Potter: A History Of Magic” At The British Library

Harry Potter fans have a new reason to celebrate!   The British Library has placed their "Harry Potter: A History Of Magic" exhibit online in a partnership with Google Arts & Culture. With many Harry | Continue reading | 5 days ago

7 Fun Alternatives to Easter Egg Dyeing

Easter egg dyeing is one of my favorite artsy activities to do with my kids this time of year. But when you don't have any hard-boiled eggs, what are you to do? You can think | Continue reading | 5 days ago

The Author of ‘Captain Underpants’ Is Giving Free Drawing Lessons and Readings

'Captain Underpants' and 'Dog Man' fans get excited. The author/illustrator behind the bestselling series, Dav Pilkey, is offering virtual readings and drawing lessons. Bonus: they're all free too.  When and Where to Find the 'Captain | Continue reading | 5 days ago

13 of the Best April Fool’s Day Pranks for Kids

These 13 of the Best April Fool's Day Pranks for Kids will be a hit with your little ones! Most of these pranks can be done with items you already have. | Continue reading | 5 days ago

April Fool’s Day Breakfast Prank

I don't usually get into April Fool's Day pranks and jokes, but last year I really got the kids with this prank. You probably already have everything you need for this prank, too! | Continue reading | 5 days ago

Frozen Coloring Pages

Frozen coloring pages featuring characters from Disney's Frozen 2 - Queen Elsa, Princess Anna, Kristoff, Olaf, Bruni, Mattias, Nokk water spirit & more! | Continue reading | 6 days ago

Author Kwame Alexander Is Reading ‘The Crossover’ Online Every Day This Week

We love how so many authors are helping kids cope with social distancing by offering glimpses into their worlds via online story time. There's so many to | Continue reading | 6 days ago

How to Make Shadow Art With Kids

Creativity doesn't require a ton of art supplies. In fact, some days, all your need is the sun, a shadow, and a way of capturing that shadow. Shadow art | Continue reading | 6 days ago