Awesome Indoor Summer Activities for Kids
June 7, 2022

Are you looking for indoor summer activities for kids when rainy days occur? We love the beach and the pool but it gets up to 120 degrees here in Arizona, so we like to have a backup plan of fun activities for the younger kids and the older kids to enjoy. Just a few more weeks left of summer vacation and the boys are getting antsy! I don't know about you, but camp isn't feasible financially for the whole summer and I don't want my children to be away the whole time. Summers are meant to spend with the family, going on water park trips and road trips. But there are those days when we just want to pull our hair out and the kids a …

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Best Back Yard Water Toys for Kids
May 6, 2022

If you're looking for really awesome, best outdoor water toys for kids this summer you have come to the right place! Check out fun inflatable slides and toys for the back yard that will keep them entertained for hours! It's getting hot here in Arizona! Today we hit 103 degrees. It's not even May. And with the kids are bored inside, so they are more restless than ever! It's time to get outside so I've been looking for the best water toys for kids of all ages. Sure, we can go to public pools, but we can also have a splash pad set up in the back yard and play with some water toys like water balloons. This is the great way to …

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10+ St. Patrick's Day Activities for Kids
February 14, 2022

Are you looking for St. Patrick's Day Day Activities for kids this year? My boys love fun activities like Leprechaun Traps with Lucky Charms. Check out this list of fun St. Paddy's Day activities. c We are British so St. Patrick's Day was never big in our house. But then we had kids and kids love St. Patrick's Day activities so here we are. There are so many fun kid friendly things for them to do at home and help their fine motor skills that will get their creative juices flowing. Kids love rainbows of color but for this special day they like anything colored green, like green food, green shamrocks, green candy and green clovers. This can usually be accomplished by using green food …

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Active Arcade for Gamers to Get up and Move
January 3, 2022

I found a fantastic app called Active Arcade for gamers to get up and move. This isn’t exercising; this is playing! This is a sponsored post for Active Arcade. However, all opinions are mine. Gaming is something I never understood. I dabbled in it when I was younger and played tetris once in a while but I never understood the obsession. Then I had two boys. They weren't introduced to gaming for a long time but when they finally were, all bets were off. I had to put timers on the game playing with their Nintendo Switch. I found that game consoles weren't healthy for them. I'd rather they get up and play outside or something more active. These days, with them staying home more, the obsession has intensified, …

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Amazing Earth Day Activities for Kids
July 31, 2021

Are you looking for Earth Day activities for the kids? I have a fun list of things to do for Earth Day! Earth Day is every day around here, but the official day is April 22nd.  But I did not grow up educated about how to keep a healthy, sustainable environment and environmental protection. Now, times have changed and it's my responsibility to teach my boys about the environment. Have a Beach Clean up for Earth Day Recycling was not big in our house either, until I moved out on my own.  When I started college, I learned about  global warming, deforestation, and pollution.  Today, I take my kids to "beach clean ups" and we recycle, especially reusing boxes and containers to store toys and nick knacks. Plant a …

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How to Make Easy Origami for Kids
April 11, 2021

Looking for easy origami for kids? It's such a great crafts for their fine motor skills and allows them to be creative. Check out this list of fun origami kids will love. My boys love making origami. There are so many benefits to making origami, like eye hand co-ordination, spatial skills, memory and it also helps with fine motor skills. What is Origami? Origami is the traditional Japanese game of folding elaborately designed paper (origami crafts) into a myriad of shapes, usually plants, animals, and other living things. The best thing about origami is that all you need is an imagination and a piece of paper. Recently, I had a virtual Birthday party for my son, and he taught his friends how to make a simple …

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The Razor Obstacle Course Challenge
June 30, 2020

This summer has been quite different from other summers in regards to outdoor activities. We are basically staying home due to Covid-19, but it hasn't stopped us from getting creative outside. We have to go outside, even when it's hot. We need the exercise and it keeps our minds active. These last few months have tested us so we have to come up with fun things to do like a DIY obstacle course. This was our first DIY obstacle course and since we are keeping to ourselves, the boys did it together. Later, we can do it again with our friends. We made six stations and used a few items to facilitate the obstacle course. What you'll need: Razor Scooter Jump …

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Scoob Comes Out May 15 + Watch at Home Party Pack
May 13, 2020

Watch the new Scoob! at home with this early access at home premier watch party on May 15. Download and print this free Scoob Party pack. This is the first full-length animated Scooby-Doo adventure that is on the big screen with the never-before told stories of Scooby-Doo’s origins and the greatest mystery in the career of Mystery Inc. I can't wait to find out how Scooby and Shaggy met and and how they joined Mystery Inc with detectives Fred, Velma and Daphne. Get your #SCOOBMovieNight hashtag out on Twitter! Get ready for this pawtastic premier event! Scooby and the gang face their biggest mystery ever! “SCOOB!” will be available for a 48-hour rental via Premium Video On Demand for $19.99, or premium digital …

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Back Yard Activities to keep the Kids busy During Quarantine
April 16, 2020

It's getting hot here in Arizona, but the kids can't get enough of being outside. With the Covid-19 quarantine, they welcome any time outside to ride their bike or go hiking.  This is where we have to start getting creative.  Trying to keep kids busy during quarantine has become a task. Back yard activities are the way to go to keep kids safe from Covid-19 and keep them quarantined without them going stir crazy! I love some fun water toys for the backyard! But I also found some fantastic back yard activities from some very creative bloggers like bird feeders, painting a birdhouse, garden rocks or flower pots. Check them out below! Back Yard ActivitiesLearn about Pollinators; Bees, Butterflies and Birds + Free Activity Printable …

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10 Kids' Activities to do During Covid19 Quarantine
March 15, 2020

Well, I can't believe I am writing a post about something like this. The Covid19 Virus has everyone in a panic. School's out for Spring Break but many of our Spring Break plans have been cancelled due to the Covid19 Virus, also nicknamed the Corona Virus. This is a major inconvenience for us mommies, since some of us were depending on camps and babysitters or road trips or other travel plans. We have to find free things to do during the Covid19 Virus outbreak. Disney is closed. Most kids entertainment centers are closing. And we are heeding precaution by staying inside. There are many things we can do during the Covid19 Virus quarantine; tell some Funny Jokes, make some …

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Best Rock Painting Idea for Kids
January 2, 2020

I found the best rock painting idea for my boys. They love collecting rocks for DIY rock painting. This is their creative outlet. Their way to paint their thoughts and feelings on a painted rocks craft. We are always looking for fun rock painting ideas. It's not hard to learn how to paint rocks. Rock crafts are really popular with kids. My boys love collecting rocks but you can also get different types of rocks like river rocks. They can simply just paint a rock with different colors or make a specific design on the rock. There are so many craft groups on Facebook and somehow I joined some rock painting groups.  Some of my friends were in them, so I was …

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How to make Chocolate PlayDough; a Fun Activity for Kids
February 10, 2019

If you're looking for a fun activity to do with the kids, check out this chocolate playdough recipe! It's a great sensory activity and smells like chocolate! By now, you would think that I know how to make chocolate playdough, but I've honestly never thought about it until my 4-year-old's teacher asked me to make it for the class.  We've made regular play dough (also called Play-Doh), but never scented. I'm not going to say no to my son's teacher, right? But then it opened the doors to other things like mud play dough and poop playdough.  Only a boymom could understand why anyone would want to make poop play dough.  My boys are obsessed with anything that is related to poop (farting, burping, etc.). Playdough has …

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