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Beat Winter Lethargy
Beat Winter Lethargy
Boredom often sets in for even the most imaginative of children in the winter. This article offers a selection of activities to help beat winter lethargy....
Bicycle Seats and Trailers for Babies
Bicycle Seats and Trailers for Babies
Every day thousands of adults take babies out on bike rides in seats or in trailers. This article offers a checklist for parents to take with them when deciding…...
Choosing a Trampoline for Your Kids
Choosing a Trampoline for Your Kids
Discover some practical tips for choosing a trampoline for your kids....
Choosing Summer Camps
Choosing Summer Camps
This article offers parents requirements to think about when choosing a summer camp, and advises parents and children on what to look for when visiting a summer camp…...
Craft Project Ideas
Craft Project Ideas
Rainy afternoons can make for bored children. This article describes several easy craft projects to help take your kids from cranky to crafty!...
Create a Healthy Shopping List
Create a Healthy Shopping List
A healthy shopping list is the basis of a healthy diet and lifestyle. This article reviews hints for creating your shopping list, and avoiding temptation in the…...
Drama and Art
Drama and Art
This article describes ways that parents can encourage their children's love of the arts, and further it through private performances, exhibitions and becoming…...
Family Reunion Activities
Family Reunion Activities
Ideas for planning a family reunion that will be fun and memorable for everyone. Includes ideas for games as well as party rental equipment....
Garden Games
Garden Games
Gardens are a great place for children to play, however big or small. Discover some inspiring ideas for games to play outdoors....
Getting Kids Involved in Making Compost
Getting Kids Involved in Making Compost
A look at how kids could get involved in composting and how to get started with developing a compost heap....
Great Days Out
Great Days Out
It can be hard for parents to continually have exciting ideas on tap when the kids get bored. This article suggests a number of fun family day's out for the next time…...
Growing Gardens
Growing Gardens
Tips for growing a garden with children -- includes ideas about what to plant as well as how to keep kids interested in the project....
How to Stop the Kids Getting Bored
How to Stop the Kids Getting Bored
There's nothing worse than a bored child or teen at a lose end! Discover ways of reducing boredom and great ideas of things to do....
Ideas for Half-Term Fun
Ideas for Half-Term Fun
Stuck for ideas for keeping the kids occupied during half term? Read on for a range of inspiring suggestions, for wet days and dry, creative and energetic....
Kids Cookery
Kids Cookery
Get children interested in food by helping them to learn to cook. It's good fun, informative and they'll love eating what they've created!...
Make a Five a Day Chart
Make a Five a Day Chart
An introduction of the concept of 5 A Day along with a chart to help track your child's fruit and vegetable consumption. Fruit & veggie suggestions are included....
Making a Puppet Theatre
Making a Puppet Theatre
Puppet theatres offer fun for all ages, but often with a hefty price tag. This article offers tips for assembling a budget puppet theatre as well as encouraging your…...
Making Family Tee-Shirts
Making Family Tee-Shirts
Making family tee shirts is an excellent way to bring the family together to commemorate a special event. This article offers advice on creating and executing a…...
Music Lessons
Music Lessons
A look at music lessons for children including tips on teaching methods, proper age for beginners, appropriate instruments, and parental guidance....
Party Ideas for 8-11 Year Olds
Party Ideas for 8-11 Year Olds
children's parties, kids' parties, birthday parties, tee-shirts, party supplies, party prizes, party games...
Party Ideas for Teens
Party Ideas for Teens
Practical party ideas and inspiration for teens - or parents who are trying to organise a party for a teen!...
Rainy Weather Games
Rainy Weather Games
Rainy weather can put a damper on a number of activities. This article suggests indoor activities to help beat the rainy day blues....
Researching Family History
Researching Family History
Family history research can be both a fun and frustrating pastime. This article details methods for beginning family history research, and tips on how to make your…...
Roadtrip Survival Guide
Roadtrip Survival Guide
Ideas for planning a family road trip, including tips on preparations, keeping the kids happy, and letting go of rigid rules....
Scrapbooking for Kids
Scrapbooking for Kids
Ideas on scrapbooking with children including a list of basic supplies as well as tips for creating a page....
Summer to do List
Summer to do List
A long list of things for children to do on summer break -- some outdoors, some indoors, and some for groups of friends or siblings....
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