Help your child ring in the New Year by creating a New Year’s-themed craft. Creating handmade New Year’s crafts provide an opportunity for your child to learn about the holiday and have a hands-on part in the festivities. Since many New Year’s crafts can double as holiday decorations or party favors, plan to make your crafts a few days before your New Year’s celebration.
On Christmas Eve, if your children are off the wall with anticipation knowing that Santa is on his way, help them focus their energy by making a Christmas Eve craft. Doing a craft will provide your children with a creative outlet that will help ease their excitement, as well as provide you with an opportunity to create last-minute Christmas decorations or gifts.
Although we don’t really know for sure whether turkey was served at the Pilgrim’s first Thanksgiving, the birds have become an important part of the modern Thanksgiving tradition. This year, add a decorative touch to your home and your holiday celebration with these fun and festive art projects that are perfect for preschoolers. Handprint Turkey In this classic craft, use cutouts of your preschoolers’ hands and feet to make a Thanksgiving turkey.
Bringing home your new baby introduces many changes to your household. If you’ll soon be bringing home your first child and you’re wondering how the dog will react, good. Now is the time to get your pup used to the idea that changes are brewing. Just like people, your dog has a routine, familiarity, and comfort level within your home. Helping to prepare your dog for the upcoming changes will facilitate a smooth transition. Here are some steps to get the pup ready for a new little brother or sister: Step 1
Do you get stressed out every October, trying to come up with the perfect Halloween costume for your little darling? Fear not! It doesn’t have to be a daunting task.In fact there are tons of creative costumes that can be created in minutes using things you might already have laying around the house. So if you’re a busy mom on a budget, here are four quick and easy Halloween costume ideas:
When you’re little, play is one of those perfect things – a renewable resource of fun times, cut short only by sunlight and school. Just imagine if broccoli tasted good and chores were fun, and your daily chore was to eat broccoli.Just ask anyone, “Do you wish you had played less when you were a kid?” I think we all know the answer to that.
If you’re looking for a family activity this Memorial Day that will stimulate conversation, foster a spirit of cooperation, and teach family members how to win and lose gracefully, play a game together. Family-friendly games can promote a sense of unity and togetherness in a family. When choosing games to play, look for ones that are designed to be played by groups of people, have simple rules and are appropriate for all ages and skill levels.
If you are looking for something other than chocolate or flowers to give to those you love this Valentine’s Day, you are in luck. Whether you are shopping for your spouse, a significant other or your children, you will be able to find something that most everyone will love. When choosing your Valentine’s Day gifts, keeping your recipients’ interests in mind can help you to choose the perfect gift.
If you always want to remember what your belly looked like while you were pregnant, consider making a pregnancy belly cast. A plaster cast of your baby bump will serve as a one-of-a-kind pregnancy memento. After your pregnancy belly cast is complete, you can decorate it and hang it on your baby-to-be’s nursery wall or store it away to show your baby when he is older. Regardless of what you do with it, it will be a keepsake you will treasure.