Kids Archive

Notions: Summer STEM

I don’t usually think of activities as being related to STEM, because we bring science, technology, math and engineering into our lives pretty naturally. The girl is a self-described “sciencey girl,” she loves space

Get Free Books for Your Kids or Your Class with Kellogg’s

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #Back2SchoolReady #CollectiveBias We are a family that loves to read. That’s pretty well documented. The girl is

Notions: Outdoor Play and Nature Crafts

I read a lot of crafty blogs and have a lot of craft and kids activities come through my feeds every day, so I’d guess a lot of these Notions posts are going to

Notions: Kids, Technology and Vacations

This is the first of what I hope will be a weekly series of posts about cool things I’ve found on the Internet, hopefully all on some kind of a theme. We’ll see. One

How to Entertain Kids on a Trip: On-the-Go Fun for Kids

This needs to start with the big disclaimer that I know the author of this book in an online friend sense. We used to be colleagues at and she has gone on to

Keep Your Kids Entertained This Summer with Learn with Play

Most people’s kids have been out of school for at least a few weeks now, so you might have already gone through all the standard summertime activities the kids always want to do. And

Tips for a More Creative Family Life from the Artful Parent

There are so many great crafty bloggers out there who share art and learning activities for kids, but one of my must reads is Jean Van’t Hul, blogger at the Artful Parent. Her site