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Being a parent is hard. We're here to make that easier. Enjoy helpful parenting inspiration, must-have kiddo hacks, how-to activities you can enjoy together, and more! 

Free 15+ Free Activity Sheets for Kids

Free Activity Sheet Downloads

Whether your little learner is interested in Science, Creative Arts, or Reading, you'll find more than 15 free printable activity sheets that will keep your little learner engaged - and give you a few minutes of me time! 

CHECK OUT THE DOWNLOADABLE ACTIVITY SHEET ARCHIVE

How Play Helps: Calming Stress & Anxiety in Kids + 6 Activity Ideas

How Play Helps: Managing Stress & Anxiety

Helping children understand the feelings of stress and anxiety, manage them, and work through them - as well as finding ways to help children relieve stress - is important to helping them succeed in school and life! Check out our blog to learn more about kiddos & stress, as well as easy activity ideas to try right at home! 

How Play Helps: Calming Stress & Anxiety in Kids + 6 Activity Ideas

5 Family-Friendly Outdoor Adventures by Rachel Zillig @baltimorefamilyfun 

5 Family Friendly Outdoor Activities

Enjoy a blog from local & Baltimore blogger, Rachel Zillig @baltimorefamilyfun on some perfect outdoor adventures for families!

5 Family-Friendly Outdoor Adventures by Rachel Zillig @baltimorefamilyfun 

3 Ways to Celebrate the End of the School Year

3 ways to celebrate end of school year

While this school year has been extra challenging for teachers, students and parents alike - it gives us all the more reason to celebrate a break much needed by all!  Not sure how to celebrate the end of the school year with your kiddo? Looking for something new to add into the celebration mix? Check out our blog for some fun & new ideas!

3 Ways to Celebrate the End of the School Year!

How Play Helps: Why Art Is Important For Kids + Activity Ideas

How Play Helps: Why Art Is Important

As parents and educators, we know that children not only crave – but need – opportunities for creative play, expression, and thinking. Check out our blog for some of the ways that Art Play helps children develop important skills - and some ideas for incorporating art and play into your child's routine! 

How Play Helps: Why Art Is Important + Activity Ideas

 

Why We Love Play & Easy Play Ideas for Kids

Why We Love Play

lay might seem like another to-do. But here’s the thing: It’s a to-do that comes with way more benefits (and fun) than work. And, it’s good for everyone – from babies and toddlers to school children and adults. And, it really doesn’t have to be hard work. Learn more via our blog!

Why We Love Play + Easy Activity Ideas for Kids 

5 Kid-Approved Exercises for the Family

5 Kid Approved Exercises for the Family

In need of some new outdoor exercise ideas to enjoy together as a family? We’ve got you covered. Ditch the neighborhood walks to the playground and take a peek at some new possibilities for this year!

5 Kid-Approved Exercises for the Family

How Play Helps: How Play Supports Kids' Mental Health & Emotional Development 

How Play Helps: Supports Kids Mental Health & Emotional Development

Check out our blog to learn more about how play helps support kids' mental health, activities you can do together to support mental health, and more! 

How Play Helps: How Play Supports Kids' Mental Health & Emotional Development

Early Literacy Play Tips for Parents

Early Literacy Play Tips for Parents

Take a peek at our helpful blogs to see how you can enhance your little learner's early literacy skills right at home! 

Early Literacy Play Tips for Parents

Activities & Stories to Celebrate Women's History Month With Your Child

Womens History Month Celebrations

Take time to educate the little learners in your life about important female figures from the past and present this March - and have some fun doing it together!

Check out our ideas via our blog on how you can celebrate Women’s History Month with the kiddos in your life.

Activities & Stories to Celebrate Women's History Month With Your Child

3 Ways to Celebrate Youth Art Month With Your Family

3 Ways to Celebrate Youth Art Month

Curious how you can celebrate Youth Art Month with your kiddos? Check out some fun & simple ideas via our blog!

3 Ways to Celebrate Youth Art Month With Your Family

Fun Ideas & Games for Family Game Nights

Fun Ideas Games for Family Game Night

On the hunt for some new games and challenges to add to your family game night? Check out our fun ideas below all ages will love!

Fun Ideas & Games for Family Game Nights

Activities & Stories to Celebrate National Poetry Month As a Family

Activities & Stories to Celebrate National Poetry Month As A Family

April is National Poetry Month! Explore this expressive and fun way of writing with your kiddos all April long with activities and stories everyone will love.

Activities & Stories to Celebrate National Poetry Month As a Family

Activities to Help Children Learn About the Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

MLK Celebrations

Not sure about how you can educate your little learner about the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.? Check out the easy and fun activities via our blog that will help your kiddo understand the importance of paying tribute to Dr. King each January!

Activities to Help Children Learn About the Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Celebrating Black History Month With Your Child

Black History Month 2021

With Valentines Day cookie-baking, card-making, and fun on the way, take time this February to educate your little learner on the richness of African American culture and the obstacles many have faced and overcome.

How can you teach your child about the important contributions African Americans have made – and continue to make – to our society? Take a peek at our few tips and tricks via our blog!

Celebrating Black History Month With Your Child

3 Ways to Nurture Social-Emotional Skills in Kids

Social Emotional Skills in Kids

Social-Emotional skills are essential for connecting with others! But, in our currently-socially-distant-world, it can be more challenging to expose your little one to kiddos their own age, other adults, distant family members, and so on. How can you help nurture your kiddos social-emotional skills in today’s world? Check out our blog for simple ideas you can incorporate into your day-to-day life right at home. 

3 Ways to Nurture Social-Emotional Skills in Kids

Mindfulness and Meditation Practices For Families & Children

Mindfulness & Meditation Practices

Life is a little (okay, a lot!) crazy these days, and everyone could use a break.  Activities like these are there to help ground and calm you so you can work through whatever life throws at you. Follow along with these activities and use our downloadable meditation script for a little but healthy mental break. 

MINDFULLNESS & MEDITATION PRACTICES FOR FAMILIES & CHILDREN

Face Mask Wearing Tips & Tricks for Kids

Face Mask Wearing Tips & Tricks

Check out our blog for helpful tips and tricks that will help your kiddo feel more comfortable with this new daily necessity. 

Face Mask Wearing Tips & Tricks for Kids

Simple & Fun New Year's Resolutions for Families

Simple New Years Resolutions

If you’re thinking of starting the year by making a resolution or two, you might be interested in getting your kids and family in on the fun as well. Check out our blog for a few ideas we’ve thought up for playful and family-friendly resolutions!

Simple & Fun New Year's Resolutions for Kids & Families

4 Tips to Help Parents Survive Virtual Learning

Tips to Help Parents Survive Virtual Learning

Schools and teachers are all doing the very best they can manage virtual learning – but there’s no getting around that moms, dads and caregivers have their hands full trying to make online learning happen – and work. We’re here to help – and together with our partners at Pearson Online Academy, we’ve put together some tips to help you prepare, manage, and survive virtual learning this school year.

4 Tips to Help Parents Survive Virtual Learning

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