Watermelon Fun for Kids
Sure they’re delicious to eat, but they’re also ripe for fun. Try these sweet ideas for watermelon games and more! 1. Watermelon Eating Contest. Find out who can eat two slices of watermelon the fastest. Hint: This is a great activity for poolside since there will be lots of juice on the eaters! 2. Watermelon […]
Spark some conversation this summer with our Summer Talk family conversation starters.
Knock Knock Jokes
Use iMOM’s Knock-Knock Jokes printable to add some laughs to your conversation.
15 Fun Backyard Games
We know your kids have probably played freeze tag, but what about dragon tag? Amoeba tag or clothes pin tag? Well, tag away this weekend with 15 backyard games. And, if you want another twist on tag, come up with your own ideas. What about hug tag? When you get tagged, you also have to give each other a big hug! Or, “Where would you go?” tag? When you get tagged you have to say one place you’d love to visit. We could keep going and going! But for now, look at these 15 DIY backyard games before we get carried away!
Reward Jar Coupons
Use our Reward Jar Coupons when you want to recognize your kids for a job well done, for doing more than expected, or for just being themselves. You can use all of the coupons or only the ones you think they’ll like best. Just print them, cut them out, put them in a jar, and let your kids reach in to choose their coupon.
How to Make Nature Bugs
Show your children our nature bugs and then let them create their own!
Collect dried leaves, flowers, sticks, stones, seeds, shells, acorns… you can make the bugs using just about anything! Glue the pieces together on a piece of 5″ x 5″ card stock. Aleene’s Tacky glue works very well for this project.
Sweet Talk Game
The Sweet Talk Game helps you grow closer as a family by listening and sharing. Start with a large bag of M&M’S® or other colored candy. Randomly distribute the candy evenly to each family member (up to the amount you want each child to have) in a small bag or cup for each person. Have […]
My family needs staycation ideas, because like most of us, my husband and I only get so much vacation time a year – a week in the summer and then another week or so at Christmas. So this summer, we’ll be spending most of our children’s break from school right here in town. Thankfully, with […]
How to Create a Dream Board for Kids
“Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.” – Henry David Thoreau
What is your child passionate about? What are your child’s hopes and dreams? Making a dream board can be a fun and visual way for your child to express their dreams and inspire them to pursue them. All you need is some construction paper, an old magazine or two, and some glue. Then let your imagination take over! So here is how to create a dream board for kids.
The Day You Were Born Talk
Kids love to hear stories about when they were born. So start by sharing the twelve details below about how their life began.
Random Acts of Kindness
In the movie Evan Almighty, the character Evan Baxter is a newly elected congressman with aspirations to change the world. In the end, in a conversation with God, God tells him that he accomplished that mission. When Evan disagrees, God tells him that he loved his family well and then goes on to explain, “How do we change the world? One act of random kindness at a time.”