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13 Easy Construction-Paper Crafts That Any Kid Will Love

ByAnna Tingley

Show your kids how to take a rainbow's worth of paper and transform it into everything from flowers and ladybugs to lanterns and butterflies.


7 Crazy Alternative Ways To Use Estes Model Rocket Engines

ByJordan Obey

It's time to get creative with your explosions.

New Traditions

Why Iceland's Jolabokaflod Is The Perfect Christmas Eve Tradition

ByTess Gionet

Books and snuggles on Christmas eve.


How to Draw a Cat in 5 Simple Steps

ByLilian Ogbuefi

No Halloween picture is complete without a black cat. Just ask your little ghouls!


Gardening for Kids Is Better With These Plants That you Can't Kill

ByRagan Sutterfield

Go beyond the traditional vegetable garden to learn and grow with your children


Insta-Fun! Activities For Kids, No Planning Required

ByTyghe Trimble

Looking for an activity for kids that doesn't require a day of prep and hours of oversight? Look no further, Insta-Fun is here!


15 Ideas for the Best 5-Year-Old Birthday Parties

ByEmily Kelleher

It's a big one! Here's how to keep it fun!


The 24 Best Free Online Classes For Kids

ByLizzy Francis

These free online classes help kids of all ages learn and stay engaged when they're stuck at home.


10 Ways To Celebrate Pride Month With Your Kids

ByMax Lubbers

Pride parades are great, but there’s so much more to do.

Drawing and Painting

9 Great Online Art Classes for Kids

ByLizzy Francis

These nine online art classes offer first-class instruction and a whole lot of fun.

Pew Pew

How to Make Your Own Squirt Gun, According to a Boy’s Guidebook From 1882

ByDave Baldwin

You'll need a pole, a few tools, and a whole lot of gumption.


How to Make Homemade Playdough In Less Than 15 Minutes

ByBrendan Charles

All it takes are a few household ingredients.


How to Draw a Bat In 5 Simple Steps

ByLilian Ogbuefi

Here's how to make sure your bat doesn't end-up looking like a weird bird.


How to Draw a Moon in 5 Simple Steps

ByLilian Ogbuefi

We had a 9 year old try this out. Verdict: Approved!


15 Family-Favorite Summer Traditions To Start This Season


These are the activities no summer is complete without, according to the dads who love them.


How To Make And Fly The Perfect DIY Kite

ByJoshua A. Krisch

The basics aren’t too difficult to master, even if you flunked physics. Here’s the science you need to dominate kite flying this season