Tired of the same old décor in your kids’ bedrooms? Liven things up with a little color and creativity. Here are five easy and inexpensive ways to get inspired: 1. Play with color. Paint the walls your child’s favorite color (or colors) to add life to a room. Kids love bold colors, and letting them help with… Continue reading Five Easy Decorating Ideas for Kids’ Rooms
The 40th anniversary of Earth Day is April 22, and it’s the ideal opportunity to show your love for Mother Earth. Experiment with kids’ crafts using natural or recycled materials, and get artsy (while helping the planet). Make a milk carton birdfeeder for your favorite feathered friends. Wash and dry an empty milk carton, cut a large window… Continue reading Earth Day — April 22, 2010
Did you know that April is National Poetry Month? Since 1996, poetry lovers of all ages have taken part in this month-long, national celebration of everything from haikus to sonnets. This April, get inspired and try these fun wordplay activities with your children in honor of National Poetry Month! Learn more about National Poetry Month and get… Continue reading Celebrate APRIL! It’s National Poetry Month
I recently read a great article on education.com about how to gauge whether or not your child is ready for kindergarten. With all the hype around the proper age to start school, this article addresses the basics and brings you back to reality after seeing so many “my eight-month-old baby can read” infomercials. Read the article: 10 Kindergarten… Continue reading Is Your Child Ready for Kindergarten?