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Your kid can be a Coder!

Google Creative Labs recently released Coder: a simple way for parents and teachers to teach kids how to write code for the web. It’s simple, inexpensive and gives kids the power of programming for the web. WHAT YOU NEED TO GET STARTED To get started, you’ll need some hardware: Raspberry Pi Model B single-board computer 5V […]

Cereal Box Monsters by @amandaformaro for Kix Cereal

Cereal Box Monsters

There are so many things you can make from an empty cereal box! Instead of throwing them away or recycling them, carefully break down the top and bottom enclosures so you can flatten the boxes and save them for future projects. These monsters are a perfect example of how to easily turn an ordinary cereal […]

Day of the Dead Crafts

Crafts are a great way to introduce kids to different cultures and traditions. Day of the Dead, or Día de los Muertos, is celebrated on November 1st and is a holiday to honor deceased loved ones. Older kids can research the holiday along with making fun new crafts. Tissue Flowers Tissue flowers are easy and fun. […]

Easy DIY Chalkboard Placemats

In a kid’s mind dinner is so boooring. These quick and easy chalkboard placemats help draw kids to the table, without their electronic devices. Use them under the dishes for dinnertime doodles, or, use them as learning tools, on your party table or just for anytime art. How to make chalkboard placemats.  You will need:* […]

Edible Wizard Wands

This play-with-your-food-activity is fun, simple and delicious! To make your own wizard wands you’ll need pretzel rods peanut butter and/or melting chocolate candy seeds/nuts sprinkles favorite Kix cereal wax paper Edible wizard wands can be made any way you like. Add some cereal or seeds to your pretzel (using peanut butter as a “glue”) and […]

Make Your Own Kind of Fun

Kids love inventing their own games because they can theme them around their own favorite topics: Ponies, sports, sci fi—there’s no limit to the fun they can make! Plus it’s great practice for kids to plan, test and refine game rules. All ages welcome!

Silhouette Collage Art

Kids change so fast. This fun art project is a great way to capture not only what they look like but what they like and/or who they want to be. Start with a piece of construction paper taped to a wall. Have the child sit on a chair with a light on the other side […]

United Nations Flags - Flash Card Game @amandaformaro for Kix Cereal

United Nations Flags

United Nations Day is October 24th. This is a great opportunity to turn a fun craft project into a learning experience! Have your kids create their own flash card using recycled cereal boxes, construction paper and a glue stick. You can find all the flags of the United Nations here. When your kids are done […]

Monster Cereal Pops

These chocolate monster pops fittingly rely on the spooky Monster cereals (Franken Berry, Boo Berry, Fruity Yummy Mummy, Count Chocula and/or Fruit Brute) haunting supermarkets this time of year. They are easy enough for even the youngest of hands to help make and just cute enough to shake the creeps. Choose just one monster cereal, or […]

Monster Felt Board Book by @amandaformaro for Kix Cereal

Monster Felt Board Book

Felt boards are a lot of fun for kids to play with. It’s a great way to foster their imagination and keep them thinking creatively. With this board they can make all different sorts of monsters by switching out eyes, mouths and eyebrows! When they are all done, store the pieces in a zip top […]

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