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Fruit and Kix Flower Bouquet for Mom

Sure, you can go out and buy mom a fancy fruit bouquet. But wouldn’t mom appreciate a fruit bouquet you and the kids make yourself? It’s surprisingly easy to assemble this healthy and delicious fruit gift for Mother’s Day. It’s perfect for her breakfast tray or even as dessert after her special lunch or dinner. […]

Star Wars Craft: Pool noodle light sabers

Star Wars Day Craft: Pool Noodle Lightsaber

Are you ready for Star Wars Day? It’s coming up on May the 4th (as in “May the 4th be with you!), so we’re getting ready to celebrate a galaxy far, far away with this quick and easy dollar store Star Wars-themed craft: pool noodle lightsabers! Read on to find out how easy it is […]

Kid Science: Sound Vibrations Science

At its most simple, the science of sound is about how air moves, causing parts of your ear to vibrate. It’s a tricky concept to explain to kids, but this fun instrument-building experiment lays the groundwork for helping children understand the concept as they get older. Watch how to make your own in our latest […]

Thinking & Logic: Make-It-Yourself Fun

When kids craft toys that they’ll play with later, they have to plan ahead, building thinking, logic and reasoning skills. Give your kids a great way to do a little “if, then” thinking with these toy-creating activities! Kids Craft: Sock + Octopus = Socktopus! Cereal Box Sandbox Recycled Craft: Make a Rainstick  

Mother's Day Photo Chain Magnet

Mother's Day Photo Chain Magnet

School photos. We all have them, lots of them. Seems inevitable that we end up with a surplus of photos, no matter how many relatives we mail them off to. The little wallet sized photos are perfect for craft projects, such as Christmas ornaments, greeting cards, and this cute photo chain for Mother’s Day! You […]

Kix Mother's Day Yogurt Strawberry Bites

Mother's Day Breakfast: Strawberry Yogurt Bites

Now here is an easy, yummy—but still fancy—breakfast the kids can help make for mom on Mother’s Day that won’t just make her smile politely with a wary look. Instead, she gets delicious, yogurt-filled strawberries topped with the crunch of Kix cereal. By keeping the preparation simple, mom won’t have to guess what’s inside her […]

Observation Skills: Science Smarts

Science experiments are a great way for kids to try out “what if” ideas plus learn about the world around them. Check out these experiments that even the youngest scientists can do (with a little help from grown-ups, of course!). Rainbow Explosions   Melting vs. Freezing   Colorful Crystals

Kid Science: Food-Coloring Carnations

Here’s a fun science experiment that shows kids how plants “drink” water—and you can even see how it travels through the petals! Water travels up the stem of the flower to the petals and eventually evaporates into the air. This is called transpiration – here’s how to see it in action! The steps: 1. Add […]

Food Art: An Arbor Day Tree Snack

For Arbor day this year, I created this super cute and amazingly easy snack to help kids celebrate this holiday, and to remind them how important trees are for the Earth and for us!  With just a few ingredients, you can make this snack in minutes.   What You’ll Need Ingredients: A handful of broccoli […]

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