Top 5 outdoor fun activities for a snow day

Let it snow, Let it snow, Let it snow! That’s my kids’ mantra.  Prayer.  Dream come true.  They LOVE snow.  They love it so much, that a soon as the snow anywhere in a picture, our after school routine is set: they just must go outside for an hour, and then I am allowed to remind them [...]

Best play activity for toddlers: rice box

I owed this one to my toddler for a while.  Somehow all my boys were always crazy about digging: in a sand, in a baby cereal, on the side of the road.  Give them a couple of free minutes and they’ll dig their way to China.  With my toddler gaining more and more independence, my [...]

Lava lamp science project for young wizards

If you ask my kids about creating homemade lava lamps, they wouldn’t know what you are talking about.  Now that my 9 year old is head over heels in world of Harry Potter books, everything must is tinged with a magic glow.  So, occasionally, we just have to get a little bit of Hogwarts in [...]

Science Fun for Everyone! Science Kits Coupon. Exp. 11/23/2014

Find science toy gifts for holidays! Shop for a perfect science kit for your child. Now it’s the best chance to buy science kits and related items and save! Save 10% on ALL Science Kits with the coupon code SCIFUN Adventures in science are awaiting for all curious young scientists with our vast selection of Science [...]

Best building toys for a 5-7 year old. My kids’ favorites.

Every time my 6 year old is done playing with one of his building sets, he places it last on a toy shelf. Looking at his shelf I can clearly see which ones get the most use, which ones are his top favorites.  Initially all of the toys create a tsunami wave of excitement, but [...]

Heartwarming games after heartwarming meal. Thanksgiving activities for the whole family

Thanksgiving games for the whole family to enjoy at the Holiday Feast and remember for years to come I don’t eat turkey.  I am at the fence with most boring socially acceptable traditions.  I am allergic to hypocritical smiles of relatives who can barely stand each other.  And yet, Thanksgiving is absolutely my favorite family gathering [...]