Kids Parties

The Magic School Bus theme birthday party. Preparation

This party probably was one of the most successful ones we ever made. We did it both this year for my dear smiley boy’s six birthday and when his big brother turned four years and years ago. It was just too good to pass the opportunity to do it again. We sent out the invitations [...]

Thanksgiving table decoration ideas

My family loves Thanksgiving. We always try to celebrate it with some special way. This year I was looking for a special Thanksgiving table decoration ideas to make the traditional dinner more memorable and even more visually beautiful. I’d like to share some cool ideas with our blog readers. Thanksgiving candles add warmth to the [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Kids’ Favorite Fall Craft – Leaves Coloring Project

Leaf coloring is inevitably one of my little one’s favorites.  Right after decorating pumpkins and running wild around the house screaming.  Though this one is less noisy (A LOT) and less expensive: no need to bargain with the kids how many pumpkins we are getting this time – they can have all the leaves in [...]

Kids Halloween Party Outdoors – Fun for All Ages

My favorite kind of party: so little effort, and so much excitement that it almost feels like cheating!  The key to it?  The magic ingredient?  It is outside.  Sounds spooky?  Not in the least.  It is the best kind of Halloween party, the one kids we’ll be remembering and asking for again and again. First [...]