Kids Parties

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 [...]

Five Easiest Halloween Crafts for the Little Ones. Crafts for Toddlers.

My favorite crafts have two things in common: they don’t have a perfect final result and they allow maximum room for kids’ creativity to soar into the sky.  Even for the littlest crafters.  Especially for the littlest crafters.   Every single one of these crafts my kids enjoyed at some point of their yearly Halloween Party [...]

Spooky Hullabaloo: the best Halloween party game for all ages!

I like to start our party planning early.  Stage 1 – inviting the guests, determining their ages.  This year – a really big age variation… Stage 2 – party planning.  We need something especially exciting and appropriate for all of them: something for the competitive older ones’ souls; something easy for the little ones to [...]