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How to set up a kids playgroup with close friends and neighbors

Playgroups for toddlers are great for socialization and more. Here's how to create a fun playgroup for your toddler.
Three kids reading a book inside of a blanket fort

How to build a blanket fort for epic indoor adventures

Kids running with each other at a party.

The best party games for your sports-loving kids

A father putting sunscreen on his young child.

Try these sunburn remedies for kids when things get too hot

teenagers getting twisted over tongue twisters

There are actually some helpful benefits of tongue twisters for kids

Montessori shelf playroom

Bring imagination back into your kid’s playroom with these ingenious DIY ideas

Grandpa and grandson laughing at a knock-knock joke

Tickle the funny bone with these kids’ knock-knock jokes

A child's room that's a bit messy with toys and items all over

Need to clean out the playroom? This is where you should donate toys

A family watches TV on a couch

Your favorite childhood movies will be your kid’s favorite, too

Excited family boarding an airplane for family reunion

These are the best cities for kid-friendly vacations

Toddler having fun outside in the snow

5 winter science activities for kids that go beyond baking soda volcanoes

Adorable felt snowman craft

5 winter crafts for kids to make when they’re bored and stuck indoors

Child with umbrella

10 fun rainy day activities for kids you should have in your back pocket when boredom kicks in

It's raining, everyone is getting bored, and you don't know what to do. These 10 fun rainy day activities are sure to delight kids.
Toddler playing peekaboo.

Why peekaboo baby is a great game to play with your little one

Ready to play the peekaboo baby game with your precious nugget? Here's when babies should play peekaboo and why it's a good game for them.
A group of kids playing kickball.

Learn a variety of kickball games so you aren’t stuck with the classic version

Want to learn some new kickball games? Here are fun ways to change up the traditional game of kickball to keep everyone interested.
A family plays a video game together

These 8 Wii games are the best for your young kids

Keeping your kids entertained and active is tough. But these eight age-appropriate games from the Nintendo Wii are great for young kids.
Three girls having fun jumping rope outside

9 easy, timeless jump-rope games every kid will love

Looking for fun jump-rope games to get your kids outside and playing? Try these timeless jump-rope games.
Two girls wearing Mickey ears holding suckers.

Your kids won’t even miss Disney if you try these incredible staycation ideas

The best staycation ideas for parents who don't have the budget or desire to travel this summer.
A father lifting up a child to play.

5 engaging activities you can do with toddlers to keep them entertained

5 engaging activities you can do with toddlers to keep them entertained.
Excited family boarding an airplane for family reunion

Planning a family vacation? These travel apps will make your life easier

You can't go wrong with these cool family travel planning apps
happy family in the car

8 entertaining card games to play in the car with kids

Cards on car rides can make the time pass by quicker.
A child playing with LEGO while on the floor.

Does your toddler play with LEGOS? Here’s why they’re so beneficial

There are mental and physical benefits for why playing with LEGOS benefits toddlers.
Baby doing tummy time.

6 great DIY baby toys you can make this weekend

It's so easy to make these DIY toys for baby, you can do it in a weekend.
Children outside playing tag

6 important benefits of play for a well-adjusted child

These 6 benefits of play are crucial for having a well-adjusted child.
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4 amazing cartoons your 6-year-old can stream on Hulu

Here are the 4 best cartoons for kids on Hulu that they will love
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The best Minion toys under $25 for every age group

These are the best minion toys under $25 for all ages
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6 best movies on Disney+ for animal lovers

Kids will love these 6 kid-friendly animal movies on Disney+.
organized playroom little girls playing

8 excellent tips for a well-organized playroom

Have a well-organized playroom with these 8 tips.
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5 fantastic shows streaming on Peacock for your 4-year-old

These 5 Peacock shows are perfect for preschoolers.
young boy getting ready to watch a move

4 best beach movies on Disney+ for 10 year olds

The best beach movies for kids on Disney+ with all their favorite characters.
Teddy bear with lights

It’s time for a Teddy Bear Picnic with your 4-year-old

How to throw a Teddy Bear Picnic for your preschooler.
Family on a hike together

5 fun walking games to entertain your 5-year-old

Kids will love playing these fun walking games while enjoying time outside.
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Why parallel play is important for your toddler’s development

Why parallel play is an important part of your toddler's development.
Curious George Christmas movie

5 delightful movies on Hulu for kids to celebrate Christmas in July

Celebrate Christmas in July with these five kid-friendly movies.
Little boy making a sandcastle at a beach

5 fun ways to keep a toddler occupied at the beach

Here's how to keep a toddler occupied at the beach.
Tweens having fun in a pool

6 entertaining swimming games for tweens

Tweens will love playing these fun swimming games in the summer.
Two men looking at a smartphone in the woods

7 apps that make family travel planning easier

Just when we thought family traveling couldn't get any easier, these awesome apps arrived.
Sprinkler spraying kids in a trampoline

Why a trampoline sprinkler is the only thing your kids will need this summer

Your kids will love playing with a trampoline sprinkler this summer.
Girl playing with kite on a beach

5 fun family activities to do outdoors before it gets too hot

These outdoor activities are fun for the family, and you should do them before the temperature rises too high.
Boy posing by his sandcastle

7 incredible beach activities to do with your 9-year-old

We list seven great activities for your 9-year-old to do when you go to the beach.
Child blowing bubbles in a playhouse

Good, better, best: Backyard playhouses your 7-year-old will love

We list the best backyard playhouses for 7-year-old kids.
Girl laying with a sprinkler

The best backyard summer family games under $40

The whole family can enjoy these amazing backyard summer games.
Kids having fun playing tag in a park

6 unique tag games to play with your 7-year-old

Make tag interesting with these alternative variations.
Boy playing on a trampoline

5 fun games to play on a trampoline 8-year-olds will love

We list eight great games your kids can play on a trampoline besides just jumping.
Two siblings in a pool.

Good, better, best: Inflatable pools your kids will have a blast in

We list the best inflatable pools you can get for your kids.
A boy coloring on a chalkboard wall

Why a chalkboard wall is a great idea for your kid’s playroom

Your playroom needs a chalkboard wall — here's why it benefits homeschooling and creativity.
Baby in a playpen

Good, better, best: Playards your baby will love

These playards offer a little peace of mind to new parents.
Two kids looking up at cloud shapes

6 creative-thinking activities to spark your 5-year-old’s imagination

Use these fun and creative game ideas for your child to ignite their imagination.
Woman with young son on a bike in a park

Good, better, best: Toddler bikes any first-time rider will love

Toddlers will love these bikes for first-time riders.
Mom working from home with daughter

7 useful tips to juggle your grade schooler and remote work this summer

We discuss ways to make working from home less stressful when your kids are out of school for the summer.