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March 2018

The History of April Fools’ Day

What is April Fools’ Day? April Fools’ Day, which falls on April 1st, is a day where people in Europe and North America play tricks and pranks on each other. Both the jokes and the people who fall for them are called April Fools. The History of April Fools’ Day While April Fools’ Day is a long and established tradition, the history of April Fools’ Day is shrouded in mystery. People have come up with

Inspire a Love of Reading in Your Kids

With April 2nd being International Children’s Book Day, this spring is a perfect time to ignite a love of reading in your children! While it can be difficult at times to capture your child’s attention during storytime, establishing favorite children’s books and activities can help build excitement around reading. What is International Children’s Book Day? This yearly event is sponsored by the International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY), an international non-profit organization, and is

5-Year Old Birthday Gift Ideas

Five-year-olds are bundles of energy, especially as their birthday’s approach. At five, your child wants to be involved in everything—including planning and preparing for her party. Let her help choose a theme, balloons, and other party details: she’ll love it. Birthdays, of course, require gifts. Five-year-olds are old enough to express special interests, and you can’t go wrong with gifts reflecting those interests. At the same time, five-year-olds are still exploring the world and themselves,

Easter Egg Crafts & Decorating Ideas

Kids love helping with Easter decorating, whether they’re making Easter crafts or dying a dozen bright and cheerful eggs. We’ve come up with some fun and easy Easter crafts for kids we think you’ll love, including an easy way to decorate Easter eggs for the whole family! Why do you decorate eggs for Easter? Eggs represent new life, making them appropriate as symbols of Jesus’s resurrection and springtime. People have been making Easter egg crafts

St. Patrick’s Day Games for Kids

Match 17th is St. Patrick’s Day—an event celebrated with parades, shamrocks, and green, well, pretty much green everything. Get your kids into the spirit of the Emerald Isle with these fun St. Patrick’s Day games for kids.

The History of Easter

Easter is the most important event in the Christian calendar, arguably even more important than Christmas. If you’re Christian, your children will probably have plenty of questions about the holiday. Here’s some of the most common questions you’ll hear, with suggestions on how to satisfy your child’s curiosity and educate them about the most important event in Christendom.

Easter Gift Guide: 10 Easter Gift Ideas

Easter gifts for kids don’t have to be limited to chocolate bunnies, Peeps, and cheap plastic toys packaged in store-bought Easter egg baskets—your kids deserve so much more. With that in mind, I See Me! has put together a set of unique Easter baskets, filled with personalized Easter gift ideas to show children they’re special and loved.