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Pirate Activities for Kids this Fall

Spark your child’s imagination with pirate activities this fall, that will get him excited for Halloween! Try some of these fun activities for kids on Talk Like a Pirate Day (September 19th) and talk in your best pirate jargon with yer mateys—shiver me timbers it be great fun! As you play, pair these activities with an adventurous storybook such as My Very Own Pirate Tale. Paper Bag Pirate Puppets Make a swashbuckling pirate friend with

10 Best Summer Birthday Ideas for Kids

With kids out of school, summer birthdays offer the perfect opportunity to stimulate your child’s imagination and creativity. Here are ten ideas to have a sensational summer bash that combine crafts, experiences, and themed play. A Swashbucklin’ Pirate Party Make your own birthday invitations to look like a treasure map and ask all the kids to dress up in pirate-themed attire. Pirate photo props are perfect to have on hand, so kids can take their

Celebrate National Siblings Day With Birthday Tips For Twins!

Planning a birthday party may seem like a daunting task, especially when you want to create a cohesive and creative party with limited time. And with twins, it can seem as though your work is doubled. But plan around a single party theme, and the rest of the details will fall nicely into place. A twin’s birthday party, especially for a first birthday, is a memory you will treasure forever. To make the special event

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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,

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Gift Ideas for Your Niece & Nephew

Is there anything better than being known as the cool aunt or uncle? We really don’t think there is. You’re the one kids want to be around, to tell their secrets and dreams to, and generally have fun. The bond between you and your nephew or niece will last a lifetime. Being the coolest relative does come with some demands. After all, that level of coolness means you’re sure to give the coolest gifts, right?

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Last Minute Birthday Ideas

Birthdays are important milestones for children, and as parents, we try our best to make each birthday as special as possible. Sometimes, however, life gets in the way, and we find ourselves scrambling to put a party together with little time to prepare.   Last Minute Birthday Ideas We’ve listed a few last-minute birthday ideas to help arrange a great party at a moment’s notice. For the party itself, consider some of these options:  

DIY Princess Party

Your little girl deserves to be treated like royalty on her birthday, so why not make her dreams come true with a DIY princess party? With a little imagination and some sparkles, you can create a princess-themed party she’ll remember for a lifetime.   Royal Invitations Before any coronation, royal proclamations must be sent throughout the kingdoms. Making your own scroll invitations is easy. Just type up the invitations using a fancy “olden times” font

7 Amazing 1st Birthday Ideas for Girls

A girl’s first birthday should be celebrated as a milestone for both her and her family. So much has changed since she came into the world—she’s learning to walk, talk, and explore her environment. And now, for the first time, she’s having a birthday! Make the party memorable with our 1st birthday ideas for girls. Give her a gift she and her parents will treasure forever. Child’s bracelet Children are often fascinated with their parent’s

7 Great 1st Birthday Ideas for Boys

Choosing a first birthday gift can be challenging. You want something that will delight child and parents alike: a gift that’s fun, but also commemorative. Ideally, a first birthday gift will be treasured for a lifetime—and possibly even be passed onto the little one’s own children. To help you make this momentous decision (and we say that without exaggeration) we’ve come up with a list of seven 1st birthday ideas for boys that will be