Holidays are a joyful time for families to come together and create lasting memories. For children, holidays represent a break from their routine, a chance to explore, learn, and have fun in a different setting. Families can take advantage of this time to bond and make the most of their experiences.
No matter the holiday, you’ll want to know how to make your get-together or celebration a blast. Discover fun ideas for children and families, including holiday-themed activities, ways to start new traditions, party planning tips, and holiday gift guides. Find memorable ways to celebrate Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, Fourth of July, Valentine’s Day, Easter and Christmas.
Christmas is an especially magical time for everyone. The twinkling lights, cozy gatherings, and festive decorations create an enchanting atmosphere that fills hearts with warmth. From exchanging gifts to savoring delicious feasts, the spirit of togetherness and love permeates every corner of the holiday season. Want to make your Christmas celebrations special and filled with activity ideas? We’ve got you covered!
While you’re planning your holiday festivities, check out our gift guides and gift recommendations. Personalized children’s books, photo puzzles and Christmas books make engaging and unique gifts for kids of all ages! Celebrate a baby’s first Christmas milestone with a keepsake book that has the child’s name on the cover. Spend a cozy game night at home with a photo puzzle featuring your family’s favorite beach photo or picture. Use a personalized book as inspiration for a children’s craft, game or activity.
Ignite curiosity in little minds with these Earth Day science activities for kids! These STEM projects, experiments, and crafts make learning fun. Perfect for celebrating at home and supplementing school lessons, these ideas will help you explore our beautiful world. Earth Day is celebrated every April 22nd. It’s the perfect time to kick off your spring science lessons and encourage discovery. Science activities open a child’s mind to the wonders all around us. Try one
Discover fun ways to celebrate National Pet Day with your furry family members! This paw-some holiday is all about spending time with your pets, learning how to care for animals, and supporting animal shelters and pet adoption. On April 11th, try one or more of these fun pet activities with children. These ideas will help children learn about the responsibility of pet ownership. Kids will also build compassion for animals, as they learn about animal
Celebrate an incredible super mom this Mother’s Day! Moms are hard-working, creative, multi-tasking champions. They are real-life superheroes, giving us life and providing us endless support and love. For the super mom in your life, we’ve created a list of Mother’s Day activities you can do at home! These simple and thoughtful activities are perfect for every mom—the stay-at-home mom, the working mom, a mother-in-law, or a grandparent. These are also great Mother’s Day ideas
Celebrate Women’s History Month with these fun and engaging children’s activities! Every March, people in the United States celebrate women’s history and their achievements. These activities will help children and their families honor influential women throughout history. Learn about amazing women like Ruth Bader Ginsberg, Michelle Obama, Misty Copeland, and Dian Fossey. These children’s learning activities not only celebrate women’s accomplishments but will help inspire a new generation of children and young girls. Try one
Take your Easter egg-stravaganza to the next level with these creative Easter egg hunt ideas! These themed Easter activities are perfect for toddlers, preschoolers, older children, and families. Bring everyone together for an all-day event that will engage and entertain kids. In this list, we have egg hunts for animal lovers, puzzle enthusiasts, and little ones learning the alphabet. While the traditional scavenger hunt is always fun, these ideas put a creative twist on hunting
Make Easter egg-stra special this year with a fun baby’s first Easter celebration! When celebrating firsts, there’s something so joyful about celebrating a baby’s first Easter. This is a beautiful and important milestone in a child’s life. You may be wondering what all you can do to celebrate with an infant. We’ve put together some baby-friendly (and covid-friendly) Easter activities that you can easily do at home. In addition to these creative ideas, we’ve also
February is Black History Month—a time to honor African Americans throughout U.S. history as well as influencer black leaders. When we celebrate these leaders, we learn how they helped shape our country as it is today. These black history month lessons and activities will inspire children to learn about black leaders and to better understand black history. Celebrate the inventions and contributions of African Americans in history. Try a black history month craft activity that
Celebrate the sweetest of holidays with fun Valentine’s Day ideas for kids! The whole family can enjoy these crafts, games, and recipes that fill your day with love and laughter. Valentine’s Day is a joyful holiday that’s all about hearts, flowers, and loving cards. Even if your outside view is cold and snowy on February 14th, these fun activities and ideas can all be enjoyed at home. Every idea is an interactive boredom buster. Race
Discover fun and meaningful ways to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day with your kids! MLK Day is a national holiday that honors the life and achievements of Dr. King. We’ve listed some kid-friendly activities to learn about this famous civil rights leader and the causes he fought for. January is the perfect time to learn and grow. Kick off this new year by teaching kids about this important history and topics that are also
If you’re wondering how to keep kids busy during the holidays, we’ve compiled a list of Christmas break activities the whole family will love! Winter break is exciting for kids. No school and lots of free time. But boredom can soon settle in—especially when families have spent longer periods at home due to the pandemic. Beat the boredom and try some of these creative Christmas break activities for kids. This list will help you keep