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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.


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Family Holiday Activities

Every family has its holiday traditions. Some are almost universal, like watching It’s a Wonderful Life or the animated How the Grinch Stole Christmas. Others are unique to families—traditions and family holiday activities that go back years, if not generations. Starting your own family activities builds on the traditions of yesteryear, creating a special set of fun activities your children will look forward to year after year. Here are a few simple suggestions that can

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DIY Pet Costumes for the Holidays

The holidays can be just as exciting for your pet as you. Halloween, Thanksgiving, and the winter holidays offer plenty of opportunities for pets to interact with family and friends. Pet costumes help your fur babies take part in all the fun while looking adorable. Know Your Pet Not every pet has the temperament for pet costumes. Some love the idea, and take to costumes immediately. Some need plenty of treats and training to accept

Holiday Gift Guide for Kids: Top 25 I See Me Gifts

Wondering which personalized gift to buy for your child this Christmas? We’ve put together twenty-five of our most popular products in this kids’ gift guide, from long-standing favorites to some of our exciting new releases. This is more than a kid’s book gift guide—we’ve included gift sets for imaginative play, a new personalized board game for the whole family and, of course, beautifully-illustrated customized books to make your child’s holiday season even more magical than

Mother reading Christmas story to happy little boys

Teaching Kids to Give Back this Holiday Season

The holiday season is an excellent time for teaching kids charity. They’re already observing how friends and family give each other gifts over the holidays, but they also need to be introduced to the joys of giving to the less fortunate and people they don’t know. Watching your kids giving back to the community is one of the great joys of parenthood. Here’s how to cultivate a sense of philanthropy in your children. Start at

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Halloween Craft Ideas: Spotlight on Pumpkins!

It’s October, which means it’s time for Halloween craft ideas. This year we’re focusing on pumpkin crafts because what’s Halloween without a big grinning jack-o-lantern? Playdough Pumpkins Pumpkin carving is the basis for many Halloween craft ideas, but small children lack the hand-to-eye coordination to safely handle a knife. Rather than risk a trip to the emergency room, introduce little ones to the first of our three pumpkin crafts—playdough jack-o-lanterns. All you need for this

4 Patriotic 4th of July Crafts

Independence Day is one of the most exciting days of the summer for children, with parades, marching bands, family BBQs, and, of course, firework displays. Use these four 4th of July crafts for kids to channel some of the excitement they feel when America’s birthday rolls around.   Popsicle Stick Flags 4th of July crafts should be patriotic, and what’s more patriotic than Old Glory? Have your kids create their own flags with this simple

Find the Best Gifts for Grandpa on Father’s Day

Finding Father’s Day gifts for grandpa can be tricky. Most Father’s Day gifts are designed with dads, not grandfathers, in mind. We’ve got a few ideas that will bring a smile to papa’s face—and maybe a happy tear to his eye.   Fingerprint Keychains The most treasured Father’s Day gifts for grandpa are homemade crafts. These little keychains will remind Gramps of the grandkids every time he reaches for his keys. You’ll need:   A

Patriotic Crafts for Memorial Day

Memorial Day falls on the last Monday of May, and honors US service members who died in the line of duty. It’s a solemn holiday, but offers opportunity to teach older children about sacrifice and bravery. For younger kids, there are many patriotic crafts you can make to commemorate the occasion. We’ve collected three Memorial Day crafts for toddlers, one yummy recipe, and a way for children to support today’s troops.   Old Glory Place

3 Awesome Ideas Mother’s Day Crafts

Moms, please leave the room for a moment. We need to talk to that special someone in your life. Just for a sec. We’re not plotting anything, honest.   She’s gone? Good, because we are totally plotting something. Mother’s Day is fast approaching, and it falls to us, the spouses and kids of these wonderful women, to make their day as special as possible. That means breakfast in bed. It means relaxing shoulder and foot

Best Gifts for Grandma on Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day gifts for Grandma should be personal, whether Gran lives across the street or across the country. This Mother’s Day, make Grandma’s day with these fun, lovely craft and gift ideas.   Coffee Mug Bird Feeders This bird feeder craft makes one of the most memorable Mother’s Day gifts for grandma we’ve ever seen. It’s so nice, in fact, you might want to make one for your own garden. You’ll need: E6000 adhesive Paint