Get Free Admission to National Parks on 8/25 – #FindYourPark


Looking for something fun and free to do with your kids this this week?  On Tuesday, August 25th you can get free admission to national parks nationwide. On August 25, 1916, President Woodrow Wilson signed the Organic Act creating the National Park Service (NPS), a new federal bureau in the Department of the Interior responsible […]

Fun Family Staycation Ideas on a Budget

Free Things to do with your family

It is vacation time and that means we get to spend time away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and enjoy some rest and relaxation. However, a traditional vacation is not in the cards for many families. The costs of transportation, food and hotels seem to add up in a hurry. However, this […]

Free Redbox Rental With This Text Code

Free Redbox Movie Rental

Feel like a movie this weekend? If you’re not yet a member of the Redbox text club, you can text FREEBIE to 727272 to get a free one night Redbox movie rental. This is redeemable on their app or on Expires 8/30. Already a text club member or looking for more ways to get […]

Get Free Museum Tickets on Smithsonian Museum Day September 26th

Free Museum Admission Day

Looking for a great free family activity for later this summer? Museum Day is an annual event hosted by Smithsonian Media in which participating museums across the country open their doors for free on September 24th to anyone presenting a Museum Day Ticket. On Saturday, September 26th 2015 museums across the nation will adopt the policy of […]

Sweet Snacks Ideas for Summer Fun in the Sun – #Snackation #ad

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This post has been sponsored by the The J.M. Smucker Company. All opinions and snacks enjoyed are completely and totally our own. It’s been a crazy summer here at Two Kids and a Coupon. With sports, travel and summer activities, we’ve been on the go constantly and it can sometimes be hard to find time for the […]

3 Tips for an Easy DIY Sundae Bar – #SundaeFundae #ad

DIY Sundae Bar

This post has been sponsored by Smucker’s®. All opinions and ice cream enjoyed are completely and totally our own.   Can you believe this summer heat wave? It has been hot, hot, HOT here in Iowa and we’ve been trying to beat the heat any way we can. From trips to the pool, running through […]

Free Museum Admission This Weekend for Merrill Lynch and Bank of America Customers


Need something to do this weekend on a budget?  If you’re a Bank of America or Merrill Lynch cardholder you’ll be able to score free admission to over 150 museums. During the first weekend of every month, Bank of America continues to offer its cardholders free admission to over 100 museums. Museums in AZ, CT, DE, FL, […]

Fun and Free Kids Playdate Ideas and Activities

Playdate Ideas

With the kids out of school, summer presents the ideal time to schedule some play dates so that your child stays connected with their friends over the summer and to also help them develop skills in the areas of language, play and social. Here are some fun and free playdate ideas and activities for kids. […]

Fun and Free Places to Take Your Kids Locally

Free Things to Do With Kids

  It is the middle of summer and your kids are completely bored out of their minds? Well, fret not, there are lots of things you can do with them locally that are totally free. Be sure to also check out our giant list of 200+ ways to keep kids busy this summer for even […]

Free Admission to National Parks on August 25th – #FindYourPark


Did you know that all national parks will be fee free on August 25th to celebrate Founder’s Day and the National Park Services’ 99th birthday, making it a great time to visit a park with the entire family?  There are more than 400 parks, and the Find Your Park campaign encourages everyone to get up, […]

How to Find Your Child a Pen Pal This Summer

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Having a pen pal is something fun for kids. It helps them develop their writing skills, improve their handwriting and have something to look forward to. It is ideal to have a P.O. Box setup just for this occasion and have it in your child’s name. Let them hold the key and get the mail […]

Kids Free or Cheap Summer Movie Programs

Kids Free Summer Movie Programs

  Movies are a great form of entertainment for kids when it is just too hot outside to do anything else. However, the prices of movie admissions these days has skyrocketed, even for matinee showings. Here are some free or cheap summer movie programs for kids. Be sure to also check out our other kids […]

Kids Summer Reading Programs

Summer Reading Programs for Kids

  Need to keep the kids busy and have them practice an important skill too? One of our favorite summertime kids activities are free summer reading programs! If you’re looking to help your kid’s reading skills sharp over the summer, or just a fun way to earn cool freebies while reading together as a family, […]

Zoos with Free Admission on Father’s Day 2015

Free Zoo Admission for Father's Day

    If you’re looking for something fun to do with a dad in your life this Father’s Day, or if you’re a dad looking to do something fun with your kids, this year might just be a great day to head to the zoo. Did you know that many cities are offering free zoo admission for […]

Fun Nature Activities for Families

Nature activities for kids

  Nature is an important part of our physical, mental and spiritual well-being. We can learn so much from nature while we appreciate its beauty and serenity. There are some great nature activities for families to enjoy. Animal track trap– You see animals like squirrels, raccoons, birds and skunks but have you ever trapped their […]