Free Admission to National Parks April 19th to 2...

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If you’re starting to plan some fun family activities outside in this gorgeous spring weather, be sure to keep in mind the upcoming National Parks Week starting this weekend on April 19thth through April 28th you can get free admission to national parks nationwide. It’s a great excuse to get outside and play as a family!… Continue Reading…

Free Kids Baseball Clinics With Major League Bas...

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  Got a little baseball fan in your life that would love to learn some tips from a Major League Pro? The MLB Alumni Association is hosting a series of free kids baseball clinics around the country. Click here for a list of upcoming events and more details.

LEGO Movie Building Event on Saturday April 12th...

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    Everything is awesome!  If you have a kid singing this song like I do, here is a fun and free upcoming event you’ll want to check out. There is a free LEGO Movie building event at Toys ‘R Us on Saturday, April 12th  from 12 to 2 p.m. where little LEGO fans can… Continue Reading…

Free Rio 2 Bird Feeder Building Event at Home De...

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  If you have a little movie fan looking forward to Rio 2, here’s a fun and free event to check out coming up at your local Home Depot store. You can go build a free Birdbath/Birdfeeder from the new FOX film, “Rio 2″, in theaters April 11. Home Depot offers FREE hands-on workshops; designed for children… Continue Reading…

Free Kids LEGO Helicopter Building Event on Tues...

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  If you have a little LEGO fan like I do, here’s a fun event you’ll want to check out. On Tuesday, April 1st, LEGO stores are holding a free LEGO kids building event where kids can build this LEGO Helicopter model and take it home – for free! Event begins at 5pm. Quantities are limited and offer… Continue Reading…

6 Fun and Frugal Educational Spring Break Activi...

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    Keeping kids entertained during Spring Break may be a challenge, but getting them to do arts and crafts that are also educational may seem almost impossible. It isn’t, though, and you can create fun, inexpensive, and educational crafts with your kids this Spring Break with just a few tips and hints.   Make… Continue Reading…

Free Admission to SeaWorld, Busch Gardens, or Se...

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    Here’s a great freebie for those in the military and their families!. Any active duty, activated or drilling reservist, or National Guardsman and up to 3 of their dependents is entitled to free admission to Anheuser Busch Theme parks for military once in 2014 under the Waves of Honor program.

Free National Parks Admission Days for 2014...

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  While I know some of you out East are still battling one final snowstorm of the year (at least we HOPE it’s the final one!), we finally broke 60 degrees here in Iowa this week and after a very long and cold winter we’ve been itching to get outdoors and enjoy the weather. One… Continue Reading…

Free Kids Recycling Truck Craft Event on Saturda...

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      Here’s a fun and free event to RSVP for and to mark down on your calendars for next month. Sign up for the Lowe’s Build and Grow clinic for kids to build this cute recycling truck craft on Saturday, April 12th.

Free Hockey for Kids on March 1st...

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  Here’s a fun kids activity to try out if your children have ever wanted to try out hockey and haven’t had a chance! On March 1, 2014, USA Hockey and over 400 local programs across the country will encourage kids, ages 4 to 9, to come to a local participating rink and try youth… Continue Reading…

Free Airplane Flight for Kids With EAA Young Eag...

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  Do you have a little future pilot who has always wanted to fly, but hasn’t had the opportunity? Here’s a fun program you might want to check out!  The EAA Young Eagles program gives children ages 8 to 17 an opportunity to take an airplane flight in a general aviation airplane free of charge courtesy of… Continue Reading…

Free Admission to National Parks This Weekend Th...

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  If you aren’t snowed in with the snowpocolpyse and want something fun and free to do with the kids this weekend, one fun option is to check out your local national park. This weekend through Monday 2/17 you can get free admission to National Parks for President’s Day weekend. There’s at least one national… Continue Reading…

5 Educational Snow Day Kids Activities...

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  This crazy cold winter weather has meant lots of snow days and school delays for much of the country, especially here in the Midwest. If you’re looking for some ways to help keep the kids busy, there are lots of fun tasks you can do that can help them have fun and learn at… Continue Reading…

How to Plan a Super Bowl Party The Whole Family ...

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  The countdown to Super Bowl Sunday (February 2) is on. This year tickets run between just over $3000 to just under $15,000 EACH—and it’s outside in the cold—geez! Or…you can stay warm at home, watch it on TV and host a Super Bowl themed party for way less! On my blog, Spaceships and Laser… Continue Reading…

Free Admission Days to National Parks for 2014...

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  If you’re looking for some free outdoor family fun this year, don’t forget to check out our country’s National Parks. There’s at least one in every state and they offer free admission days to National Parks regularly and many national parks are free all year round. Here are the 2014 National Parks Free Admission… Continue Reading…