How to Get Your Child to Read During Summer Vacation

How to Get Your Child to Read During the Summer

Having trouble getting your kids to read over summer vacation? Even though school may be out, it’s still important to read regularly and there are lots of fun ways to encourage them to pick up a book and make it fun. Here are a few ways stimulate their growing minds while on a break from […]

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, […]

Free LEGO Whale Building Event on July 6th and 7th at LEGO Stores

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If you have a little LEGO fan like I do, here’s a fun upcoming activity you won’t want to miss!  Next month’s free LEGO building event is a mini LEGO whale on LEGO® Whale. Sign up for Tuesday, July 7 or Wednesday, July 8. This event begins at 5:00pm until supplies last. Quantities are limited and offer is […]

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 […]

HUGE List of Summer Zoo, Aquarium, Museum and Other Family Attraction Coupons by State

Zoo and Aquarium Coupons

Planning family fun on a budget this summer? We have a massive list of coupons to help you out!  We’ve rounded up a huge list of zoo coupons, aquarium coupons, museum coupons and more to help your family save at these and other attractions this summer. Search for your state below and then click on […]

Fun Nature Activities for Families

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  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 […]

6 Ways to Have More Family Fun This Summer PLUS #Win $1500 from @CustomInk – #Sweeps #ad

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 I received compensation and free product from CustomInk as sponsorship of this post.  All opinions, thoughts and family fun are completely and totally our own.    What is your family doing this summer vacation? Now that the kids are out of school, how are you spending more time together has a family? Looking for a […]

How to Choose the Best Summer Camp for Your Child

How to Pick a Summer Camp for your child

  Summer is here and if you’re thinking about summer camp for your child, it can be a fun and exciting option to keep them busy during this break from schook.  There are several choices out there for you and also some things you will need to think about before choosing one. Here are some things […]

Free Museum Admission This Weekend to Merrill Lynch and Bank of America Card Holders

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Looking for 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, […]

5 Cool Water Games for Kids

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Some of the best memories that most of us have as kids is the water activities we enjoyed in the summertime. The days were hot and there was nothing better than to engage in some water play to stay cool. Here are some fun water games that your kids will love to play with their […]

Fun Family Picnic Ideas

Picnic Ideas for Kids

  There is just something about packing a nice picnic lunch for your family to enjoy in the great outdoors. So, take advantage of the nice weather, grab your picnic items, grab your family and head out for a picnic. Picnic food ideas– You want to pack foods kids will like but that are also […]

200+ Ways to Keep Kids Busy This Summer

Ways to Keep Kids Busy

  Looking for some new and fun ways to keep kids busy this summer? Here are some our favorites and top reader picks! 101 Fun and Free Things to Do Outside How to Plan a Family Hike 3 Reasons to Ride Bikes With The Kids This Summer 5 Kid Friendly Road Trip Games 5 Rainy […]

9 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, here […]