5 Fun Cooking Games for Kids

Cooking Games for Kids

If you want to get your kids excited about cooking, games are the best place to start. By having games incorporated into the cooking process, you are not only possibly instilling a love of cooking in them but you are also teaching them a variety of skills like team work and taking turns. Here are […]

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 […]

How to Throw a Camping Birthday Party

Camping Birthday Party Ideas

A camping birthday party is a great idea for kids that like the outdoors. The great thing about a party like this is you just need a big backyard to pull it off. The kids will have a great time. Make it fun with scary stories around a campfire, complete with snacks and campfire drinks […]

Fun Kids Sleepover Party Games

Slumber Party Games

Are your kids having a sleepover and need some extra activities to keep them busy? Here are some fun kids sleepover party games to help the kids have fun, even if they do not all know each other. Pass the Apple- You can use any fruit that is the size of an apple like oranges, […]

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 Get Free Kids Zoo Admission w/ Purchase of Specially Marked Frito-Lay Variety Packs

Free Pass to Henry Doorly Zoo

  Is your family headed to the zoo this summer? Here’s how you can get a free kids zoo admission to zoos in your area or wherever you’re travelling this summer.   Frito-Lay’s variety packs are fueling fun for the whole family this summer through their partnership with the Association of Zoos & Aquariums (AZA). […]

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

little boy doing homework in room with happy face

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 […]

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


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

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 […]