Category Archives: Preteen (10-12 years old)

8 Tips for Making Hand Washing Fun

Germs are everywhere! It's that time of year with the weather changing and holiday stress when little ones start to get sick. The hard part is that they don't understand when they wipe snot across their face with their little hand, that they are making it worse! If it hasn't happened yet, now is a…
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Kids Clothes: Then And Now

Do you remember when you were little, looking at old family pictures and thinking how funny your parents dressed when they were younger? Styles come in and go back out. I remember a pair of wedge shoes I wanted when I was a teenager that my mom really didn't like. She had some that were similar at…
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Help Your Kids Make New Year’s Resolutions

As the new year gets closer, people often start thinking about the resolutions they want the make. Everyone wants to use this opportunity to make a fresh start. But everyone knows that resolutions are often broken and soon after they're made. How about teaching your kids how to make goals for the new year in…
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Unique Snowmen Ideas To Build With Kids

One of the fun things to looking forward to snow is anticipating your first snowman. But why stick with the traditional old Frosty with his corn-cob pipe when there are so many unique inspirations out there?   Why not shake up the neighborhood a little bit with these unexpected snowmen that look like they're on a mission?…
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The Most Real Christmas Wish List

It's the most wonderful time of the year! And kids are busy making sure that Santa knows what they want for Christmas. Here's a few funny ones that are being shared across the internet. Claire is such a nice sister to write her brother's letter to Santa for him...I hope he reads it before mailing…
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Creative Do-It-Yourself Advent Calendars

Can you feel the anticipation building as we get ready to countdown to Christmas? One fun way to get your kids in the Christmas Spirit is to mark each day with an advent calendar. Of course you could buy the chocolate calendars that are pre packaged in cardboard. But if you want something a little…
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Adorable Ballerina’s Take The Stage Despite All Odds

A lot of little girls go through a phase where they dream of being a graceful ballerina. For some little girls with disabilities, it might seem like an impossible dream. But thanks to a Children's Therapy Center in New Jersey, these girls are accomplishing their dreams and making there parents proud. These adorable little ballerina's take the…
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How To Have The Perfect Bonfire Night

The air is getting crisp and the leaves are falling. What a perfect time for a bonfire! Sometimes it's so nice to have your friends and family huddled around a toasty fire on a cool evening, roasting marshmallows and singing songs together.   Songs: If you need some suggestions for younger kids who haven't been…
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Creative Leaf Animals For Fall

The weather is changing and summer seems to really be behind us now. But this is still a great opportunity for your kids to be outside and get some fresh air. If they're needing some inspiration, why not go on a nature walk with your family. The tree's changing colors and leaves falling to the…
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20 Awesome Ways To Decorate Your Pumpkin

Decorating Pumpkins is a great fall tradition and can be really fun for kids. When I was little we used to carve them out by hand. It was hard work and usually in the end, mine would look like the traditional triangle face jack-o-lantern only a little messier. These days there are so many creative…
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All the World is a Canvas …

Some kids are little artists that feel misunderstood. Normal people with their narrow minds simply don't see the beauty in a room full of paint ... ... or a colorfully decorated bed. Just like they cannot appreciate creative wall paper designs ... ... or creative visionaries that are not afraid to get in touch with…
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