Creative Families

Go for the Gold with Your Own Backyard Games!

Gather the neighborhood kids and let the backyard games begin!

When school’s out, kid boredom can creep in. We have the perfect solution: Hold your own backyard games competition! These five games all use kid-size objects (like Hula-Hoops and bouncing balls) so everybody can get in on the fun. Have a competition with an awards ceremony if you like, or skip the medals altogether and

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Mini Master Class: Potato-Stamp Art Inspired by Japanese Woodblock Prints

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This month, KinderCare Pre-Kers are studying Utagawa Hiroshige’s 19th-century woodblock print The Sea at Satta in Suruga Province—and then using potato stamps to create their own beautiful prints. Hiroshige’s woodblock print masterpiece captures the beauty and power of the ocean and is an incredible example of what we can create when we work together, his

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It’s Cinco de Mayo Time! 3 Colorful Crafts to Make Your Casa Fiesta-Ready

Ready to celebrate Cinco de Mayo? Tissue-paper flowers make the perfect decoration. Photo by © akiyoko

While Cinco de Mayo is observed in Mexico, the holiday is also widely celebrated here in the United States, especially in areas with large Mexican-American populations. The largest Cinco de Mayo celebration in the world actually takes place in Los Angeles, CA, with up to 300,000 people attending Fiesta Broadway every year. Commemorating Mexico’s underdog victory over French

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