What are some activities that help develop fine motor skills in young children?

Tearing paper - make collage art!

Dot art with Q-tips. I like to reinforce letter and number recognition with this activity, too, by outlining a letter or number for him to paint by "dotting" the inside with a q-tip dipped in washable paint.

What Are Some Hilarious April Fool's Pranks for Kids?

Take an empty donut box and put fruit and veggies inside, close it and let your kids open it on their own for a healthy and funny surprise!

Pour a cup of juice and freeze it overnight. Have this waiting for them to "drink" at the breakfast table.

Does your family play April Fools pranks on each other?


142 Funny Jokes for Kids...Got One to Add?

What did the shark say when it ate the clown fish? Tastes funny.

Why does a duck have feathers? To cover his butt quack

What are your favorite inspirational quotes for kids?

I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel. ~Maya Angelou

You've always had the power, my dear. You just had to learn it for yourself. ~Glinda the Good Witch, The Wizard of Oz

Disney Movie Quotes To Live By IRL

"Love is putting someone else’s needs before yours." – Frozen

"When one can see no future, all one can do is the next right thing." – Frozen 2

Does your family have a last day of school tradition?

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What tips do you have to make the school year go smoothly?

The kids are responsible for getting their backpacks ready before going to bed, and making sure they have all their homework, books, permission slips, etc in there, and that it is zipped up and ready to just grab and go in the morning. We sometimes need to remind them to do this, but as it becomes part of the nighttime routine it gets easier and easier!

My boys pick out their clothes the night before, and always check what the weather will be like to plan for it, as well as if they have gym or not. It makes getting dressed in the morning much easier!

Who is looking forward to summer vacation more in your household?


When do your kids typically do their homework?

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