Is the Easter egg hunt their favorite part?
Would you like to make your Easter egg hunt more about the adventure of hunting and less about a sugar-fest?
Hold an alphabet Easter egg hunt. It’s a fun activity that uses your kids’ brainpower instead of tantalizing their taste buds.
In this article I’ll show you how to plan an alphabet egg hunt, a scavenger hunt that’s fun for your kids at Easter or any time.
Why an Alphabet Easter Egg Hunt?
An alphabet egg hunt includes all of the fun without focusing on the sugar. It will give your kids an opportunity to use their brains and burn some energy while they search for eggs that contain letters of the alphabet.
Let your kids take control of hiding the eggs, too. They’ll love to “be the bunny” and think of creative places to hide lettered eggs, like a “B” egg in the bathtub or an “M” egg in the mailbox.
Want to see the latest fabulous trends in dyeing Easter eggs?
The editors of My Kids’ Adventures searched the web for unique ways to decorate your Easter eggs.
In this article I’ll share 10 creative Easter egg ideas from some of our favorite parent bloggers and websites.
With everything from paper eggs to alternative egg dyeing techniques, there’s something to fit every personality. You’re sure to find something to create with your kids.
Why Try New Easter Egg Ideas?
As kids get older, they might get bored with the colored egg wash they’ve done in the past. Youngsters may still like the idea of the annual egg dyeing tradition but want to try a new technique to show their own sense of style.
This roundup has 10 ideas to choose from!
You may have seen some of these egg decorations around and wondered how they were done. We’ve found all the best how-tos for you!
Try one of these unique decorating ideas and surprise your kiddos with some “egg”-stra special creations in their Easter baskets or on their Easter egg hunt!
Want to share a May Day tradition that will make someone smile?
Surprise friends and neighbors with a May basket, a lovely (and secret) gift your family can make together.
In this article I will show you how to make a May Day basket filled with flowers to celebrate spring and then go a-Maying in your community to bring joy to someone’s day.
Why Go a-Maying?
May Day is a holiday celebrated around the world on May 1. It’s especially fun for kids, since it involves making special baskets of flowers and mysteriously delivering them to friends and neighbors.
Going a-Maying is a fantastic way to get your kids face-to-face with all that budding, blossoming, good-smelling beauty of spring.
You’ve heard the saying, “stop and smell the roses.” This activity has you literally stop and smell the flowers, gather them, put them in a special basket and secretly deliver them. What’s “springier” than that?
Do you want fun and interesting ways to teach your kids about Passover?
Has anyone in your family ever asked, “What is Passover?”
The editors of My Kids’ Adventures searched the Internet for activities that you can do with your kids to prepare for Passover and learn more about this holiday that’s full of tradition and history.
In this article I’ll share eight Passover recipes and activities you can do with your kids to celebrate the holiday.
Why Celebrate Passover?
Passover, or Pesach in Hebrew, is the Jewish celebration commemorating the Israelites’ release from slavery in Egypt.
When is Passover? Passover is on the 15th day of the Hebrew month of Nisan, and takes place over 8 days (7 days in Israel). Since the Hebrew calendar is different than the solar calendar that most people use, the date changes every year, but it’s always in early spring.
Do you want to make something delicious with your kids this Easter?
How about starting a new family tradition?
Easter is a holiday rich with tradition. In this article I’ll share a few international Easter treats. Then I’ll show how you and your kids can make one of them: a traditional Easter basket cookie from Italy.
Why Bake International Treats for Easter?
Most children are big fans of the Easter Bunny and get excited thinking about the baskets of goodies he brings. And while we love that Bunny too, there’s a whole world of Easter fun to explore!
There are tons of traditions that go along with Easter. In many English-speaking countries, Saturdays are spent preparing for the holiday, while Easter Sunday means going to church, having a meal with family and participating in Easter egg hunts. Egg rolling and egg tapping are also popular activities.
When you look at traditions of other countries, it opens up a multitude of conversations you can have with your kids. In what ways do people in other countries celebrate holidays differently? What foods do they eat? What international tradition would be fun for our family to start this Easter?
Would you like to learn how to make one-of-a-kind decorated eggs that last forever?
You and your family can create your own Fabergé-inspired works of art from real eggs. It’s easy and fun, and the results are beautiful.
In this article I’ll show you how to use authentic Fabergé eggs as the artistic inspiration to decorate your own Fabergé-style egg. First I’ll show you how to hollow out a real egg so your work of art will last forever.
What Are Fabergé Eggs?
These lavish Easter eggs were created by legendary artist and goldsmith Peter Carl Fabergé. He was the goldsmith to the Russian Imperial Court between 1885 and 1916.
Fabergé eggs are also called Imperial eggs since they were created for the Russian Imperial family. The Imperial Easter eggs are regarded as one of Fabergé’s greatest artistic achievements. They are also considered some of the world’s greatest commissions of art.
Are you looking for an ongoing project that you and your family can work on together?
Plan and plant a kid-friendly garden this spring with your kids.
In this article we’ll show you how to plant a garden this spring so you can enjoy a whole summer of kids’ gardening fun.
Why a Garden?
Even though a garden can seem to be a lot of work, they are great fun and fairly simple when you plan and prepare.
They key is to choose what type of garden you want to grow as a family, and involve all members in every step of the process. Soon you’ll be able to enjoy the fruits (or vegetables) of your labor.
Do they like to play with play dough or modeling clay?
Would you love to find a project that combines both?
In this article I’ll show you how you and your kids can make a miniature vegetable garden out of marzipan, a kind of candy, which you can use to decorate a fun and delicious garden cake!
Why Use Marzipan?
Marzipan is an edible décor made of almond paste, powdered sugar and egg whites. This traditional confection is served as a treat for a variety of occasions such as birthdays and weddings. It’s even used for celebrating New Year and as a traditional Christmas treat in many European countries.
Kids really love marzipan because it’s usually made into cool shapes like fruits, vegetables, flowers and animals.
Are your kids bored and anxious for something to do when the weather is wet?
The editors of My Kids’ Adventures have searched the web for fun ways your family can make the most of a rainy day together.
In this article I’ll share our 26 favorite rainy day activities for you and your kids to celebrate a rainy day. With silver linings from A-Z, you’re sure to find a fun way to bring some sunshine to the gloom.
Why Play on a Rainy Day?
There are lots of adventures you can have with your kids, even when the weather is bad.
Rainy weather lets you experience the world in new ways from every one of your senses and discover a whole list of things you can only find in stormy weather, like rainbows and lightning, umbrellas and puddles. We’ve found activities to help your family explore them all: the sights, sounds, smells, feelings, and yes, even some rainy-day–specific foods to taste!
Do you lack enough time for the things that really matter, like spending quality time with your kids?
Having too much to do without enough time to prioritize can leave you feeling exhausted, stressed and anxious.
In this article I’ll share five ways to live a better, balanced, more focused life from the book, Living into Focus: Choosing What Matters in an Age of Distractions, by Arthur Boers.
Why Look for Focus?
It may sound simplistic, but the secret to keeping your life balanced and sane is FOCUS!
Our lives–especially our lives with kids–are in constant fast-forward, and it’s not good for us. The problem is people often make choices that are inconsistent with the kind of lives they really want. They work long hours, have long commutes, spend too much time online, don’t get enough sleep, etc.