7 Fun St. Patrick’s Day Crafts to Do With Your Kids

Are you looking for a fun way to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with your kids?

Hoping to bring some luck o’ the Irish to your family (or at least some good old green fun)?

Look no further. The editors of My Kids’ Adventures searched the Internet for St. Patrick’s Day crafts that are easy and fun to make with your kids.

In this article I’ll share our favorite lucky seven St. Patrick’s Day crafts to do with your kids.

Bring some luck o' the Irish to your family with seven St. Patrick's Day crafts from around the web that are easy and fun to make with your kids.

Why St. Patrick’s Day Activities?

You don’t have to be Irish to join in the spirited fun of St. Patrick’s Day on March 17. The holiday celebrates the Irish and Irish-at-heart with food, fun and lots of green for shamrocks (the leaf of the clover plant) and leprechauns (little green “fairies”).

Green beer aside, there are lots of ways to celebrate—and decorate for—St. Patrick’s Day with kids. We hope you’ll like this roundup of seven super projects, recipes and games from around the web.

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How to Introduce Your Kids to China With a Chinese New Year Celebration

Looking for a way to add some excitement to long winter evenings?

Does your family like to experience other cultures and try new foods?

Make some noise and ring in Chinese New Year with a bang, no matter where you live.

In this article, I’ll share 5 ways we celebrate the Lunar New Year in China and show you how to hold your own celebration with your kids (including a recipe they’ll love)—no plane ticket required!

Celebrate the Lunar New Year in China (Chinese New Year) and hold your own celebration with your kids (and a recipe they'll love)—no plane ticket required!

Why Celebrate Chinese New Year?

Share the world with your kids. While they may be able to see just about anything on the Internet, those images don’t always give the whole picture. Teaching kids about cultures and customs from around the world provides some context.

Activities like celebrating Chinese New Year will give them a taste of what life is like for kids just like them in other countries and help them grow up to be better global citizens.

Plus, Chinese New Year is really cool. It’s loud, bright and exciting… and delicious!

In 2014, the Chinese New Year will be celebrated January 30-31. Why not celebrate with your family?

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How to Make After-School Snack Adventures With Your Kids

Are your kids excited to see you after a long day of school or has their hunger transformed them into unrecognized creatures?

Why not bring back your happy kids with a fun and flavorful after-school snack activity that will get them talking?

Imagine your kids making petrified pizza, yogurt mosaics and edible wishing wands.

In this article, I’ll show you how to make three easy, fun and tasty after-school snacks with your kids that will satisfy their hunger and your need to connect.

Food snacks activities: how to make three easy, fun and tasty after-school snacks with your kids that will satisfy their hunger and your need to connect.

Why Make an After-School Snack With Your Kids?

If your kids are like mine, when they get home from school, they’re STARVING. They’re going to dive into the first food they see, so why not build a little fun, creativity and conversation into their afternoon snack once in a while?

Take a few minutes to prepare something with them that makes them smile—and is reasonably healthy too.

It’s a great way to spend a few minutes of fun together and give your children a much-needed break in between a long school day and an evening full of homework, chores and sports or other activities.

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Taste Test Game: How to Get Your Kids Eating New Foods

Tired of hearing “yuck” and “no” to everything but chicken nuggets and mac ‘n cheese?

Looking for a way to get your kids to try new foods without resorting to nagging, bribery or deception?

Let your kids be food critics for a day.

In this article, I’ll show you a creative and fun way to introduce your kids to new flavors, textures and foods that can lead to a lifetime of healthier, more adventurous eating.

Taste experiments: introduce your kids to new flavors, textures and foods that can lead to a lifetime of healthier, more adventurous eating.

Why Encourage Children to Try New Foods?

When you turn food experimentation into a game instead of an obligation, your kids will be more willing to try new things. And they may just discover that there’s a lot more to mealtime than peanut butter and jelly.

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Top 10 Kids Activities Websites: Your Guide to Kid Fun, Offline

Are your kids bored?

Looking for some inspiration to bring offline play and fun back to your family?

The editorial team of My Kids’ Adventures has discovered just what you need.

Read on for a list of our 10 favorite sites for awesome kids’ adventures…

Kids Activities Websites: discover 10 activities we found that will help you and your kids find adventures unplugged and away from electronics.

Why Offline Play?

Kids’ adventures come in all shapes and sizes.

Children find adventure in science, food, the great outdoors and so much more.

Though we’re living in an age when many kids like to spend time with their gadgets and video games, our favorite adventures are those that happen offline, together as a family.

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Four Fun Food Art Projects That Encourage Kids to Eat Healthy

Having trouble getting your kids to eat healthy foods?

Do they make faces when asked to eat their fruits and vegetables?

Here’s a fun way to encourage your kids to make faces (and other creative things) with healthy foods instead of at them.

And they may be more likely to eat the good stuff.

In this article I’ll show you how to make four fun and easy food art projects your kids will love to create and to gobble up.

Food art projects: 4 fun and easy projects your kids will love to create and eat up. A great way to increase the appeal of healthy food and make eating fun.

Why Food Art?

Food art is a simple way to increase the appeal of healthy food to your kids by making eating fun.

As a pediatric dietitian nutritionist, I have done many food experiments with kids. One fact has stood out loud and clear: Make nutrition into a game and they will play. And they will eat! They’ll eat because it’s part of the game and there’s no pressure to eat for “real.”

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Three Food Games to Entertain Your Kids for Hours

Are you looking for fun activities that will occupy your kids for hours?

Have you ever told your kids to stop playing with their food?

In this article I’ll show you how you and your kids can use food for science projects, art and buildings.

Your kids may just learn a few things by playing with their food.

Fun food games for kids: How to use food to do science projects, make art and build things with your kids, while learning new things.

Why Play With Food?

There’s something neat about using food for science experiments, art projects or building blocks. My kids love to take items they usually use in certain ways and repurpose them.

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