Make these whimsical carved apple candles in minutes using a handful of pretty apples and small tea lights. Apple candles are a very pretty accent for a buffet table, fall party and seasonal home decor.
You can easily do preschool with your child at home and encourage their love for learning at a young age. These preschool workbooks and activities are very helpful to keep a 3-year-old busy!
Going to Disney on Ice is a great opportunity to spend a special family day together. Kids can wear a dress up outfit and see their favorite characters retelling beloved stories on the ice. A live performance is much different than an animated show and each Disney on Ice show magically brings classic stories to life. Kids, teenagers and adults will enjoy seeing Mickey & Minnie, Moana, Aladdin & Jasmine, characters from Toy Story and more reenacting the highlights from many Disney stories.
Do you love exploring the outdoors? We’ve spent many memorable hours tubing, boating and kayaking with our kids. These four water-based activities are great ways to make memories with your family in the glorious outdoors.
Did you know that awesome accessories can be made using recycled water bottles? Jelt Belts are stretchy with a streamlined design, they are made from recycled materials and they inspire social change.
Going to a ski resort in summer may not be first on your list for a family vacation. However, we discovered lots of fun summer activities at Whitefish Mountain Resort during our road trip through Montana. Our kids love to be outside, burn energy and play together as a family. Many of these Whitefish Mountain Resort activities accomplish all of these things and then some. These 5 reasons to visit Whitefish Mountain Resort in summer are great ways to make memories with your kids and enjoy the outdoors.
You can find lots of great family activities to enjoy in Northwest Montana. We ventured across a swinging bridge, slid down an Alpine Slide and took the kids to a musical. Don’t miss these 5 things to do with kids near Glacier National Park!
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Any time of the year is a fun opportunity to get crafty. We love personalizing our home and life with creative ideas that are also budget friendly! My kids get excited about back to school because they get to pick out a few new school supplies. It’s always fun to personalize books and notebooks with colorful tape, stickers and school-inspired doodles. These ideas for making re-purposed pencil cans and custom book covers will brighten up any desk.
My kids love playing with playdough. This is the best homemade playdough recipe because it makes bright colors and it’s not too salty. You can make it with ingredients you already have on hand!
Children can learn and discover new things every day. I’ve found many ways to make learning fun for my kids. Resources like TinkerActive workbooks are a great way to reinforce science and math concepts, especially for kids who learn by doing.
A refreshing beverage is often just the thing on a hot summer day. If you enjoy craft beer, it can be fun to try new flavors! A “beer crate” that’s filled with premium craft beer is an easy way to discover new favorite brews and best of all, you can have it shipped to your door. We tried the Tavour Craft Beer Club and discovered some great benefits of using this beverage service app.
Summer is prime time for family adventures! Don’t forget to bring these camping and hiking essentials on your next family expedition in the great outdoors.
The Pacific Northwest as a whole is a beautiful place to explore and raise kids. 5 years ago our family moved from the big city of Seattle, Washington to Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. This Inland Northwest area is home to sparkling lakes, a great selection of hiking trails, forested camping areas and a vibrant local culture. The friendly local community makes a visit to CDA extra memorable. You can find many awesome family-friendly things to do in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. Our family adventure list includes some of our favorite Pacific Northwest outdoor activities as well as several indoor family attractions.