November 3, 2021
Bet you didn't know National Princess Day is coming up... How about National STEM Day? Keep scrolling for these and other national holidays you probably didn't know existed. Watch your kiddos light up when you tell them it's National Gingerbread Cookie Day (especially if you let them enjoy some). We've included a fun family activity to celebrate each holiday from some of our favorite bloggers so you can make a day of it.
via: Treats for Troops
Have a little (or a LOT) of extra candy on your hands after Halloween? Celebrate by enjoying a piece or two and then donating the rest to organizations or like Treats for Troops or Operation Gratitude. You can even search local businesses in your area that will take that extra candy off your hands.
Kids ages 5 and up can participate in a week of fun with free online STEM events from Microsoft like learning to code their own rollercoaster, talking with a NASA engineer, or watching mind-blowing experiments with scientists. Be sure to pre-register as spaces fill up quickly.
via: Sesame Communities
K is for Kindness in this free video from Sesame Communities that encourage young kids to think about little and big ways they can show compassion and empathy, from the tiniest worm to the biggest bird.
via: Arty Crafty Kids
Kiddos can make this seasonally inspired craft with the help of a free printable template on the Arty Crafty Kids website. Not only is it adorable, but it encourages kids to play with colors, shapes, and spaces to create their turkey masterpiece.
via: No Time for Flashcards
Your little princess will have a ball making glittery and sensory-stimulating playdough-shaped crowns. The blog No Time for Flashcards even has a DIY recipe to make your own playdough at home with a few simple ingredients.
via: Make a Rainbow Mickey Mouse Craft
Celebrate Mickey’s 93rd birthday with this fun craft that uses just a few supplies plus your kiddo’s creativity. And when you’re done, you can read up on the surprising history of how Mickey Mouse was created by Walt Disney himself.
via: Yummy Toddler Food
Not only are these cookies super easy to make, but they’re also low in sugar and free from eggs and nuts. If you’re interested in skipping the baking part, check out these giant ready to decorate gingerbread kits that will also be a hit.
via: Mini Mad Things
Reduce. Reuse. Recycle…(and make a cute necklace while you’re at it!) This is a fun and easy project for little ones and most items are up-cycled, like the ‘beads’ which are painted cardboard.
Kids will love learning about Mars with the help of NASA’s online “fun zone” that includes dozens of activities, games, crafts, and educational opportunities from the top experts in space travel.
Send some digital love to family & friends with Punchbowl that features dozens of free digital ecards for every occasion imaginable. Kids can customize the card and even add a personalized video message, then send by text or email to brighten someone’s day.
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