Tag: activities for kids

My Favorite Apps for Preschoolers :: Tested and Approved

In our family, the policy regarding screen time is blurry, at best. Pre-quarantine, we spent a LOT of time in the car driving, and...

Glow Stick Kids

Are you looking for some "cool mom" points? Or, are you looking for a really good laugh? Look no further! GLOW STICK KIDS will put...

Round Up the Neighbors! We’re Having a BICYCLE PARADE!

We're missing our typical Fourth of July celebrations this year, especially our beloved local parades! If you're missing parades, too, we encourage you to...

Fourth of July Paper Crowns

Is there anything cuter than a little kid in a paper crown? Follow these easy instructions to create your own patriotic paper crowns just...

Fourth of July Scavenger Hunt {Free Printable}

Are you running out of ideas to keep your kids occupied this week? We have a free printable for you — for a Fourth...

Fireworks Painting with Straws

Straw fireworks are simple, great for all ages, and only require a few supplies! Boston Moms contributor Shannon Gibson had a wonderful time creating this...

Patriotic Thumbprint Craft

This easy Fourth of July craft is perfect for little hands that aren’t quite ready for more elaborate crafting, and it's also an awesome...

Watermelon-Eating Contest

A watermelon-eating contest is an easy and fun game to play with your kids this summer that will create memories for years to come! Boston...

Backyard Obstacle Course

Obstacle courses are great fun for kids of all ages, and they can be made out of just about anything you have around the...

MuckFest Boston

This fun 5K run features a one-of-a-kind course packed with 18+ outrageous obstacles. Hundreds of families will laugh their way through the route as...

Getting-Out Guide :: Boston’s Best Activities for Families This June

Summer kicks off this month, and we couldn't be more excited! It is officially time to enjoy the fun, sun, and excitement of a Boston summer! Check out our monthly events guide to get some great ideas for family fun this June!

Winter Survival :: Indoor Activities in Boston and Beyond

Life with children gets tricky in the winter. If your kids are anything like mine, they need to get lots of energy out on a daily basis. We don’t do well sitting at home all day. When it’s below freezing, and you can’t send your kids outside to play in the yard all day, how do you survive the long winter months? I have some great indoor activities to share with you!

Boston-Area Halloween Events for Kids and Families :: 2018

The pumpkin spice latte returned to coffee shops in August. Halloween candy entered the stores in September. If you've been anticipating the additional ways to celebrate Halloween, the wait is over! Here's a list of family-friendly Halloween events in and around Boston that will let you and your kids celebrate for the entire month of October!

October Bucket List

I have created a simple, low maintenance, October bucket list. These are the things that make me feel like I'm truly experiencing autumn in Massachusetts.

Baking or Bonding? When the Two Collide, the Whole Family Benefits

Over the past six months, baking has been a relaxing and creative activity for me. It has also been a special bonding time for me and my 3-year-old son.