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Celebrating the Holidays with Kids

Celebrating the Holidays with Kids

Our present to you: all the gift ideas, crafts, recipes, tips and activities you need for safe and joyful holiday season!

Sneak in Some Science

With all the end-of-year busyness and cheer, don’t forget to make room for some science fun that will keep your kiddo learning over winter break!
When the temperature drops below freezing, head outside for these fun winter science experiments. They're perfect for snow days!
Explore science and art together with these crafty science experiments.

Gifts for Everyone on Your List

These toys make learning fun!
You don’t know her taste — but how many Starbucks cards or candles can a teacher use? Check out these sites for great teacher gift ideas.
You’d grab the gifts that give back at these sites even if it didn’t help out a really good cause.
Thinking about adopting a pet as a gift? Read these 4 tips first to make sure you're ready.
Unique and affordable gifts for any occasion (plus, a splurge!).
Your child's teacher will appreciate these thoughtful DIY gifts!

Festive Family Fun

These creative homemade gifts are easy to do and sure to wow. The best part: you can make them with your kids!
These easy, handmade crafts add a special touch to holiday gifts!
Designer Todd Oldham shares a creative way to wrap gifts: Help your kids make homemade gift wrapping paper!
Is Elf on the Shelf one of your family's holiday traditions? Here are 13 fun ideas for your little helper.
Here are some doable ways to keep the story of Santa (and the magic of Christmas) alive for your kids.
Volunteering offers many benefits for kids — and the people they serve. Find out which option works best for your family.
With all the end-of-year busyness and cheer, don’t forget to make room for some science fun that will keep your kiddo learning over winter break!
Try these 5 creative ways for the family to count down to the New Year (even if you’re all in bed long before midnight)!
We hope our favorite holiday books bring your family loads of joy!

Our Favorite Cookie Recipes

These chock-full, delicious cookies inspired by Curious George will be sure to bring a smile to everyone!
These festive and easy holiday cookies have a secret ingredient you probably already have handy: cake mix!
These sweet pecan treats are a holiday cookie classic. Here's our easy recipe!
Sugar cookies are a staple at holiday parties and cookie swaps. Here's our recipe for the Christmas classic!
These elegant oatmeal cookies are impressive but very easy to make.
Make the countdown to midnight extra sweet for kids with these chocolate-frosted New Year’s cookies!
Swap stories and delicious treats with friends, plus find yummy recipes.

Calmer, Happier Holidays

Follow this easy-as-pie advice to lessen stress and simplify your holiday celebrations.
We asked flight attendants, hotel managers, and frequent mom fliers how to survive holiday travel. You don’t want to miss this advice!
Make sure your celebrations are happy and safe by following these simple guidelines.

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