Author: Kaelin

Outfit Organization

Outfit Organization

Make the mornings easier and your closet cleaner by creating this weekly outfit organizer for your child. Plan their outfits out in advance and empower them to dress themselves using this organizer! What You’ll Need: 5 sheets of colored cardstock paper Hanging closet organizer with at least five cubbies Marker Scissors Directions: Cut down your cardstock to fit inside the openings in the hanging closet […]

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Color-Sorting Caterpillar

Color-Sorting Caterpillar

Make learning the color wheel fun with this episode from “Parent Hacks.” This color-sorting caterpillar will help your child practice their color sorting skills! Materials Needed: Colored Construction Paper Scissors Glue Stick Marker Cup Googly Eyes Fruit Loops Use a cup to draw a circular outline on a colored sheet of construction paper. Cut out the circle and continue until you have circles cut out […]

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Creative Fruit Snacks

Creative Fruit Snacks

Getting your child to eat healthy can be challenging sometimes. Get creative by making these picturesque snacks that will excite any child to eat their fruits! Beach Scene What You Need: Banana Tangerine Kiwis Slice a banana in half long-ways. Split apart a tangerine into individual pieces and arrange at the bottom of the board as sand. Place the two banana halves on the board […]

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Taste-Safe Activities

Taste-Safe Activities

As most parents and caregivers know, little ones love to put everything in their mouths, which can create safety concerns when it comes to playtime. Learn how to make some taste-safe activities for your children on this new episode of “Parent Hacks” to give yourself some peace of mind. Taste-Safe Kinetic Sand Ingredients: 1 cup Baking Soda 1/2 cup Sugar 1/2 cup Cornstarch 1 tbsp […]

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Kids in the Car

Kids in the Car

From an over-the-seat activity organizer to snack bins and trash cans, your car has never been so organized. Make riding in the car with kiddos a little easier with these simple hacks! What You’ll Need: Travel Hanging Organizer Variety of Activities Snacks Flat Tupperware Container Plastic Cereal Container Small Garbage Bags Activity Organizer Sort activities by size and category, and place into the travel organizer. […]

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Crafty Math Tray

Crafty Math Tray

Skip the screens and help your child strengthen their math skills with this Craft Math Tray! This DIY activity is perfect for helping children understand beginning math concepts and you can make the problems more difficult as their skills grow. Material’s Needed: Cupcake Liners Marker Popsicle Sticks Jar Pompoms Tray Write different numbers on the inside of 9 cupcake liners. Write different math problems on […]

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Breakfast on the Go!

Breakfast on the Go!

Mornings are stressful enough as parents without factoring in cooking breakfast for everyone. Check out these recipes for breakfast that you can prep ahead of time and grab out of the refrigerator in the mornings. You’ll love how easy they are and your kiddos will love how delicious they are! Yogurt Parfait Ingredients: Honey Vanilla Yogurt Fruit of Choice Cheerios Squeeze 1-2 tablespoons of honey […]

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Stress Balls for Kids

Stress Balls for Kids

Help your child learn to navigate their emotions by making these kid-friendly stress balls with them! Not only are they a blast to make, but they also can help your child in frustrating situations. Materials Needed: Orbeez Balloon Small Funnel Large Bowl Directions: Fill a large bowl 3/4 full with water. Add in 2-3 tablespoons of Orbeez and sit them aside for 4 hours. Using […]

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Holiday Pancakes

Holiday Pancakes

Dazzle your family with these colorful pancakes and then let your kids give you a helping hand by letting them add the finishing touches! Learn how to make these holiday-themed pancakes on this special “Parent Hacks” episode. Happy Holidays! Pancake Batter Ingredients: 2 cups of pancake mix 1 cup of milk 2 eggs red food coloring green food coloring Directions: Mix the pancake batter according […]

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Chores Galore!

Chores Galore!

Make doing chores simple and organized with this fun chore chart for your kiddos! Materials Needed: Clipboard Letter Stickers Gem Stickers Clothespins Washi Tape Pen Place stickers across the top of the clipboard to spell out your child’s name. Place gem stickers down the middle to create a divider. Place stickers on each side of the divide to create a “To Do” and a “Done” […]

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