Dive into a mound of fall leaves. I did this as a child and we try to do it every year with our munchkins. The kids even love raking up all the leaves to jump into.....in the last round have a contest to see who can rake the biggest piles (to help you clean up). … Continue reading 25 Fabulous Fall Activities to do with Kids
* By S. Standish 🙂 Lover of Cruises and mom of 3 new cruise fanatics. Going on a cruise with your family is an awesome and entertaining way to explore cool areas of the world. Today's cruise ships are like floating resorts with a never ending supply of wonderful things to do both onboard and … Continue reading Things to take on a Cruise …….. with kids!:)
By S. Standish The weeks off for the summer holidays are the ideal time to find exciting ways to keep young brains stimulated. Any little bit helps, and each of these summer ideas will do the trick for maintaining your child’s current grade/skill level. What’s more important, is that they apply the skills to their real life, which … Continue reading SMART SUMMER: Activities to Keep Kids Brains AND Bodies Active!!!
KidFoody Exploratory Article - By S. Standish Most people are able to have enough food to keep themselves nutritionally sound. Most of our food habits and patterns are influenced by many factors (not just the growling in our stomachs). Why We Eat - Have you ever paused in your busy day and think about why … Continue reading Why do we eat what we do?
By S. Standish Fun Food Tips Helpful Ideas: a. Destemming strawberries, starting at the pointed bottom of the strawberry, push a drinking straw up into the centre. This takes the stem and leaves off. If the aim is a bit off and the straw goes askew, keep trying to remove any pieces that are left. b. … Continue reading Rocking the Summer: Fun Tips/Recipes/Games
By S. Standish Will keep adding to this list as the year goes on....:) Suggestions in the comments would be appreciated. There's Nothing Holdin' Me Back - Shawn Mendes - YouTube LINK Blue (Da Ba Dee) (from SMURFS: The Lost Village) - Eiffel 65 Forever (The Lego Batman Movie) - DNCE Let Go - Natasha Bedingfield … Continue reading Clean Playlist of 2017 Songs (New and re-released) that are KID FRIENDLY 🙂
By S. Standish I have 5 people in my immediate family, 3 have severe food allergies to nuts. Its a hard thing to grasp if you don't live with someone that carries an EpiPen on them at all times, just in case! Statistically speaking in North American, around 2 kids per classroom will have a … Continue reading ” I can’t eat or be near that!”
By S. Standish (80s child and therefore an expert in the field) Make sure that you look at parent groups for reviews and information about appropriate content and what questions it may raise for your kids. We like the resource Common Sense Media. The Goonies (1985)- A group of misfit kids set out to find a pirate's … Continue reading Top 15 80’s Movies to watch with your Grade School Kids
By S. Standish - Teacher, Mother of 3 Crazy Fabulous Boys, Entrepreneur and NEW Blogger! Here is a good list of things that you can present, when you get the infamous roll of the eyes and, "There's nothing to do!" Water Balloon Baseball - water balloons and kids foam bats…..tons of giggles and wet clothes. … Continue reading 80 Things to Do in Summer when Kids say “There’s NOTHING to do!!”
Written by S. Standish, Co-owner Try It Kids INC., Teacher, Phys Ed Specialist, Mom of 3 Boys It doesn’t matter what the age or stage yourself/your child/your grandpa, we can all use help to find awesome activities to keep our kids/selves busy and engaged. If coming up with a chore list, isn't making them happy … Continue reading 50 Things to Do During SPRING when Kids say “I’m SOOOOOOO Bored!”