Category: Family Activities

Leap to the Occasion – Leap Year Fun

It takes the Earth about 365.242189 days – or 365 days, five hours, 48 minutes and 45 seconds — to circle once around the sun. However, the Gregorian calendar only has 365 days in a year, so we add a leap day Feb. 29 every four years. If we didn’t, we would lose almost six… Read more »

Celebrate the Holidays With These Themed Activities

Looking for new and creative ways to keep your kids engaged in the holidays during this season? Here are some fun activity ideas that can help you get in the seasonal spirit and reinforce important holiday lessons with your children this month. Serving Others Teach your children the true meaning of the holidays by incorporating… Read more »

Advent Calendars and Other Holiday Home Activities

As we begin the countdown to the Christmas holiday, many families are trying to think of fun activities to keep their children engaged in the holiday spirit at home. Advent calendars are a common option for many, and while the countdown officially began Nov. 29, there’s still time to join in. Get creative and design… Read more »

Educational and Fun Travel Games and Activities

The holiday season is in full swing, and with it comes a hefty to-do list – cook the food, clean the house for the guests, and pack suitcases for long trips. In addition to completing these necessary tasks, though, there is one other element to think about: the kids are going to need something to… Read more »

Coloring with Your Kids

Put that iPad away for a few minutes, and take out a pad of paper and some crayons! Did you know that your kids could benefit greatly from spending a few minutes per day coloring rather than watching TV? Coloring can help your kids develop their fine motor skills, especially when they are very young… Read more »

Enjoy the Thanksgiving Season with Your Children

As the weather cools down here in Pasadena, Texas, there are so many enjoyable fall activities and crafts you can do with your children. Decorate your home for Thanksgiving together or head to a nearby orchard to pick some apples. Teach your children about the changing seasons and learn more about holiday traditions together for… Read more »