1001 boredom busting play ideas, crafts for kids, tricky challenges for kids, travel games and more

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1,001 Boredom Busting Play Ideas: Free and Low Cost Crafts, Activities, Games, and Family Fun That Will Help You Raise Happy, Healthy Children By New York Times bestselling author & mother of two, Jean Oram “A LIFESAVER FOR PARENTS AND EDUCATORS.” Kenneth, Amazon reviewer Never be bored again! All of this website’s great content and

The Deadly Swamp of Mom Guilt

Do you experience Mom Guilt? Maybe just a niggle here and there or maybe full-fledged what-the-heck kind of Mom Guilt. If you have ever wondered if your kids would be better just playing in the backyard than being trundled off to after-school activities that are supposed to broaden their development and skills before it is

>Twitter Tweet

>I am now tweeting activities over on Twitter as well as great parenting articles, links, craft and activity ideas from my blog, site, and the net as well as quotes and other resources. You can see my latest tweets on the sidebar (just over there…), but I’d love to see you on Twitter (@KidsPlay). Follow

>Short Break

>Hi everyone! As you may have noticed, the blog has been a bit quiet lately as I have been working as a childrens’ programmer (story time gal) in a public library as well as helping two fine writers edit their manuscripts. I will return to my regular posts soon, but in the meantime, please feel

>Virtual Easter Egg Hunt

>Join us for a virtual Easter Egg Hunt on Sunday, April 5th. Who: You!Where: HereWhen: Sunday, April 5th. Approximately 5 a.m. Mountain time. (That means it should be ready by 7 a.m. for those of you on the East coast.)How: Follow the links from this blog to begin the hunt on Sunday morning–details and instructions

>It’s All Kid’s Play Website

>The It’s All Kid’s Play website is now up! Tell your friends, tell your neighbours and definitely tell your kids. www.itsallkidsplay.ca has over 700 activities listed so you’ll never hear those dreaded words “I’m bored” again! Pop over and visit the same great activities you’ve been finding here plus many more. As well, find jokes,