Editor's Picks

These LEGOs Take Play to Another Level

LEGO play with food! Get the best of both worlds with this jello-brick tutorial by Grant Thompson.

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Tree painting

30 Activities to Put On Your Summer Bucket List

School’s out and the summer activities are endless. Here are 30 for you to try, one for every day of the month!

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Play it Old School with 9 Classic Party Games

We’re taking it back to when birthdays included balloons and blindfolds…and not much else. Here are 9 tried-and-true games to play at your kiddo’s next bash.

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Meringue Roses

We Picked These Just for You: Wildflower Inspired Desserts

If you like wildflowers and dessert, then you’ve come to the right place. We’ve found 10 incredible creations inspired by the colors of spring.

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Beyond the Apple: Sweet Gifts for Awesome Teachers

Before you leave the pick up line for the last time this year, don’t forget Teacher! We’ve found 10 easy gifts to say Thank You.

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Creative & Tech-Free Ways to Keep in Touch This Summer

Friendships don’t have to grind to a halt now that school’s out. Carve out time for one of these great ways to keep kids in touch until September.

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Market Playhouse

15 Playhouses Cooler Than Your Own Home

Take a peek at these miniature homes that wow.

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Città del Mare Toboggan - Sicily, Italy

Take A Ride Down The World’s Most Amazing Slides

Head face first down the trunk of an Elephant or take the slippery route instead of the stairs. Whatever thrill you seek, the world’s most amazing slides will have an answer.

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Run, Skip, Hop: 14 Top Shoes for the Playground

Your active tyke needs a shoe that can do it all—from hitting the splash pads to climbing ropes and playing tag. These 14 styles are stylishly playground perfect.

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Blast Off! Inspiring Cardboard Spaceships You Can Make at Home

From oversized rocket ships to photo booths, we’ve got the best ways to blast off to planet fun. All you need is a cardboard box and your imagination.

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Play-by-Play: All the Hacks You Need for a Perfect Playground Day

A playground MacGyver? That’s you. Make the most of your outdoor adventure with easy DIY fixes for everything from splinters to slippery shoes.

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Rockets and Robots

Chart a Course for Planet Awesome With These 11 Kid Spaces

Time to power up the rocket and chart a course for a far-off galaxy. These 11 spaced-themed decor ideas will have your kids running for their flight suits before you can say blast off!

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telescope gazing with DC in background

How to Plan an Out-of-This-World Star Gazing Adventure

Spend the night under the starry sky and learn about all the twinkling lights above.

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World Championship Cardboard Boat Races - Heber Springs, Ak  (Jul 25)

Off The Beaten Path: 14 of THE Wackiest Summer Festivals for Families

Look beyond the County Fair with these wacky festivals where you can build sculptures out of duct tape, watch internet cat videos or create art out of mashed potatoes.

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Jazzy Ash - Bon Voyage

Rock Out! The Newest Kid-Friendly Albums to Put on Repeat This Summer

If your kid-friendly playlist needs a major overhaul, you’ll get plenty of tunes with 11 hot new releases from the kindie rock music scene. Let the road trippin’ begin!

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