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How to Craft with Kids (without Losing Your Mind)

Tip #1? Expect a mess. Those beautifully staged photos of kids doing crafts, laughing merrily, spotless with their mom standing over them smiling happily and calmly helping? That’s not how crafting works.

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17 Unique Upcycled Crafts for Kids

These DIY projects for kids will give new life to your recyclables.

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21 Totally Cool Things You Can Make Out of Egg Cartons

Creative and crafty ways to use all that extra cardboard that comes with Easter.

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7 Ways to Build a Snowman…Inside!

Do you want to build a snowman?

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17 Holiday Garlands You Can Make with the Kids

Embrace your crafty side (we know it’s in there)! Make one of these seasonal strings with your kids and deck the halls with cheer.

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Grab Your Wallet! Zulily Unveils Top Holiday Toy List

7 in 10 moms feel pressure to make this holiday season great for their child due to the pandemic.

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Fun Mermaid Crafts You Can Recreate at Home

Longing for the sea or a trip to Disney? Get some aquatic inspo from these crafts fit for the merrow.

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23 Kid-Friendly Crafts to Celebrate Earth Day

These Earth day crafts are the perfect way to reduce, reuse and recycle with your kids this year.

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13 Spring Festivals Not to Miss

The spring is full of family-friendly festivals and parades from Sunol to San Francisco to Salinas!

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Where to Celebrate Chinese New Year with Your Kids

Here’s where to ring in the Chinese New Year all over the city!

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40 Things Every Family Should Do Together This Winter

Don’t let the cold weather throw you off. Here are 40 thoughtful and fun ways to bond with your crew.

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20 Winter Wonderlands That Go Crazy for Christmas

Turn larger than life dreams into reality at one of these magical spots that really do it up during the season.

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30 Fun Ways to Have Family Time in September

These activities are sure to strengthen your bond during the autumnal season.

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50 Things to Do This Summer in San Diego

Here are 50 ways to kiss those “I’m bored” blues goodbye and have an amazing break from school with your little sunshines.

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Arts & Leisure: 8 Reason to Visit St. Pete Beach Now

The secret to a perfect family vacation starts with a b and ends with an each.

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10 Art Activities That You Can Set Up in Minutes

These super-simple ideas can turn open after-school time into a creative adventure in no time.

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5 Super Simple Paper Bag Crafts to Bust Out Today

It is National Paper Bag Day and we’ve found a few crafty ideas that go beyond just putting a bag on your head. But that’s funny too.

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Turnstyle & Vendy Plaza: Two Fresh Markets for Food & Fun

One’s in a subway station, the other’s under elevated tracks; both are worth a trip!

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Spin the Dreidel! Fun Ways to Celebrate Hanukkah in Southern California

From giant menorah lighting ceremonies, to latke and jelly donut eating, to crafts for kids, here are our picks for Hanukkah celebrations in Southern California.

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Celebrate New Holiday Traditions in Old Town

Here are our picks for celebrating the season in Old Town.

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3 New Craft Kit Subscriptions to Try

These all-in-one packages come loaded with everything you need to make a Pinterest-worthy project — easy-to-follow directions included.

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Pop In! Six Drop-In Classes to Try This Spring

If your kids will try anything once give a drop-in class a try. Drop-ins don’t usually require registration and never make you commit long term. Here are six to check out.

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15 Thanksgiving Weekend Activities To Keep Your Kids Busy

After the food has been gobbled, the kiddos will be fidgety and we’ve got the perfect list of activities to keep you sane and the little ones happy.

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4 OC Libraries That Make Reading Fun Again

Long gone are the dusty days of boring ambiance and old-smelling encyclopedias at your local library. They’ve been replaced with enriching programs and artistic murals and displays that make libraries a fun place to hang out, not just a quick…

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Ultimate Guide for Halloween Fun

There’s something uniquely magical about Halloween. From picking out the perfect pumpkin to selecting a special costume to the actual day where candy and the chorus of “Trick or Treat” rule the neighborhood, it’s not surprising that kiddos (and kids…

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10 Awesome Ways to Celebrate the End of Summer in Seattle

We know it’s hard to admit, but summer is coming to an end soon. It won’t be long before we trade in our flip-flops for rain boots and put away the sunscreen in exchange for lunchboxes. Spend these last few…

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