Creative Child Magazinehttp://www.creativechild.comHelping parents nurture their child's creativity.enCopyright 2014 Scooterbay Publishing, Inc.Mon, 28 Jul 2014 2:28:18 -07:000KohanaPHPO-Joy Smoothiehttp://www.creativechild.com/kids-kitchen/o-joy-smoothie<p><img src="/template/userfiles/posts/Cheers-Smoothie.jpg" alt="" width="152" height="154" /></p>Kids' KitchenThu, 24 Jul 2014 13:12:26 -07:00Monster Pom Pomshttp://www.creativechild.com/other-stuff/monster-pom-poms<p><img src="/template/userfiles/posts/Pom-Monsters-Final.jpg" alt="" width="150" height="97" /></p>Other StuffThu, 24 Jul 2014 12:29:40 -07:00Taming Your Toddler with Chores?http://www.creativechild.com/parenting/taming-your-toddler-with-chores<p><em>By Joanna Gordon</em></p> <p>I’ve noticed whenever I’m busy running around making breakfast, lunch or dinner, my toddler seems to be increasingly needy and wants all of my attention. When I explain, “mommy will play after dinner is ready or the kitchen is cleaned up,” she just pleads harder and acts out her frustration.  My advice to taming the tantrum - ask her to help!</p> <p><img src="/template/userfiles/posts/Tantrum-Toddler.jpg" alt="" width="640" height="527" /></p> <p>The other…ParentingWed, 23 Jul 2014 14:15:42 -07:00Get Prepared with the MediBag First Aid Kithttp://www.creativechild.com/editors-picks/top-20-basic-first-aid-kit-supplies<p><img src="/template/userfiles/posts/medibag_single.jpg" alt="" width="250" height="212" />Are you prepared?</p>Editor's PicksMon, 21 Jul 2014 14:50:40 -07:00Strawberry Graham Cracker Treatshttp://www.creativechild.com/kids-kitchen/strawberry-graham-cracker-cheesecake-treats<p><img src="/template/userfiles/images/Strawberry-Graham-Treats.jpg" alt="" width="184" height="138" /></p>Kids' KitchenThu, 17 Jul 2014 11:19:27 -07:00#nutfree Reusable Baghttp://www.creativechild.com/editors-picks/saffron-nutfree-reusable-bag<p><span>This incredible reusable bag with the #nutfree logo is not just for the grocery store.<img src="/template/userfiles/posts/nutfree-Leaf.jpg" alt="" width="300" height="300" /></span></p>Editor's PicksTue, 18 Mar 2014 11:03:13 -07:00National Day Of Unplugginghttp://www.creativechild.com/parenting/national-day-of-unplugging<p><span>Is technology a good thing or a bad thing when it comes to raising our kids?<img style="float: left;" src="/template/userfiles/posts/National_Day_Of_Unplugging.jpg" alt="" width="150" height="100" /></span></p>ParentingThu, 6 Mar 2014 10:24:39 -08:00Crock Pot Creamy Tomato Souphttp://www.creativechild.com/kids-kitchen/crock-pot-creamy-tomato-soup<p><span>Thanks to my parents, I'm real picky when it comes to soup...<img class="float-left" src="/template/userfiles/posts/Crock-Pot-Creamy-Tomato-Soup.jpg" alt="" width="150" height="112" /></span></p>Kids KitchenWed, 29 Jan 2014 11:33:34 -08:00French Onion Souphttp://www.creativechild.com/kids-kitchen/french-onion-soup<p><span><img src="/template/userfiles/posts/french-onion-soup.jpg" alt="" width="150" height="106" />This soup is awesome! French onion soup is one of my favorite soups...</span></p>Kids' KitchenFri, 17 Jan 2014 11:38:26 -08:00How to Get Kids Excited about Readinghttp://www.creativechild.com/other-stuff/how-to-get-kids-excited-about-reading<p><span><img src="/template/userfiles/posts/Reading_Kids_94693786.gif" alt="" width="182" height="137" />Getting Kids Excited About Reading<br /></span></p>Other StuffFri, 17 Jan 2014 11:23:36 -08:00Brilliant Parenting: Encouraging Positive Behaviors in Othershttp://www.creativechild.com/parenting/brilliant-parenting-encouraging-positive-behaviors-in-others<p><span>Guiding your child to behave in a positive manner is as easy as 1,2,3...</span></p>ParentingTue, 31 Dec 2013 13:25:42 -08:00Portia Polar Bear's Birthday Wishhttp://www.creativechild.com/music-and-activities/portia-polar-bears-birthday-wish<p><img src="/template/userfiles/Margie_Carroll_Press_-_Portia_Polar_Bears_Birthday_Wish.jpg" alt="" width="150" height="143" />Portia Polar Bear's Birthday Wish, a new children's book written by Margie Carroll with accompanying photography by Daniel J. Cox, is a story about a young polar bear that thinks she's much different than her other Arctic friends.</p>Music & ActivitiesMon, 23 Dec 2013 16:13:09 -08:00Alaska's Dog Heroeshttp://www.creativechild.com/parenting/alaskas-dog-heroes<p><img src="/template/userfiles/Alaskas_Dog_Heroes1.JPG" alt="" width="153" height="142" /></p> <p>Dogs really are a person’s best friend in Alaska...</p>ParentingMon, 23 Dec 2013 15:55:54 -08:00Vanilla Snowman Cupcakes with Vanilla Icinghttp://www.creativechild.com/kids-kitchen/vanilla-snowman-cupcakes-with-vanilla-icing<p><img src="/template/userfiles/posts/christmas-cupcakes_1.jpg" alt="" width="150" height="130" />These adorable snowman cupcakes are low fat, easy to make and they are a hit with the kids!</p>Kids' KitchenWed, 11 Dec 2013 16:01:00 -08:00Arts, Crafts and Hobbies: A Life of Rewardshttp://www.creativechild.com/arts-and-crafts/arts-crafts-and-hobbies-result-in-a-life-of-rewards<p>Arts and crafts books are the start of a new adventure for them together with the start of an essential area in your children's development...</p>Arts & CraftsWed, 11 Dec 2013 15:27:15 -08:00Macaroni and Cheesehttp://www.creativechild.com/music-and-activities/macaroni-and-cheese<p><img style="float: left;" src="/template/userfiles/posts/Macaroni-and-Cheese.jpg" alt="" width="150" height="147" /></p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <p>Not just a comfort food anymore...MACARONI AND CHEESE, Volume 1, is the first in a multiple book anthology of uplifting and inspirational stories and songs for kids and their parents.</p>Music & ActivitiesTue, 5 Nov 2013 16:18:38 -08:00Chicken Pot Pie Souphttp://www.creativechild.com/kids-kitchen/chicken-pot-pie-soup<p><img src="/template/userfiles/posts/Chicken_Pot_Pie_Soup_1.jpg" alt="" width="150" height="129" />Chicken pot pie is ultimate comfort food and this creamy, chunky soup is loaded...</p>Kids' KitchenFri, 1 Nov 2013 14:54:42 -07:00Candy Corn Fruit Parfaitshttp://www.creativechild.com/kids-kitchen/candy-corn-fruit-parfaits<p><img style="float: left;" src="/template/userfiles/posts/Candy-Corn-Fruit-Parfaits-1.jpg" alt="" width="150" height="128" />A delicious Halloween treat that's light and easy to make. If you need an idea for a healthier Halloween dessert at your next party...</p>Kids' KitchenMon, 21 Oct 2013 14:55:22 -07:00Pumpkin Cupcakes with Pumpkin Spiced Cream Cheese Frostinghttp://www.creativechild.com/kids-kitchen/pumpkin-cupcakes-with-pumpkin-spiced-cream-cheese-frosting<p><img style="float: left;" src="/template/userfiles/posts/Pumpkin-Cupcakes.jpg" alt="" width="150" height="119" />Skinny pumpkin cupcakes, perfect for Halloween parties, Thanksgiving or anytime you want a low fat pumpkin treat...</p>Kids' KitchenMon, 21 Oct 2013 14:32:41 -07:00Little Dancehttp://www.creativechild.com/music-and-activities/little-dance<p><img style="float: left;" src="/template/userfiles/posts/Little_Dance_-_Editors_Pick.jpg" alt="" width="165" height="165" /></p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <p>A delightful board book full of dance inspired riddles that make story time fun. Ten dance-related topics are presented in a rhyming riddle format with illustrated clues and answers. Tutu, tap shoes, and leotard are included in this board book</p>Music & ActivitiesWed, 25 Sep 2013 10:24:42 -07:007 Ways to Raise A Musical Babyhttp://www.creativechild.com/music-and-activities/7-ways-to-raise-a-musical-baby<p><img src="/template/userfiles/posts/untitled-folder.jpg" alt="" width="171" height="116" />One of the most wonderful forms of self-expression parents can foster within their children is the ability to play music. Happily, it is possible to get started doing so while the baby is still in the womb. Raising a musical child has many advantages – more even than can be accurately calculated.</p>Music & ActivitiesMon, 23 Sep 2013 11:06:05 -07:00Squish and Splash a Family Vacationhttp://www.creativechild.com/travel/squish-climb-splash-a-family-adventure-vacation<p><img style="float: left;" src="/template/userfiles/posts/Squish-climb-splash-a-family-adventure-vacation-2a.jpg" alt="" width="150" height="118" /></p>TravelTue, 27 Aug 2013 15:34:31 -07:00Learning Toys Stimulate Different Types of Child Developmenthttp://www.creativechild.com/growth-and-development/learning-toys-stimulate-different-types-of-child-development<p><img class="float-left" style="float: left;" src="/template/userfiles/posts/Learning_Toys_Stimulate_Different_Types_of_Child_Development_1.jpg" alt="" width="150" height="100" />Parents might not spend a lot of time thinking about the make-believe learning toys they provide to their kids, but maybe they should start...</p>Growth & DevelopmentThu, 11 Jul 2013 16:42:01 -07:00Baby Review 2013http://www.creativechild.com/features/baby-review-2013<p>Take a look at some of the pictures from this years <em>Baby</em> Awards Review!<img style="float: left;" src="/template/userfiles/posts/Baby_2013a.jpg" alt="" width="150" height="113" /></p>FeaturesFri, 7 Jun 2013 12:03:23 -07:00Why You Should Encourage Children to Take Music Lessonshttp://www.creativechild.com/growth-and-development/why-you-should-encourage-children-to-take-music-lessons<p><img class="float-left" style="float: left;" src="/template/userfiles/headline/Why_You_Should_Encourage_Children_to_Take_Music_Lessons.jpg" alt="" width="150" height="100" />Taking music lessons is one of the activities parents would want for their children. For children of all ages, it is often the parents who encourage them to study music.</p>Growth & DevelopmentTue, 21 May 2013 15:35:58 -07:00Frozen Mango, Kiwi, Raspberry Popshttp://www.creativechild.com/middle-left/frozen-mango-kiwi-raspberry-pops<p><img class="float-left" style="float: left;" src="/template/userfiles/posts/frozen-mango-kiwi-raspberry-pops.jpg" alt="" width="150" height="112" /></p>Middle LeftMon, 4 Mar 2013 11:27:47 -08:00Kids Love Their Space to Learn and Createhttp://www.creativechild.com/arts-and-crafts/kids-love-their-own-space-to-learn-and-create<p><img src="/template/userfiles/posts/Kids_Love_Their_Own_Space_to_Learn_and_Create_b.jpg" alt="" width="150" height="111" /></p> <p>In our basement is a place for our kids to learn and create. It's not a fancy space, but it's practical, spacious and kid friendly. A kids' art and craft desk, a computer just for children, a piano keyboard, a bucket of instruments, an easel, and two kids' tables with kid sized chairs fill the space. The floor underneath our "Learn and Create Space" is linoleum</p>…Arts & CraftsTue, 26 Feb 2013 17:19:39 -08:00Make This Paper Poppy Wall Art With Your Childhttp://www.creativechild.com/other-stuff/paper-poppy-wall-art<p><img class="float-left" style="float: left;" src="/template/userfiles/posts/Paper_Poppy_Wall_Art_.jpg" alt="" width="150" height="150" /></p>Other StuffTue, 26 Feb 2013 16:40:44 -08:00Family Fun at Dinnertimehttp://www.creativechild.com/kids-kitchen/family-fun-at-dinnertime<p><img class="float-left" style="float: left;" src="/template/userfiles/posts/Family_Fun_at_Dinnertime.jpg" alt="" width="250" height="166" />Even as a stay at home parent it's often difficult to find time to have meals as a family...</p>Kids' KitchenTue, 26 Feb 2013 13:05:05 -08:00Shopping with Children: How to Avoid a Meltdownhttp://www.creativechild.com/parenting/shopping-with-children-how-to-avoid-a-meltdown<p><img src="/template/userfiles/posts/Shopping_with_Children.jpg" alt="" width="150" height="128" />Sometimes you just don’t have the time to find a babysitter or you’ve got to run a few impromptu errands, which mean that your kids will be joining you on the shopping excursion...</p>ParentingTue, 26 Feb 2013 12:50:25 -08:00Best Things to Do with Your Kid this Weekendhttp://www.creativechild.com/music-and-activities/best-things-to-do-with-your-kid-this-weekend<p><img class="float-left" style="float: left;" src="/template/userfiles/headline/Best-Things-to-Do-with-Your-Kid-this-Weekend.jpg" alt="" width="197" height="120" />Days and years fly when you’re a full-time employee and parent. One day you’re going to wake up to find that your little boy or girl is all grownup about to head off to college. So you’ve got to make the time you have together count.</p>Music & ActivitiesWed, 13 Feb 2013 13:51:07 -08:00Simple Ideas for an Extraordinary Kids Vacationhttp://www.creativechild.com/mi/simple-ideas-for-an-extraordinary-kids-vacation<p><img class="float-left" style="float: left;" src="/template/userfiles/posts/Simple-Ideas-for-an-Extraordinary-Kids-Vacation.jpg" alt="" width="150" height="115" /></p> <p> </p>Middle CenterWed, 13 Feb 2013 12:08:05 -08:00Choosing the right crafts for your kids can make or break themhttp://www.creativechild.com/arts-and-crafts/choosing-the-right-crafts-for-your-kids-can-make-or-break-them<p>The concept that kids crafts is, or should be beneficial for children is not a new one. Traditional educators have long touted the direction following and fine motor development skills that arts and crafts gives to children...</p>Arts & CraftsTue, 29 Jan 2013 11:49:54 -08:005 Parenting Guidelines To Help Your Kid Exercise Morehttp://www.creativechild.com/growth-and-development/5-parenting-guidelines-to-help-your-kid-exercise-more<p>As a mom in the new millennium, I dream about the idea of parenting in a world where streets are safe and elders can let their children run freely thru the neighborhood, their bodies naturally challenged with the exercise of play...</p>Growth & DevelopmentTue, 29 Jan 2013 11:41:27 -08:00Make Your Own Gingerbread Cupcakeshttp://www.creativechild.com/kids-kitchen/make-your-own-gingerbread-cupcakes<p>Enjoy this fun and easy recipe with your children! A festive treat that all will love!</p> <p><img class="float-left" style="float: left;" src="/template/userfiles/headline/gingerbreadlattesmalla.jpg" alt="" width="200" height="134" /></p>Kids' KitchenWed, 28 Nov 2012 10:51:48 -08:00Introducing Poof-Slinky http://www.creativechild.com/other-stuff/introducing-poof-slinky-<p><img class="float-right" style="float: right;" src="/template/userfiles/posts/POOF-Slinky_Inc._-_Stikits.jpg" alt="" width="200" height="140" />There are over 600 products in the Poof-Slinky® product line in the foam ball, flying toy, activity set, science, magic, pull toy, tabletop game, board game, trivia, wood construction, outdoor, puzzle, wood, dice and card game categories, many of which are made right here in the USA...</p>Other StuffThu, 15 Nov 2012 14:39:12 -08:00Introducing Lullaby Earthhttp://www.creativechild.com/features/introducing-lullaby-earth<p><img class="float-right" style="float: right;" src="/template/userfiles/posts/Lullaby_Earth_2.jpg" alt="" width="200" height="300" />Lullaby Earth is a revolutionary lightweight baby crib mattress that offers all the benefits you want in a crib mattress without any harmful chemicals or allergens...</p>FeaturesThu, 15 Nov 2012 14:22:24 -08:00Introducing Kanga Carehttp://www.creativechild.com/features/introducing-kanga-care<p><img class="float-left" style="float: left;" src="/template/userfiles/Kanga_Care.jpg" alt="" width="150" height="150" />Julie first started sewing the, now famous, Rumparooz One Size Cloth Diaper in 2006 for her daughter who was born with a severe allergy to the chemicals in traditional disposable diapers...</p>FeaturesThu, 15 Nov 2012 12:54:06 -08:00Have fun Tie Dyeinghttp://www.creativechild.com/arts-and-crafts/have-fun-tie-dyeing<p>The colorful 'sunbu<img class="float-left" style="float: left;" src="/template/userfiles/posts/iStock_000009305700XSmall.jpg" alt="" width="202" height="123" />rst' patterns kids can create are never out of style! Get psychedelic with a crafting classic - tie dyeing. The colorful 'sunburst' patterns kids can create are never out of style. This simplified version doesn't even require a washing machine!</p>Arts & CraftsMon, 8 Oct 2012 16:00:08 -07:00After school activities: a developmental psychology perspectivehttp://www.creativechild.com/parenting/after-school-activities-a-developmental-psychology-perspective<p><img class="float-left" style="float: left;" src="/template/userfiles/posts/iStock_000012484778XSmall_2.jpg" alt="" width="150" height="100" />As children develop and grow up, different aspects of their physical, psychological, emotional and social functioning needs development. This has been researched by cognitive psychologists, which also use the findings to develop various types of therapies for children...</p>ParentingTue, 2 Oct 2012 15:24:39 -07:00Sparking Your Child's Imagination: Ten Ideas You Can Use Todayhttp://www.creativechild.com/growth-and-development/sparking-your-childs-imagination-ten-ideas-you-can-use-today<p><img class="float-right" style="float: right;" src="/template/userfiles/posts/iStock_000004093424Large.jpg" alt="" width="150" height="225" />Some kids seem to naturally get lost in the wonder of their imaginations. Others need a little more prompting...</p>Growth & DevelopmentWed, 26 Sep 2012 10:05:20 -07:00Toys That Enhance Learning And Languagehttp://www.creativechild.com/growth-and-development/toys-that-enhance-learning-and-language<p>Most infant toys focus on stimulating your baby's visual and auditory senses...</p>Growth & DevelopmentTue, 14 Aug 2012 14:28:44 -07:00Make Your Own SunPrinthttp://www.creativechild.com/arts-and-crafts/make-your-own-sunprint<p><img src="/template/userfiles/Creative_Child_-_SunPrints_1.jpg" alt="" width="166" height="128" /></p> <p><span>The weather over the weekend was bright and sunny -perfect for getting out the Sunprint Kit my Mum had sent us recently. Sunprints use a special paper that goes through a chemical change when you expose it to light.</span></p>Arts & CraftsWed, 1 Aug 2012 15:37:44 -07:00Old-fashioned Ways to Raise Creative Childrenhttp://www.creativechild.com/parenting/old-fashioned-ways-to-raise-creative-children<p><img src="/template/userfiles/posts/iStock_000012716225Small.jpg" alt="" width="144" height="129" />Your imagination as a parent is what will help your child develop their own imagination. When you create an environment for exploring the world, you are giving your child an opportunity to use their mind.</p>ParentingWed, 25 Apr 2012 14:57:07 -07:00Family Fun at Dinnertimehttp://www.creativechild.com/bm/family-fun-at-dinnertime<p><img class="float-left" style="float: left;" src="/template/userfiles/posts/Chef-girl-1.jpg" alt="" width="150" height="115" /></p>Bottom LeftTue, 31 Jan 2012 13:17:17 -08:00A Healthy Kids Breakfast- It Can Be Done!http://www.creativechild.com/health-and-safety/a-healthy-kids-breakfast-it-can-be-done<p><img class="float-left" style="float: left;" src="/template/userfiles/posts/A-Healthy-Kids-Breakfast--It-Can-Be-Done.jpg" alt="" width="150" height="112" />Do you struggle trying to get your children fueled with a healthy breakfast?</p>Health & SafetyTue, 31 Jan 2012 12:28:19 -08:00Choosing the Right Wooden Educational Toyshttp://www.creativechild.com/music-and-activities/choosing-the-right-wooden-educational-toys<p><img src="/template/userfiles/Wooden_Educational_Toys.jpg" alt="" width="160" height="133" />Wooden toys make a terrific choice for educational toys because they are durable and safe.</p>Music & ActivitiesMon, 30 Jan 2012 16:43:04 -08:00Seaworld is the Place to be During the Christmas Seasonhttp://www.creativechild.com/travel/seaworld-is-the-place-to-be-during-the-christmas-season<p><img class="float-left" style="float: left;" title="Kids Playing in the Snow" src="/template/userfiles/posts/Creative_Child_-_Seaworld_Holiday_2_cropped.jpg" alt="Kids Playing in the Snow" width="178" height="138" />New This Year: SnowWorld Promises a Winter Wonderland of Fun for Everyone. With special holiday-themed animal shows, real snow, reindeer, festive décor and more, SeaWorld is the place to be this Christmas season.</p>TravelFri, 18 Nov 2011 16:22:52 -08:00Christmas Tree Cookieshttp://www.creativechild.com/kids-kitchen/christmas-tree-cookies<p><img class="float-left" style="float: left;" src="/template/userfiles/posts/Holiday-Tree-Cookie.jpg" alt="" width="150" height="120" />Kids will love decorating these holiday favorites. Come learn how to make two of our holiday favorites, Christmas Tree Cookies, and Star of David Chocolate Cookies!</p>Kids' KitchenWed, 16 Nov 2011 16:00:55 -08:00Choosing a Musical Instrumenthttp://www.creativechild.com/bo/choosing-a-musical-instrument<p><img src="/template/userfiles/images/ChoosingAMusicalInstrument.jpg" alt="" width="191" height="136" /></p>Bottom CenterWed, 16 Nov 2011 15:44:52 -08:00Come Spend the Holidays at the Embassy Suites in Dallas - Friscohttp://www.creativechild.com/travel/come-spend-the-holidays-at-the-embassy-suites-in-dallas-frisco<p><img class="float-left" style="float: left;" src="/template/userfiles/posts/Creative_Child_-_Frisco-Embassy_Suites_1.jpg" alt="" width="150" height="100" />The Embassy Suites Dallas - Frisco / Hotel, Convention Center & Spa is conveniently located right in the heart of great shopping and dinning for the whole family...</p>TravelTue, 15 Nov 2011 13:06:20 -08:00Welcome to the Wyndham Orlando Resorthttp://www.creativechild.com/travel/welcome-to-the-wyndham-orlando-resort<p>Welcome to the Wyndham Orlando Resort on International Drive, an idyllic tropical paradise in the heart of the world's most popular vacation destination. Enjoy lush gardens and romantic lagoons beside a city of adventure while staying at Wyndham Orlando Resort.</p>TravelMon, 14 Nov 2011 15:09:52 -08:00Why Not Bake Cookies For Some Indoor Family Fun?http://www.creativechild.com/kids-kitchen/why-not-bake-cookies-for-some-indoor-family-fun<p><img class="float-left" style="float: left;" src="/template/userfiles/posts/Why_Not_Bake_Cookies_For_Some_Indoor_Family_Fun.jpg" alt="" width="150" height="100" />If you’re looking for something fun to do with the kids during those cold winter months when everyone is shut indoors, then why not bake cookies?</p>Kids' KitchenTue, 8 Nov 2011 13:02:39 -08:00Behind the Scene: Creative Child Review Eventhttp://www.creativechild.com/other-stuff/behind-the-scene-creative-child-review-event<p>Take a look at some of the pictures from this years <em>Creative</em> Child Toy Awards Review!</p> <p><img class="center" src="/template/userfiles/images/CC-Toy-Review-014.jpg" alt="" width="300" height="200" /></p> <p><img src="/template/userfiles/images/CC-Toy-Review-022.jpg" alt="" width="300" height="200" /></p> <p><img src="/template/userfiles/images/CC-Toy-Review-026.jpg" alt="" width="300" height="450" /></p> <p><img src="/template/userfiles/images/CC-Toy-Review-037.jpg" alt="" width="300"…Other StuffThu, 20 Oct 2011 12:13:03 -07:0010 Ways to Support Your Child In Schoolhttp://www.creativechild.com/parenting/10-ways-to-support-your-child-in-school<p><img class="float-left" src="/template/userfiles/posts/10-Ways-to-Support-Your-Child-In-School.jpg" alt="" width="150" height="113" />When we think about how to help children through school, the first things that come to mind are: checking their homework, having pencils, pens, and paper, and getting them to school...</p>ParentingThu, 1 Sep 2011 10:40:04 -07:00Get There Happily: Tips For Traveling With Kidshttp://www.creativechild.com/travel/get-there-happily-tips-for-traveling-with-kids<p><img class="float-left" style="float: left;" src="/template/userfiles/posts/Get_There_Happily-_Tips_For_Traveling_With_Kids.jpg" alt="" width="150" height="100" />Have you ever tried to go on an extended outing with a big group of kids? If you have, then you know that traveling with kids requires you to be flexible, prepared, and ready to have fun.</p>TravelWed, 31 Aug 2011 15:34:18 -07:00Recycle Old Crayons into New Crayonshttp://www.creativechild.com/arts-and-crafts/recycle-old-crayons-into-new-crayons<p><img class="float-left" src="/template/userfiles/posts/Recycled_Crayons_4.jpg" alt="" width="174" height="116" /></p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <p>A delightfuly fun craft that uses all of those old broken crayons at the bottom of your box!</p>Arts & CraftsFri, 26 Aug 2011 15:29:28 -07:00Cheerio Treatshttp://www.creativechild.com/kids-kitchen/cheerio-treats<p><img class="left" style="float: left;" src="/template/userfiles/posts/Cheerio_Treats.jpg" alt="" width="150" height="150" />I have admitted before that I am not a morning person.  You will not find me fixing a fresh hot breakfast for my kids in the morning.</p>Kids' KitchenMon, 22 Aug 2011 16:37:44 -07:005 Educational Benefits of Stuffed Animal Toyshttp://www.creativechild.com/music-and-activities/5-educational-benefits-of-stuffed-animal-toys<p><img class="float-left" src="/template/userfiles/posts/5_Educational_Benefits_of_Kids_Stuffed_Animals_Toys.jpg" alt="" width="150" height="113" />Often, a child’s first toy might be a teddy bear or another stuffed animal. Stores are full of stuffed toys, and there are even entire businesses dedicated to customizing stuffed animals.</p>Music & ActivitiesMon, 22 Aug 2011 14:07:02 -07:00Stamping with Pencilshttp://www.creativechild.com/arts-and-crafts/stamping-with-pencils<p><img src="/template/userfiles/Pencil_Stamping_-_Crafts.jpg" alt="" width="150" height="150" /></p> <p>Try this fun easy craft with your kids! Using pencil erasers and an ink pad, create designs that are great for cards, invitations or any craft project.</p>Arts & CraftsFri, 12 Aug 2011 12:29:42 -07:005 Parenting Guidelines To Help Your Kid Exercise Morehttp://www.creativechild.com/health-and-safety/5-parenting-guidelines-to-help-your-kid-exercise-more<p><img src="/template/userfiles/5_Parenting_Guidelines_To_Help_Your_Kid_Exercise_More.jpg" alt="" width="182" height="117" />As a mom in the new millennium, I dream about the idea of parenting in a world where streets are safe and elders can let their children run freely thru the neighborhood, their bodies naturally challenged with the exercise of play.</p>Health & SafetyThu, 11 Aug 2011 12:39:25 -07:00Getting Your Kids to Play Outdoorshttp://www.creativechild.com/health-and-safety/getting-your-kids-to-play-outdoors<p><img src="/template/userfiles/Getting-Kids-to-Play-Outdoors-1.jpg" alt="" width="300" height="157" />It might sound really amusing to consider building a social network of kids but that’s a great solution to the problem at hand. What do I mean by a social network? Well its simple...</p>Health & SafetyThu, 11 Aug 2011 11:34:33 -07:00Encouraging Your Child's Artistic Pursuitshttp://www.creativechild.com/m/encouraging-your-childs-artistic-pursuits<p><img src="/template/userfiles/Encouraging-Your-Childs-Artistic.jpg" alt="" width="181" height="134" /></p>Middle RightWed, 10 Aug 2011 14:45:11 -07:00Holiday Issue 2010http://www.creativechild.com/holiday-issue/holiday-issue-2010<p><img src="/template/userfiles/images/CCM_Cover_01_small.jpg" alt="Winter 2010/2011 Holiday Issue" width="194" height="261" /></p> <p><a title="See the latest holiday issue." href="/magazine">Look inside the issue ></a></p>Holiday IssueMon, 8 Aug 2011 14:53:27 -07:00Learn How to Slow Down in a Fast-Paced Worldhttp://www.creativechild.com/br/faster-please<p><img src="/template/userfiles/images/FasterPlease01_thumb.jpg" alt="Faster Please!" width="165" height="123" /></p>Bottom RightMon, 8 Feb 2010 21:39:53 -08:00Peanut Butter Barshttp://www.creativechild.com/kids-kitchen/peanut-butter-bars<p><img title="Peanut Butter Bars" src="/template/userfiles/images/PeanutButterBars_thumb.jpg" alt="" width="165" height="123" />These are the perfect bars for the peanut butter and cholocate lover on your holiday guest list.</p>Kids' KitchenMon, 8 Feb 2010 21:30:07 -08:00Fabulous French Toasthttp://www.creativechild.com/kids-kitchen/fabulous-french-toast<p>Easy and tasty breakfast that kids will take pride in making.</p>Kids' KitchenMon, 8 Feb 2010 21:25:29 -08:00