Creative Child Magazinehttp://www.creativechild.comHelping parents nurture their child's creativity.enCopyright 2014 Scooterbay Publishing, Inc.Thu, 24 Apr 2014 1:03:58 -07:000KohanaPHP#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 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 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>Middle LeftWed, 29 Jan 2014 11:33:34 -08:00Delightfully Baked Apples<p><span>Like little individual apple crisps without all the added fuss...<img class="float-left" src="/template/userfiles/posts/Baked-Apples_copy.jpg" alt="" width="150" height="104" /></span></p>Kids' KitchenWed, 29 Jan 2014 11:25:44 -08:00French 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 Reading<p><span><img src="/template/userfiles/posts/How_to_Get_Kids_Excited_about_Reading.jpg" alt="" width="150" height="100" />Reading can broaden your children’s horizons, inspire their creativity and give them an edge in learning new subjects at school...</span></p>ParentingFri, 17 Jan 2014 11:23:36 -08:00Brilliant 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 Wish<p><img src="/template/userfiles/Margie_Carroll_Press_-_Portia_Polar_Bears_Birthday_Wish.jpg" alt="" width="250" height="237" />A story about a young polar bear that thinks she's much different than her other Arctic friends...</p>Editor's PicksMon, 23 Dec 2013 16:13:09 -08:00Alaska's Dog Heroes<p>Dogs really are a person’s best friend in Alaska...<img src="/template/userfiles/Alaskas_Dog_Heroes1.JPG" alt="" width="218" height="203" /></p>ParentingMon, 23 Dec 2013 15:55:54 -08:00Vanilla 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 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 -08:00Skinny Apple Cobbler<p><img src="/template/userfiles/posts/skinny-apple-cobbler.jpg" alt="" width="150" height="132" />What can be sweeter on a chilly Fall evening than warm cinnamon apples topped with a sweet golden cobbler crust?</p>Middle LeftTue, 26 Nov 2013 14:54:12 -08:00Macaroni and Cheese<p><img style="float: left;" src="/template/userfiles/posts/Macaroni-and-Cheese.jpg" alt="" width="150" height="147" />Not just a comfort food anymore...</p>Music & ActivitiesTue, 5 Nov 2013 16:18:38 -08:00KickboardUSA - Mini Micro 3in1 - 3 rides for 3 ages<p><img src="/template/userfiles/posts/mini-3in1-stage-2-obar.jpg" alt="" width="300" height="253" />The award-winning Mini Micro 3in1 is the quality ride-on toy and scooter that ‘grows’ with children from age 1 to age 5....</p>Middle RightFri, 1 Nov 2013 15:19:46 -07:00Chicken 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 -07:00Kids Fly Safe with CARES Airplane Safety Harness<p><img src="/template/userfiles/posts/AmSafe.jpg" alt="" width="150" height="131" />When it comes to your child, safety is the only option...</p>TravelFri, 1 Nov 2013 13:34:03 -07:00Flying fun with AirPogo<p><span><strong><span><img src="/template/userfiles/posts/AirPogo1.jpg" alt="" width="150" height="132" />AIR POGO</span> ®</strong> can best be described as a pogo on a rope...</span></p>Other StuffFri, 1 Nov 2013 11:10:19 -07:00Candy 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 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 Dance<p><img style="float: left;" src="/template/userfiles/posts/Little_Dance_-_Editors_Pick.jpg" alt="" width="200" height="200" />A delightful board book full of dance inspired riddles that make story time fun.</p>Music & ActivitiesWed, 25 Sep 2013 10:24:42 -07:007 Ways to Raise A Musical Baby<p><img src="/template/userfiles/posts/untitled-folder.jpg" alt="" width="150" height="101" />One of the most wonderful forms of self-expression parents can foster within their children is the ability to play music...</p>Music & ActivitiesMon, 23 Sep 2013 11:06:05 -07:00Squish, climb, splash a family adventure vacation<p>There is never a dull moment when you vacation with a two-year-old...<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 -07:00Constructive Play for Toddlers<p><img src="/template/userfiles/posts/Creative_Child_-_Constructive_Play_for_Toddlers_a.jpg" alt="" width="250" height="215" />Toddlers learn through playing skills that will serve them throughout their lives...</p>Middle CenterThu, 8 Aug 2013 14:07:58 -07:00Learning 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 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>Other StuffFri, 7 Jun 2013 12:03:23 -07:00Awards Review 2013<p>Take a look at some of the pictures from this years <em>Creative</em> Child Toy Awards Review!</p> <p><img src="/template/userfiles/headline/Awards_2013_Thumbnails.png" alt="" width="571" height="758" /></p>Other StuffFri, 7 Jun 2013 11:15:19 -07:00Why 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 -07:00Follow Creative Child on Pinterest<p>CreativeChild is happy to announce that we are now on Pinterest! Follow us to see our favorite things!<img class="float-right" style="float: right;" src="/template/userfiles/Pinterest.jpg" alt="" width="158" height="123" /></p>Other StuffTue, 16 Apr 2013 10:30:23 -07:00Frozen 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" />Cool off with these homemade frozen fruit pops made with fresh fruit puree.</p>Kids' KitchenMon, 4 Mar 2013 11:27:47 -08:00Kids Love Their Own Space to Learn and Create<p><img style="float: left;" src="/template/userfiles/posts/Kids_Love_Their_Own_Space_to_Learn_and_Create_b.jpg" alt="" width="150" height="111" />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...</p>Other StuffTue, 26 Feb 2013 17:19:39 -08:00Family 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 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 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="150" height="100" />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 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" />A vacation for kids need not be the same every year. Always look for fresh ideas to surprise your kids...</p>TravelWed, 13 Feb 2013 12:08:05 -08:00Choosing 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 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 -08:00Making Holiday Music<p><img class="float-left" style="float: left;" src="/template/userfiles/posts/705088_euphonium.jpg" alt="" width="200" height="139" />Music has long been an important part of celebrations and the holidays are no exception.</p>Other StuffWed, 28 Nov 2012 14:38:27 -08:00Make 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<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 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 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 Dyeing<p><img class="float-left" style="float: left;" src="/template/userfiles/posts/iStock_000009305700XSmall.jpg" alt="" width="150" height="100" />The colorful 'sunburst' patterns kids can create are never out of style!</p>Arts & CraftsMon, 8 Oct 2012 16:00:08 -07:00After 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 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 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 SunPrint<p><span><img class="float-right" style="float: right;" src="/template/userfiles/Sunprints_-_3.jpg" alt="" width="150" height="117" />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 Children<p><img class="float-right" style="float: right;" src="/template/userfiles/posts/iStock_000012716225Small.jpg" alt="" width="150" height="134" />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 -07:00A 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 Toys<p><img class="float-right" style="float: right;" src="/template/userfiles/Wooden_Educational_Toys.jpg" alt="" width="150" height="125" />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 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 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 Instrument<p><img class="float-left" style="float: left;" title="Little Girl Playing an Instrument" src="/template/userfiles/posts/Choosing-a-Musical-Instrument_Music_girl-1_cropped.jpg" alt="Little Girl Playing an Instrument" width="178" height="138" />Information to guide you through the myriad of choices. Familiarize yourself with the wide array of musical choices. Visit your local instrumental music store.</p>Other StuffWed, 16 Nov 2011 15:44:52 -08:00Come 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 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?<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 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 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 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 Crayons<p><img class="float-left" src="/template/userfiles/posts/Recycled_Crayons_4.jpg" alt="" width="150" height="104" />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 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 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 Pencils<p><img style="float: right;" src="/template/userfiles/Pencil_Stamping_-_Crafts.jpg" alt="" width="150" height="150" />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 More<p><img class="float-right" style="float: right;" src="/template/userfiles/5_Parenting_Guidelines_To_Help_Your_Kid_Exercise_More.jpg" alt="" width="150" height="101" />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 Outdoors<p>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...<img class="float-left" style="float: right;" src="/template/userfiles/Getting-Kids-to-Play-Outdoors-1.jpg" alt="" width="300" height="157" /></p>Health & SafetyThu, 11 Aug 2011 11:34:33 -07:00Encouraging Your Child's Artistic Pursuits<p><img class="float-right" style="float: right;" src="/template/userfiles/Encouraging_Your_Childs_Artistic_Pursuits.jpg" alt="" width="200" height="200" />Artistic pursuits are often neglected in the public school system and our children suffer as a result. So it is your job as a parent to facilitate art appreciation and artistic pursuits in your children from a young age...</p>Growth & DevelopmentWed, 10 Aug 2011 14:45:11 -07:00Holiday 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 -07:00"Faster, please!"<p><img src="/template/userfiles/images/FasterPlease01_thumb.jpg" alt="Faster Please!" width="165" height="123" />How children are living in this fast-paced modern world.</p>Other StuffMon, 8 Feb 2010 21:39:53 -08:00Peanut 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 Toast<p>Easy and tasty breakfast that kids will take pride in making.</p>Kids' KitchenMon, 8 Feb 2010 21:25:29 -08:00