Ugh, this is a hard day for me. Our son begins his first day of middle school today. Forget boohoo breakfast…I need a FREE happy hour, stat! I need somewhere to go and cry it out with other sixth grade moms because our babies are no longer babies. Middle School is rough, y’all. It’s that weird transition between a kid and a teenager. Middle schoolers are awkward, going through hormonal changes, and learning about topics that, well, parents aren’t ready for their kids to learn about…..keep reading for free middle school signs printables too.
This easy paper flowers craft will help fight summer boredom or provide the kids with a fun activity to do on the weekend. We’ve included a free printable template to help you out too! You’ll just need a few items to get started on this simple kids craft. Add a frame and it makes a great gift for mom or grandma!
Easy Paper Flowers Craft for Kids
Star Wars: The Last Jedi releases on Blu-ray tomorrow! The Star Wars saga welcomes the return of original characters as well as new members. You’ll definitely want to add this movie to your at home collection. We’re also sharing The Last Jedi Printables including free activity sheets. Grab them below!
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Star Wars: The Last Jedi Printables
Rainy days can be a real bore! Consider this fun indoor activity when the kids are stuck inside for the day. Here’s everything you need to prep for this entertaining indoor game, including a free printable of indoor scavenger hunt clues. It’s a great way to entice the kids to put down the electronics, and use their thinking skills to solve the game riddle! This build and play scavenger hunt is a lot of fun with Mega Construx™ micro action figures!
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It’s the start of a new school year! Whether you’re an educator prepping for class, or homeschooling parent, these fun (and FREE) 2nd grade worksheets are perfect for your little ones! Below I’ve included a two-digit subtraction printable and word search printable for your second graders. Simply click the images to print or download these free 2nd grade worksheets!
Free Printable 2nd Grade Worksheets
Oh baby, baby! No, we’re not expecting, but one of my dearest friends recently had a baby, and of course we’re celebrating! I’ve put together a list of baby must-haves for new parents who are expecting. If you’re a new parent and unsure where to begin, this mama of two has your back! Grab this handy new baby checklist below – that’s also printable.
New Baby Checklist
A healthy smile is so important, wouldn’t you agree? Parents – I know getting kids to brush their teeth can be a struggle. I’ve been there! A trick I found to be helpful when reminding my boys to brush, floss and use a kids mouth rinse, is humor. I place fun sticky notes on their mirror that get their attention. It really works too! To get you started on a humorous way to a cleaner mouth, I’ve created this free printable of teeth jokes for kids. Simply click the image below, print, and cut out the jokes. Then tape the jokes on your child’s mirror to give them a gentle reminder about their oral care.
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TheraBreath for Kids Mouth Rinse
DreamWorks Trollhunters is officially premiering on Netflix! Join the all-new adventure when a teen and his friends discover a secret world. Your kids will want to unite in battle to fight evil, so make these fun DIY swords and battle armor while they follow along. The free Trollhunters printables are perfect for a viewing party or celebration! Plus – check out this Trollhunters costume!
Disney’s fantasy adventure film “The BFG” is officially available for at-home collection! The BFG is the first-ever motion picture adaptation of Roald Dahl’s resonant tale of childhood, the magic of dreams and the extraordinary friendship between a young girl and a big friendly giant.
Disney’s The BFG
Fall is in the air! With kids taking a much needed break from school during Thanksgiving week, I thought it would be fun to share this free Thanksgiving printable. Proudly display it on the fridge, or possibly have it as a keepsake in a memory book that you are creating for your child. Kids always say the darndest things, right?!
This summer’s blockbuster hit, “Finding Dory“, swims home on Blu-ray, DVD, and On-Demand November 15th! In preparation of the release, I met with Disney’s own Master Pumpkin Carver, Joseph Yakovetic. Believe it or not, that pumpkin below is mine. I don’t see myself as a natural artist, but with Joseph’s guiding voice, I was able to pull-off this fun Finding Dory Pumpkin. Want to make one of your own? Just follow these easy steps below!
How to paint a Finding Dory Pumpkin
The Wild Life movie is hitting theaters September 9th! Get ready for a new wild adventure with Robinson Crusoe and his pals! What would you do if you were stuck on an island? Read on to hear more about the film, watch the movie trailer, and enter a fun giveaway!
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With children, building a foundation and love for learning begins at home. Whether you are a teacher or homeschool parent, using Think Tank activity cards is a useful way to inspire your young learner. What are Think Tank activity cards? Continue reading for more information – plus grab FREE First Day of School Printables!
1st Grade Math Activity Cards
Thank you to Healthy Choice for sponsoring this post & sending me these Cafe Steamers to enjoy w/my family.
Back to school is a change in routine for the whole family. Say goodbye to lazy summer days, and hello to early rising and busy schedules. As everyone is establishing their new routine, it’s a great idea to consider a few meal planning options for lunch and dinner.
One suggestion I recommend is cooking a larger meal, then freezing the leftovers for easy grab-and-go lunches. Another option for busy nights is healthy meals from Healthy Choice. They’ve just expanded their Healthy Choice Simply Café Steamers line to include four dishes made with USDA-certified organic ingredients. Keep reading to snag a FREE Weekly Meal Planner Printable!
Last week I shared insider information into the coolest new Netflix series – Voltron Legendary Defender! During my visit to Dreamworks Animation in California, I had the opportunity to sit down with the creators of the reboot and voice talents. It was such a fun experience, so be sure to check out that coverage.
Voltron Legendary Defender Printables
Fans young and old will be thrilled with the new series! To get the youngest of fans excited for the film, Dreamworks has released these fun Voltron printables. They’re perfect for watching during the series, or to keep kids busy over the summer break. Download the free printables below! [Read more…]
Whether your child is attending school for the first time or an old pro, transitioning from summer to a new school year can take a bit of acclimating. As parents we’re very familiar with making lunch, but what if we blew our kids away with something special? Just think of your childs face lighting up as they open their lunch box and find a note from mom or dad, or a creative take on a sandwich.
In just a few minutes I created this fun Cheesy Apple Quesadilla that my boys adored. What kid wouldn’t want to eat that? Kids get bored with eating the same old lunch. That’s why I’m hoping today’s post draws some inspiration for you. It doesn’t take much to pull off a creative lunch idea like this, and would really make your kids day. Often times I use cookie cutters to create animal shaped sandwiches for the kids, and they love it! Here’s how to pull off this super simple lunch idea:
Cheesy Apple Quesadilla
Avengers: Age of Ultron is now in theaters! Get the kids excited for the film with these Avengers printable coloring sheets! We just saw the movie over the weekend. It is awesome! There are a lot of intense scenes that will keep you on the edge of your seat. But you’ll get no spoilers from me. 😉
Marvel Studios presents “Avengers: Age of Ultron,” the epic follow-up to the biggest Super Hero movie of all time. When Tony Stark tries to jumpstart a dormant peacekeeping program, things go awry and Earth’s Mightiest Heroes, including Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, The Incredible Hulk, Black Widow and Hawkeye, are put to the ultimate test as the fate of the planet hangs in the balance. As the villainous Ultron emerges, it is up to The Avengers to stop him from enacting his terrible plans, and soon uneasy alliances and unexpected action pave the way for an epic and unique global adventure.
Check out this latest Avengers Age of Ultron trailer below:
The Age of Ultron coloring sheets are perfect for a party or playdate too! Here’s just a few of the coloring sheets you can print out. There are 15 total printable pages!
From the beloved novels by Michael Bond and producer David Heyman (HARRY POTTER), PADDINGTON tells the story of the comic misadventures of a young Peruvian bear (voiced by Ben Whishaw) who travels to the city in search of a home. Finding himself lost and alone, he begins to realize that city life is not all he had imagined – until he meets the kindly Brown family who read the label around his neck that says “Please look after this bear. Thank you.” and offer him a temporary haven. It looks as though his luck has changed until this rarest of bears catches the eye of a museum taxidermist.
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From Walt Disney Animation Studios, Big Hero 6 quickly became a household name and family favorite to audiences everywhere! The original action-comedy-adventure about a robotics prodigy and a plus-sized inflatable robot, who develop a special bond on a quest to solve an unsettling mystery is inspired by Marvel Comics of the same name.
If you have a child who loves the movie and wants to have a Big Hero 6 inspired party – you are in luck with these fun party printables! Just click the pictures below to download the PDF files.
Big Hero 6 Party Printables:
- How to Draw BAYMAX
- BAYMAX Party Invitations
- Big Hero 6 Party Experiments (multiple ideas)
Captain America: The Winter Soldier hits theaters exactly one month from today (on 4/4)! Here is the latest TV Spot/Preview and Printables to get you excited for the upcoming movie release.
Captain America: The Winter Solider “Defend”: