art gallery, children activities

How to Get the Most Out of a Visit to an Art Gallery With Kids

In our house, we have a favorite story about art and the time our toddler was dragged from the National Portrait Gallery kicking and screaming: “I want to see more paintings!!!” She needed lunch, we had to go, but she loved the “Nick Cave Gallery,” as she called it, with his luminous portrait by Howard ...

Troy Oakes

A girl in an art gallery.

7 Ways to Entertain a Child When They Are Sick: No Technology Needed

A sick child can sometimes be restless as they struggle to have fun and keep themselves entertained. This can lead to more stress since gadgets and electronics aren’t ideal for them, so finding non-technological ways to engage them is essential. If you struggle to keep your child entertained, especially when they are sick, looking for ...

Mike West

A sick child.

Repurposing Cardboard Boxes in 7 Innovative Ways to Keep Kids Engaged

Do you find it hard to keep your children involved in any constructive activity for long? How about repurposing cardboard boxes. Every household should have a collection of cardboard boxes since online retailers such as Amazon use cardboard boxes extensively to package their products. Usually, people discard the boxes in recycling bins or use them ...

Emma Lu

Little boy in a cardboard plane.

Making Playdough With Natural Dyes

It is a joy to see kids having fun, but it’s even better if you can give your children a means to play that not only makes them happy, but also helps boost their creativity. Making playdough at home rather than buying it in the store allows children’s creativity to bloom. Making playdough at home ...

Raven Montmorency

Playing with homemade playdough.