Homework can be a stressful affair for everyone involved. Juggling after-school activities, meal prep and housework, it often takes a village to get reading assignments, flashcards and worksheets completed at a decent hour. We've yet to find out how to make schoolwork magically disappear altogether, but we can tip parents off on how to make the situation more manageable. Here's how to create a quiet, supervised and streamlined area where kids can study at home.
It's no secret that teenagers are often the hardest people in the family to buy Christmas gifts for. This year, skip the impersonal gift cards, cash, and cliche socks, and check out these 17 Christmas gifts that teens will actually get excited about opening.
From room decor to innovative electronics, get your teenage girl something she'll truly love this year. Watch her face light up when she rips open that wrapping paper.
Skip the sweets and opt for a different kind of treat this Halloween. These 11 non-candy goodies will have all of your trick-or-treaters already excited for next year.
Your child is always studying the world around them. Nurture that desire to learn by exposing them to toys that teach and encourage their rapid growth! Check out these 12 playroom essentials that prove having fun and learning go hand in hand.
Becoming a mother for the first time can be a bit overwhelming. Thankfully, with the right tools, you can make the experience a lot less stressful for the new mom on your list.
Mastering the art of diapering requires proper instruction, and the right diaper changing accessories. Managing the mess can be downright icky at times, but having the correct sized diaper as well as baby wipes that suit your baby's skin needs, makes all the difference. Be prepared for any and all potential diapering dilemmas—there are sure to be a few—by learning more about your diapering options.
Many kids with siblings often find themselves sharing a bedroom at some point in time. Although territorial disputes are inevitable, parents can implement a few design tactics in the kids' room to make family life in a compact home a little calmer. Use the following hardworking furniture and storage items to accommodate all of the kids in the room.
After an exhausting month of shopping and planning winter break activities, is there anything more rewarding than the look of wonderment and pure joy on your child's face on Christmas morning? Bright eyes and wide smiles will make all the holiday hustle and bustle worthwhile! In the meantime, here are a few more things to tack onto your to-do list to make Christmas morning a little more magical for you and your family.
Pleasing teenage girls can often be a challenge, especially when it comes to helping them pick out clothes or room decor. If you have a teenager who loves boho style and is in need of a little bedroom revamp, look no further. Your teen will be shocked at how well you know the boho trend when she sees these gypsy-inspired bedroom picks.
Inspire creativity this holiday season with eight craft kits the kiddos will love. From customizable musical instruments to hands-on science experiments, we'll help you gift the perfect kid's kit.
Give a gift that's just for them this year with these amazing selections from My 1st Years. Not only is each gift high-quality and stylish, but they can all be customized for free to add your child's name.
No one wants to have to put together a nursery after the baby is born. Make your newborn feel right at home by preparing baby's first nursery ahead of time. As a mommy-to-be, you have many things on your mind. Have no fear; we're here to help ensure you don't overlook certain products that should be on the nursery checklist. These 10 nursery essentials from Houzz are about to make your life with a little one a whole lot easier just by adding them to your baby's room.
A stylish and comfy way to cool off in the pool, this oversized inflatable pool lounger featuring a cushioning backrest, ample arm...rests with cup holders, and handy side pockets. The removable cover is washable and made of 600-denier polyester that's... read more
This oversized inflatable pool lounger features a comfy backrest, ample armrests with cup holders, and handy side pockets. Removab...le and washable 600-denier polyester cover is UV- and rain-resistant for hours of hassle-free poolside fun. Features:... read more
No man is an island (so said poet John Donne, circa 1624), but sometimes we do like a bit of personal space - even in the pool. We...ll look no further than the Big Joe Lagoon Lounger pool float. Its nice-n-wide size gives you enough room to do a relax,... read more
August Grove Costillo 2 Piece Pillow Set Inspired by folkloric embroidery, this Costillo 2 Piece Pillow Set brightly color panel p...rint reflects the timeless global tradition of handwork to embellish both apparel and textiles for the home. Intricate... read more
Younger children will learn number sense, number identification, matching, and counting skills with this fun board game. Includes ...50 cookies, 4 double-sided cookie jar cards, spinner, activity guide and game board. Features 2 levels of play. For 2-4 players. read more
Teaches number sense, number identification, and counting. Includes 50 cookies and 4 double-sided cookie jar cards. Comes with spi...nner, game board, and activity guide. Double-sided cards offer 2 levels of play for 2 to 4 players. Recommended for ages 3 years and up. Game board measures 13.75 diam. in.. Your child will happily learn to count when using the Learning Resources Smart Snacks Counting Cookies Game. This fun board game teaches your child about number sense, number identification, counting (1 through 10), matching, and following directions. It includes 50 cookies and 4 double-sided cookie jar cards. The double-sided cookie jar cards offer two levels of game play. Ideal for two to four players. read more
A delicious way to encourage shape and color identification and build fine motor skills! These two-part cupcakes pull apart to rev...eal a shape. Children must match up the shapes to put them back together. There is also a shape at the bottom of the pan... read more
This set of sorting cupcakes is a delicious way to develop color and shape identification. The cupcakes pull apart to reveal shape...s. Match the shapes to put them back together. Then, match the shape to the pan bottom. read more
A delicious way to encourage shape and color identification and build fine motor skills! These two-part cupcakes pull apart to rev...eal a shape. Children must match up the shapes to put them back together. There is also a shape at the bottom of the pan to match as well. Shapes include circle, square, triangle, rectangle, diamond, hexagon, star and heart. read more
A delicious way to learn! Children learn to recognize, count and compare numbers with soft, plastic Counting cookiesâ„¢. Cookies a...re numbered 0-10 on one side and the corresponding number of chocolate chips on the opposite side. Children can also engage their fine motor skills and hand eye coordination by picking up the cookie, removing the lid and placing it inside the jar. read more
Smart Snacks Sorting Shapes Cupcakes Game - Theme/Subject: Learning, Fun - Skill Learning: Matching, Shape Differentiation, Visual..., Tactile Discrimination, Sorting read more
Set includes 1 pan and 8 two-part cupcakes. Encourages color and shape identification. Pull apart and join the 2-part cupcake to f...orm different shapes. Recommended for children aged 2 years and above. Overall dimensions: 10L x 10W x 3H in.. Make... read more
Reinforces shape recognition, attributes, and matching. Includes 30 shape cards, 4 puzzle cards, 4 pawns, large foam die. Comes wi...th cake mix box, activity guide, and game board. Recommended for ages 3 years and up. Game board measures 14W x 12.75H... read more
Build number and fine-motor skills with these irresistible ice cream pops! Perfect for practicing with numbers 1â€“10. Great for c...olor matching too! Each pop features a number of colored dots and a removable cover that has a corresponding number and color to the dots. Children are able to practice counting, number recognition and color matching. This hands-on toy also works to strengthen fine-motor skills and hand eye coordination. read more
Children roll the die, move the pawns around the cupcake top and fill in their cupcake puzzle card in this early board game. Game ...board measures 14"L x 12 3/4"W. read more
Pop together these frozen treats to match uppercase and lowercase letters. Double-sided to include all 26 letters. Self-checking b...y color. Also great for fine motor skills and imaginative play! Single Alpha Pop measures 4L x 1Â¼W. Toddlers (Ages 2+) read more
Your child will have fun serving up slices of pie with the Smart Snacks Puzzle Pies from Learning Resources. The activity set incl...udes 3 pies, pans and pieces of pie divided into halves, thirds and fourths. Game encourages fine motor skills and role play. read more
Your child will have fun serving up yummy looking pretend cupcakes with the Smart Snacks Sorting Cupcakes from Learning Resources.... A great way to help your child learn about shape and color recognition, the cupcakes pull apart to reveal shapes. read more
Younger children will learn number sense, number identification, matching, and counting skills with this fun board game. Includes ...50 cookies, 4 double-sided cookie jar cards, spinner, activity guide and game board. Features 2 levels of play. For 2-4... read more
A new twist on the classic game of stacking rings, Smart Snacks Stack 'Em Up Doughnuts from Learning Resources teaches your child ...color recognition and size comparison. Stack up these yummy looking donuts from big to small. read more
Kids scoop up color recognition and matching skills with this fun, early board game. Colorful puzzle pieces let kids build their o...wn towering ice cream cone. Game features 2 levels of play and set includes 30 double-sided scoop cards, 4 cone cards, 4 pawns, spinner, activity guide and game board. 2-4 players. read more
With 4 games in 1, the Smart Toss Colors, Shapes and Numbers Game promotes physical activity while also teaching your child colors..., numbers and shapes. The space-theme bean bag toss game converts into 4 boards filled with color. read more
Enhance your child's imagination while providing hours of fun with the New Sprouts Healthy Snack Set from Learning Resources. Your... little one will have a blast learning to eat healthy with the included pretend apple slices, banana, orange, and more. read more
Take apart the 3 Snap-N-Learn Shape Butterflies from Learning Resources and create colorful combinations. An age-appropriate game ...for children 2 and up, the butterflies help children practice shape recognition, colors and matching. read more
A learning treat on a baking sheet! This inviting assortment of colorful alphabet cookies provides a sweet way for kids to learn t...he alphabet and practice color recognition. Scoop them up with the spatula and place the letters in the correct spot to practice fine motor skills. Includes baking sheet puzzle with 26 uppercase letter cookies for word building fun. Baking sheet measures 8″L x 12″W; cookies measure 11/2"H. . read more