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Making the Most of Your Staycation

March 25, 2019  |  Categories: Activities, Parent and Child Activities

Spring breaks are around the corner, and we want to help your family make the most of your break. If your spring break plans don’t include a vacation, consider trying out a stay-at-home vacation, or a “staycation.” A staycation is a great opportunity to act like you’re a tourist right in your own hometown. Here…

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7 Halloween Costumes from Classic Children’s Books

October 15, 2018  |  Categories: Activities, DIY Dad, Parent and Child Activities, Parent Resources
7 halloween costumes from classic children's books

Whether your kids have been deciding on their Halloween costume since July or you’re just hoping there’s something left on the Walmart shelf, you’ll find plenty of inspiration here. Children love stories, and nothing makes a better (or easier and reusable) costume than pairing your child’s love of dress up with their favorite book character….

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Fall Crafts for Toddlers

October 8, 2018  |  Categories: Activities, Parent and Child Activities, Parent Resources
Fall Crafts for Toddlers

With a new season finally here, we wanted to share some autumn-themed crafts that your toddler will love. These festive activities bring fun twists to everyday crafts, and will allow your toddler to embrace fall. Toddler Crafts Fall Leaf Potato Stamp Grab some paint, brushes, and a potato for this simple craft! Help your toddler…

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Fall Activities for Kids in Austin

September 24, 2018  |  Categories: Activities, Parent and Child Activities

It’s finally fall in Texas’ capital, and we’ve put together a list of some local family activities and events for you and your little ones to enjoy as the weather cools. From family trips to the theatre to festivals, there’s something for every Austin family to enjoy! Fall Activities in Austin Tortoise and Hare Play…

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Summer Books for Preschoolers

July 23, 2018  |  Categories: Activities, Parent and Child Activities
summer reading list for preschoolers

If you’re like most parents, you probably have stacks and stacks of books at home. Reading together is a great activity for you and your child because it gets them comfortable with words, and it creates fun memories between the two of you. While summer is the perfect time for swimming, camping, and all things…

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The Best Sensory Activities for Toddlers

May 14, 2018  |  Categories: Activities, Child Development, Parent and Child Activities

Sensory activities are activities that stimulate one or more of the five senses: touch, sight, sound, smell, and taste. Such activities introduce children to new textures, tastes, smells, and more, allowing children to observe and experiment new things in a safe, familiar environment. We’ve put together a list of some of the best sensory activities…

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