Kids Activities & Education

30 Summer Activities for Kids Ages 3-5 Summer Activities for Preschoolers

Whether this is your preschooler’s last summer at home before starting Kindergarten, or they will be staying with you for the year ahead, summer is a great time to have some fun together. Here are […]

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Painting with Preschool Children

Preschoolers love to get messy and explore, to be creative and express their imaginations. Paint is the perfect medium for various projects and learning activities for kids ages 3 to 5. 10 Fun Ideas for […]

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Preventing summer brain drain

Marya, 5 Minutes for Mom contributor, is here to share a look into a tool to help prevent “summer brain drain”. This is a sponsored post, but all opinions are our own. Parents of school […]

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Summer Reading Featured

This post is part of a sponsored campaign with Scholastic.  We were compensated for this post, and writer Jennifer D. received promotional materials from EVEREADY® and Scholastic for her party. Her children and their friends were […]

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summer camp tips

Whether it’s day camp, VBS or a sleepaway setup, summer camp is a big deal for your little one. If this is her first year, she could be slightly anxious at the thought of being […]

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This post is written and photographed by Janice Croze, co-founder of 5 Minutes for Mom, and is sponsored by the fabulous folks at Minted. Learning to write well and communicate effectively is critical for our […]

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Keep Kids Secure Online and at School

I’m a member of Master Lock’s Live Secure Safety Squad and have been compensated for my time in writing this post. To keep our kids safe in this digital age, we need to teach them […]

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Top 4 Chapter Book Series for Girls

Julia and Sophia love books with strong leading characters who are girls. These are their favorite chapter book series… Note: This post contains Amazon affiliate links. #1 – Junie B. Jones My girls screamed laughing […]

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Writer, Sarah Normandie has an easy #DIY Summer Bucket List for you. Looking for some fun, low cost ideas for the kids this summer? Want to keep a list of ideas on hand for those […]

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Teresa from Tiaras & Tantrums, a 5 Minutes for Mom contributor, shares her views on Ivy Kids kits in this sponsored post.  Our writers are compensated, but all opinions remain their own. Do you want […]

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