Articles about Family Activities
Thu, Mar 20, 2014 at 9:37 AM
Rule-enforcing parents who also explain why the rules are in place can in turn help kids self-regulate their own behavior, including how much and what kinds of food they eat.
Wed, Mar 12, 2014 at 10:12 AM
After this winter, we’re all ready to be taken out to the ball game, but league baseball and softball can be expensive. A community sports equipment swap can lessen the drain on family's budgets and the planet's resources.
Thu, Mar 06, 2014 at 6:04 PM
New study finds that the best way to get parents active and engaged with their kids at a playground is to do away with park benches.
Wed, Mar 05, 2014 at 6:24 AM
Kids 8-12 can enter the 2014 Healthy Lunchtime Challenge. Winners get invited to the White House for the Kids’ State Dinner.
Tue, Mar 04, 2014 at 2:00 PM
Make a quick and easy DIY mask for Mardi Gras using these simple step-by-step instructions.
Tue, Mar 04, 2014 at 11:47 AM
Explore your inner artist all month long with these fun ideas to help kids create.
Tue, Mar 04, 2014 at 9:50 AM
The interactive graphic sheds light on the popularity of names over time and across the U.S. regions.
Mon, Mar 03, 2014 at 11:34 AM
Tired of snow cream? Try your hand at making this sweet candy from the snow in your backyard.
Wed, Feb 26, 2014 at 4:37 PM
Almost a dozen people in southern France owe their lives today to a kitty cat named 'Meatball.'
Fri, Feb 21, 2014 at 2:34 PM
The shrewd seller required cookie reinforcements just 45 minutes after setting up shop.
Wed, Feb 19, 2014 at 10:38 AM
Video: 5-year-old Daniel Mulligan has autism, and he's fascinated by garbage trucks. On trash day, he waits for hours just to see them go by, and he's even developed a special friendship with sanitation worker Manuel Sanchez.
Tue, Feb 18, 2014 at 10:09 AM
Old-school finger puppets take on modern learning with this new tablet-friendly toy.