How to make pebble art

Some of the best crafts feature materials you can easily find in or around your home. Pebble art is one that many kids love to do because it’s fun searching for pebbles and getting imaginative with the pictures we create. Plus, the finished pieces look perfect hanging on the walls of your home. This tutorial… Read More

DIY Wind Chime

Looking for a gorgeous decoration for your front porch or backyard? There’s nothing quite like sitting outside and enjoying a nice breeze with the background music of a wind chime. Wind chimes can get expensive when you buy ready-made ones. Making your own is much more affordable, and you can customize it to your tastes…. Read More

Nerf Gun

Nothing brings friends and family together like a Nerf gun battle. Your kid and the kid in you will love playing with these fun and surprisingly powerful adventure toys. Nerf guns are great for indoor or outdoor play, short and long-range battles, and basic target practice too. Ammo ranges in size and design based on… Read More

Family Lego

Lego is a classic toy with all kinds of creative possibilities, and the number of different Lego sets available today is staggering. In fact, with so many options to choose from, it can be difficult to decide which set is right for you and your child. We researched dozens of Lego sets to find the… Read More

Cruiser Skateboard

Cruiser skateboards are a great option for beginners, commuters, or anyone looking for a relaxed, smooth ride. They’re mid-sized, short and light enough for carrying around but more stable than a shortboard. These boards come in many shapes and sizes, giving the rider leeway to pick a board that feels right for them. We did our… Read More

Family Laser Tag

Laser tag sets are great fun for the entire family. Parents and children alike can engage in a fun and exciting battle, and interact with each other as they compete for the highest score. There are a wide range of laser tag sets available, but with a little knowledge and a few guidelines, you’ll be… Read More

Kids' Trampoline

Trampolines can be an excellent way to encourage children to engage in physical activity, and the act of jumping on a trampoline is also great fun. That’s why trampolines are an excellent choice for parents who want to encourage their children’s physical development while allowing them to unwind and relax after a busy day. We… Read More

Diamond Painting

Diamond painting kits don’t actually involve diamonds or painting, but rather include tiny plastic rhinestones that you stick to a coded canvas to form a picture. It could be described as painting by numbers but with plastic gems. It’s a fun and low-stakes craft for people of all ages, because it might take a few… Read More

Having a car seat for your infant and toddler is a must; that much goes without saying. When your child outgrows his infant car seat, though, there is still plenty of years before he’ll fit safely into the seat belt that comes standard in your car. If your infant car seat has a weight limit,… Read More

Father and son using a tablet together on their couch

Does the thought, “Are my kids safe online?” ever cross your mind? As a parent, it’s completely normal to have concerns about cybersecurity. After all, kids are spending an increasing amount of time online. According to The Center for Parenting Education, kids and teens spend an estimated 44.5 hours each week in front of digital… Read More

The Best Smartwatches for Kids

Do you wonder how you ever lived without your smartwatch? If your answer is “yes,” it makes sense that you’re now considering buying one for your kids. Needless to say, a standard smartwatch won’t do—you’ll need to give them an age-appropriate one that actually fits them. This is where smartwatches for kids come in. They’re… Read More

The Best Chromebooks for Kids

Access to technology has become increasingly essential for education, even for kids as young as elementary schoolers. And, of course, there’s recreational value as well. But for parents who didn’t grow up in this digital climate, it can be tough to determine what your kids actually need and even tougher to figure out how to… Read More

The Best Laptops for Kids

When is it time to get your child that laptop? It’s a question many parents wrestle with at some point in their child’s life, but lately, it’s become even more pressing. With most schools closed because of COVID-19 and kids forced to take classes online, having a laptop has gone from being a nice to… Read More

The Best Books for Kids

Getting kids to put down their screens and pick up a book can be tricky, especially if they don’t like reading. But reading books has proven developmental benefits from improved concentration to expanded language and vocabulary skills to empathizing with others. And with all the interesting stories out there, your kids are sure to find… Read More

The Best Board Games for Teens

Board games are a great way for teens to connect with their friends away from their electronic devices. A good board game encourages critical thinking and collaboration, but more importantly it has to be fun and interesting. Finding the right game for your teen can be difficult since many games are too easy to play,… Read More

The Best Tablets for Kids

If you’re tired of giving your kids your tablet to play with when waiting in a waiting room for an appointment, in the car during long rides, or whenever they’re stuck at home and bored, it’s time to think about buying a kid-appropriate tablet they can call their own. Fortunately, there are lots of tablets… Read More

The Best Activities for Kids

When kids are at home for long periods of time—particularly if school has been canceled—one thing that parents may hear a little too often is the phrase, “I’m bored. Can’t we do something fun?” Though there are always television shows to watch and computer games to play, parents may be understandably concerned about their kids… Read More

The Best Graphic Novels for Kids

For kids who struggle with reading or simply don’t enjoy it, graphic novels are a great way to get them interested in books. As most of the text in graphic novels is accompanied by funny or captivating images, kids who have difficulty reading word heavy books can understand the story without struggling. With the increase… Read More

The Best Books for Teens

Getting lost in a good book is one of the best little pleasures in life. And while your teenager may not agree with that statement, reading can provide them with multiple benefits including expanding their vocabulary, increasing their empathy, relaxation, and increasing their knowledge. If you’re looking to encourage your teen to read more, we’ve… Read More

The Best Board Games For Kids

Introducing kids to board games is a great way for them to have fun without screens as well as secretly teach them life skills. From strategy games where they have to figure out how to defeat the other players, to cooperative games where everyone works together, board games are a great way for kids to… Read More

The Best Movies for Kids

Kids can be picky about the movies they watch. They have to like the characters, be able to follow the plot, and stay entertained throughout the entire thing, which can be no small feat. Whether you’re looking to distract your kids for a few hours while you get stuff done, or just want some reliable… Read More

The Best Craft Ideas for Kids

Keeping your kids entertained at home is easier said than done. Kids can be incredibly fussy when it comes to how they spend their time at home, so convincing them to try out a new activity can be a real challenge. That’s not to mention the difficulty of finding an activity you approve of. As… Read More

The Best Electric Skateboards

At some point in our lives, we all went through a phase where skateboarding was the coolest thing in the world. Over the past decade, the sport has taken on a new look, and we have electric skateboards now. Some of these babies can take you up to 20 miles at speeds reaching 25 miles… Read More

The Best Deodorant for Kids

There comes a point in all parents lives when they realize their kids have started to stink. While some kids might be excited to start wearing deodorant, others might not be thrilled, especially if they’re younger. But body odor can be embarrassing for your child, especially in social situations. If you’re noticing that your kid… Read More

The Best Backyard Swingsets

Most parents are looking for ways to get their kids to step away from the screens and enjoy some fresh air. A backyard swingset encourages outdoor play and can be used by your children for a large chunk of the year. It’s an excellent way to get your child to play outdoors when you don’t… Read More

The Best Headphones for Kids

Whether listening to tunes on their phones, watching movies on a flight, gaming on their computer, or taking in some videos on YouTube, these days, our kids are more connected than ever before. Buying a pair of headphones is a simple way to give the adults in the family a little peace and quiet and… Read More

The Best Drones for Kids

In the last decade or so, drones have transformed the way countless people worldwide do their downtime. If your kids have spotted any on their travels, the chances are they’ll have decided they want in on the action, too. Luckily drones for kids are every bit as fun as adult versions but cost less, are… Read More

The Best Hoverboards for Kids

Since first hitting the market back in 2013, hoverboards—aka “self-balancing scooters”—have sold in the millions and gained traction with recreational users, hobbyists, and inner-city commuters alike in almost every country around the world. And with good reason… These affordable devices are not only very practical and easy to use, but, simply put, absolutely oodles of… Read More

The Best Probiotics For Kids

When it comes to our health, we definitely take it seriously. Doubly more so when it is our children’s health. We want to keep them in tip-top shape and as healthy as can possibly be. In addition to a multi-vitamin, probiotics can help to balance the “good” bacteria in the gut, which helps to maintain… Read More

The Best Kids Bike Helmets

In this day and age, it can be hard to pry our children from their screens, whether that be a cell phone, tablet, or game console to get them playing outside. But once you do get them outdoors, you see just how much they truly enjoy it. There are a ton of fun activities to do… Read More

The Best Electric Toothbrushes for Kids

Many dental experts agree that electric toothbrushes can make the brushing process easier, especially for kids who are still learning the right way to brush their teeth. An electric toothbrush does most of the hard work for little ones with their vibrating heads designed to remove plaque and other particles from teeth with ease. An… Read More


Whether you’ve got a picky eater or you’re following the doctor’s recommendation, multivitamins for kids can give you peace of mind knowing your child is getting the nutrients he needs. Adult multivitamins have too much of some vitamins and not enough of others. Children have unique dietary needs that children-specific formulas meet. They’re a relatively… Read More

The Best Gifts for 14-Year-Old Boys

Though they may not always show it, teen boys get just as excited for gifts as the rest of us.  If you’re looking for a birthday or holiday gift for that special 14-year-old boy in your life, you’ve got a lot of options. The right gift will depend a great deal on his interests and… Read More

The Best Walkie Talkies For Kids

Walkie talkies are small, wireless devices that two or more people use to communicate with each other. Walkie talkies were first invented during World War II for soldiers to communicate with their platoon or different units. Over time they evolved, and now there are hundreds of two-way radios on the market, including many designed for… Read More

The Best Telescopes For Kids

Introducing children to astronomy can inspire wonder and help them learn to enjoy science as they study the night sky. Children of all ages are naturally curious, and they love to explore. Kids ask great questions about how the world works. Whether you are a parent, grandparent, or friend, purchasing a telescope for the children… Read More

101 Fun Activities to Do with Kids at Home

Sure, going to the movies, a museum, or a restaurant can be a fun way to spend time with your kids. But there’s no need to spend a bunch of money – or even leave your home – to keep them entertained. Some of the best educational, adventurous, and engaging activities can be done right… Read More

The Best Bubble Machines for Kids

Very few toys can hold a child’s attention like a bubble machine. From the wonder of how the bubbles float, to the chase of popping each, to the care in trying to catch one, bubbles give endless joy for children. Blowing those bubbles manually, though, is exhausting! Finding a bubble machine for your little ones… Read More