We've created the ultimate roadmap to a good time for you and your family. Use our vacation guides for travel tips, planning advice (like the best kid-friendly hotels and resorts), and domestic and international destinations. Throwing a birthday party? We'll help you plan the perfect event with ideas for creative themes,essential supplies, planning tips and delicious cakes and treats. You'll also find loads of outdoor games and adventures and indoor family activities (total sanity-savers for rainy days). We'll show you the latest mom and kid approved books, movies, gadgets, toys and apps. Plus, unique crafts you'll love to make with the kids.
Even tiny hands can make these adorable Halloween decorations--with supervision from Mom or Dad, of course.
Celebrate the season with these easy projects that kids will love to make.
Jump-start your child's creativity with these simple crafts made from all varieties of colorful paper.
Check out some of the best kid-friendly films of all time.
Check out some of our favorite books for toddlers.
Parents magazine worked with charities across the country to create projects that help kids and animals in need, all while teaching your own children the spirit of giving.
Ditch the chips and cookies and bring these healthier team snacks to your child's game instead.
Learn how to make these impressive (and easy!) DIY soap bars using just juice boxes, cooking spray, glycerin soap, popsicle sticks, a measuring cup, & food dye.
Instructions for making a dove Christmas ornament using felt.
Learn how to make a heavenly angel Christmas ornament.
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Fantasizing about a few days away without the kids, but aren't sure you can go through with it yet? Find out if you're ready for your first child-free vacation!Take Quiz
Encourage your family to take a fresh look at nature by making an ecofriendly art project.
Your child might not be able to find Pakistan on a map, but teaching her about all kinds of cultures is no more complicated than playing a game. So next time you hear "Mommy, I'm bored!" spark your kid's sense of adventure by adding fresh international flavor to outdoor fun time. Invite her pals over, spin the globe, and pick out a location. Laughter needs no translation.
Introducing the 2016 Toys of the Year! These 20 kid-approved picks are squeal-inducing, happy-dance-launching hits that left our testers begging for more. Talk about holiday must-haves!
Our readers' top 10 ideas for keeping things playful and stress-free on the road
There's an overwhelming number of paid apps for kids to choose from, but which ones are worth shelling out for? Here are some fun and educational apps for 3- to 4-year-olds that'll give you the best bang for your buck -- and you won't feel guilty about letting your kid use them.
Tap into your kids' creative side with these easy projects that can be assembled from everyday items.
Cross these attractions off your family's bucket list before your child outgrows them. Your young ones will remember these trips forever.
What's not to love about the Caribbean? So many resorts, so little time. To help you make the most of your precious family vacations, we conducted the first-ever data-driven survey looking at the family-friendliness of Caribbean resorts. We worked with the Caribbean Tourism Organization and the Caribbean Hotel Association to compile our initial list of 159 resorts. Then we dug in. We looked at the quality of the children's programs, staffing and safety, and a multitude of other factors to come up with our final 10. These are the best of the best!
Your child is clamoring to get her hands on your cell phone or iPad so she can play games -- or learn her letters. Whether you want to embrace or escape our high-tech world, you can help your kid find the right balance.
We've all been on a plane with a screaming child--and hopefully it isn't our own! But should airlines keep kids out of certain parts of the plane?
Instructions for making a Christmas tree ornament using miniatures.