Hanukkah (or Chanukah) brings holiday fun for kids of all ages. Light the menorah, spin the dreidel, make your own latkes and more. Plus get fun ideas to make this festival of lights special for all eight nights.
Worried that your picky eater isn't getting enough fruits, veggies, or whole grains? Consider these between-meal
bites to help fill in the gaps. Parents tested them with 1- to 3-year-olds, who happily munched along!
Homemade cookies and the holidays go hand in hand. Celebrate the season with a festive party where everyone arrives with one variety and leaves with an assortment. Make your contribution stand out with one of these fun (and yummy) recipes.
...The star of your Hanukkah feast? A towering pile of golden-brown latkes. While the latkes fry, keep...-healthy olive oil. (Foods made with oil are traditional Hanukkah staples.) For a pretty first course, serve..., and bagels and cream cheese. On Hanukkah, though, there's one classic pairing that beats out the rest: latkes...
...Make this no-flame menorah craft for a kid-friendly Hanukkah countdown. What You'll Need: wooden... your eight Hanukkah gifts. What you'll need: foam food trays, scissors, blue paint, pen, roller, white... shape. Count down the eight nights of Hanukkah with these festive cookies. What you'll need: sugar...
Quick -- think of a celebrity whose child has a common name, such as Jennifer or John. It isn't easy, is it? Some celebrity children have names that seem to come from faraway lands, like Levon, the son of Uma Thurman and Ethan Hawke. Others adorn their children with demure, old-fashioned names that have a vintage touch, like Delilah Belle, Lisa Rinna and Harry Hamlin's choice for their firstborn daughter.
Why do stars go to so much trouble to find such original, creative names for their offspring? Well, once we hear these names, we rarely forget them -- and that may be just the point. Test your knowledge of celebrities' children's names, and see how many you retained!
Nothing captures the magic of childhood better than a birthday. So give your child a celebration to remember. Everything you need is right on these pages -- fabulous invitations, crafts, activities, cakes, and goody bags -- all easy to make, fun to do, and designed with busy parents in mind.