Christmas is an exciting time when you've got little ones in the house. Whether it's Baby's first Christmas or you're making special plans for kids from toddlers to teens, this is the spot where you'll find ideas to make the holiday meaningful, fun, and memorable.
Your baby's gone from a little bean to a crawling, smiling, laughing toddler in the last year. We've got the 12 presents that experts tell us are developmentally right for your child and cool for parents as well.
Your 3-year-old is a complex person now, with thoughts, interests, and greater control of her body. She's also got a longer attention span, so she can focus on make-believe, games, craft projects, and more. Here, 13 great gifts for 3-year-olds that experts -- and kids -- love.
Terrible? We call the twos terrific. Here, the toys that will keep her busy--and that experts say will boost her brainpower too.
Simple steps and manageable materials mean your little one can easily join in on the fun.
Who doesn't love homemade Christmas ornaments? These 17 festive ideas will keep your little elves busy for hours. And did we mention they make great DIY Christmas gifts?
Candy, a piece of cardboard, and a hot-glue gun are all you need to make this festive wreath.
Instructions for making a dove Christmas ornament using felt.
Instructions for making a Christmas tree ornament using miniatures.
Heading to the airport with the kids this holiday? Avoid unnecessary turbulence with these smart strategies!
Ready to brave the holiday crowds? First learn how to keep your kids safe when you go shopping.
Are you a merry mama or a petulant parent when it comes to your Elf on the Shelf? Take our fun quiz to find out.Take Quiz
Before you go a-caroling, find out which Christmas song should be your family's theme song this holiday. Will it be Silent Night, 12 Days of Christmas, Joy to the World, or We Wish You a Merry Christmas?Take Quiz
Attention, merry makers: Get creative with these handmade gift ideas that are fun (and inexpensive!) for kids to craft and give.
Why run out to the store for tree decor when your can make your own Christmas ornaments at home? You'll be ready to hang up your work after only a few simple steps. The whole family will treasure these unique handmade crafts for many holidays to come.
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!
With just a few simple steps, you can help your kids transform their favorite artwork into sweet keepsake presents that relatives, teachers, and friends will absolutely love.
Pressed for time? Grab some rolls of washi tape for the easiest decorations ever.
There's no better gift from a kid than a homemade one. Here are some super-easy, crafty gift ideas that are perfect for teachers, family, and friends!
Looking for new Christmas traditions for your family? Start the season off merry and bright with one of these festive, fun ideas.
Learn how to make a heavenly angel Christmas ornament.
Add some wildlife fun to your holiday tree with these fuzzy polar bear baubles. Bonus: they're made with easy-to-find supplies you may already have on hand.
Easy Christmas decorations to make with your kids.
Decoupage floral paper napkins onto ceramic eggs to make beautiful blooms for the breakfast table.
Kids love any reason to have a party, so why not celebrate some of the world's major holidays this year? You'll teach your child about different cultures and maybe pick up a few new family traditions.
When it comes to creating fun crafts for your kid, think outside the box. The cardboard box, that is. These cute cardboard box creations will keep your child entertained for hours and are super simple to put together.
Baby bumps dressed in holiday lights, surprise announcements on Christmas cards, ugly-sweater parties...the holiday season presents plenty of cool ways to announce your pregnancy. See the genius ideas some parents-to-be came up with to share the happy news with their nearest and dearest.