March 31, 2021
This year, most families will be celebrating Easter indoors without the usual big family gatherings or a trip to church. Unfortunately, that also means that the traditional Easter egg hunts and neighborhood activities have been cancelled, and families are left to salvage holiday with their little ones. But never fear, because Kids Academy is here for you! Read this article to explore 8 exciting Easter activities for kids at home and plan a small in-house celebration that your child will remember for years to come!
March 15, 2021
In America, St. Patrick’s Day is ordinarily celebrated with parades and everything green! While it’s not considered a major holiday in the states, it still serves as an excellent opportunity to learn about Irish culture and history. Turn this fun day into a learning experience with easy and educational St. Patrick’s Day activities for kids! Keep reading to learn more about this exciting day, and to find 6 sensational ideas to share with your kids or students at home or in the classroom!
Dec. 29, 2020
New Year’s resolutions aren’t just for grown-ups! In fact, resolutions are a great way to inspire your children to learn about important character traits and skills like setting long-term goals, and following through with plans. Indeed, your child can learn a lot about the ideals of self-improvement and continued learning just by making—and keeping-- resolutions. This next article will give you two wonderful New Year’s craft ideas that your little learner can enjoy throughout the entire year!
Dec. 8, 2020
There’s no way around it, the 2020 holiday season is going to be much different from those of the past! This year, as the coronavirus pandemic rages on, families are being encouraged to put the brakes on large gatherings, limiting celebrations to household members. Understandably, this is disappointing for everyone involved, but as parents, we can make this into a lesson in resiliency by facing it head on with our children and making new plans. Read this article to learn how to handle your child’s holiday disappointment and explore fun and festive activities to make this season bright.
Oct. 26, 2020
Halloween is one of childhood’s favorite holidays, and it’s easy to take advantage of the excitement of the season by mixing in some frightfully fun STEM-based activities! Use common supplies and Halloween candy to flex your child’s engineering and science abilities and knowledge. This article will share 10 thrilling Halloween STEM activities for kids that you will love as much as your child!
Sept. 2, 2020
Labor Day is often celebrated much like Memorial Day: with cookouts and festivities that don’t actually capture the true meaning of the holiday. This year set the record straight and teach your child the meaning behind this important public holiday. This article discusses the history behind Labor Day and offers up 5 fabulous Labor Day arts and crafts for kids that your little ones are sure to love!
Aug. 26, 2020
Does your child need extra motivation to get pumped for heading back to school? Heading back to the classroom after a long summer break can be tough for kids, both young and old. This article reveals 5 of our best ideas to get your child excited by making crafts that are both fun and functional!
June 29, 2020
The 4th of July is right around the corner, and it’s time to start preparing for the big day! Teach your child about Independence Day, while sharing patriotism and symbolism by creating fun and festive crafts perfect to celebrate this important summer holiday. Keep reading to discover three exciting 4th of July crafts that are easy to make using common craft supplies!
Dec. 24, 2019
In the summer, it’s easy to keep kids busy when there’s so many outdoor activities and camp programs available. But in the winter, the options are limited for a variety of reasons. Nevertheless, any time away from school should be utilized to continue your child’s learning. Read this article to find exciting ways to keep kids busy that can also double as meaningful learning experiences!
Dec. 16, 2019
Most families agree that Christmas is the holiday of giving, but all too often, many kids are only looking forward to one thing: gifts! While all of us look forward to exchanging gifts, receiving them isn’t the most important or meaningful part of this much-loved holiday. This holiday season, teach your children about the spirit of giving! Keep reading to discover 7 sensational charitable giving ideas to make this Christmas a little bit brighter for those in need!