Life-Size Self-Portrait: Encourage Self Expression through Art

We live in an age of social media, which can make it easy for us to lose sight of who we are and more, importantly, appreciate the fact that we are all unique and special. Everyone struggles with self-love, and constantly comparing yourself to others doesn’t always help. This can be especially difficult during the teenage years. One way to encourage both creativity and self-acceptance in kids is to ask them to look in the mirror and draw themselves! Self-portraits […]

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20 Fun Outdoor Family Activities With Kids

Summer is the perfect time to get outside and indulge in some healthy, fun activities with your kids. The warm weather brings with it a wonderful relaxed, feelgood atmosphere, no doubt partly in thanks to the natural high that comes from getting some extra vitamin D – the sunshine vitamin. During the school holidays, the great outdoors can offer some wonderful opportunities for exercise, fresh air and extended family bonding. Some of my best childhood memories involve outdoor activities like […]

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15 Creative Rainbow Crafts For Kids

Just like Judy Garland in The Wizard of Oz, we are all searching for rainbows. Perhaps it is the pleasing combination of colors or the curved shape that resembles a smile, but there is just something about them that radiates sheer joy and happiness. The fact that they are pretty rare only adds to their allure, making it a real thrill to spot one, almost as if you’ve uncovered a hidden treasure or found the entrance to a fairytale world. […]

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Fun In The Sun: Beach Craft Ideas For Kids

Do your summer plans have you headed to the beach? Children find endless pleasure from hunting for and collecting shells, sticks, and all manner of marine life that has washed ashore. Whether it’s chasing waves, building sandcastles, collecting shells, fishing or rock pooling, the beach remains one of those eternally fun and exciting places for most children to hang out. This summer, why not bring the ocean into your home or classroom with some beach- and ocean-themed crafts and activities? […]

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Activities To Improve Your Child’s Hand-Eye Coordination

Hand-eye coordination is one of the most important parts of the learning process and is integral to many everyday tasks, from reading and writing to using the computer and even tying your shoelaces. You may not think much about it, but the processes involved in coordinating your visual perception (to direct attention) and hand/arm movements (to execute a task) are actually pretty complex. Given this, it makes sense that hand-eye coordination is one of the first motor skills that babies […]

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Ice Pop Recipes To Keep Your Kids Cool All Year Long

With summer just around the corner, it’s time to think about cooling treats for the kids. Nothing says ‘summer’ quite like a popsicle (or ‘ice lolly’ if you’d prefer!) fresh from the freezer. However, these don’t need to cost a lot or come pre-loaded with sugar. In fact, with a little creativity and imagination, you can come up with frozen pops that not only taste delicious but are super healthy too! Of course, not everyone has the time to experiment […]

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Exploring Sustainable Food With Your Children – The Fun Way

Think you can’t teach your child about sustainable food without them getting bored? Think again! Learning about sustainable food in your child’s early years is important – not just for helping them to become more aware of what they’re eating, but to help them to be more responsible with food in the future. Here’s Kiddit’s guide to learning about food, the fun way! When it comes to food, it’s likely that your main focus as a parent is encouraging your […]

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Using Educational Toys To Explore The World Of Art

Children of all ages love expressing themselves through art. However, it’s more than just a creative activity – it’s educationally beneficial for a number of different reasons. Read on to find out more. In recent years, Art has become increasingly less prominent on the curriculum. Instead, schools are focusing more and more on subjects like math and the sciences, which are considered more ‘educational’ and of greater value in later life. However, in Kiddit’s opinion, art is anything but a […]

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Travel Games And Activities To Occupy Kids On The Road

Traveling with your kids can be a fun and rewarding experience, but more often than not boredom sets in and you find yourself frantically looking for ways to entertain your little ones on the journey. Fortunately there are countless ways to keep those input-hungry kids occupied, from dedicated travel games and puzzles to observational games you can play along with them. In this article, the team at Kiddit share our favorite activities and games that are guaranteed to make that […]

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How To Choose Perfect Christmas Toys For Kids

Every parent wants their children to wake up on Christmas morning to a tree surrounded by great gifts, but how do you ensure that the choices you make are ones your kids will enjoy again and again? Choosing toys that will educate and delight your children throughout the holiday season and beyond needn’t be a chore – with a little forethought and advice we’re sure that you’ll make decisions that will give your little ones plenty of fun throughout the […]

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