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10 Memorial Day Activities For Kids and Families

Posted by KATE LADD

10 Memorial Day Activities For Kids and Families
10 Memorial Day Activities for Kids and Families on Creative QT

Memorial Day activities for kids and families to teach the meaning of Memorial Day through community involvement, hand-made crafts and gifts, and spending time with loved ones.

Our Favorite Easter Basket Goodies

Posted by ADAM HINKLE

Our Favorite Easter Basket Goodies

With Easter just a few weeks away, it’s not too early to start rounding up Easter Basket goodies. Here is a list of our favorite basket stuffers this year!

April Fools' Day Prank Ideas for Kids

Posted by PRANAY PATODI

April Fools' Day Prank Ideas for Kids

April Fools Day Ideas For Kids

Here are a few of our favorite April Fool's Day prank ideas we've done to our kids over the years. Most of which are last minute ideas (cause that's how we roll)!

The Present Game by Dana Sue Hinkle

Posted by LUCY BAKER

The Present Game by Dana Sue Hinkle

Raise your hand if you have ever been embarrassed by your child’s behavior upon receiving a gift. This was me when one of my daughters turned six. Ugh. I cringe thinking about it. My sweet, kind, little girl turned into a demanding, greedy gremlin. Okay, maybe a little too harsh, but seriously. We were surrounded by her grandma, uncle, and a couple of neighbor families who all came by to wish her a happy birthday and bring her a gift. When she was given the first gift she tore into it with vigor, but she had no more than seen...

Quick & Simple Easter Treat Ideas by Dana Sue Hinkle

Posted by LUCY BAKER

Quick & Simple Easter Treat Ideas by Dana Sue Hinkle
Quick & Simple Easter Treat Ideas by Dana Sue Hinkle

Such a weird Easter season, right? While nothing seems super normal right now, I challenge you to not let Easter slip by unnoticed. We could all use something to celebrate and something to change up a little bit of the monotony that can/has set in. So here are a couple quick and simple ideas that we do as a family just about every year.

Get Creative with Plastic Easter Eggs!

Posted by LUCY BAKER

Get Creative with Plastic Easter Eggs!
Get Creative with Plastic Easter Eggs!

It seems a little strange to be doing Easter-themed activities during this time, but we are finding it to be a lovely way for our family to Make Time Together. We've hunted high and low on Instagram to round up our five favorite ways to get creative with plastic Easter eggs.

Date Night Ideas for Exhausted Parents

Posted by LUCY BAKER

Date Night Ideas for Exhausted Parents

With Valentine's Day coming up it can seem like a pressure to enjoy a big outing with your loved one. Reality is though, us parents are often exhausted and all we want to do is relax and unwind. We've got five fun suggestions of ways to enjoy some quality time with your spouse, minus the stress and huge expense. 1. Catch a Movie and Scoff All the Snacks! Yes, it's as simple as that. This classic date night never gets old and that's because you can sit back, relax and munch your way through all the snacks without having to...

Dana Sue's Favorite Zucchini Bread Recipes

Posted by LUCY BAKER

Dana Sue's Favorite Zucchini Bread Recipes
What do you do when you manage to grow 89 pounds of zucchinis? Make zucchini breads of course! Creative QT co-founder, Dana Sue Hinkle, shares two of her favorite zucchini bread recipes on the blog.

Top 5 Simple Play Accounts to Follow on Instagram

Posted by LUCY BAKER

Top 5 Simple Play Accounts to Follow on Instagram

It can be intimidating when you scroll through so many play based learning photos on Instagram. What on earth is oobleck, and how do I make sure we aren't swimming in it by the end of our play session? We've tried to take the stress out of the picture by rounding up our favorite 5 Simple Play Accounts on Instagram.

5 Fun & Free Adventures to Enjoy with your Kids this Summer

Posted by LUCY BAKER

5 Fun & Free Adventures to Enjoy with your Kids this Summer

The summer can drag, and it can also get expensive! Everyday of the vacation us parents are faced with coming up with new adventures to keep our kids entertained and happy. We've got five great ways to enjoy some time out of the house together without it costing money!

Top 5 Outdoor Toys to Encourage Creative Play

Posted by LUCY BAKER

Top 5 Outdoor Toys to Encourage Creative Play

 

Are you enjoying endless hours of outdoor play this summer? We are too, and we have some awesome outdoor toy recommendations for you. These 5 products will keep the whole family laughing and playing all summer long!

Pinterest Round-Up: Memorial Day simple snack & craft ideas for kids

Posted by LUCY BAKER

Pinterest Round-Up: Memorial Day simple snack & craft ideas for kids

Seeking inspiration for what to do with the kids on Memorial Day weekend? Spare yourself 30 minutes of scrolling through Pinterest... and check out this list of our favorite snack and activity ideas instead!