Mini Maestros: 5 Objects You Already Have That Can Be Transformed Into Instruments

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Your musical kiddo is clapping, banging on the walls and singing all day long. Your child is all about music and they are looking for any way to show off that super-fantastic sense of rhythm. What better way to get musical than to make your own instruments? Instead of sticking with the ready-made versions from … Continue reading Mini Maestros: 5 Objects You Already Have That Can Be Transformed Into Instruments

5 Fun Indoor Activities to Do With Kids When It’s Too Cold to Go Out

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Brrrr! It’s freezing out there. That’s okay. When it’s too cold to go out, indoor activities for kids can be just as much fun as a day of outdoor play. Really! Sure, building a snowman (or an entire snow family) is kind of the standard when it comes to winter-time fun; but when there’s a … Continue reading 5 Fun Indoor Activities to Do With Kids When It’s Too Cold to Go Out

Changing Seasons: 10 Winter Family Activities Your Kids Can Learn From

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The snow is falling and the temperatures are dropping. It’s winter! Whether the weather is keeping your kiddos indoors or they’re all about exploring the great (and chilly) outdoors, your children can learn from winter family activities. That’s right, learn. From the science of snow to turning your winter-white yard into a mega canvas that … Continue reading Changing Seasons: 10 Winter Family Activities Your Kids Can Learn From

Holiday Baking Activity: Start a New Holiday Cookie Tradition With Your Kids

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Ah, the sweet smell of cookies baking in the oven. You know what that delicious sugary scent means—it’s almost holiday-time! Instead of going it alone (who wants to hang out in the kitchen, slaving over a hot stove by themselves during the holidays anyway?), get your child in on the baking action. From the recipe … Continue reading Holiday Baking Activity: Start a New Holiday Cookie Tradition With Your Kids

Gift-spiration: Our 6 Favorite Holiday Board Book Ideas

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The holidays are coming up and your gift list is growing. Along with your own kiddos, you need presents for grandma, grandpa, aunts, uncles, cousins and the rest of the family. Why go with the same old sweaters or the dreaded “fruit-of-the-month” gift basket? Get personal (literally) and create your own holiday board book. Not … Continue reading Gift-spiration: Our 6 Favorite Holiday Board Book Ideas

Turkey Time! 5 Ways to Let the Kids Help with Thanksgiving Preparation

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Ah, the holidays. It’s almost Thanksgiving and your list just keeps growing! You’ve got guests coming, a table to set, a pie to bake and (of course) a turkey to cook. And, on top of all that, you have to keep the kids busy! Instead of plopping them down in front of the TV (or … Continue reading Turkey Time! 5 Ways to Let the Kids Help with Thanksgiving Preparation

Making Halloween Less Scary for Kids: Activities That are More Fun than Spooky

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A skeleton activity sounds like spooky fun, right? You’re all in for the creepy, cringe-worthy Halloween decorations. But, the second your kiddo sees a skeleton they starts screaming. It’s completely understandable. You get that they sees the ghastly, ghostly set of bones and get spooked. That being said, you can turn around their “scary skeleton” way of thinking … Continue reading Making Halloween Less Scary for Kids: Activities That are More Fun than Spooky

10 Fall Family Activities Your Kids Can Learn From

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The leaves are changing colors, the kids have costumes on their minds and everything is flavored with pumpkin spice. That’s right—it’s fall! You’ve scheduled hayrides, set your sights on apple picking, and have what seems like a buffet of autumn activities to choose from. Add an educational aspect to your fall family fun, and check … Continue reading 10 Fall Family Activities Your Kids Can Learn From

3 Tips to Photographing Kids

3 Tips to Photographing Kids Have you ever seen pictures of children where they look so well behaved and angelic, wearing coordinating outfits, smiling from ear to ear while one child playfully touches their sibling on their shoulder? Did you immediately wonder what kind of magical potion they are on? Or more likely, what type … Continue reading 3 Tips to Photographing Kids

5 Tips to Better Photos

5 Tips to Better Photos The art of photography is full of complex variables like exposure, ISO, aperture, and shutter speed just to name a few. Our Pint Size Productions team, by no means pretends to know all of the answers, however we have seen millions of photos and consequently know little bit about what … Continue reading 5 Tips to Better Photos

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