In 2009, Simplicity recalled 2 million of their drop side baby cribs due to a death hazard. In this clip from the USCPSC, learn all about the potential hazards associated with your crib and find out how to check and see if yours is part of the recall. You will also get information on how to order and use the free repair kit to keep your baby happy and healthy.
Get crafty this weekend with your kids by incorporating a fun arts & crafts project into the mix of weekend activities! In this Simple Kid's Crafts tutorial, learn how to make an adorable pencil topper out of pipe cleaners! This activity is perfect for children kindergarden age and up. Spend some quality time with your children and help get their creative juices pumping with fun arts & crafts projects like this one!
Another adorable craft you can make with your little ones is a paper caterpillar. The best part about this little guy is that he's flat and perfect for hanging on the refrigerator with all of your kids' other masterpieces!
In this tutorial, learn how to craft a cute bird out of a toilet paper roll with your kids. This adorable little birdie makes a fun activity and is incredibly cheap to make. All you need is some feathers, glue and an old cardboard roll from a used thing of toilet paper. So, instead of throwing away that old roll, why not recycle it into a fun learning activity for your little ones? This project is great for any age, and doesn't take very long so the kids won't lose interest. Decorate them any...
This video shows you the proper way to change a baby's diaper. First you will want to gather all of the supplies you will need before you begin. You will need a diaper, some baby wipes and some ointment. Next remove the babies clothes, raise their legs and place the clean diaper underneath your baby before you remove the old one. This is to ensure if your baby urinates or defecates it will go into the new diaper rather than all over your table. Now take the old diaper off, hold the legs up so...
This video presentation is a tutorial of how to make a baking soda and vinegar rocket. Materials involved include a water bottle, vinegar, baking soda, toilet paper, and knife. First step is to use the knife to gouge a hole in the cap of the bottle. It should not be too large, and should be placed in the center of the cap. Once the hole is made, the cap is to be removed, and the bottle is to be filled partially to half-way with vinegar. After the vinegar is added, the baking soda is then laid...
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to evaluate texture by going on a texture hunt. You will need to do this task in a group. Begin by going around the room and finding a texture that you like. Touch all kinds of things to feel the texture. When you found your texture, bring it back to the group and evaluate it. You will compare and contrast how the object feels. The texture of the objects will vary. They can be smooth, rough, hard, soft , sharp or have any other kind of feel. This vide...
Take a colored foam and cut it to a bookmark shape. Mostly the bookmarks are tall rectangles. Decorate the foam bookmark using markers. Now design it for looking more beautiful. Use stickers to add additional decoration. Collect stickers from a craft store that offers a large variety of scrapbooking stickers. Cut the foam sheet and be sure to get along with the theme of the bookmark. For example, if a child drew horses on his bookmark, cut out horseshoe. Decorate the cut-out if necessary. Add...
The Professor of Silliness returns with some paper. Follow this simple example to turn your face upside down and make a singing puppet. just draw a necktie on a regular sheet of paper and trim the collar accordingly. Place two little eyes on your chin. Now here's the difficult part. You have to hang upside down and hold the paper necktie up to your chin, covering your nose. Now you sing, or lipsink, to your favorite songs, as the adorable songbird, Mr. Chin.
Homemade paddle ball games are easy to make and inexpensive. Make a paddle ball game with tips from a craftsman in this free video series on homemade games.
Looking for face painting designs? Learn how to make a pirate, batman signal, rainbow, and Mardi Gras mask with face paints in this free video series about face painting ideas.
Belly casts are the new keepsake for pregnant women that last and display well; learn how to cast a pregnant belly in this free video series on body molding tips.
This tutorial video will teach you how to apply a face paint job in the design of a tiger. This face paint design is kid friendly and absolutely grrrrreat! Tony the tiger would be proud.
This wrap position is great for toddlers, babies with good head and neck control or who are at least 5 months old. This how to video will show you how to carry your baby on your hip in a baby sling.
This video shows how to perform a pelvic exam of a pregnant woman in labor.
Learn several ways to help your baby develop his or her neck and shoulder muscles. Help babies strengthen neck muscles.
This video provides a step by step routine to face paint the perfect unicorn.
Watch this video to learn how to make this simple & cute project - a Vietnamese dragon.
Bre Pettis shows you three different strategies for surviving an egg drop. In addition to learning different egg drop strategies, Paula Kieko teaches you the physics of an egg drop to give you a leg up on your competition. This is yet another great weekend project with Make Magazine.
Barbie is all set to go for her party. With her sparkling dress, she is going to intoxicate everyone. The only thing that would add to this, would be Barbie accessories. So why not make some beautiful headbands for Barbie that would add more grace to her attire. This video is for all who love dressing up their dolls.
This video is all about kids and the upcoming holiday season. This small video talks about how you can make a simple yet cute little Christmas tree with playdoh. So if you haven't started yet, check it out and make one of your own.
This video will help moms and dads make homemade fruit parfait with kids. This not only teaches kids about cooking, but also help as a parent-bonding session.
Best way to bond with kids is to involve them into number of activities, where you can participate with them. Here we are with an activity which involves in making whole wheat cookies. You can involve your kids in this activity too.
This video talks about how one can make a doraemon character with the help of playdoh. This tutorial is for all the ones who loves Doraemon and playdoh.
This video will talk about how one can make Nemo fish from the movie "Finding Nemo". This video is for all those who are Nemo fans.
This video talks about how one can create a burger from a simple play doh set. This video is for kids and for everyone who loves playing with playdoh.
This how to will teach kids and their moms how to make a pizza from playdough. Playdough helps kids in developing gross motor skills, finger strength and dexterity. So, lets get started-
Love making gifts for your loved ones? Here is a tutorial that shows you how to make a play doh rose. It's really easy and fun to make.
Here is a tutorial to show you how you can easily make this much loved Frozen character with Play-Doh. Using some simple techniques and clever tricks, you can make your very own Olaf.
Want to learn how to make Peppa Pig with Play-Doh? Here is our attempt on showcasing a tutorial on how to make Peppa Pig with Play-Doh.
Here is a great fun easy idea to let the kids have fun diving for glow sticks at night in the pool.This video will show you what the glow stick look like once they are at the bottom of the swimming pool in the dark.
Here's a great video that will show you how to make a boo boo bunny ice pack using a wash cloth, elastic,marker,cotton ball and small pom pom for the nose. Very easy and quick to make.
I am writing this to first pregnant moms. I am 25 weeks along and I have some advice as to getting through an uncomfortable pregnancy.
Learn how to make a rubber band bracelet without the use of a rainbow loom. Easy fast and fun to do.
This is a create creation as a toddler toy. My girl loves this toy, she even wanted to take it to bed at night ... Sometimes, some of the most simple toys are some of the most like toys. This toy is cheap and can be completed in 10 minutes at most.
Academically Preparing Your Child For School Many parents are anxious when their child begins school for the first time, especially when he/she is the first child to leave the nest. Is my little one ready for school? What should my child know/be able to do before starting? Unless you have teacher friends or have been given guidelines by the school it can be difficult to know how to get your child ready academically. Here are a few tips to help give your child a good start.
In this video tutorial, you'll learn how to create a very beautiful unicorn using face paint. You can use this design anywhere on the body, from your arm to your face. This is a great activity to do with your kids.
Teach your children about Hanukkah while making this fun Star of David craft! You will need: at least six craft sticks or popsicle sticks per craft; crayons, markers or paint; non toxic craft glue; yarn; tissue paper and safety scissors.
It's like the hand turkey, but with a Christmas theme! Make a Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer with your children! You will need craft foam, pom poms, non toxic craft glue, markers, googly eyes, a paper back and safety scissors.
Whether they're your own children or a niece, godson or grandchild, this gift guide is perfect for figuring out what to give the kids on your gift list. Every gift is innovative, eco-friendly and facilitates talking between children and parents.