indoor games

child girl in superhero's costume plays

How To Get Your Kids To Chill Out? Make An Obstacle Course!

Whether you are facing a long car trip, a rainy afternoon, or just need to release some wiggles – creating an obstacle course is a great way to get to get kids calm and happy. Research shows that when we change our physical state – through movement or relaxation, for example – we can change …

How To Get Your Kids To Chill Out? Make An Obstacle Course! Read More »

reading books for empathy

Afraid Of “Improv”? Simple Is The Best Way To “Silly”

Improv gets me through the winter with kids!   All those long hours of hangin’ indoors, while fending off the inevitable requests for screen-time, can make a parent go bonkers.  You guys who just had a snow day know what I’m talking about. But sometimes it’s best to take a break from structured games and …

Afraid Of “Improv”? Simple Is The Best Way To “Silly” Read More »

Girl running in the house

14 Reasons You Should Play Hide And Seek Right Now

Hide and Seek is a classic kid activity, but it’s not just fun and games.   Hide and Seek is amazing for our kids’ brains, hearts and bodies!   It spans cultures and times, and we all know how to play – but let’s talk about why you should play.  I’m also offering ways to …

14 Reasons You Should Play Hide And Seek Right Now Read More »