Free Greeting Cards and Certificates for Mother's Day!

Didn't have time to buy a card for Mother's Day on Sunday? It's not too late! Print out one of our FREE Mother's Day cards!


Is the gift you ordered arriving late? Did you forget to get anything at all? Have no worries -- use our printable certificates (such as our I.O.U.s or certificates of appreciation) to show her that you didn't forget about Mother's Day!

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Mother's Day: Garden Tubs & Gloves

Does that special Mom in your life love to garden? If so, she’ll LOVE this gift – a garden tub that you can customize before filling it with all new garden tools, including these great customized gardening gloves! Perfect for Moms and Grandmothers, too.

What You’ll Need:
*Garden Tub (we found this great flexible tub at Walmart & Dollar Tree; metal tubs work well, too)
*Gardening gloves
*Paint (not washable)
*Paintbrush
*3-D fabric paint (also called "puffy" paint)

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Earth Day Scavenger Hunt

Here’s a great way to spend your Earth Day – a fun scavenger hunt perfect for the whole family!

What You’ll Need:
*One copy of the scavenger hunt per child, see below
*Pen/pencil/marker/crayon

Preparation:
*If you don’t have all of these things nearby, don’t worry! You can cross off any items your children won’t be able to find and add anything you want!
*Decide if you will all go together or split up. If you split up, decide how much time to give everyone.

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Earth Day/Arbor Day: Trees, Trees, Trees

With Earth Day and Arbor Day coming up, we should take a moment to appreciate the trees that give us air to breathe, shade in the heat, and a million other things!

What You’ll Need:
*Trees
*Paper
*Crayons

Preparation:
*Don’t have trees in your yard? Head to a local park.

Activity:
*Read some books on trees in the shade of a large tree. See our suggestions below in "Suggested Resources."

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Toilet Paper Roll Butterfly

Have you already started seeing butterflies in your yard? Well, you will if you make these beautiful butterflies which are also a great way to recycle!

What You’ll Need:
*Toilet paper rolls, OR paper towel rolls, cut in half
*White paper
*Paint
*Glue
*Scissors

Preparation:
*If your child is very young, you may want to cut the butterfly wings out for them ahead of time. Fold the paper in half and cut one set of wings out of the open side.

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Easter Bunny Puppet

Get ready for the Easter Bunny by making this cute bunny puppet.

What You’ll Need:
*Paper Bag
*Crayon/marker/colored pencils
*Glue
*White paper
*Pink paper
*Pipe Cleaners – 2 per craft
*Cotton Balls – 2 per craft

Preparation:
*For younger children, parents may want to cut out the following: one large white oval and one smaller pink oval (for the stomach), two large white ears and two smaller pink ears.
*Cut the pipe cleaners into 3 pieces each.

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Looking for Spring Crafts & Activities?

If you like the crafts listed here, you'll love our April activities! Check out our April Activity-a-Day Calendar and come back and visit our site for directions and photos of the activities or crafts you'd like to do with your kids! Our April theme is "Animal Babies", plus we've got some great holiday ideas for Passover and Easter.

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Looking for Passover Crafts & Activities?

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FREE Twilight Saga: New Moon DVD Giveaway!

The second installment of the Twilight Saga came out on DVD today and we will give away a FREE two-disc special edition of The Twilight Saga: New Moon to one of our Facebook fans! It includes a 6-part documentary that takes you behind the scenes and rehearsal footage and music videos from the soundtrack. Hurry! You must enter by midnight Eastern Standard Time on Wednesday, March 31, 2010.

Click below to see a preview of the third movie, The Twilight Saga: Eclipse, then scroll down to see how to enter to win a FREE two-disc special edition Twilight Saga: New Moon DVD.

To enter to win a FREE two-disc special edition Twilight Saga: New Moon DVD:

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Passover Crafts & Activities

Pin The Seder to the Plate - (ages 3+) A fun way to get children excited about the upcoming Passover seder.

Seder Plate - (ages 3+) To help the children understand the seder plate at Passover, have them each create their own.

Passover Coloring Page

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