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Holiday Gift Guide for Kids Activities

Are you searching for a fun and creative gift for a kid in your life? Our Gift Guide goes beyond gift cards and gaming systems to give you ideas on kids activities that can still be gift-wrapped! Whether you are shopping for your child, a niece/nephew or family friend – we’ve rounded up our top […]

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On-Demand Art Classes to Fit Your Schedule

On-Demand art classes for your creative child are a great alternative when you need an activity to fit your busy schedule. Whether you need an hour break on a rainy day, quiet time during a long car ride, or entertainment during school breaks – find a wide variety of on-demand art classes on ActivityHero. See […]

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Best On-Demand Thanksgiving Activities

On-demand Thanksgiving activities keep kids busy and having fun from home. Kids can enjoy Thanksgiving games and projects on their own time during the holidays! We’ve rounded up some of our favorite online Thanksgiving on-demand activities. On ActivityHero, you can also find in-person Thanksgiving camps or online Thanksgiving classes and camps for upcoming school breaks. […]

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Best In-Person Thanksgiving Camps in the San Francisco Bay Area

Whether you need to work for a few days or prep a turkey dinner, upcoming school breaks may have you searching for Thanksgiving camps and activities to keep your kids busy. We’ve rounded up a few of our favorite in-person Thanksgiving camps for kids – all locally in the SF Bay Area! ActivityHero also offers […]

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ActivityHero Launches On-Demand Enrichment For Children at Home

Parents’ need for flexible enrichment drives new product launch to offer quality content to fit any schedule. ActivityHero now offers on-demand, live online and in-person classes and camps. School is back in session, but hybrid and virtual days have many families scrambling for activities to fill unexpected gaps in daily learning. ActivityHero had already successfully […]

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Best Online Thanksgiving Camps & Classes

Online Thanksgiving camps and classes are a good alternative to keep kids busy and having fun at home while you are working or finishing up your famous pumpkin pie. We’ve rounded up some of our favorite online Thanksgiving camps for kids – art, crafts, coding, and more! On ActivityHero, you can also find in-person Thanksgiving […]

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Best In-Person Thanksgiving Camps

Whether you need to work for a few days or prep a turkey dinner, upcoming school breaks may have you searching for Thanksgiving camps and activities to keep your kids busy. We’ve rounded up a few of our favorite in-person Thanksgiving camps for kids – from STEM to skateboarding! ActivityHero also offers online and on-demand […]

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Thanksgiving kids’ activities inspired by pumpkin spice

Get ready for Thanksgiving Week with these hands-on kids’ activities inspired by Pumpkin Spice and Thanksgiving turkeys. Enjoy the smell of Pumpkin Spice and try one of these Thanksgiving project ideas with your kids. For a longer activity, find a 1/2 day or full day Thanksgiving camp or workshop. What makes pumpkin spice smell so […]

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5 Fun Alternatives to Family Movie Night

Have you watched every family-friendly movie on Netflix, Hulu, and Disney Plus? Memorized every scene of Trolls World Tour? Eaten your body weight in popcorn? No judgement here – it’s been a long year!  Here are five alternatives to Family Movie Night at home that are just as fun! Take an Art Class together: There […]

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5 Ways to Manage Stress and Anxiety in Kids

Stress and anxiety is common for both children and adults. Butterflies before a piano recital or feeling nervous about a big test is a normal reaction to a stressful situation or event. As parents, we can’t eliminate stress in our children’s lives – only teach them how to manage it.  Triggers that can cause stress […]

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5 Fun Fall Activities

Get ready for falling leaves, cooler weather, and spooky surprises with these hands-on activities for kids. Leaf piles and pumpkins and candy, oh my! Try one (or all) of these fall ideas with your kids. For a longer activity to keep kids engaged during school holidays, find online or in-person Fall Break camps and classes. […]

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5 Ways to Help Kids Focus During Online Learning

Sit still. Pay attention… These seem like easy concepts, but these days while kids are attending school or an online class from their bedroom or kitchen table, it’s especially hard for kids to focus and listen to a teacher who is online. ActivityHero sought out the guidance of Chaia May, an early childhood educator and […]

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Best Kids Halloween Activities for 2020

Whether or not you are going trick or treating this year, there are a ton of spooktacular Halloween activities that can be done at home to get in the haunting spirit. Carve out some fun this October to bake creepy cupcakes, paint spooky creatures, learn candy science, and more! We’ve rounded up the best kids […]

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Learning Pods To Support Online School

Learning pods are small, in-person groups of children who learn together with the support of a teacher or facilitator. These ‘pandemic pods’ are rapidly gaining support as parents find new ways to support their child’s virtual learning. Working parents and families with multiple children are struggling to find a path forward while balancing work and […]

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QuaranTEEN

A resource for family-focused entertainment and positivity during COVID-19. The blog, created by two Bay Area teens, is 100% free and all donations benefit the non-profit, Frontline Foods. Two Bay Area high-schoolers, Katherine Kudriavtsev and Sarah Emberling, cooped up at home and stuck in quarantine, decided to use their time for something other than scrolling […]