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Recipe Spotlight: A Little Yumminess

Here’s a recipe from Stacie Dong and Simran Singh of A Little Yumminess that will get you cooking with your kids and getting them to try a few new flavors.

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The Origins of your Favorite Christmas Traditions

There are many popular traditions at Christmas, from gingerbread men to ‘The 12 Days of Christmas’. But where exactly did these traditions come from?

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Top Holiday Child Care Options

Having a hard time finding child care during school holidays? Here are four great options to consider. By Anita Sharma It is holiday season, which means that there are lots school breaks coming up. For kids it’s exciting they do not have go to school or do homework for a short period of time while […]

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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 no school, oh my! Try one (or all) of these fall ideas with your kids. For a longer activity outside of the house, find Fall Break camps and classes near you. 1. Glow-in-the-Dark Water Nothing […]

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Spring Cooking with Kids

Looking to put some “spring” into your home cooking routine? We asked the head chef at a kids’ cooking school to share handy tips and a delicious recipe. By Wendy Chou Cooking for kids can feel like a thankless task. When kids reject new foods and haven’t got a clue how much effort went into […]

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ActivityHero’s Business Grant: Rewarding Camps Who Make a Difference

In our summer contest, your votes and reviews can help your favorite camp or class win money to improve their programs, plus enter you in a drawing for an ActivityHero Gift Card! By Wendy Chou   Have you seen this logo on your favorite camp page in ActivityHero and wondered what it’s all about? We’ve […]

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Top Questions to Find the Right Summer Camp

With so many choices available, how do you find a summer camp that fits your family’s style? Here are key questions to ask when starting your search. By Wendy Chou Some parents see summer vacation as a chance to try new skills and challenges, and some would rather that their kids unplug and unwind from […]

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4 Ways to Get Your Child Started with Coding

Computer programming isn’t just for college students and hackers. Here are four engaging ways to get your kids started with coding. By Ashley Wang It’s pretty clear by now that technology is a force to be reckoned with. Tech companies are ever-growing and demand for programmers has never been higher. Computers dominate our lives right […]

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5 Ways to Save on Summer Camp

Want to pack your kids’ summer with fun — while staying on budget? Check out these 5 tips to save money on summer camps, from the experts at ActivityHero.

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Summer Camp Tips for Shy, Quiet Kids

Worried your child won’t warm up to summer camp? Here, top camp directors share secrets for helping shy kids step outside their comfort zone.

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Is Sleepaway Camp Right for My Kid?

Considering exploring overnight camps for your children this summer? Two directors share tips to prepare kids for the positive experience of a lifetime.

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Tax Deductible Summer Camp and Childcare: Things to Know

Did you know that some summer camps and after school activities can qualify as childcare for tax purposes? Find out more about what to ask your tax preparer.

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SF Bay Area Summer Camp Fairs 2018

Hey Bay Area! Get a chance to meet camp directors and ask questions by checking out a local camp fair. It’s a great opportunity to discover new camps and plan a summer your kids will love.

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Top 10 Winter Camps in the SF Bay Area

Find out which types of winter camps fill up first, and discover popular winter & holiday break camps in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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World Holidays for Kids: Books, Movies & More

Are you interested in helping your children become “global citizens”? The holidays are a nice time to enjoy our own traditions while exploring others, too.