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Posts from the category: Family Time

Tell a Story Family Mealtime Conversation Starters

Tell a Story Conversation Starters/Storytelling Prompts for Families

It's been a crazy, busy day but now, with a hot meal on the table and the family gathered round, it is the perfect time to have enjoy a little silly fun together -  that will also build language skills! Today we are sharing seven storytelling prompts to use at the dinner table. Each of the … [Read more...]

7 Easter Games for Your Easter Party or Family Get Together

For some super awesome family fun this Easter, check out our collection of 7 Easter game ideas. You'll be sure to create some special memories with these!

These fun Easter game ideas are sure to create some very special memories with family and friends! Of course, most would also work well with class, youth and other activity groups - wherever you are gathered to enjoy some Easter fun together. 7 Family Easter Games Egg & spoon race: Grab some … [Read more...]

Our Happy Family Project: #1 Traditions & Rituals

Our Happy Family Project: A Year of Happiness - Traditions & Rituals. With free Home Is People quote printable.

2015 threw a lot at us including financial stress, unemployment, health scares and ongoing sleep deprivation. And when I think back on last year I honestly feel kind of sad. Sad for far too many days of fatigue and stress. Sad for too many days of distracted and disconnected. Sad for days of lost … [Read more...]

Create a Family Bucket List ~ Printable

Create a 2016 Family Bucket List with the fun one word prompts on this handy printable

A new year has to mean a new family bucket list! And this year I've given our Family Bucket List printable a makeover, mixing up some of the one word prompts from last year whilst also leaving spaces for you to add items just right for your family. It's great as a guide for making plans for what … [Read more...]

Love Life Printable Calendar Stickers

Love Life Printable Calendar Stickers: Perfect for dressing up your diary or calendar

These colourful stickers are a fun tool for customising your calendar or diary! Created to fit perfectly with our 2016 Printable Calendar pages, there are stickers for your next appointment, to-do, celebration and (most importantly!) holiday. You can use the free printable to print your … [Read more...]

9 New Years Eve Party Games for Families

9 New Years Eve Party Games for Families

How will you be celebrating this New Years? Due to the age of our girls ours will feature a 9pm 'midnight'...if they last that long! If you are spending the celebration with family and friends with children, why not check out these nine fun party game ideas that everyone can enjoy together - BIG … [Read more...]

15 Best Christmas Movies for Kids

15 Best Christmas Movies for Kids as voted by kids and parents

Each year I ask the Childhood 101 Facebook community for their Christmas movie suggestions and this year I decided to take the responses from the past few years and tally up the results to find the 15 best Christmas movies for kids, as voted by kids and parents of our community! They are listed as a … [Read more...]

6 Fabulous Short Films from Children’s Books

6 Fabulous Short Films from Favourite Children's Books. A great selection for preschoolers and early elementary aged children.

When earlier this year AJ discovered the short film of Room on the Broom (based on the book by Julia Donaldson) it was love at first sight. And her love of the movie led to a love for the book and then a whole lot more love for all things Julia Donaldson. For us, as a family, it also opened up the … [Read more...]