It seems like just when you’re back into the whole school routine, along comes another set of school holidays. It’s wonderful to be able to spend some quality time with your little ones whilst they are on holiday, and if possible, to take them away for a break. Don’t open your mouth in indignation, traveling with kids doesn’t have to be messy as people often think. Remember, people always make a bigger deal of negative experiences than positive ones, so chances are you’ve heard plenty of horror stories regarding tiny travelers. Fortunately for you, we’ve got some helpful tips to help make your little travel companions happy, without you losing any of your hair in the process!
Use these Best Headphones Under $100 to Distract Older Children
If your kids happen to be old enough, you can give them a pair of headphones and a tablet or ipod pre-loaded with some games, movies, and music to keep the occupied on long car trips, airplanes, trains, and while waiting at various places. Kids aren’t always the most careful custodians of items, so here is a list of top quality headphones that cost less than $100. A good pair of headphones can make a long trip much easier! You can also save on orders by looking for the headphones at a discounted rate on websites like Ebay … Read the rest
By spending time with your child so that you can guide him/her on the steps of writing a picture storybook can be challenging but a funny activity for the child. Through proper planning and writing of a picture storybook, the child can learn how to put his/her taught in the right order using the written language to communicate his/her ideas in various ways.
Use iStock Promo Codes for Pictures
Sometimes it can be difficult to find the right pictures or graphics that you need to complete your picture storybook. One suggestion I have is to use a service like iStock for professional quality photos, illustrations, and graphics to assist in putting together your project. It doesn’t even have to be expensive, for example you can use coupons like the ones found at VPSdeals.org to save money. They have some really nice backgrounds and templates as well!
Helping your child make their own Storybook
It can be tricky for you and your child to find great inspirational ideas for writing a picture story, but if you work on it together you will be successful in writing a storybook. Some of the guidelines that you can use so that you can help your child to write a picture storybook are:
Find your best idea
The best way to start is by reading a storybook with your child. … Read the rest
Planning and hosting your child’s birthday party can be a great opportunity to showcase your creativity, especially if it is based on a theme. However, make sure that your kid’s interest in reflected in the theme that you select for the party. The lines below outline how you can host a successful themed birthday party for your beloved child.
Savings Tip: Use Getty Images Promo Codes
For a themed birthday party there are many things you may need to print out like invitations, decorative items, pieces for games, and gift wrapping. Sometimes you can find these things online for free, but they might not quite be right or you may not be able to find what you are looking for at all. Did you know that Getty Images now has much more than just stock photography for blogs? I guarantee you’ll be able to find almost anything you need for printables there, they have some excellent vector designs as well that can be scaled up if you need to print something at a big size. Take a look at istockphoto.com for some promo codes to save money on your purchase with iStock. I did a simple search for ‘birthday invitations’ and it brought up hundreds of beautiful designs!
Start With Theme Selection:
The very first thing you need to do is choose the theme of … Read the rest