Have we got the perfect round up of springtime and Easter family fun ideas for you this week! Loads of ideas for Easter eggs, games, outdoor fun and more. Plus we’ve got a round up of things to do with kiddos to explore and learn about nature. Travel around the world with your taste buds this week in honor of National Food Day! And get your DIY tool-belt on with inspiring posts to create a tree house, garden and more. Family Fun Friday is the place to be if you want tips, links, freebies, resources and more from the most talented bloggers on the web. Welcome to the Family Fun Friday community.
Family Fun Friday is all about connecting as a family. We feature great ideas for family fun, and things to help moms get things done so they have more time to spend doing what they love to do – be with family!
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I love my co-hosts Stephanie, Carly and Danita! Your links get four times the exposure as they will show up on four blogs at the same time. Woo-Hoo! Each co-host is featuring her top picks from the party so you get an increased chance in being featured as well. Each featured post will be pinned by the hostesses so be sure to link up your best!
Meet our Family Fun Friday hostesses:
|Monica created Family Fun Friday and blogs at HappyandBlessedHome.com where she shares free preschool tools and printables, encouraging words for moms, and ideas for having fun together as a family. Follow: Blog / Facebook / Pinterest / Twitter /Google + / Bloglovin’. Monica will feature Family Fun Posts.|
|Stephanie Kay is a busy homeschooling mom of 5. She blogs at Everyday Family Living where she shares practical ideas for home organization, family activities, books and education, and health & fitness. Follow: Blog / Facebook / Pinterest / Stephanie will feature Money Saving and Organizing Tips.|
|Carly is an adoptive mama and piano teacher who blogs at Africa to America. She writes about globalism, compassion and motherhood. Follow: Facebook / Pinterest / Twitter. Carly will be featuring posts on kid learning and crafting.|
|Danita enjoys blogging about cooking and shares yummy recipes on her blog OTasteandSee. Follow: Blog / Facebook / Pinterest / Twitter /Google +. Danita will feature Delicious Recipes.|
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Thanks to all my blogging friends for linking up last week at Family Fun Friday. I have a special YouTube Video for you at Thank You All My Blogging Friends! So many great ideas, crafts and things to do! If you link up, you permit me to use your pictures/ideas as part of future posts and/or social media. Now on to some fabulous posts for moms.
With spring in the air and warmer temperatures on the way, I love how these families are enjoying indoor and outdoor activities as a part of their springtime and Easter fun! Here you’ll find everything you need to prepare hearts and minds for the Easter holiday as well as lots of fun activities for great family fun memory making.
- Sisters Raising Sisters shares some wonderful ideas for Preparing Toddlers for Easter. The family uses bible stories, videos, and storytelling to reinforce the message. Great tips if you’re looking for a way to prepare your toddler for Easter.
- Heather from Golden Reflections Blog shared this round-up of 20 Fine Motor Sensory Activities for Easter. If you are looking for some Easter fun, there are loads of ideas on Heather’s list.
- Getting outside to enjoy the Easter holiday is a great way to enjoy some Family Fun. Check out this post on Niccola on Tuesday – Outdoor Easter Fun – I love the cardboard bunny house they created.
- Enchanted Homeschooling Mom shared Family Time with Springtime Outdoor Chores. What a wonderful way to enjoy family time and teach the value of chores. Thanks for sharing Jill!
- Cathy shares a lovely list of ideas for Springtime Family Fun on her blog 3 Kids and a Fish.
- It’s not too late to enjoy dyeing Easter eggs and Heidi over at One Creative Mommy shared some adorable ideas in her post 14 Unique Easter Egg Ideas.
This week you can travel the world and enjoy the yummy eats being featured from National Food Day! Danita did a wonderful job highlighting some culinary delights from around the world on her blog O Taste and See. Click the image or follow this link to learn more about these wonderful features! You can find Danita also on Facebook at O Taste and See Blog on Facebook. Stop by and say Hello when you can.
Kid Learning and Crafts
Carly from Africa to America is highlighting some fabulous Nature Activities this week. Spring is the perfect time to get outside and explore nature! Thanks for rounding these up Carly! If ya’ll have a minute stop by Carly’s Facebook Page and show her a little bloggy love.
Link to post: Africa to America Nature Activities Carly had some down time this week with her hosting so we don’t have an image to share just yet – but as soon as its ready I will add it!
Money Saving Tips and Organizing
Stephanie Kay is a busy homeschooling mom of 5. She blogs at Everyday Family Living where she shares practical ideas for home organization, family activities, books and education, and health & fitness. Stephanie’s features this week are appealing for the do-it-yourselfer. Just look at that awesome TreeHouse and Garden! When you have a minute, stop by Everyday Family Living on Facebook and let Stephanie know which DIY project is your favorite!
Thanks again for all your wonderful ideas! I hope these Family Friendly and Fun ideas inspire you.
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I pray you are blessed by this effort to share ideas on having Family Fun.
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