Creative Child

Jennifer McLaughlin

Jennifer is a former special education teacher and mentor. She obtained her bachelor's degree at Kent State University in Ohio. She enjoys dancing, reading and spending time training her dog, BrunoMars. 

Articles by Jennifer

Top Toys and Gear for Babies and Toddlers

Parents are constantly on the look out for the best toys, games and gear for babies and toddlers. We have compiled a list of over 20 items that are perfect for pregnancy, for moms-to-be, and toys and gear for baby.

42 Minion Crafts for Kids

Making Minions crafts will be loads of fun for your kids. After all, who doesn't love the Minions? These Despicable Me characters are some of our favorites. You can even use these hysterical subterranean characters at your next birthday party.

Frozen Movie Crafts

If your kids fell in love with Frozen, you will definitely want to try all of the Frozen movie crafts that are on Pinterest and the web! Whether you're planning a birthday party, playing dress up or just love to have craft day, these 20 plus Frozen movie crafts are just waiting to be shared!

10 Frozen Crafts for Kids

Do you want to build a snowman? Do you want to make 10 Frozen Crafts for Kids? Disney's Frozen movie was a blockbuster hit, and these awesome Frozen Crafts for Kids will be too!

Frozen Party Craft - How to Make a Pin the Nose on Olaf Game

Entertain your party goers with this homemade Frozen party craft. Olaf is everyone's favorite snowman! Get out your supplies, collect up-cycled materials and create this Frozen party craft without spending a lot of money.

10 Creative Ideas for Displaying Your Child's Art

Are you looking for creative ideas to display your child's many art projects? While there are hundreds of ways you can capture and keep these special art projects for kids in your memories, we are going to highlight 10 of the best! Read more on what to do with all of your kids art projects and masterpieces here.

Movie Night with the Family

We have created an epic list of kid friendly and family movies for parents to choose from. Including the classics, best animated flicks and new favorites, this list is sure to inspire your next fun get-together. So gather up your crew, sit down with some popcorn and a cozy blanket and get ready to enjoy the top movies for family night!

Summer Activities: A Day at the Beach

Looking for a ideas for a great day at the beach? Try these kids summer activities and enjoy a fun day in the sun!

17 Valentine Ideas

Valentine Ideas for treats, crafts and activities.

Craft Ideas: Black History Month

Celebrate Black History Month and Martin Luther King Jr. Day with some great craft ideas!

Kids Activities: LEGOLAND, California

While there are so many reasons to take your family to Legoland, California, we have narrowed it down to the top 10 reasons to go!

Our Favorites: Kid's Gear and Products

With so many choices in kid's gear and accessories, how do you pick out just one! Check out our reviews of some of our favorite (and affordable) choices here to make your search easier.

6 Top Winter Activities and Destinations


Kids Kitchen: Melted Snowman Cookies

These oh-so-cute cookies will disappear faster than melting snow. We suggest preparing and setting out the ingredients to let the children get creative.

8 Thanksgiving Day Crafts

Looking for activities and crafts for the kids to do for Turkey Day? Here we have found some of the cutest Thanksgiving Day Crafts around the internet!

Kids Activities: Kids Give Back

One of the most empowering ideas for children is Service Learning. Kids learn to give back to the community and become star citizens! What activities does your kid do within the community?

Kids Activities: Puppet Theater with Folkmanis Puppets

In a high-tech world where parents turn to their children for computer help and play games on their cell phones, there's one company continuing to inspire imagination and kids activities with its heartwarming, no-batteries-required toys....

Halloween Costumes from Our Awesome Readers!

Halloween is HERE and we asked you to send us your favorite costumes! Check out some creative and cute submissions from our readers!

Kids Kitchen: Halloween Witch Hat Cookie Treats

Halloween Witch Hat Cookie Treats are a cute and witchy way to spruce up your Halloween party!

Kids Kitchen: Halloween Monster Snacks

Here is a list of easy, yet creative kids kitchen monster recipes that you and the kids can work on together. Whether you are making a few for the house or for an entire class at school, team up to make the process go smoothly!
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