Activities for Parents

Celebrate the start of fall by creating arts and crafts with your kids

The official first day of fall is September 22nd. Have you noticed a change in the weather? Leaves start changing color and start falling. Crisp breezes have you pulling out your cozy sweater. To celebrate the changing of the seasons, we wanted to share some of our favorite arts and crafts projects to do with your kids. When we think of fall, we think autumn leaves and pumpkins! Kaplan Early Learning Company shared a DIY Pumpkin Yarn Garland and Autumn Leaf Animal Collages. These collages can be completed with items found right in your backyard! Another great place to find [...]

School’s Out, Now What? Summer Learning Opportunities

Today was the last day of the 2018-19 school year, and that means one thing: summer is here! Lots of fun in the sun, time with family, and hot days are headed our way. But two whole months off from school can seem like a lot of time to fill. Especially when, as a CSFB parent, you’re concerned about your child’s continuing education. Not to fear, there are plenty of fun summer learning opportunities available to students and families in the Baltimore area. Here are just a few: Make Music Day: tomorrow, Friday, June 21! The Baltimore County Public Library […]

5 Holiday Activities for Families in Baltimore

This year, make the most out of the holiday break. Here are 5 Holiday activities for families in the Baltimore/DC area! (via Baltimore Sun) Go Ice Skating at Baltimore’s Inner Harbor Finally, an outdoor ice rink returns to the Inner Harbor! Baltimore hasn’t had a seasonal outdoor rink since 2002. “It took several years to work out the logistics and bring skating back downtown,” said Laurie Schwartz, president of the Waterfront Partnership. The new rink will operate on McKeldin Square at Pratt and Light street for the next five winters. Schwartz also noted, “We like to create affordable, fun activities for locals here at […]

Thanksgiving Activities for Families

Whether you want to get your family thinking about what they are thankful for or you simply want to celebrate fall, here are some great Thanksgiving activities for families. Printable Fill in the Blank Thank You Cards Thanksgiving is the perfect time to remember to show gratitude. Use these printable thank you card templates to teach your kids the importance of being thankful. Gratitude Wreath Let your family display everything that they’re thankful for with these easy to create gratitude wreaths. Thanksgiving Spelling Stones Use this craft meets spelling activity to celebrate Thanksgiving as well as learn some new words. Tree of Gratitude Use the […]