Activities

Popular Backyard Activities for Toddlers

It has been said that the early years of a child’s life is important to developing lifelong skills.  If you are the parent of a toddler, thi...

Popular Water Activities for the Backyard

Each summer, millions of families head outdoors. Many times, they head to their own backyards. While being outdoors is nice, it can also be ...

Sunbathing: A Relaxing Backyard Activity

Each year, millions of men and women head to their local tanning salons. While indoor tanning is a great way to get a tan, it is not the onl...

The Benefits of Organizing a Backyard Barbeque

Each year, a large number of Americans cook a barbequed meal in their backyard.  Despite the fact that barbequing is a popular backyard acti...

The Benefits of Taking Your Child Outdoors

Children are active. Many children participate in a number of different after school activities, including sports. Unfortunately, when schoo...

Reading activities

In a world that is slowly but surely turning away from books and getting glued to monitors or television screens, the importance of developi...

Recreational after school programs

After school programs can be divided into 3 broad categories: academic, recreational and social. Balanced development takes place when there...

School based after-school programs

In an effort to keep children motivated and safe, the U.S. Government sets aside a good amount of fund for financing after school programs e...