active play

Little Red Story: Big Victory!

October 08, 2014
posted by Brittney Snow

As a parent, how many times have you found yourself jumping up and down, smiling and yelling “You can do it”? Sometimes it’s to motivate yourself, but most of the time it’s to encourage your kids as they work towards their next big accomplishment. From the moment when your little one lets go of your fingers and takes one big step, to the first time they kick a soccer ball towards the goal, you’re their biggest cheerleader.

Stop, Hop, and Roll!

March 29, 2013
posted by Brittney Snow

Stop, Hop, and Roll!

Spring seems to be taking it’s time this year, but Easter is tomorrow! After coloring eggs and vacuuming up Easter basket grass, have the kids zip up their jackets and head outside to play. Below is a list of games that will help celebrate the day and burn off some of those jelly beans…  

Game Time: Birthday Games

February 11, 2013

At so many birthday parties we expect a gaggle of kids to wait patiently while a birthday girl opens gifts or the birthday boy blows out candles. All that waiting can be tough for kids who NEED to move, and they will squirm, wiggle and bounce if you want them to or not!

Birthday Bash: Isabelle turns 4!

November 19, 2012

Kid's birthday parties are a chance to celebrate one special child at one special moment in their life. There are some standard ingredients: invitations, party treats, fun activities, and gaggles of friends. Each element is infinitely customizable to age, hobbies and family tradition. Choosing a theme based on a child's interests (or obsessions?) is a way to cherish who they are at that exact age.

A New Way to Play: Groovin' to the Music

October 18, 2012
posted by Melissa Enos

When I was a kid, I remember playing music from a radio out of the garage.  I would crank up my favorite songs and act out an entire musical performance on my bicycle while riding in circles in the driveway.  

A Stand for Outdoor Play

September 21, 2012
posted by Kim Lefko

When we play, we learn better, dream bigger, smile loudly, and grow up a little slower.

And when we play, we get to be the best version of ourselves. The version that laughs hysterically, dreams wildly, and squeezes as much fun as possible out of a Saturday afternoon.