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Springfield's Guide to Fall Fun

Springfield's Guide to Fall Fun

Welcome to Macaroni Kid Springfield, the very best place for all of the great activities and events for families in and around the Springfield, MA area!Click HERE to see the entire newsletter, images and all!I've returned from the AMAZING Macaroni ...

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Halloween Chills & Thrills at the Springfield Museums

Halloween Chills & Thrills at the Springfield Museums

Halloween Chills & Thrills October 25th, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm Springfield Museums 21 Edwards St. Enjoy a full day of spooky art and science activities plus live animal demonstrations, special planetarium shows, and more! Two great performances are free ...

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DARE Family Services Hosts "TRUNK OR TREAT"

DARE Family Services Hosts "TRUNK OR TREAT"

Join Dare Family Services at their Western Regional Office, 235 Chestnut Street in Springfield, on October 30 for an appreciation and recruitment event from 9-10am. They will be offering a free, "cup of joe" courtesy of the Westfield Starbucks for ...

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Teal Pumpkins Promote a Happy Halloween for All!

Teal Pumpkins Promote a Happy Halloween for All!

With food allergies on the rise, more and more children are unable to participate in trick-or-treating activities. One way that you can include all children in the Halloween tradition is to place a teal pumpkin outside of your house, signifying ...

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Invite the Switch Witch Over This Halloween

Invite the Switch Witch Over This Halloween

Does the Switch Witch visit your home on Halloween? Wait. What? You've never met the Switch Witch? Well, let's take a few minutes to introduce her so that she can make a stop at your house this year! On Halloween ...

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Halloween Hand Puppet: Frankenstein

Halloween Hand Puppet: Frankenstein

Your child's imagination will come to life as you create fun holiday-themed puppets and use them to tell your own spooky stories. These instructions will guide you in the creation of the creepy monster, Frankenstein, but you could use similar ...

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"Connect the Webs" Halloween Activity

"Connect the Webs" Halloween Activity

This activity is an easy addition to a classroom party or even an afternoon at home! Here's what you need: Pieces of paper Black marker 3 pieces of Halloween candy for each activity sheet Here's what you do: Create 3 ...

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Halloween Popcorn Balls: Get ready for the holiday

Halloween Popcorn Balls: Get ready for the holiday

Who doesn't enjoy popcorn? And at Halloween time it is even a bigger pleasure when we have a sweeter version…popcorn balls! As moms, we are used to preparing treats for the classroom, giveaways at holiday parties, etc. Put a smile ...

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Pumpkin Shaped Crispy Rice Treats

Pumpkin Shaped Crispy Rice Treats

Crispy Rice treats are a hit all year round. At this time of year, shaping them into pumpkins makes for a fun activity. To make approximately four dozen bite sized pumpkins you will need: Approximately 6 cups Crispy Rice Cereal ...

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What Should I Do With All These Apples?

What Should I Do With All These Apples?

The apple season will soon come to a close, but until then you may still be finding yourself with lots of apples on hand! Here are two easy, fun and healthy recipes to make with the kids.Apple Chips Ingredients Your ...

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5 Legitimately Funny Books to Read  with Your Kids

5 Legitimately Funny Books to Read with Your Kids

Brought to you by Brightly, a new resource to help parents grow readers.How many kids' books have ever made you straight up LOL? I can't count all the great children's books that have made me smile or even tear up ...

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Boost Your Toddler's Brain Development

Boost Your Toddler's Brain Development

As a parent we are always wondering - what can we do to help our child? We are told that 85% of brain growth occurs during the first 3 years of life and that this is a is critical time ...

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