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Bright ideas: Holiday projects for the whole family

Create holiday gifts and projects with your children by following our readers' tips.

Scene-stealer: Craft a holiday story diorama

Fourth- and fifth-graders bring favorite seasonal stories to life with a miniature set.

7 last-minute holiday gifts for kids

The holiday shopping clock is steadily ticking. Still need a few gift holes to fill? Here are our favorite, no-fail gifts for kids.

Teacher gifts with the homemade touch

Feeling creative or looking for a one-of-a-kind teacher gift? GreatSchools parents have some ideas for you!

FAQs for Parents About Teacher Gifts

Creative solutions to common questions about teacher gifts.

Waxing poetic: Create crayon ornaments

Turn your preschooler's favorite writing utensil into a colorful keepsake.

How to Get to School Safely

Before going back to school, take time to talk to your child about getting to school safely.

Goblin granola for a healthy Halloween

Instead of offering sugar-packed holiday recipes, we offer a hearty nutritious granola snack or breakfast cereal as an antidote for the trick-or-treaters in your family.

Dated decoration: Create a custom-made calendar

Help your first-grader discover the meaning (and math) of December.

Rolling in dough: make your own Play-Doh

Help your kindergartner master measurements with this pliable project.