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Jul 04, 2016

Don’t let the endless amount of time get you down. Here’s how to make the most of the summer months.



5 DIY Games and Crafts for Rainy Days When You're Locked Inside

Apr 08, 2016

April showers bring a whole lot of time locked inside with the kids. Still, there's a silver lining to this cloud: Meredith Sinclair joined TODAY to share activities that are pretty much guaranteed to keep them from getting bored.



Natalie Morales Owns Up to Her 'Worst Moment' with Her Kids

Feb 25, 2016

TODAY anchor Natalie Morales is no more perfect a parent than any of us: Getting lost can make her lose it. On TODAY's Take, Natalie made a highly public confession about a stressful car trip with her kids that turned into what she called "an expletive-ridden ride."



Snowed In? 10 Ways to Have the Perfect Snow Day With Kids

Feb 01, 2016

While a day off from school is sometimes a much needed break for busy students and overworked teachers, parents can often be at a loss with what to do with this newly found free time.



'Umbrella Dad' Wins the Internet

Sep 14, 2015

A photo of a dad completely soaked during a downpour because he is using his umbrella to shield his young son from the rain has taken the Internet by (rain)storm.



Save this for a Rainy Day: 3 Easy, Fun Indoor Crafts for Kids

May 13, 2015

From making goopy, sticky flubber to engineering a giant bubble snake, getting crafty is all about rolling up your sleeves and having fun. The key to a successful day indoors is all about planning, knowing your audience, and preparing to get messy, messy, messy.



A Win for Everyone: Collaborative Games

Apr 27, 2015

Collaboration skills are essential for lifelong success, and engaging children in enjoyable collaborative activities from an early age can help improve their self-awareness, problem-solving, empathy and nonverbal and verbal communication. Here are some engaging collaborative activities your entire family can enjoy.



4 Ways to Upcycle Old Items for the Kids Room and Garden

Apr 24, 2015

Art director, decorator and budget design specialist Stacy Nelson shows Kathie Lee and Hoda some simple ways to turn items that you'd normally throw away into creative objects and crafts your family will love.



4 Ways to Upcycle Old Items for the Kids Room and Garden

Apr 24, 2015

Art director, decorator and budget design specialist Stacy Nelson shows Kathie Lee and Hoda some simple ways to turn items that you'd normally throw away into creative objects and crafts your family will love.



DIY Easter Crafts for Kids

Mar 30, 2015

Jodi Levine, author of “Candy Aisle Crafts” joins TODAY to share some fun and simple DIY projects that you can do with your kids before the Easter holiday.



6 Ways to Keep Kids Entertained Indoors

Mar 12, 2015

With the help of some children, Meredith Sinclair from MeredithPlays.com shows viewers some fun indoor activities and crafts for your family, including homemade puffy paint.



Summertime is for “Summermind” Math Activities

Jul 28, 2014

Hear the word “summer” and images of sandy beaches, ice cream cones, and campfires come to mind, not multiplication, fractions, and geometry. However, the more relaxed pace of summer is the perfect time to work with your child on building his or her math skills.



Make a Rainy Day Fun! 8 Toys to Keep Your Kids Happy and Busy

Jul 09, 2014

Meredith Sinclair, a contributor for TTPM.com, which spotlights toys and reveals where you can buy them, joins TODAY with some fun game and craft ideas for kids.





#ToolkitTalk: A Conversation with @MicheleBorba on the Summer Slide

May 12, 2014

@EducationNation and renowned education expert and TODAY Show contributor @MicheleBorba hosted the first-ever #ToolkitTalk on May 9.



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