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12TH ANNUAL READING ROCKS!

12TH ANNUAL READING ROCKS!

Looking for something fun to do during April vacation? Come join us at Reading Rocks! This is an annual fundraiser held by the Emily Williston Memorial Library, and it is our primary means of raising money for our Youth Summer ...

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April Showers Bring … A Reason to Play in the Rain

April Showers Bring … A Reason to Play in the Rain

April showers bring … Of course, we know that that common way to complete that phrase is "May flowers," but what if this April we played it a little different and looked at April showers as a reason to play ...

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Earth Day Craft: Recycled Crayons

Earth Day Craft: Recycled Crayons

April 22nd is the celebration of Earth Day, a time to appreciate nature and the environment and find ways to keep the planet clean. One of the easiest ways to introduce this to kids is through the idea of "Reduce, ...

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Fifty "Non-Candy" Easter Basket Ideas

Fifty "Non-Candy" Easter Basket Ideas

Think you can't have an Easter basket without candy? Think again!The basket pictured above is one our Easter Bunny will be delivering this year. The only piece of candy in it is the chocolate bunny. Filling a basket is more ...

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CRIS Kids: Children's Magazines & Tools For Teachers In Audio

CRIS Kids: Children's Magazines & Tools For Teachers In Audio

CRIS Radio, a nonprofit, is Connecticut's only radio-reading service and the only service in the nation to provide extensive on-demand audio versions of children's magazines. CRIS Kids On-Demand offers award winning children's magazines in audio with a click at www.crisradio.org. ...

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EASTHAMPTON COMMUNITY CENTER

EASTHAMPTON COMMUNITY CENTER

The Easthampton Community Center proudly serves the needs of families in the Greater Easthampton area by providing community dinners and services like the Open Pantry and Clothing Closet. Get your copy of the ECC Newsletter---Clothing Closet: Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday ...

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GIGGLE GARDEN

GIGGLE GARDEN

Does your child LOVE telling silly stories? Would you like to share their story, fiction or non? Then please send them to me and I will share your submissions on our webpage and in our eNewsletter. ALL submissions must be ...

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DISNEY ON ICE PRINCESSES & HEROES!

DISNEY ON ICE PRINCESSES & HEROES!

Disney On Ice presents Princesses & Heroes, April 16-20 at The MassMutual Center in Springfield! Enter a world of wonder where heroes and hearts prevail. Join Ariel as she yearns to explore the world above the waves and Prince Eric ...

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Homemade Sidewalk Paint

Homemade Sidewalk Paint

Homemade Sidewalk Paint Craft

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Celebrate 75 Years of Little League

Celebrate 75 Years of Little League

There are some classic signs of spring, for some it might be robins return to the yard or crocuses poking their flowers through the last snow. But for me the past five or so years it's been the start of ...

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Easter Bunny Cake

Easter Bunny Cake

Easter Bunny Cake Recipe

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Devilish Little Chicks

Devilish Little Chicks

Devilish Little Chicks Recipe

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LOOKING FOR FAMILY DAY TRIP IDEAS?

LOOKING FOR FAMILY DAY TRIP IDEAS?

Did you know that there are over 500 hyper-local Macaroni Kid editions across the country? Each has it's own publisher mom (and a few dads) sharing kid and family-friendly events and activities going on in their community. Plus, there are ...

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Easter Bunny Basket

Easter Bunny Basket

Simple and adorable, this easy Easter bunny basket is made with common materials you already have on hand. The quick and inexpensive project is fun to make with the kids to prepare for the upcoming holiday. Fill the back pouch ...

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Easter Craft: Water Bottle Bunny Basket

Easter Craft: Water Bottle Bunny Basket

This basket is the perfect size for a place setting (simply add utensils and a napkin). It's also the perfect size for giving small treats such as a small bag of Easter cookies, candy, or cupcake.It uses an empty water ...

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How do You Like Your Matzah Brei?

How do You Like Your Matzah Brei?

How do You Like Your Matzah Brei?

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Jelly Bean Surprise

Jelly Bean Surprise

Here is a fun family tradition to start for Easter Morning! We started this last year and will be sure to continue the magic. The week before Easter the "Easter Bunny" sent our son a very special package - A ...

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Tips for Eating Healthy This Spring

Spring has sprung and summer is on the horizon, which means we're all trying to cut back and eat healthier. But with a schedule that's jam-packed with soccer games, concerts, and play dates, who has time to plan, let alone ...

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Easter Cookies ~ Nests with Candy Eggs

Easter Cookies ~ Nests with Candy Eggs

Need a super simple treat for a school Easter party or family celebration? Refrigerated sugar cookie dough and Easter candies come together for a sweet treat that doesn't take much time yet looks great on your cookie tray!What you need: ...

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Passover Muffins for the Matzah-Weary Mom

Passover Muffins for the Matzah-Weary Mom

So, you survived the seders…the 10 plagues…the 4 glasses of wine…the 4 questions…the brisket…the kugels…the macaroons…and of course, 4 boxes of matzah to boot. And your kids are screaming, “Mom, matzah and butter, again?!!” But, you still have quite a ...

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PLAYGROUPS AND STORY TIMES FOR LITTLE ONES

PLAYGROUPS AND STORY TIMES FOR LITTLE ONES

Easthampton Family Center Learn and Play (Monday, Tuesday & Friday, September - June) Spend time talking with other parents and caregivers while the little ones have fun with playmates in a place they'll want to come back to again and ...

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Brownie Brittle

Brownie Brittle

Rich, gooey and decadent brownies are a favorite of moms and kids alike. They're perfectly paired with ice cream, at snack time, for birthday parties and even in lunch pails. Whether you opt for a caramel and sea salt brownie, ...

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Fruit Flower Snack

Fruit Flower Snack

Here is a simple snack that your kids will love helping you make and the flowers will have them thinking Spring!Fruit Flower SnackYou'll need: Peanut Butter* Strawberry, stem and hull removed Apple, cut into wedges Raisins or dried cranberries *If ...

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HAVE FUN WITH YOUR FRUIT!

HAVE FUN WITH YOUR FRUIT!

Any occasion fitting of a bouquet can become an occasion for a homemade fruit bouquet! A fruit bouquet is tasty and beautiful and easy to make. Here's what you need: Fruit such as whole pineapple, cantaloupe, honeydew, strawberries, grapes and ...

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The Parent-Child Home Program

The Parent-Child Home Program

The Parent-Child Home Program serves children between the ages of 16 months and 3 years old, who live in Easthampton, South Hadley or Hatfield. The Program brings a Home Visitor to your home twice a week to show you fun ...

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Language Learning Tips for Families & Kids

Language Learning Tips for Families & Kids

We recently took our kids to visit the city of Montreal in the french speaking part of Canada. I was amazed by their enthusiasm for learning french (which neither has any experience with). Not only did they soak it up, ...

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NatureBox just got even better!

NatureBox just got even better!

As a healthy eater and mom I've always been a fan of NatureBox. I've loved taste testing each delivery and seeing what surprises NatureBox had in store for me. For the first time this month I decided to choose my ...

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