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The sun is shining, birds are chirping, flower buds are starting to sprout as the winter chill wears off. That magical time of year is here again! And with the change of seasons comes Spring Break! The kids are excited for their break from school and moms everywhere are wondering what the heck they are going to do with these kids that have been cooped up all winter. Undoubtedly, the kids are already “bored” at home despite the fact Spring Break started .5 seconds ago! This is why we have compiled the Pairings and Parenting List of Spring Break Essentials for Kids (and moms!).
Spring Break is new territory to me, at least from a mom side. Imagine my surprise when enrolling my son they told me Spring Break is TWO WEEKS LONG. When did this happen? They might as well make it a month while they are at it. WAIT NO.. I was just kidding. Please don’t do that!
Whether it is a week long or a month long, it brings up the dilemma – What on earth do I do with these kids until they go back to school?
Kids Essentials For Spring Break:
Rock The Sleepover!
These sleepover essentials will definitely make you the cool mom on the block, just be sure to stock up on snacks so you don’t end up with a houseful of hangry kids.
These awesome sleeping bag and pillow sets will keep your kiddo comfy in style at their next sleep over!
This Sleepover Party Game is sure to make you the funnest mom in the PTA (or PTA dropouts club, no judgement here.. I mean, I’m still trying to make “funnest” a word..)!
Get the Kids Outside!
Weather permitting, getting the kids outside is a great way to get out some pent up energy (and keep them from destroying the house – again)
Spring is a great time to get your garden going! Check out these kits to help you get started and get your little ones involved too!
Stumped on ideas for outside activities? This Idea Box Kids Backyard Box has 60 outside activities for kids 3-10!
Weather have you stuck inside?
Unfortunately I know that not all of us will be lucky enough to have the weather on our side! Fear not, there is still hope for you!
Bring the outside in with this Kids Grow ‘n Glow Terrarium. It even glows in the dark for extra fun!
Just because you are stuck inside, doesn’t mean you have to miss out on the fun of growing your own herb garden! Check out this Windowsill Herb Garden Kit that we just started growing in our home! I have a notorious black thumb, so I’ll update how rookie friendly this kit is in a month or so!
Keep the learning going with My First Science Kit that includes 11 awesome activities for young scientists!
Load up everything from their favorite ebooks or movies, to educational games and fun apps on a Kids Edition Fire Tablet. Amazon FreeTime gives Unlimited access to 13,000 kid-friendly books, movies, TV shows, educational apps, and games. You can get your first month free to get you through Spring Break here at Amazon FreeTime Unlimited Free Trial!
Moms Essentials For Spring Break:
Try To Sneak In Some Self Care!
I know your home may be a little on the wild side for the week (or TWO), but that makes it all the more important to sneak in some quiet time to focus on yourself when you get a chance!
These gorgeous bath bombs have the smells of spring and will keep your skin moisturized as the season changes!
Try out one of these luxurious face masks to help soothe any agitation brought on from spring allergies or extra sunshine in spring time! There is even a red wine mask! Can you guess which one is our favorite??
There’s a Fire Tablet for you too mama! You can even get a 30 day FREE trial of Kindle Unlimited, giving you access to unlimited reading and listening of over 1 million titles. That should be enough to get you through Spring Break right?
If All Else Fails…
There’s always wine! Have a glass or two to unwind after the kiddos go to bed and get ready to do it all again tomorrow!
Keep your wine fresh and out of the wrong hands with this Wine Bottle Lock.
Take mommy play dates to the next level with these Stemless Wine Glass Tumblers.
As the weather warms up, keep your chilled wines chilling with these Wine Freeze Cooling Cups.
Too busy with the kids to head to the store? Have premium wines delivered to your door!
Well mamas, best of luck getting through Spring Break! I hope these recommendations have been helpful and we all make it out in one piece.
Do you have Spring Break tips to share with us? We’d love to hear them in the comment section below!