snacks for kids
Sprout Foods new line of Sprout Smash Organic Kids Snack Pouches have the great taste school-aged kids love, and the nutrition their parents demand.
Kids and veggies don’t mix, right? Guest blogger Stephanie Small doesn't buy it. Re-learn a few tried-and-true tips to help your children actually enjoy their vegetables.
Bend, twist and turn upside down for a happy baby and healthy child!
Get your children excited about helping with the garden this year with these five fun activities.
Super Bowls don't have to leave you in a stuffed, sleepy stupor. Snack on this layered bean dip recipe instead.
Whip up a quick herbal snack of juicy mushrooms on toast with herb butter or fresh-from-the-oven herb and mushroom scones.
Healthy and lightly sweet, these granola bites are perfect for packing in your child's lunch. Make your own with this granola bites recipe.
Help your kids develop their green thumb by teaching them to compost.
Combining entertainment and education into one fun experience, board games are a great addition to structured play for kids.
Getting kids outdoors and into nature helps promote healthy child development physically, emotionally, intellectually and socially.
The playground classic of jumping rope seems to have disappeared. It’s time for a comeback!
Before handing your kid a gadget just to shut him up, learn about the long-term effects electronic media can have on a kid’s brain, as well as their overall development.
Encourage your children to read by taking them to the library.
Kids learn about herbs and cooking through a Louisiana woman's "kitchen garden marketplace," Passionate Platter.
Guest blogger Sarah Lozanova explains the benefits of raising kids in cohousing communities such as the Belfast Cohousing and Ecovillage her family is moving into.
Guest blogger Sarah Lozanova details her excitement about raising her children in a multi-generational ecovillage once her family moves to the Belfast Cohousing & Ecovillage in Maine.
Gardening with kids doesn’t have to be stressful. Here are five simple steps to make gardening with kids more enjoyable.
Replace the sugary, salty store-bought version with this wholesome Homemade Chewy Granola Bars recipe.
Heat illnesses are serious business, but they are also easily preventable. Read on to learn more.
Keep your family safe and enjoy all of the fun of splishing, splashing and wading in the water with these pool safety tips for children!
Getting kids outdoors in the winter can often prove challenging. Try these fun and creative activities to get your kids outside and connected to the natural world.
Baked apple chips are a healthy snack that's simple to make with your kids.
Natural Home editorial intern Kristin Standley finds healthy road trip snacks.
Munch and crunch on nutritious kale chips with this easy recipe!
Feed your family a healthy snack alternative—roasted chickpeas!
Here are some ingredients to make cooking with kids a tasty experience!
Red apples, orange carrots, green kale, purple eggplant—eating colorful foods is good for little growing bodies! A great way to get kids excited & interested in fruits and vegetables is to talk about it's connection to color!
Getting kids outdoors can sometimes prove challenging. Help your kids lead a happier, healthier life with these six inventive outdoor activities.
Reach for these taste-tested, healthy granola bars next time you need a snack.
Mighty Fine Gardens’ vertical garden kits provide families with a way to teach their children the value of outdoor time and of making healthy choices with food.
Use these five steps to encourage water conservation with children!
Your kids will have fun sinking their fingers into this safe and natural play dough.
Childhood music lessons have long-term, positive effects on the brain.
Keep your little ones busy outdoors with these five fun and innovative outdoor crafts for kids found on Pinterest. From backyard teepees to homemade slime, we've got you covered.
Sharing the love of cooking with children is a wonderful way to get kids in the kitchen and introduce to them the simple pleasures of life from kneading bread to chopping carrots to create a delicious and healthy meal.
Combine spending quality time with your kids and cleaning house. These 11 tips can help you effectively maintain balance by cleaning with your kids.
On the run? Try one of these on-the-go snacks that are both healthful and handy.
Navitas Naturals is adding Blueberry Hemp to their award-winning line of organic Navitas Power Snacks. Blueberry Hemp Navitas Power Snacks provide a diversity of the most nutrient-dense organic superfoods and organic seeds, fruits and nuts.
Natural Home assistant editor Kim Wallace bakes vegan, gluten-free shortbread cookies for Santa Claus
Crispy Green Crispy Fruit are made from 100-percent freeze-dried fruit with no additives or preservatives and are full of delicious fresh fruit taste. FruitziO snacks combine the wholesomeness of fresh fruit with a pinch of cane sugar.
Check out this recipe for herbal mini cheesecake snacks, garnished with chives and parsley.
Andrea Carrothers, a registered dietitian with Horizon, makers of organic milk and dairy products, has developed several new quick, calcium-rich recipes that make perfect after-school snacks.
Trade your unhealthy conventional potato chips in for one of our picks for best organic chips.
Protect children's health and the environment by choosing responsibly made toys that are free of lead and other toxins.
Make faerie dust with the wee folks in your family to get them interested in herbs at a young age.
Discover delightful garden projects for kids. The author of the Fairy House Handbook shows you how to make fabulous fairy creations out of mud.
One guest blogger loves building fairy houses for kids and with kids. She never ceases to be amazed at their instinct for this activity. They see things in nature to use and create with that we could never imagine. Check out some fairy garden ideas from the brightest children.
Iced tea pops make fun treats for hot summer days, only they are healthy for the whole family, totally customizable, and packed with herbal goodness you won’t find in store freezers.
Honor your traditions in a more sustainable way—while still pleasing your children—with these six eco-friendly gift ideas for kids.
Don't let shyness rule your child's life--try these tips to overcome shyness and let yourself be happier.
This year at Natural Products Expo West in Anaheim, California, three new natural products stood out from the rest in the event's annual "Best of the West." Discover a new way to soothe the skin with ozonated oil, a new dipable snack option for kids, and new product to help you fall asleep faster.
Try these five editor-recommended picks for quick-fix foods.
Forget butter and salt. These three homemade popcorn seasonings will blow guests away with just a little effort.
McDonald's has new, healthier plans for its popular kids' meal.
Create a yummy summertime lip balm with your kids.
Take a look at these herbs to fight colds, flus and ear infections.
When you’re wrapping up your holiday shopping, consider shopping for a good cause. By giving all of your loved ones Cookies for Kids' Cancer this holiday season you may help bring kids with cancer that much closer to a cure.
Ease the symptoms of the common cold with herbs and other natural treatments.
Natural Home editorial intern Samantha Schwartz helps her family plan an eco-friendly road trip complete with a hybrid car, organic snacks and energy-efficient hotels.