Activities For Kids

Kids are little balls of energy that constantly crave entertainment. When you’re out of ideas on keeping them busy and they’re bugging you for attention, find articles on DIYs, indoor, and outdoor activities here. We cover all sorts of fun things to do with your kids while they’re home for the summer break or are dying of boredom on a weekend.

August 3, 2021

Back to School Shopping List for Every Grade

When it comes to back to school gear, one size definitely doesn’t fit all. No problem! Shutterfly’s personalized back to school gifts and supplies go way beyond basic to include the gear they need as they learn and grow throughout their school years. 7 min read

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Homemade Memorial Day Hamburger Picnic with Chips and Fruit
July 2, 2021

4th of July Party Ideas for Everyone

4th of July is the perfect time to gather everyone for a fun celebration in the sun! Whether you want to plan a BBQ or invite guests to a beach bonfire, 4th of July parties are always easy and fun to coordinate. Although fireworks are often the star… 7 min read

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best jigsaw puzzle hero with festive yellow background and 3 differenet puzzles
July 2, 2021

The Best Jigsaw Puzzles

Bring your friends and family together to complete a personalized jigsaw puzzle that is filled with wonderful memories of the past. Explore the vast range of jigsaw puzzles you can create for yourself as well as for the members of your family and friends. 6 min read

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Artwork photo book
March 21, 2021

Turning Your Kids Artwork Into Gifts + Instructions

When it comes to gifting, look to your very own kids to help create the perfect gift. If there’s one thing we’ve all learned, it’s that kids are full of imagination and their school art projects prove it. With Shutterfly, you can take your kid’s… 5 min read

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planning for 2021 easter at home
February 17, 2021

Planning For 2021 Easter At Home

If you’re looking for fun ways to celebrate Easter at home this year, then these ideas are perfect for you! From Happy Easter cards you can send to loved ones to DIY Easter basket ideas you can create with your family, we found clever ways of planning for 2021 Easter at home. 8 min read

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Puzzle being put together on coffee table.
February 15, 2021

Make Your Own Custom Puzzle From a Picture

Jigsaw puzzles are a classic activity that you can do as a family or tackle on your own. From an educational toy for kids to a challenge for adults, puzzles have numerous uses. A personalized photo puzzle perfect gift for any of your loved ones. 5 min read

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camping family activities with father and son
January 12, 2021

20+ Family Activities and Fun Things To Do With Kids

Family activities, when done right, strengthen family bonds and provide incredible memories in the years to come. These fun and active family activities will be fun for all kids and will include all members of your family. Explore these activities. 10 min read

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Teenage girl lying on bed and writing her kids thank you notes.
January 8, 2021

Template for Kids Thank You Notes and Wording Guide

Read our wording guide and various templates for kids thank you notes below to help you get your kids thank you cards into the mail quickly and painlessly. These templates are great to get your kids thank you cards into the mail quickly and painlessly. 5 min read

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October 10, 2020

Fun Ideas For Halloween During Coronavirus

Just because we’re living in uncertain times doesn’t mean we can’t celebrate Halloween. These fun ideas for Halloween during Coronavirus are great for both kids and adults. With these Halloween activities, you can still have a great holiday while staying safe. 10 min read

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September 29, 2020

Tips For Homeschooling During Coronavirus

Homeschooling has its advantages, but at-home learning can be challenging for both parents and students when you’re just getting started. Use these tips for homeschooling during coronavirus to learn how to better manage you and your children’s time. 8 min read

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September 22, 2020

Don’t Just Recycle, Reuse Your Shutterfly Packages

Seeing that orange package arrive in front of your door always brings such a thrill. Beyond opening it to see what’s inside, you can get another sweet surprise from the packaging itself into a fun DIY project. Instead or recycling, try these DIY ideas! 5 min read

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Elementary school class standing outside for a school picture day
July 7, 2020

2021 School Picture Day Guide For Parents

Although going back to school will likely look a little different this year, we are reminded, now more than ever, of the importance of capturing special moments and sharing photography with our loved ones. This fall, the new addition to the… 7 min read

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