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sparkle crafts: games and crafts for littles with BIG energy

Big energy — whether it's happy or sad, angry or excited — can be overwhelming for both the child and their grown-up. The key is to focus big energy and allow it to run its course in a productive way. Some of the best ways we've found to funnel that energy are to get outside and get active. Below are some of our best suggestions from the Sparkle blog to help your family....

How Well Do You Know Martin & Sylvia?

In celebration of Martin & Sylvia this week, we've made up a little Sparkly Quiz with some rather challenging questions. Find yourself a piece of paper and a pen and see how many of these you can answer!...

Make Em' Laugh: 3 Silly Family Games

It’s another morning. We need to get out the door. We’ve pulled together what we have in the fridge for breakfast. The house is a wreck. The children are falling apart. We’re under-slept and over-extended and just about to start pulling out our own hair (just so we don’t pull out each other’s)....

Summertime Fun! Our Best Sparkle Games

At Sparkle, we love games — especially homemade games. We've rounded up nine of our best games for you to try out this summer. Some of them can be played inside or outside (or both). Some can be played in the car or anywhere you have to wait for something. We hope these games bring some fun to your long summer days....

Sparkle Summertime Bingo! Free Printable Game

Launch your family into exploring our summertime content with this free printable. Between stories, crafts and recipes, there's plenty to fill your long summer days....