Family Activities

Shrinky Dinks Snowman Holiday Ornament Crafts

Add some seasonal spirit to your family tree with these cute snowmen made from the classic plastic.

The Rink at Campus Martius Park in Detroit

This family winter wonderland is a prime place for ice skating and holiday sights and sounds. Bundle up the kids and see what's going on!

Carving Turnips: A Halloween Craft Twist

It's not all about the pumpkins. Families can also try this fun DIY alternative that dates back to an old-school European tradition.

Salt Dough Letter Craft

This personalized kids craft is a perfect choice for fresh room decor, a birthday party favor or rainy day project.

Pampering Scents and Treats, DIY style

Hey, mom: Looking for a little escape? Two Michigan mothers share their easy do-it-yourself recipes that'll have parents chilling out in no time.

Naturally Dyed Easter Eggs

Forget the requisite Paas egg-dying kit. Your family can color those Easter Eggs the natural way with simple hues found in your fridge!

Skiing and Snowboarding in Michigan

Stop fighting the cold weather and snow and embrace it, instead – by taking up a winter sport with your kids.

How-to: Halloween Face Painting for Kids

Top of your child's Halloween costume with these face paint instructions for a pretty pink kitty cat or scary skeleton!

Kids Halloween Costumes

From spooky to oh-so-sweet, this batch of costumed cuties is all ready for Halloween!

Pimp Your Flip-Flops

Bling it up: Transform your kids' plain old beach footwear for some serious (and cheap!) summer stylin'.

Duct Tape Flowers

Craft a 'fresh' bouquet of funky daises out of durable duct tape - these flowers are made to last!

Make Your Own Finger Paint

Kids will love getting hands-on with this bright, customizable stuff that you can make for pennies!