Family Activities

Grosse Pointe Mom Makes Flock of Angry Bird Ornaments!

Jen Evans created this entire batch of crafty Angry Birds for her son's first-grade class. Check them out - and try the DIY how-to for yourself!

Winter Snow Globes Craft

Welcome winter with this cool little DIY project, inspired by a Martha Stewart classic. It's a great way for kids and the family to beat the cabin fever blues!

Introducing Metro Parent’s Make It Blog

The DIY gal behind Handmade Detroit and Detroit Urban Craft Fair shares her crafty Michigan state of mind - and gets ready to find tons of fun family projects!

Make a Lego Minifigure Terrarium and Snow Globe Journal Craft for Winter

Help kids capture January the DIY way: With a LEGO Minifigure terrarium - or starting tracking those New Year adventures in a frosty-fun snow globe journal.

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.

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!