A Lot or a Little?
What you will—and won't—find in this website.
Loaded with helpful tips and fun activities for parents and kids.
Products & Purchases
Big company ads from Wal-Mart and Quaker Oats to Kraft and McDonald's take up lots of space on this site.
Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that this autumn section of the larger FamilyEducation.com site will attract parents more than kids. Yet shuffle through the sales pitches (click on an activity link and an ad will pop up first) to choose from many crafts, recipes, word games, and field trip suggestions, and everyone will enjoy creating fall fun together. Parents will also find helpful year-round tips including toy recalls and school issues.
Is It Any Good?
The ads on this site (including extensive McDonald's ads that feature links to blogs and ongoing storylines) border on overkill. But, overall, the content is educational fun, and motivated parents who want to enjoy the season with their kids will find lots of ways to do it here.
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