Hello from the Editor!

Hello from the Editor!

Yay! It's Valentine's week! I love Valentine's Day... It's also my hubby's birthday! But besides that, I enjoy all the fun snacks and crafts to make with the kids. This edition is dedicated to Valentine's Day! Hope you find something ...

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Macaroni Kid Cool School Contest!

Macaroni Kid Cool School Contest!

With Teacher Appreciation Day coming up on May 3rd, Macaroni Kid Fremont/Newark/Union City wants to help you thank the teachers and staff of your school for their hard work by treating them to a catered meal for this special day! ...

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You Are Invited!! Annual Baby Brunch!

You Are Invited!! Annual Baby Brunch!

You are invited to our annual Macaroni Kid Fremont Baby Brunch!If you are a mom with a child 2 or under, or are expecting a new baby, this event is for you!Our Baby Brunch will be featuring products from companies ...

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Preschool Faire presented by F.U.N. Mothers' Club

Preschool Faire presented by F.U.N. Mothers' Club

F.U.N. (Fremont, Union City and Newark) Mother's Club is excited to announce our 12th annual Preschool Faire. This tri-city wide Faire brings together over 40 preschools, language schools and extracurricular programs designed for preschoolers and elementary aged kids under one ...

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Heart On A String Craft/Game

Heart On A String Craft/Game

Here is a cute little craft/game that you can do with your youngsters for Valentine's Day, or create your own theme. What you will need: Dowels (We actually used very large, oversized pencils). The number you'll need will depend on ...

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Cute and Easy Homemade Valentine Card!

Cute and Easy Homemade Valentine Card!

A few pieces of candy, some colored paper, markers and glitter are all you need to help your kids craft some super cute Valentine's Day cards for friends and family. Supplies: Card stock in your choices of colors (at least ...

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Valentine's Day Card with Pencils

Valentine's Day Card with Pencils

I love this Valentine because both my 4 and 2 year old children had a great time making it. My 2 year-old was able to color and decorate, while my 4 year old could glue the antennas and eyes. And ...

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I Love You Because...

I Love You Because...

Valentine's Day is all about those three words that everyone should hear every day: I LOVE YOU! Set up this special countdown to let your kids or your spouse know exactly why they are so special to you. Create a ...

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Lady In Red

Lady In Red

Lady Bugs are the perfect Love Bugs for Valentine's Day! Here's a cute one that's easy for you and your kids to create.What You'll Need: Clear glass or plastic ornament Red acrylic paint Black paint marker Googly eyes Black twist ...

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LoVe Handprint Craft

LoVe Handprint Craft

Create Valentine's wall art using your kids handprints or foot prints. This activity is entertaining for both boys and girls and is a great craft for a variety of ages. What you will need: 11 x 14 canvas Acrylic paint ...

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Valentine's Day Project/Gift

Valentine's Day Project/Gift

Are you looking for the perfect gift to give to someone special in your life? Here is an idea we made last year for Daddy. 3 pieces of black construction paper 1 piece white chalk Red or pinkshirts Frame with ...

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Hand Warmers

Hand Warmers

Handmade gifts definitely warm the heart. This easy-to-create idea will warm hands as well! Here's what you need: Large piece of felt in color of your choice Cookie cutter or shape template (we used a heart for Valentine's Day!) Sharpie/permanent ...

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Glitter Heart Valentine Wreath

Glitter Heart Valentine Wreath

Valentine is one holiday that I have not made a bunch of decorations for and my girls notice it. So this year I decided to get on the ball to get a couple things done. Supplies Styrofoam Heart 1/8 dowel ...

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Have Fun with Your Fruit!

Have Fun with Your Fruit!

Any occasion fitting of a bouquet can become an occasion for a homemade fruit bouquet! A fruit bouquet is tasty and beautiful and easy to make. Here's what you need: Fruit such as whole pineapple, cantaloupe, honeydew, strawberries, grapes and ...

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Valentine's Day Cereal Treats

Valentine's Day Cereal Treats

Here is a twist on a classic cereal treat. With the addition of some food coloring and decorative candies, these treats will make a perfect Valentine's Day gift! Ingredients: 2 tbs butter 25 regular size marshmallows 3 cups round corn ...

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Inside Out Chocolate Strawberries

Inside Out Chocolate Strawberries

Looking for an easy, delicious treat for your Valentine, or little Valentines, that sneaks in a little healthy food along with the chocolate? If so, then this is the treat for you! What you need: Strawberries Chocolate - we used ...

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Make Your Own Peppermint Marshmallows

Make Your Own Peppermint Marshmallows

Still staring at a pile of leftover candy canes? Or maybe you picked up an extra box of the minty treats at an after-holiday sale and are thinking, now what?Peppermint marshmallows are the answer! This recipe for homemade marshmallows will ...

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Focus on Friendship & Inclusion on Valentine's Day

Focus on Friendship & Inclusion on Valentine's Day

Valentine's Day offers the perfect opportunity for teachers to reinforce a sense of friendship and community in the classroom. For kids, this often means an exchange of valentines with classmates. Here are a few tips for making everyone in the ...

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BIRTHDAY CLUB!

BIRTHDAY CLUB!

Have you signed your kids up for the Macaroni Kid Fremont Birthday Club? If not, what are you waiting for??Fremont Macaroni Kid wants to wish all of our mini macaronis a special happy birthday with a shout out each month ...

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FREE Open Gym for Macaroni Kid Subscribers at Pacific West Gymnastics!

FREE Open Gym for Macaroni Kid Subscribers at Pacific West Gymnastics!

Pacific West Gymnastics will be hosting a FREE Open Gym for Macaroni Kid subscribers on the first Tuesday of each month at 9 am at their Fremont location and on the third Thursday of each month at 1 pm. These ...

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KIDS EAT FREE LISTINGS!

KIDS EAT FREE LISTINGS!

In light of the economy and the more common greater need to pinch pennies, I'd like to include local restaurants who offer Kids Eat Free Promotions*! If you know of one that I've missed, please send the info to jenh@macaronikid.com ...

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Monster Jam Coming Soon to Bay Area!

Monster Jam Coming Soon to Bay Area!

Monster Jam brings high-octane, motorsports entertainment to fans at Oracle Arena on Saturday, February 20th. The action-packed live event features the most recognizable trucks including Grave Digger, Max-D and many more, performing jaw-dropping displays of gravity-defying feats. Fans can also ...

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Peppa Pig Live! Peppa Pig's Big Splash!

Peppa Pig Live! Peppa Pig's Big Splash!

More fun than a muddy puddle! Peppa Pig, star of the top-rated TV series airing daily on Nick Jr., is hitting the road for her first-ever U.S. theatrical tour, Peppa Pig's Big Splash! By popular demand, the live stage show ...

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NEW WINTER/SPRING BOOKMOBILE SCHEDULE!

NEW WINTER/SPRING BOOKMOBILE SCHEDULE!

The Alameda County Library Bookmobile is a library on wheels with books, magazines, music CDs, CDROMs, videos, DVDs and books on cassette and CD for children, teens, and adults. The Bookmobile visits schools and neighborhoods once every two weeks. Check ...

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LOCAL FARMERS' MARKETS!

LOCAL FARMERS' MARKETS!

Our local Farmers' Markets bring us the best of local California grown fruits and vegetables! Visit one soon - my kids LOVE going!Sunday: NewPark Mall Farmers' Market - boasts an incredible community of family farms that make this market a ...

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WINNERS! 2015 GOLD DAISY AWARDS

WINNERS! 2015 GOLD DAISY AWARDS

Thank you all for taking the time to nominate local businesses and then vote for our winners! The businesses will be awarded a FREE listing in our Business Directory for a full year, a window cling for their business and ...

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Looking for New Publishers! Want to be a Macaroni Kid Publisher?

Looking for New Publishers! Want to be a Macaroni Kid Publisher?

All the time people comment on how cool my job is and ask me about how they can become a Macaroni Kid publisher as well. Recently the publisher mom Milpitas moved to another area and took on a different Macaroni ...

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