Simple Kids Giveaway

We’re celebrating the big changes going on at Simple Living Media this week with a Giveaway! Each blog in the SLM family has a fabulous prize package with ONE lucky winner per blog.  Each of you will have up to two chances to win per blog.  Updated: make that THREE chances to win!

This Giveaway is now closed.  Thank you for entering!
Check back for a winner soon.

I’m so excited that a Simple Kids reader is going to win prizes from:

1. Blue Yonder Ranch

Stefani of Blue Yonder Ranch is also a contributor to Simple Homeschool.  She has written a fun and engaging series of ebooks based on the seasons“Food For Families: Food For Thought” is the motto of the Book of Days.

Readers are treated to inspiration for creating together, seasonal experiments, recipes, and encouragement to reach out and make a difference.  Each issue is chock full of ideas for families who are interested in slowing down and spending time together learning, playing, and enjoying nature.

As the video on the Blue Yonder website says, these days do not last forever … but the memories will. I am confident that the winner of these ebooks will be so pleased with the ideas and possibilities they hold.

The winner will receive a Subscription to the Book Of Days.



2. Hearth Song

Hearth Song‘s motto is “toys you’ll feel good about giving” but I think you’ll agree with me that their Multi-Play Soccer Station would be pretty nice to receive!  More than just a soccer goal, this station includes a target net so your little super stars can practice their aiming and trapping skills.

This versatile set could be used for football practice, too.  The Hearth Song website suggests it would be great for baseball pitching practice and also for bean bag toss games.  Kids will love playing with the Soccer Station:  parents will love that it is a product that can store away simply in its own carrying bag. For ages three and up, it  comes with the carrying bag, soccer ball, stakes, and pump (adult assembly required).

The winner will receive a Multi-Play Soccer Station.

3. SouleMama

Amanda Blake Soule is one of my favorite authors and is probably one of yours, too.  Her blog is inspiring and her writing has influenced my family in many ways, including handwork ideas, family art time, and practical tips on creating magical moments in childhood.

Her books are so beloved in my house that I’m not sure they have ever actually been on the bookshelf – they are always in use! Amanda has generously offered to give copies of both of her books to a Simple Kids reader so that they can become well-loved and used often in your home, too.

The winner will receive a copy of The Creative Family and Handmade Home.

How to Win

Everyone has two THREE chances to win. Choose to enter just once or do all three!

1. Comment on this post, and answer this question: What is your family’s favorite way to spend time together?

2. Subscribe to Simple Kids by email or in your feed reader. Leave a separate comment letting me know you’re subscribed.

3. Post about this Giveaway on your blog.  Leave another comment and let me know your blog or post address.

This giveaway will end this Saturday, February 13 at 11:59 p.m. CST. I hope you win!

Be sure to check out the giveaways that are going on at Simple Bites, Simple Homeschool, Simple Mom, and Simple Organic for even more chances to win!

About Kara

Kara Fleck is the editor of Simple Kids. She is a small town mama, writer, knitter, bookworm, and hooligan. Kara lives in Indiana with her husband Christopher and their four children Jillian, Max, Lucy, and Amelia. You can find more of her writing at

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  1. we love to take walks to the park as a family and play together. it’s so much fun to act like a kid with your kids!

  2. i’m subscribed

  3. At the moment our favourite family activities are going to the beach (it’s summer here down under!), playing cricket or soccer in the backyard, or playing trains – my 3 yr old son is obsessed with Thomas! And would you believe that our 15 mth old daughter just loves all these activities – she is always right in the middle of the action!

  4. And… I subscribe via Bloglines!
    .-= Michelle M´s last blog ..Opposites =-.

  5. We like to explore. Anything from down town to another small local German town to random traipses through the nearby farmers fields!


    Posted about it!
    .-= Mary Teresa´s last blog ..Simple life. =-.

  7. Subscribed to the RSS feed!

  8. We love going to the park so we can get fresh air and let our son run and play.

  9. Anything outside! We love hiking at the state park, playing at the playground, going to the beach. Even yard work together is fun!
    .-= Pam´s last blog ..WIP Wednesday =-.

  10. I subscribed as well!
    .-= Pam´s last blog ..WIP Wednesday =-.

  11. we love going on drives…I have a feeling this may change when more kids are added! 🙂 Thanks!

  12. I also subscribed to email updates!!

  13. I post about this giveaway as well!

    thanks again!!

  14. Our favorite way to spend time together is outside. 🙂 My son is small and he LOVES it out (when the weather cooperates)

  15. Also, I’m a subscriber.

  16. subscribed – RSS
    .-= se7en´s last blog ..Sunday Snippet: Three Special Stories – A GiveAway… =-.

  17. Our favorite fun…hmmm we are all readers and every evening we tuck up in the lounge with a book each – it is very quiet, very purposeful and lovely!!!
    .-= se7en´s last blog ..Sunday Snippet: Three Special Stories – A GiveAway… =-.

  18. Our family enjoys eating out together-we don’t do it very often so it’s quite a novelty.

  19. There’s a beautiful beach an hour north that we love to go to (we’re in Queensland, Australia). My husband and 16mth old son sit in the warm rock pools splashing, while my 3yr old daughter and I find hermit crabs and colourful fish and shells. It’s a little piece of heaven for our family.
    .-= SquiggleMum´s last blog ..Overdue Times Two (Parenting Aus) =-.

  20. I’m also an RSS subscriber 🙂
    .-= SquiggleMum´s last blog ..Overdue Times Two (Parenting Aus) =-.

  21. These are some great products. Thanks for the giveaway.
    .-= Nicole at Burning Bushes´s last blog ..A Woman After God’s Heart =-.

  22. Oh, and our favorite way to spend time together is going on long walks and explores….or in the summer, heading to the pool together. There’s something great about having us all together in the great outdoors.

    I’m a subscriber too!
    .-= Nicole at Burning Bushes´s last blog ..A Woman After God’s Heart =-.

  23. We go to the local nature center and feed fish/turtles, go for hikes, watch the birds…

  24. Our family’s favorite time together is at our local state park. Over the years we have hiked there as a newly dating couple, a married couple, an expectant couple, new parents pushing strollers, new parents taking off training wheels, one happy family!
    P.S. Big soccer family too! One awesome six year old and one three year old in training!

  25. I’ve subscribed!

  26. On Sundays we have breakfast together and then my husband makes coffee and we take it in turns to play chess.

  27. Our favourite way to spend time together is reading to our 6 month old son in our big bed!
    .-= Johanna R. Duyan´s last blog ..happy birthday my love =-.

  28. I subscribe via google reader
    .-= Johanna R. Duyan´s last blog ..happy birthday my love =-.

  29. I’m subscribed!

  30. I subscribe via email. My family loves to play card games and we have Movie Night every Saturday evening after dinner.

  31. It’s a tie…games or reading!!

  32. Our family of 7 loves to take our beloved dog to the beach. There is only 1 beach left in South Florida that allows dogs, so we take full advantage! We go as often as we can and its always fun to swim with the “boxer that thinks he’s a labrador”!
    .-= Sofia´s last blog ..January 2010 Focus of the Month: Morning Routines Review =-.

  33. We love to play games together and spend time relaxing at the lake (not so great at this time of the year!).

  34. And I’m following on google reader.
    .-= jackie´s last blog ..aunt.jackie =-.

  35. I’m now an email subscriber!
    .-= brookiej´s last blog ..thailand, day 3…elephant day! =-.

  36. rebekahclaire says:

    we love to take our daughter for walks. the fresh air is wonderful for her and she loves to look around from her stroller and experience the sights, smells and sounds of the world!

  37. Going to the beach and having a picnic breakfast together!

  38. I’ve subscribed through google reader 🙂

  39. Melissa Ellison says:

    I subscribed via email. 🙂

  40. Melissa Ellison says:

    Our way to spend time together is eating dinner together – so many families do not do that anymore … we look forward to that time around the table, sharing the “stories” of the day, laughing together, and just being together … 🙂

  41. We’re pool people around here!

  42. Thanks for the chance! These are wonderful!
    .-= bryssy´s last blog ..Wanna buy a bracelet? =-.

  43. We love to play games….our favorites right now are Trouble and Sorry.

  44. Right now our favorite family activity is reading together. We curl up on the couch with our toddlers and read a book and we are all enriched by the experience.

  45. I subscribe with google reader
    .-= For the Love of Naps – Sarah´s last blog .."Not Me" Monday! =-.

  46. I subscribed in google reader!
    .-= Ally’s Corner´s last blog ..Little Time =-.

  47. Game night on Saturday nights!
    .-= Ally’s Corner´s last blog ..Little Time =-.

  48. We love to read together…each twin gets a leg and they take turns bringing me books!

  49. I subscribed in Google reader!
    .-= Rebecca´s last blog ..Ten More Inches? =-.

  50. Our family enjoys picnics and playing outside at the park. Thanks for such a great site!!