The World’s Best Jokes for Kids by Lisa Swerling and Ralph Lazar

“What did the table say to the chair? Dinner’s on me.” Kids love jokes, and they also love silly drawings. These books are unique in that every joke is illustrated by New York Times bestselling duo Swerling & Lazar. Each drawing is a sweet comic gem in itself and will help get the kids reading … and the whole family laughing. Continue reading »

The Earthquake Tower by Remco, ca. 1974

Billed as “the world’s largest playset” and standing a whopping five feet tall, the Remco Earthquake Tower was a mash-up of the biggest Hollywood hits of 1974: The Towering Inferno and Earthquake. Continue reading »

“On Adventure With Dad”: This Guy Sends His Girlfriend Photoshopped Photos Whenever She Asks If Their Kids Are OK

Kenny and his girlfriend have always had a humoristic approach towards both their relationship and parenting. After their daughter was born, whenever Kenny was looking after her on his own, his girlfriend would contact him asking if their little bundle of joy was doing OK. After a few of these queries, the dad developed quite the way to respond. With the help of his camera and Photoshop, Kenny began replying using pictures… Continue reading »

Beautiful Black & White Photographs of Children Playing in Barcelona in the 1970s

In 1972, Barcelona, Spain, wasn’t all strolls long La Rambla and sunbathing on Playa de La Barceloneta. Many parts of the city were poor, overcrowded and run down. Manel Armengol (born 29 October 1949, Badalona, Spain) was there. these are his picurs of that time, focusing on children playing and going about their days. Continue reading »

Children Were Given A Task To Create Original Heroes And Pros Had To Illustrate Them, Here’s The End Result

“Rosie The Rainbow Sparkle Covid Nurse” By Hannah (Aged 8, England)

As much as we like the superheroes that we’re used to, like Iron Man, Batman, and Spider-man, there’s always some space left for imagination to think of new ones. And who’s more qualified to imagine new heroes than children? And thus, children from various countries were given a task that would be daunting for most adults: to create new superheroes. And they answered the call to the challenge, just like superheroes themselves. Continue reading »

Sujata Setia Photographed Kids With Incredible Hair

According to Sujata Setia: “I would not make little children wear wigs for the sake of photography,” was the very first comment I received when I started posting images of these beautiful children on my social media handles. And every time I deleted one such comment, another one cropped up. Continue reading »

“We Call It A Movement”: Couple Releases Photography Book To Elevate Beauty Standards For Black Kids

Photography is not only about creating an image—in the right hands, it can become a tool for inspiration and especially in this case—empowerment. A husband and wife photography team uses art to redefine the beauty standards for black children and shatter any negative stereotypes of their representation in the media. Atlanta, Georgia-based couple Kahran and Regis Bethencourt are behind CreativeSoul Photography and they’re helping kids to come out of their shells and jump-start their confidence. Continue reading »

Candid Photographs of Superheroes Posing With Their Young Fans at Malls in the 1970s and 1980s

Maybe it’s the bulging tights that elevate these from campy to creepy. Maybe it’s their eyes. Maybe it’s the unshakeable feeling that these children never forgot the day these pictures will taken. The photographs were shared by folks across the Plaid Stallions website sharing their childhood mall appearances from the 1970s and 1980s. Continue reading »

Mugshots of Сhild Сriminals of Edwardian Britain, 1900-1910

Susan Joice, 16, arrested for stealing money from a gas meter. 1903.

Tyne and Wear Archives & Museum / Juvenile delinquency and the evolution of the British juvenile courts by Kate Bradley, University of Kent

These mugshots of Edwardian Britain depict minors arrested for petty crimes and are part of a wide photographic collection of Tyne Wear Archives. The age of the subjects starts from 12 years old to 21 which was the legal age of adulthood. These minors were arrested in the British town of North Shields. Continue reading »

Inspired by Propaganda Posters, Xinmei Liu Challenges the Norm in Model Citizen Guidelines

Be good at everything. Crying is embarrassing. Art is for people who are bad in math. Rich people are not your friends. Rather harsh lessons, but lessons which nevertheless peppered the childhood of illustrator Xinmei Liu while growing up in Shanghai. Continue reading »

This Guy Used A.I. To See What The Kids Of Famous Ex-Couples Would Have Looked Like

Sarah Jessica Parker And Robert Downey Jr

According to Hidreley Diao: “Celebrities are constantly breaking up and getting back together and then breaking up again. Some split-ups were met with huge disappointment from the fans, because of how amazing they seemed together or how cute they were. Some—long-awaited, usually because the relationship was toxic or even resulted in abuse. Congratulations to these celebrities or anyone who escaped a “relationship” like that. Continue reading »

Fascinating Vintage Photos of a Batman-Themed Dance Class in New York in the 1960s

In 1966, Batman stepped out of the comic book and onto the small screen, and the world was never the same again. As opposed to the brooding and serious tone of the modern movies, back then the TV show was playfully made for laughs, which suited the anti-authoritarian ‘60s quite well, while also completely captivated both adults and children’s attention. Continue reading »

During the Coronavirus Pandemic, Disinfector ‘Robots’ Were Hired at a Children’s Hospital in Russia


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Modern problems require advanced solutions. In a child health care of Rostov small patients are met by such robots. The dummies made by the clinic’s employees measure body temperature and sanitize hands. If the temperature is high, the machine will give an alarming signal. Continue reading »

Lovely Photos of Halloween Costumes For Kids in the 1960-80s

Halloween is a holiday celebrated each year on October 31. The tradition originated with the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain, when people would light bonfires and wear costumes to ward off ghosts. Continue reading »

This Children’s Illustration Ebook Focuses On 3-Year-Old Kid’s Thoughts During Coronavirus

According to Priya Susan: “I made this eBook to capture the emotions of my 3-year-old son Ephraim and many other kids who are missing the most beautiful phase of their childhood due to COVID-19. Also, this is my first attempt so please forgive my mistakes. Hope you like it, and happy reading!” Continue reading »

Hilarious Comics By Norwegian Mom Jade Nordahl That Perfectly Capture What Motherhood Is Like

No matter how many articles and books on parenting you read or how many stories you hear, none of them can prepare you for the true reality of parenting. There are so many things that are rarely talked about even though they’re an inseparable part of parenthood, such as sleepless nights, temper tantrums, and loads and loads of diapers – and Norwegian mother of two Jade Nordahl decided to illustrate all of that in her funny and honest comics. Continue reading »

“Belfast Kids”: Photographer Dave Sinclair Shows Us the Faces and Lives of Children in The City Affected by Social and Political Change and Upheaval

Liverpool-born photographer Dave Sinclair (previously) visited Belfast in April and May 1988 while working for the Militant Newspaper. Continue reading »

Portraits and Dreams: Snapshots of Appalachian Children in Kentucky c. 1975

Janet Stallard: “I took a picture of myself with the statue in the backyard.”

Wendy Ewald (born 1951) has been travelling to rural communities to teach local children how to use a camera since 1975. She has travelled to India, Labrador, Colombia, India, South Africa, Saudi Arabia, Holland, Mexico and Tanzania, encouraging children, as she states, “to use cameras to look at their own lives, their families and their communities, and to make images of their fantasies and dreams”. Continue reading »

The Dream Collector: Photographer Used His Camera to Recreate Children’s Nightmares From the 1960s

Childhood dreams were what interested American photographer Arthur Tress when, in the late 1960s and ’70s, he created his psychoanalytic “Dream Collector” series of images, which captured children’s nightmares in terrifying detail. Interviewing children about their most memorable dreams, Tress attempted to depict the stories for his camera using the same children as his actors. Continue reading »

“Bestiary 5+”: Virtual Museum Of Children’s Fine Arts

In 2017, the “Bestiary 5+” community page was created in VKontakte, the Russian social network. It’s dedicated to children’s work of art. An art teacher’s virtual museum consists of photos of ceramics, drawings, mysterious animals and surreal portraits. Among other creatures and subjects, there are visualizations of abstract concepts. Continue reading »

Kids Make The Best Protest Signs

With all the political problems and protests currently happening, this gallery is here to brighten your day by reminding that kids make the best and funniest protest signs. Continue reading »

Photographer Jacqueline Roberts Uses 166-Year-Old Technique To Shoot Kids

Jacqueline Roberts was born in Paris in 1969. She graduated in Political Sciences and worked for international organizations before turning to photography. She lives and works in Germany, with her husband Gareth and their children Madoc, Malen and Emrys. Continue reading »

“Learning New Words”: Educational Children’s Book Parody By Miriam Elia

Featured below are some of the funniest examples from the Dung Beetle Learning books – brilliant dark humor parodies of the much-loved British Ladybird early learning children’s books of the 1960s. Created by Miriam Elia. Continue reading »

The Beautiful, Surreal And Sometimes Sinister Artwork Of Jaco Putker

Jaco Putker considers himself a regular guy who just likes to create. He is not quite sure what the term “artist” means–other than it suggests someone who has the freedom to create whatever they want. When Putker works he tries not to think too hard about what he is doing as thinking too much kills his creativity. Continue reading »

Cool Snaps Capture Little Kids With Their Headphones In The 1970s

When Sony unveiled the Walkman in 1979, it transformed the way we see and experience the world as we move through it. The advent of portable music turned headphones from a stationary device for work or home to an ubiquitous accessory—the original wearable technology. Continue reading »