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Shark Week started August 10th (updated post- shark week is a different date this year 2018).  I have told myself year after year that next year me and the kids will do something fun for shark week. Well, here it is almost the end of shark week and I

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Apple Nachos have been on my to try list forever!  We finally got around to making them today.  Having a bag full of apples from the apple farm was inspiring. This snack was a  big hit with the kids.  I must say I wanted to keep the apple nachos all

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We have been having a wonderful summer!  I can not believe my kid’s just went back to school.  I am not ready for the early wake ups and extra busy days.  But I am excited about the Fall being right around the corner.  I love fall weather and all

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This month’s theme for 12 months of sensory dough is sand dough!  We have made sand playdough before and my kids loved it.  I was trying to figure out what sand dough I would make this go round.  After some thought Foaming Beach Sand Dough sounded perfect.  Now  to

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Water Play activities have been a huge hit with my kids for years now.  I have always loved that, no matter the age gap, my kids can always seem to find a way to have fun together during our water activities.  I have 3 children current ages 7yr, 5yr,

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My boys LOVE Star Wars!!! Little brother is the biggest fan at our house.  You will even notice he had his Star Wars shirt on while playing and that was not planned.  That is just what he had on that day.  I must admit he asked me a year

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    With Mother’s Day right around the corner I have put together a list with craft ideas for the kids to make for mom or grandma… I came across so many great ideas I decided to extend this post to include more than just 10 gift ideas for you.  Hope

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This summer I have been slowly working on our large back deck to add a few new playspaces to it.  I have completed a water wall and obstacle course for the kids.  They have been enjoying these simple new editions. With outdoor playspaces on my mind I thought it would be

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Sponge Bombs!  I have seen these on so many different sites that I could not tell you who came up with it first, but sponge bombs are everywhere. Over the summer my cousin suggested that at our next family reunion we should try and make these.  I loved the

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We love feeding the birds.  We also love making our own bird feeders.  Since I had robots on my mind and a juice carton sitting in my keep for project pile, it just seemed right to create a  Robot Juice Carton Bird Feeder with the kids.  I set out

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  We had so much fun last year exploring bugs for a Bug Themed Activities for Kids post.  The Beach and Ocean Themed Kid Activities were put together to inspire and help plan a summer camp week at home, school, or church…  This year Sugar Aunts got some of us

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Last year I cut up some pool noodles for a pool noodle water bin. We have since had a lot of fun with these pool noodles.  One of the things we tried last year was pool noodle boats.  They kids had a lot of fun with them in the bath tub.

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Several years ago we made a Rock Box- A Construction Theme Sensory Bin.  My oldest just loves playing in this rock box.  We had to put it up for a while when little brother was younger but he is now old enough to play in it too.  Baby brother has

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