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We love trying out new print art for each holiday.  With Easter right around the corner we decided to try the classic handprint chicks this year.  I love print art because I can do it with my multiaged kids and I get a keepsake out of it.  One day

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  This weeks A-Z cooking with kids is all about EGGS!  How awesome is that with Easter this weekend?  We made some of our traditional deviled eggs with an Easter twist.  Getting the kids in the kitchen with me is always fun.  You never know what will happen.  But

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I have 3 boys ages 1-5 yr and they never STOP!  I know all kids like to go, go, go but all kids are a little different too.  Mine never stay still and always like to be busy doing something.  I can not say much as they take after me.  I eat standing up and

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  Do you and the kids love candy science?  We do over here at my house.  Finding ways to use up candy that does not include eating it is always a plus at my house.  So what better to do with a few bags of jelly beans than to

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There is just something magical about rainbow inspired activities.  All those pretty colors in one place just makes me smile, lol. But rainbow activities for young kids are a great way for them to learn while playing.  There are so many amazing rainbow themed activities out there I went

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  What better way to explore  science than with a DIY catapult?  The catapult is a great way to talk about trajectory and projectiles with kids. Trajectory- the path followed by a projectile flying or an object moving under the action of given forces. Projectiles- a body projected or impelled forward,

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I love wooden toys!  Wooden toys seem to last forever.  There is such an amazing variety of toys out there.  I wanted to put a few on my toddler’s wish list so I went searching for the best ones around.  I saw some favorite classics, a few we already had,

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It is time for another fun play recipe!  This time, for 12 Months of Sensory Dough, we are playing with cloud dough.  So many fun recipes for cloud dough.  You can see how the kids and I played with it recently here:  Peppermint Cloud Dough.  When it came time to come up

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How the Grinch Stole Christmas is one of our family movie traditions.  We watch it every year.  The kids just love it and so do I.  So to extend the movie we mad a fun Grinch paper plate craft to hang on the art wall. The kids just loved

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Christmas is going to be here before I know it!  But it is never too late to get in the kitchen with the kids and make yummy treats for family and friends.  The kids and I often make friends at places we frequent.  So the kids get excited to

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As the mom of three boys I guess stepping on Nerf darts and finding Nerf guns hiding under my bed was bound to happen one day.   Well, those days are here!  Over the last few years my boys have gotten a few Nerf guns here and there but my

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My kids never sit still for long.  I am always looking for simple yet fun ways to keep them busy.  Gross motor activities are great to keep them moving and improving their large muscle groups.  This snowman ball toss game was a great gross motor activity that kept them

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It is time to start thinking about what fun Christmas craft to try with the kids this year.  Spending time crafting with kids is a fun way to spend time together.  It is also fun to make crafts for others.  I know my kids love bringing home holiday crafts

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  This month’s All Things Kids Series is focused on Christmas!  One of my favorite times of the year.  I love the decorations, music, movies, food!  I also love crafting with my kids.  We set out to create stackadoo Christmas Cards.  We came up with fun Christmas Tree Cards to give to our family.

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