Earth day

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 love to find fun ways to celebrate Earth Day over here. Teaching the kids how to care for the Earth is important, but having a little fun along the way is ok too. This post is packed full of kid activities for Earth Day.  10 Earth Day activities for kids you

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I was looking for earth day projects and saw this diy bird feeder.  We could recycle our milk carton and make a bird feeder for earth day.  This was perfect to teach recycling items with the kids and to go over the important of helping the earth  by feeding birds. We love feeding the birds and make other

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Dirt cake is not an original idea it has been done several times.  The name speaks for itself “dirt cake”.  People have been making this in flower pots and with candy worms etc… forever.  So, what better desert to make for Earth day!  It just happens I had been

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Earth Day should be everyday but with a set day of recognition it helps remind me to make sure the kids understand how to help the planet. To do this with small kids I find doing simple crafts and activities with them make learning about the earth more fun

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  This month ATK series brings you a fun series on ways to use recycled materials in play activities and crafts.  This month’s participants are Sugar Aunts, Mamas Like Me, Crayon Box Chronicles, House of Burke, Fun A Day, and us, FSPDT.  Each of us have some fun ideas to share with

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We love Little Critter books over here.  My mother in law gave my oldest his first one about 2 years ago and he was hooked.  Since then our collection has grown to over 50.  ( yes wow)  I often kid we could build a house with all the books

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We love these easy and fun plastic lid bird feeders.  We have made them many times after being inspired by Meet the Dubiens play-doh lid bird feeders.  Here is our last post on these feeders for the how to make the lids.  This is a great activities for Earth

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  We just got our first roll of contact( or sticky) paper this week!  I have been busy setting up a few different activities for the kids with it.  With Earth Day coming up a sticky paper Earth sounded like a good idea   Simple and fun!  I love simple and

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I have seen tons of pictures of other mothers that turn cardboard, paper, carpet,etc into roads and city for their children to play on.  We have done a chalk city in our garage before on a rainy day and my son loved it.  So with Earth day coming up

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We are making rain sticks for Earth Day and I thought we should have Indian headbands to go with it.  This way we can go outside with our rain sticks and headbands and do a rain dance!  This site Kidscraftzone has the feather template I used and directions on how

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This is part of our Earth Day activities at my house.  I first got the idea from this site The Imagination Tree.  It also has directions.  Since seeing this idea I have searched on my own how to make a rainmaker or rain stick and come across similar directions and other

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