Category: Kids

September 25th Birthday Love: Shel Silverstein

Where The Sidewalk Ends There is a place where the sidewalk endsand before the street begins,and there the grass grows soft and white,and there the sun burns crimson bright,and there the moon-bird rests from his flightto cool in the peppermint wind. Let us leave this place where the smoke blows blackand the dark street winds …

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Crafty Recipes: Paper Mache

I love, I mean LOVE, paper mache (aka papier-mâché) but unfortunately, my kids do not feel the same. For some reason, they act like paper mache paste is an acid that once it gets on their skin it will begin to burn. I’m not sure why this is, but the same kids that hate the feeling …

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August 17th Birthday Love: Ian Beck

Illustrator and author Ian Beck was born on this day August 17, 1947 in Brighton, England. “Few sounds were to be heard at that early hour, only the drone of the airship’s engines and the mournful mournful moans of the foghorns, which seemed almost to be searching for one another, somewhere along the silvered and …

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Mind over Matters: The Right Mindset to Start School

The First Day Of School. A phrase that must be written like that, because it is such an important milestone for the child – and for the parents too. School is the place where a child may spend more of his waking time than he does in his or her home, not counting sleep. It …

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Frozen Yogurt & Coconut Banana Pops

Frozen yogurt, coconut, and banana make healthier pops Nothing puts a smile on your child’s face like an icy cold snack after a long day at the playground. Swap out the sugary snack for these homemade frozen yogurt and coconut banana pops. “They’re so easy and so tasty, your kids won’t even realize they’re eating …

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June 25th Birthday Love: Eric Carle

Happy birthday Eric Carle, born on this day June 25, 1929, in Syracuse, NY 🐛 “We have eyes, and we’re looking at stuff all the time, all day long. And I just think that whatever our eyes touch should be beautiful, tasteful, appealing, and important.” -Eric Carle

Father’s Day Craft: Father’s Survival Kit

With Father’s Day only being a few days away, I thought I should post one more craft to give you a few more to choose from. This craft is great for children of any age and you can actually tailor it to suit the Dad. What you will need: A box that can be opened …

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Math Worksheet: Bee Addition

This cute math worksheet is a fun way to practice addition with the kids, and also to celebrate World Bee Day! May 20th is a day to remember that bees are under threat from humans and that bees play an important role in our world! Click on the image below to save this free printable …

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Maze Game: Help the Bees Get to the Flowers

Help the bees get to the flowers in this maze game! This maze game is a fun way to raise bee awareness for your children. May 20th is World Bee Day, a time to remember that bees are under threat from humans and that bees play an important role in our world! Click on the …

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5 Ways to Teach Kids to be Environmentally Friendly

Have you ever thought about what you can do to be more green? A great way to start is by teaching your kids about foods and gardens to help them build a deeper appreciation for the environment. 1) Teach your kids about seeds and where they come from. A good starting place is putting a bean …

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