Tag Archive: children’s activities

Crafts, Activities and Foods for a Kid Friendly Mardi Gras (Friday Frivolity)

Celebrate a Kid Friendly Mardi Gras at home with these fun Mardi Gras crafts, activities and Cajun and Creole Foods.

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Pasta Angel Christmas Ornaments plus Cash for Christmas Giveaway

Here’s a fun little Christmas craft project you can do with the kids (or by yourself) with some pasta and paint: Pasta Angels. Plus, be sure to scroll towards the bottom of the page for the Cash for Christmas Giveaway with $350 in prizes. This is pretty straight forward and I’m guessing most of you …

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Easy Craft: Candle Holder for All Seasons

Simple candle holder made with clothes pins that can be redecorated every season.

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Pikachu Box Top Collection Box for the Classroom

This year I was suckered into graciously volunteered to be Room Parent for my son’s 3rd grade class. While it will take up a considerable amount of my free time at some points of the year it should also make great blog fodder. Like today and this fun and easy Pikachu Box Top Collection Box. …

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Nate the Great Detective Activities

Are you looking for some learning based activities to bridge the gap this summer, or maybe some book based homeschool activities? This year my 2nd grader discovered one of the great children’s detectives Nate the Great. Considering his recently developed disdain for reading, I am trying to do anything I can to encourage it. Like …

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Beach Memories Shell Collage

Turn some old frames, photos and beach treasures into a Beach Memories Shell Collage. If you have a “Beach Loving Dad” like we do, or are looking for a fun (and easy) way to display momentos from your summer vacation, hop on over to Creative K Kids for my tutorial on this Shell Collage. Plus …

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Having Some Fun with the Christmas Decorations

It might be difficult for you to get into my house past the Ninja Turtles and Santa guarding the entrance way a la Home Alone… So, I offer you a sneak peek of some of my Christmas decorations this year. My amazing Godfather bought my son a Star Wars Lego Advent Calendar this year. We …

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Christmas Tree Stair Riser Decor

This Christmas Tree Stair Riser Decoration adds a festive touch to an often overlooked area..   I got the idea at Halloween from Hoosier Homemade. First I calculated the number of risers times my desired height. I went with a six inch height to give me a little room at the top and bottom. Multiply …

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2015 Ornament Exchange Link Party

Here it is after two awesome weeks of sharing: the Final Round Up of all the amazing ornaments exchanged this year in the 2015 Ornament Exchange. We’ve added all of the ornaments in the exchange to the Link Up below and we encourage you to share yours too. Welcome to the first 2015 Holiday Ornament …

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A Big Hug Card Craft for Kids

Last week, the father of my son’s aide passed away. In order to help my son learn empathy (a hard concept for any child, especially one with Autism), I decided he was going to make a card for her and have all of his classmates sign it. I didn’t want to get into the concept …

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Fun (and Frugal) Fall Banner

I have been spending so much time with my head in the computer I haven’t gotten my craft on in awhile. Last Sunday, I just got the yen to make something.   This is not really a tutorial on how to make this exact banner. I mean it to be more of an inspiration (and permission …

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Turkey in Disguise

The assignment: Use markers, crayons, material, etc. to make a disguise for this turkey so he won’t be eaten for Thanksgiving. The result: A mutant ninja turtle pizza chef complete with a double extra large pepperoni and mutagen pizza. Turkey? I don’t see a turkey? oooh! Pizza…. He did all of the work except for …

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