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Cinco de Mayo Activity for Kids: Mexican Pyramids

We are trying to move beyond the sombreros and donkey kid activities for Cinco de Mayo so we came up with this Mexican Pyramid activity! During this time of the year we are inundated with short men with long mustaches and tall sombrero images. Though I don’t find them offensive I wanted to explore some activities that truly portray the beauty and […]

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Recycled Items Scavenger Hunt Printable

I don’t know about your kids but our children love a good treasure hunt.  Well, here’s a fun way you and your family can make a difference in your community. The message you’ll be sending to them is they can love the world they’re in and it doesn’t have to be a chore. Pick a […]

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Earth Day Kids Activity: Earth Suncatcher

I love how the sun shines through the turquoise and green earth on this Suncatcher Earth day craft. Isn’t it a beautiful thing that we celebrate the Earth and all that it has given us! You won’t believe what I used to make this? Earth Day Kids Activity: Earth Suncatcher Paper plate clear contact paper […]

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Summer Vacation Countdown: Family Dinner & Activity

I am a member of the Collective Bias®  Social Fabric® Community.  This shop has been compensated as part of a social shopper amplification for Collective Bias and its advertiser. #SummerGoodies #CollectiveBias I’ve been dying to share this post with you but most of all I can’t wait to share this Summer Vacation Countdown activity with […]

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Egg Science Experiments and Floating Egg Trick

One of my boys is really into magic right now. He came home with a fun floating egg science experiment that he’d learned at school.  And since I’m a sucker for science experiments and my husband was a science teacher we were quite excited that he was into his science lesson or magic trick (from […]

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Easter Advent Countdown for Kids

Today is the perfect day for us to begin our Easter Advent countdown, on Palm Sunday!  This is a sweet time for our family as we take time each day and remember how much God loves us! But if for some reason you’re getting started late, don’t fret because guess what, it doesn’t matter. Because my […]

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Easter Basket Gift Idea: Dad’s Easter Stache

Honestly, I had not thought about giving the hubby an Easter basket until now but seriously why not give dad (or grandpa) an Easter basket?  It’s like a Christmas stocking but in a pastel colored basket on Easter morning!  So after pondering this idea, I thought mi papi would’ve loved a manly Easter basket jam packed with […]

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Spring Activities for Toddlers

1. Paper Plate Chick Craft from Sassy Dealz 2. Easter Basket Sponge Painting from Buggy and Buddy 3. Rockin Peeps from Crafty Journal 4. Bunny Hop ABC Game from Fantastic Fun & Learning 5. Find the Chickie -Number Recognition Game by Little Bins for Little Hands 6. Easter Math Sensory Bin for Kids by Tutus and […]

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Lego Party: Ninjago Theme

I should be embarrassed that I’m just getting this Lego Party posted, it’s from my son’s 8th birthday party. That was two years ago.  I think down deep inside I didn’t want to post it because the pictures were not so great and it wasn’t my most camera friendly party for lots of reasons.  It […]

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Spring Craft for Kids: Bunny Cups

I don’t know what I would if spring didn’t exist.  I love how it reminds me of all things beautiful: the soft colors. the budding flowers. the warm sun thawing us out after the long winter. Well, these bunny cups are in celebration of spring.  Aren’t they adorable! Spring Craft for Kids: Bunny Cups plastic […]

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Fun & Healthy Snacks: Ladybugs

A couple of years ago, I had a ladybug Valentine’s Day party for our BOYS, yup ladybugs don’t have to only be associated with just girls. They loved it and it didn’t really seem to matter to them that it was ladybugs. They even got their craft on at the party and made some fun […]

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Teaching Your Kids Spanish Using Children’s Books

I’m pretty sure I’ve taught basic Spanish to every age group out there. And there’s one tip that doesn’t change no matter what age group I’m talking to and it’s: Use children’s literature to help you learn Spanish.”  I tell parents of babies, elementary age, high schoolers, college students, adults and senior citizens the same […]

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Science Experiments for Toddlers

I’ve always been fascinated by science, though to be honest I don’t want all the science lingo. I want the fun and a brief easy explanation of how it works.  I’m pretty  much at my toddlers level because that’s about all he wants from a science experiment. So here are 3 fun Science Experiments to […]

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When Mom Forgets There’s No School & Indoor Cardboard Slide Fun

Yes, once again I forgot there’s no school. Yes, I’m cool like that. Yes, I know what you’re thinking, “Isn’t your husband the principal?” Yes, there is a school calendar sent home at the beginning of the school that I apparently don’t look at. I was actually quite disappointed because I had a whole day planned […]

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Oobleck Recipe & Letter Learning

We read the fun book Chicka Chicka Boom Boom  by Bill Martin, Jr., John Archambault over the summer.  I mentioned before that our family launched “Reach for the Stars, Read a Book” program that we did at a lower income neighborhood “library” for kids.  I absolutely loved it! Well, one of the activities that we did for […]

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Simple DIY Sensory Play Recipes

  Have you heard that term “sensory play” thrown around amongst your preschool parent friends but you weren’t sure what it really meant. Well, “Sensory Play” are activities that appeal to the senses and help them explore their world around them with their bodies. Studies show that both kids and adults retain the most information […]

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Walking Sticks Craft {Camping Craft}

With three boys in our home, we are never short of walking sticks or rocks.  Every hike we take whether in the woods or in our neighborhood my boys always manage to come back home with a stick.  A multi-purpose walking stick that goes from being a gun, sword to walking aide is apparently a […]

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Dr. Seuss Toilet Paper Roll Craft

One of my boys is probably too old for Dr. Seuss activities but nonetheless he still enjoyed making this with his little brother.  My toddler wore his hat for hours and couldn’t’ wait for his daddy to get home to show him his awesome craft. With my toddler I practiced patterns and colors with this […]

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