Sick Day Learning and Play
Did you know that March 30th is National Doctor Day? I know many people don’t necessarily enjoy visiting their doctor, but no one can really deny how important a doctors work is.

In honor of this special day, why …

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Make Your Own Contact Paper Stickers with Kids

There is something very satisfying as spending quality time crafting with children, except, maybe, spending quality time making craft supplies with children!

I love working with clear Con-Tact paper and have used it in many aspects of crafting. I have …

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How to Create a Rainbow Stained Glass Window
This amazing stained glass window was made using pieces of paper that were colored and then painted. The secret ingredient? Vegetable oil!

Jean, from the Artful Parent, had her kids doodle designs on the paper using oil pastels (but …

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Fabric Scrap Quilts for Kids to Make
Maybe I am drawn to this project because I love quilting and fabric. I also hate the idea of throwing fabric scraps, no matter how small they are, and this is a great excuse to save them to be used …

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Mini Mardi Gras Parade Float
Is there a Mardi Gras parade near you? If not, why not gather together all your friends, family, neighbors, and/or classmates to hold your own parade?

Have everyone design their own miniature floats using a shoe box or something similar. …

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Oh, The Places You'll Go Balloon
I ran across this gem and had to share just in time for Dr. Seuss’ birthday!

On this page, Mrs. Winter shares some Seuss related crafts and activities she did with her class. She shares the easy projects they made …

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There’s a Wocket in my Pocket Activities

I love this activity that can be done in conjunction with reading There’s a Wocket in my Pocket by Dr. Seuss. Follow the directions shared by Jillian, from A mom With A Lesson Plan, and you can make a …

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Kid's Coins

Ellen Luckett Baker created this project with her kids after explaining to her children why President’s Day is celebrated. After looking at president’s that were pictured on different coins, they decided to make their own coins using shrink plastic.

While …

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Celebrate the Start of the Olympics

Although the Sochi Olympic games technically begin on February 6th, the opening ceremony will take place on February 7th. While most might celebrate the Olympics by watching the opening ceremony and the games themselves, why only do that when you …

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Dictionary Magnets
I have used flat marbles to make magnets using fancy paper and even photos, but I have never made them using pages from a dictionary.
Amanda, from Crafts By Amanda, used words from the dictionary that are related to …

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How to Make Glove Monsters

By the middle of winter, many households find themselves with an orphaned glove or two. Instead of throwing them away, pull out a few craft supplies and some batting or Fiberfil and then craft some of these adorable monsters shared …

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Textured Groundhog Puppet Craft

This project doesn’t have to made exclusively for Groundhog’s day because this puppet will brighten any day. Older kids can do it all by themselves and younger kids can do it with just a little help. This is a wonderful …

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Am I  the only parent who has not taken their kids to see this film yet? (Frozen by Disney) I am starting to feel like I missed out on something wonderful, magical.

This play based activity is sure to engage …

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bathconstruction activities for kids 0

Wow! What little boy (or girl) is not going to love this. It looks like lots of fun and would be perfect for a little one who has been hard at work all day around the house with some real …

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This tutorial shows you how to make fun space themed art work. This project is suitable for all ages as the skill level will vary with each child’s drawing ability.

You will need

Black Paper

White Chalk or White Pastels

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