Make Your Own Play Doh Picture Mats
Get kids coloring in a different way, filling in the lines with Play Doh! You don’t have to be an artist to be able to make these reusable, laminated pictures — simply follow these little drawing tricks shared by Lisa …

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Make Rainbow Loom Bracelets Without the Loom

Rainbow band jewelry is all the rage. You can buy a loom to make your own bracelets, if you can find one (yes – they are that popular), or you can try your hand at making one without a loom. …

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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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Dental Craft For Child Health Month

February is Child Dental Health Month and a great way to celebrate is to use this project to teach kids about their teeth and dental hygiene. All you need is pink construction paper and miniature marshmallows! Also included on this …

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DIY Marble Run from Toilet Rolls

You might want to start saving toilet paper rolls now so you can have the kids try this fun game. Nicolette from, Powerful Mothering, explains how she created this marble run using 11 toilet paper rolls, a cardboard base, tape, …

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Future Presidents
Many of us have made silhouette pictures, but I have never seen them made as part of a President’s Day project. Usually, if they are going to be associated with a holiday it would be Groundhogs Day (when we talk …

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Mini Olympics Ice Hockey and Figure Skating

If you have a family full of hockey fans, like mine, you can make your own miniature hockey rink and challenge each other to hockey games while you watch the Olympic hockey games. You can even make your own fans …

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Coffee Filter Peacock Craft

The colorful feathers of this peacock are made by dotting coffee filters and bingo daubers or paint dot markers. Once the dots are on the coffee filters, they are moistened with a little water to get a watercolor design. This …

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Sound Matching Valentine Hearts

Besides being a reason to give candy and cards to your friends and sweeties, you can use Valentine’s Day as an opportunity to help kids practice letter and sound recognition. Mandi, from Moments With Mandi blog, shows how easy it …

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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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Straw Beaded Bracelets

February is International Friendship Month so what better way to celebrate than tomake friendship bracelets? These aren’t your traditional friendship bracelets made with embroidery floss and beads, these are made using colorful straws that are cut into small pieces and …

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Chinese New Year 2014 is on January 31st which means you still have time to grab these 10 great books from the Library. Teaching your children about other cultures is always fun and always educational. Grab some Chinese food, sit

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Time is ticking away, but it’s not too late to create this adorable Moss covered Reindeer. Perfect for a door wreath or hang it above the dinner table. Easy to follow instructions can be found at tatertotsandjello.com.  This one is …

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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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I am often asked how do I manage to blog and look after my almost 4-year-old. This is one of the ways. Setting up invitations for him to play. I presented him with a tray (with a small lip edge …

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