Category Archives: Create

DIY Gifts for Mom

Mother’s Day is around the corner here in the United States, and whether you’re looking for a project to do on a grand scale with an entire class, or something simple you can create with your own little ones around … Continue reading

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Pinterest Preview: Movable Hands, Penguin Treats, and More

It’s been a while, but I am back with another installment of Pinterest Preview – a peak at what happens when the pins come to play at our house!

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Hip Hip Hooray for Valentine’s Day!

I find it interesting, given the interesting discussion on praise that we just had, that Valentine’s Day is creeping around the corner.  It may seem unrelated to some, but in my mind if there is one thing that is an even … Continue reading

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Felt Food Fun

I’m over at Childhood 101 today with some fun ideas for making felt food.  Maybe it will give you a few ideas for some Christmas surprises!  Here’s a taste: My children love to play with their food.  That is, they love to … Continue reading

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Another Spin on Spin Art

  Spin art is a childhood favorite.  I don’t think I’ve ever met a child who doesn’t want to take a shot at it.  I think it’s interesting that even the kids who often don’t want to sit down and … Continue reading

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Oh, What Do You Do in the Autumn Time?

As I’m watching the leaves turn bright red on the mountain near my home, I thought I should share some of my favorite fall activities.  I listed study themes for fall, and accompanying activities over here.  Just to highlight a few of … Continue reading

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Multi-Sensory Paint!

 One of the things that makes young artists so great, is that they are concerned more with the whole experience than with the product alone.  Expand your next painting experience by trying out these tips that encourage children to use … Continue reading

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The 4-1-1 on Making Slime

My boys love slime!  (And really, so do I!)  Whether it’s playing the part of radioactive sludge engulfing their action figures, an alien blob, or just an enjoyable home gym for their fingers, one batch can keep them engaged for … Continue reading

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