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The Legend of Spookley The Square Pumpkin | Lesson Plans and Craft

In the book The Legend of Spookley the Square Pumpkin by Joe Troiano, we meet a small pumpkin who doesn’t look like the others in the field! While all of the other pumpkins grow round, Spookley grows square. This is an excellent book to enjoy with children to not only enjoy the fall season, but …

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Simple and Fun DIY Cardboard Car Wash Toddler Playset for Hot Wheels

Buying manufactured playsets for your kids’ Hot Wheels or matchbox car collections can be a huge expense. And since kids rarely take care of their toys, it can be maddening to find missing pieces that make these expensive sets totally useless. It’s always so much easier, cheaper and more fun to make your own upcycled …

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DIY Chinese Red Money Envelope Craft Tutorial

The tradition of the Chinese Red Money Envelope is such an interesting one. These are given out usually at family gatherings such as weddings or holidays, including Chinese New Year. The red symbolizes good luck and warding off of evil spirits. The amount of money in the envelope will usually end with an even digit, …

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Weather Watcher – Construction Paper Binoculars Kid Craft + Free Printable

It’s Groundhog Day! I don’t know about you, but for my kids, that means that they have just developed a new interest in weather patterns! My oldest son, Dexter, is seriously worried about what it means if the groundhog sees his shadow. Six more weeks of winter?? Or how about if he doesn’t see his …

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“Bee” Mine Valentine | Easy Construction Paper Craft

Valentine’s Day is such a fun holiday for kids. They love the tradition of giving and receiving Valentine’s Day cards from friends and loved ones, and it can also be a great opportunity to be creative. This fun bumble bee Valentine is easy to create and would be a great card to include with a …

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Kids Indoor Winter Activity – Snowman Bowling – With Free Printable

Let’s face it. While winter is a great time for kids to play outside, the cold and wet can get pretty crazy at times, and we often need to find ways to entertain them indoors. Finding new kids indoor winter activities can be a lifesaver on these occasions. That’s why I love this easy to …

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Nature Activity – Autumn Dream Catchers

  Dream catchers have long fascinated me. I’ve been making them since I was a kid because I truly believe that they can help to “catch” bad dreams before they reach you. As someone who has suffered from night terrors my whole life, I would do pretty much anything to prevent them. Unfortunately, my sons …

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