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Fun for Kids: Magic Milk Fireworks Kitchen Experiment

Kitchen experiments make great indoor fun for kids.  This magic milk fireworks experiment was frugal, easy enough for my preschoolers, and we already had all the supplies on hand.  To do this experiment in your own kitchen you’ll need: a … Continue reading

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2011 Summer Reading Programs = Free Books!

Summer entertainment and free prizes! Sign your kids up for summer reading programs at Barnes & Noble, Borders, Waldenbooks, H.E.B., Chuck-E-Cheese, HalfPrice Books, or TD Bank and they can earn free books and other prizes.  Details and links to several … Continue reading

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Cinco de Mayo Fun for Kids: Homemade Cascarones

The cascarones we made for Easter were so much fun that we decided to do some more to celebrate Cinco de Mayo.  This makes a great holiday craft and activity. Dye your eggshells green and red to make the colors … Continue reading

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Cinco de Mayo Craft: Make a Paper Bag Pinata

My preschooler and I made this fun, easy and fast homemade piñata to celebrate Cinco de Mayo.  Homemade piñatas can be messy and a lot of work, but this simple version uses a paper lunch sack!  Keep reading to see how easy it was … Continue reading

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Photo Craft: Puffy Tissue Paper Easter Basket

Are you and your kids having as much fun making Easter crafts as we are?  I hope so! My kids and I have crafted an entire wall of Spring and Easter crafts.  We put our fun Easter basket photo crafts … Continue reading

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Homemade Cascarones: Confetti Eggs for Easter

Have you ever heard of cascarones? This Mexican tradition involves crushing a confetti-filled egg over someone’s head to celebrate.  They are used for birthdays, weddings, and of course, Easter!  This was a popular tradition where I grew up in southern … Continue reading

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Easter Photo Craft: Spring Lamb

Here’s another quick craft to entertain your young children with during Spring Break.  After I cut out the lamb shape, my preschooler was able to do this craft entirely on her own.  My favorite thing about this little lamb craft … Continue reading

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Searching for Spring Break Activities? Try Egg Carton Crafts!

While looking for something fun to do outdoors this Spring, I decided to recycle an egg carton into a fun craft and nature activity for my preschooler.  Egg carton crafts are simple and frugal, and you probably already have one … Continue reading

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Easter Craft: Kids’ Handprint Lilies

Here’s another simple Easter craft for kids.  I first saw this Handprint Lilies Craft in Family Fun magazine.  My preschooler has been very interested in crafts that use her handprints and feetprints, so I knew she’d like this one.  We … Continue reading

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Easter Craft for Preschoolers: Spring Chick

Look at this Easter Chick craft my preschooler made all by herself!  I was inspired when I saw this craft idea used for scissor practice on I Can Teach My Child.  If there’s any crafty skill my preschooler needs to practice, … Continue reading

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