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Easter Bunny Finger Puppet

Cut out two circles (one bigger than the other) then cut out two small holes for fingers on the larger one. Cut out some pink feet, cheeks, and ears. Glue them on and add a paper carrot! Have the kids stick their thumb and finger in the holes to make it look like it’s holding […]

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Paper Easter Egg Garland

Have the kids make this Easter egg chick garland for an Easter decoration! Just cut out egg shapes on pieces of colored paper then have the kids cut out lines, wings, wavy lines, etc. then have them glue it on with some googly eyes. Clip them all on a piece of twine with little clothespins. […]

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Easter Bunny Paper Treat Bags

Make these adorable Easter bunny paper bags to put treats in!! Fill them with jelly beans or cadbury eggs. You will need white paper bags then with a pencil, starting about 4 inches down in the middle make a mark and draw a curved”V”. Cut it out, fill the bag, then tie some cute twine […]

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Make Cardboard Robot Puppets that Move!

Learn how to create fun robot puppets that actually MOVE using cardboard and other recycled materials in this make and play project for kids by Danielle Falk of Little Ginger Studio. Any art teacher will sing the praises of humble ol’ cardboard as a brilliant material for art-making. A cardboard box has endless possibilities for […]

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DIY Mini Roads Set

Make a gorgeous DIY mini roads set for encouraging fine and gross motor development, building shapes, letters of the alphabet and hours of imaginative play on the go too! Perfect as an easy homemade gift idea, and even more brilliant when paired with a vehicle related story book. Let’s make a DIY mini roads set!… […]

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How To Make Homemade Baby Food: 5 Great Recipes

Once your baby reaches the 8 or 9 month mark, she’s ready to move past single-ingredient purees and on to food combinations.  These combos can be simple, of course (mixing mashed blueberries into oatmeal, stirring pureed broccoli into brown rice, etc.)  Or, if you’re feeling fancy, you can whip up more sophisticated meals. For information […]

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New Spring Spelling Activities

We have added some Spring themed spelling activities to our spring vocabulary printables. Featuring some lovely spring animals and flowers, they are sure to cheer any clas

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How to Create a Toddler Rainbow Activity with Toy Cars

Inside: Looking for a super easy and fun toddler rainbow activity? Grab those toy cars and drive them through puddles of paint, making a rainbow on sheets of paper. A fun action art idea! Toddlers love to move. I’m sure that’s no surprise to you all. I have an especially active group of 2 year… […]

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Paper Plate Unicorn Craft

Make a cute unicorn paper plate craft with the kiddos! Supplies Needed: White Paper Plate Glue Stick Gold Glitter Paper Unicorn Eye Stickers (Hobby Lobby) Flowers Heart Foam Hearts (Dollar Tree) Scissors Take the gold glitter paper and cut out a unicorn horn. Glue the horn onto the top of the paper plate. Next, glue […]

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Try This Secret Weapon Against Picky Eating

Help your kids turn the tide against picky eating… even if they’re not willing to taste a single bite of the healthy meal you made. Here’s the scene: you’re a new mom, and it’s time for your baby to start solids. You buzz up a few homemade purees, then quickly move on to baby-led weaning […]

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Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cupcakes

Make these super fun and delicious chocolate chip cookie dough cupcakes! A surprise in every bite! The kids loved loved these for their birthday party. Watch me make them… Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cupcakes 1 box of Fudge Cake Mix 1 cup of Water 1/2 a cup of Oil 3 Eggs 1 Roll of Chocolate […]

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Chocolate Chip Cooke Dough Cupcakes

Make these super fun and delicious chocolate chip cookie dough cupcakes! A surprise in every bite! The kids loved loved these for their birthday party. Watch me make them… Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cupcakes 1 box of Fudge Cake Mix 1 cup of Water 1/2 a cup of Oil 3 Eggs 1 Roll of Chocolate […]

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Toddler Shamrock Collage Art for St. Patrick’s Day

Inside: This toddler shamrock collage art is perfect for young children because it’s open-ended, easy to set up, and fun to do. A great way to use recycled paper scraps! Our toddlers love to paint, and painting with glue is no exception. They don’t really care what they are pressing into the glue, they just… […]

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30+ Recipes Kids Can Make Themselves (By Age)

No matter their age, kids can cook! Get started teaching your kids the kitchen skills they’ll need to care for themselves and their families. Most of us have baked cookies with our kids at one time or another. It can be fun… and also frustrating! Kids can be messy, slow, and distracted cooks. Boy do […]

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Tips for Kicking Birth Trauma in the Ass | Mother Rising

Birth trauma happens when someone experiences a deeply distressing or disturbing birth.  Sometimes birth trauma can result from a physically traumatic experience, but more often than not, birth trauma leaves few visible scars. One woman may experience feelings of trauma after a seemingly “easy” and straightforward vaginal birth, and yet another may effortlessly breeze through […]

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How to Make Miró Inspired Magic Animal Masks For Kids

Catalina Gutierrez of Redviolet Studio shares how to create cardboard Miró inspired magic animal masks for kids! “I want to see large birds, snakes and creatures of the night in pictures.”– Joan Miró I have a long, and I mean a LONG list of favorite artists that inspire me day after day to do art […]

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