Category Archives: Kids' Activities

Decoupaged Photo Tile with Stand

I haven’t shared anything crafty or decorative lately, so I thought I’d throw a craft idea up on the blog this morning. One of my favorite crafts to do with my students when I was teaching was a decoupaged tile. … Continue reading

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Why I Love My Preschoolers

Last week I told the kids that we were going to take a fall leaf walk. This news prompted them to dance, run around, and generally act like I might if I had won the lottery. I handed each of … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day Round-Up

It’s that time again… Time to think about {pink and red CRAFTS and TREATS} for Valentine’s Day!!! (Image courtesy of Paula’s Palace of AltAred Art.) Here is my round-up of things I’d like to make with the kids as we … Continue reading

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My Little Princess Turns Four

We are finally catching our breath again around here after a whirlwind weekend that involved relatives and royalty. My in-laws arrived late last week to find me finishing up my week-long project of crafting for Maggie’s party. I had purchased … Continue reading

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Last-Minute Thanksgiving Crafts

The kids are always begging me to do crafts.  So today when the weather was dreary and the kids were antsy, we pulled together some last-minute Thanksgiving crafts. I found the idea for the first craft, painted turkey hands, at … Continue reading

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Arachnids and Applesauce

Maggie had surgery (tubes in, adenoids out) on Monday, and we have been home going stir-crazy since then. So yesterday I resolved to do several things: finish cleaning and folding laundry, make applesauce (large batches as opposed to the make-a-little-for-dinner … Continue reading

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Pumpkin (Mini) Pies

Today the kids and I made some mini-pies using a pumpkin cookie cutter, (cover your eyes, Mom!) store-bought pie dough, and peach pie filling from a local farmer’s market.  We used the instructions for the Sweetie Pies that I stumbled … Continue reading

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