Mar 4, 2014

Colored Cloud Dough Recipe

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The other day I discovered a new and easy way to color cloud dough, and I was so excited!  Now, instead of using powdered paint or crushed chalk you can just use this new ingredient I stumbled upon which is much easier and CHEAPER!

An Easy Way to 
Color Cloud Dough
A NEW & EASY way to color cloud dough; no powdered paint or crushed chalk needed!

Mar 3, 2014

April Fools Pranks for Kids

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I am so excited for April Fools Day this year!  The girls are finally old enough for me to start playing fun pranks on them.  I have scoured the internet to find lots of ideas, and can't wait to add a few of my own to this list once the funniest day of the year is here!

25 Hilarious April Fools Pranks To Play On The Kids

Rainbow Craft for Kids

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Here is a simple and fun rainbow craft the kids are sure to love.  I remember making this craft when I was a kid, and it was really special to get to recreate it with my own children.

Cereal Rainbow Craft for Kids
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Mar 2, 2014

Kool-aid Dyed Pasta

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There are so many ways to use dyed pasta noodles in kids activities.  You can use them for arts and crafts, making pasta necklaces, sorting, counting, grouping, simple maths, and for fabulous sensory play.... and that's just to name a few.  The other day I did a bit of experimenting to see if I could make kool-aid dyed pasta, and it worked a treat!

Kool-aid Dyed Pasta
How to make kool-aid dyed pasta for crafting, making scented pasta necklaces, sensory play, counting, sorting, early math concepts, and MORE!
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Feb 28, 2014

Kool-aid FOAM

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There are not words for how fun this playtime was, and so simple!  Activities like these really are my absolute favorite!

Kool-aid FOAM
Kool-aid FOAM!  Gloriously scented, delightfully fluffy, and irresistibly squishy!  Oh, and the best part is that you can most likely go into your kitchen and make it right now!
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Feb 24, 2014

Feb 23, 2014

Play Recipes for Baby

What can baby do?  TONS!  Here is a collection of paint & play recipes perfect for babies!  These can easily be made at home using common household items.  All of these are safe for babies & fun for kids of all ages!

Play Recipes for Baby

An amazing collection of play recipes perfect for babies {Safe for baby; fun for kids of all ages!}

Feb 22, 2014

Feb 21, 2014

Ice Volcano {Activity for Kids}

Do you need a quick and easy to put together activity for the kids that will keep them busy for a long time?  That was exactly what I needed when Rosie and Jewel were sick the other day, and this ice volcano did the trick just right!

Ice Volcano
How to Make an Ice VOLCANO- fun Science kids love!
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