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Cinco de Mayo Fruity Breakfast Burritos

Start your Cinco de Mayo celebration at breakfast with some fruit and yogurt burritos. Make sure to note the colors of the Mexican flag are packed inside the tortilla, along with the crunch of Kix.! Cinco de Mayo, or the 5th of May, commemorates the Mexican army’s victory over France at the Battle of Puebla […]

Food Art: A Fruity Caterpillar Snack For Kids

Spring is here and soon we’ll be seeing all kinds of buzzing bugs and creepy crawlers outside.  My kids are fascinated with caterpillars and even more fascinated with how caterpillars turn into beautiful butterflies.  This fruity caterpillar snack will not only delight your children, but it’s full of yummy fresh fruit that’s perfect for an […]

Observation Skills: Step-by-Step Learning

Following directions is an important skill – and one that takes a little practice to learn. Check out these crafts that have easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions that require kids to observe, think and practice patience. Game Piece Coaster   Awesome Paper Airplane   Cereal Bracelets

Sensory Learning: Making Music

Use a kid’s innate love for making music – and a little noise – to engage them in activities that provide sensory learning experiences. Check out these three activities that let kids create their own instruments, then get a jam session going! Oatmeal Container Drum   Paper Plate Noise Maker   Cereal Box Guitar

Cardboard Tube Chili Pepper Maracas

May 5th is Cinco de Mayo, a largely U.S. holiday that celebrates Mexican heritage. Lots of fun crafts and recipes have been developed to help teach children about this festive day. One great way to celebrate is by making music, such as the shaking of maracas. I’ll show you how to take common household items […]

Food Art: April Flowers

Spring is here and with it comes new growth.  Flowers will be popping up all over the place and new life will be beginning.  This yummy flower snack is beautiful to look at, and delicious to eat.  With only 3 ingredients, you can whip this snack up in no time!   What You’ll Need Ingredients: […]

Kid Science: Make Ooey Gooey Slime

Nobody can resist digging their hands into homemade slime—and it’s a great opportunity to talk to kids about the properties of solids, liquids—and something that’s both! Watch for a quick overview on how to make your own slime at home; step-by-step instructions are below.   You will need: 4 oz. glue, water, 1 tsp. borax […]

Make a Funny Bunny Easter Egg Holder

What makes an Easter egg hunt an egg-ceptionally good time? Our special printable that lets you add a cute bunny face and ears to your eggs—make ’em by the dozen! Here’s how they’ll look assembled: And here are the individual pieces.   Click here to download the PDF and have some hoppin’ good crafty fun with […]

Making a maypole

Make a Miniature Maypole Craft

Celebrate spring and the first day of May with a miniature version of a traditional May Day craft: a maypole! We used recycled paper towel rolls to make a tabletop version of a maypole. Use this maypole as a table centerpiece or as a party decoration. We used artificial flowers in our maypole craft, but […]

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