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Cardboard Tube Bald Eagle

Cardboard Tube Bald Eagle

With Memorial Day right around the corner, now is a great time to talk to kids about America’s national bird, the Bald Eagle. Shortly after the signing of the Declaration of Independence, a committee was formed in order to choose the design for the national seal. However, all the committee members had different ideas, and […]

Top 10 Camping Activities for Little Ones

As great as camping is for getting the family to spend some quality time together, it can be challenging to keep the littlest ones occupied while you’re setting up camp. Here are our favorite ways to keep ’em busy, having fun and close at hand! Play in a sandbox right at your campsite: Build an […]

Smart Snacking: Fresh Ideas

Getting kids to like—no, LOVE—fresh foods means putting them on the table as often as possible. These three snacking recipes are so fun to make together, and get kids excited to put something extra-yummy in their tummies. Kix Kiddie Fruit Salads   Fruity Caterpillar Snack   Strawberry Yogurt Bites

Pull-Apart Graham Cracker Flag for Memorial Day

Memorial Day, a federal holiday here in the United States to honor the brave men and women who have died while serving in the Armed Forces, is a chance to celebrate our country. On this unofficial start to summer, many come together and gather over grills and picnic blankets on this day of remembrance. Here […]

Kid Science: Polymers

Polymers are groups of molecules that are connected to create a tangible object. Like plastic. The polymers in plastic are flexible, and actually move to form around a pencil poked through the bag to create a seal so that water doesn’t flow through. Try this experiment out to see polymers in action! The steps: 1. Pour water […]

Glowstick lantern

DIY Lantern Ideas

In need of some light? Here are two fun ideas for making your own lanterns, using common household items (and a glow stick, which can be found at the dollar store). They’re perfect for camping trips with kids! 1. Glow Stick Water Bottle Lantern This simple lantern can be made in just seconds, and will […]

Food Art: A Sweet Piglet Watermelon Snack

This sweet little piglet is a fun and yummy snack that your kids can help you make in the kitchen.  This yummy snack uses fresh and delicious watermelon, which is coming into season right now.  If your kids are anything like mine, they’ll gobble this snack up faster than little piggies!   What You’ll Need Ingredients: 2 […]

4 Teacher Gift Ideas to Make

4 Teacher Appreciation Crafts to Make

This week is Teacher Appreciation Week! It’s easy to let your teachers know how much you value what they do; just make one of our clever teacher’s gift ideas. We used recycled materials and items purchased at the dollar store to make these simple, yet clever, gifts. 1. School Supply-Themed Teacher Gift: Pencil Vase Use […]

Star Wars Treat Mix and Make-Your-Own-Droid

Star Wars fans are a devoted bunch. And why shouldn’t we be? We understand the awesomeness of a story that is so grand and so important to our collective culture that an entire day is named after the quintessential Star Wars quote, “May the force be with you.” Yes. May the 4th be with us […]

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