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DIY Bouncy Ball Recipe

On January 6th, 2015, posted in: Articles, General by 0 Comment

Via- KidsActivitiesBlog.com by Chrissy               two cups measuring spoons a coffee stir stick (or something to stir the solutions) 2 tablespoons warm water 1/2 teaspoon borax (find it in the laundry detergent section of your local store) 1 tablespoon glue 1 tablespoon corn starch food coloring (optional) plastic bag..

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The Kids Cook Monday

On January 5th, 2015, posted in: Articles, General by 0 Comment

Sun-Dried Tomato Spaghetti Via- TheKidsCookMonday.com             This simple dish pairs whole wheat pasta with a delicious sauce and pantry staples like salty olives and sweet sun-dried tomatoes for a flavor explosion! Cooking Tip of the Week: Whole wheat pasta takes slightly longer than white pasta to cook. Consult the directions on your pasta’s..

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Ice Experiment

On January 2nd, 2015, posted in: Articles, General by 0 Comment

Via- InnerChildLearning               Ice Experiment: Which added material (variable) will melt ice the fastest? What You’ll Need: Ice tray or uniform containers to form ice Measuring cup Water Small toys (for fun!) Variables to test- salt, warm water, sugar, etc. Bowls or bins to hold the ice while being..

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Kid Friendly Fireworks

On December 30th, 2014, posted in: Articles, General by 0 Comment

Via- ICanTeachMyChild.com Fireworks In A Jar                 You most likely have everything you already need in your cupboard for these fireworks in a jar:  oil, water, and food coloring! Instructions: 1.  Fill your jar 3/4 of the way full with warm water. 2.  In a separate bowl, mix..

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The 9 Best Tips for Christmas Ornament Storage

On December 27th, 2014, posted in: Articles, General by 0 Comment

Via-  Amy Ahlberg                 Tip 1: Save the original packaging If you still have the original boxes your ornaments came in, that’s best for storage. If not, store gift boxes or shoe boxes also make great holders for special baubles. Be sure to first wrap individual ornaments in tissue..

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Peppermint Holiday Mix

On December 23rd, 2014, posted in: Articles, General by 0 Comment

Via- Sippy Cup Mom                 Ingredients – 8 cups Rice Chex Cereal – 1 cup Mint Chocolate Chips – ½ cup Creamy Planters Peanut Butter – ¼ cup butter (4 tablespoons) – 1 cup powdered sugar – 16 candy canes – 1 cup Mint M&M’s Directions – Pour..

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Melt Your Stress Away Vanilla Lime Sugar Scrub

On December 22nd, 2014, posted in: Articles, General by 0 Comment

Via- Lindsey Gremont @ Homemade Mommy Ingredients 1 cup sugar 1/4 cup olive oil 2 tbsp raw honey 40 drops Stress Away Essential Oil Directions Combine ingredients in a glass jar and use as needed to melt your stress away  

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The Kids Cook Monday

On December 15th, 2014, posted in: Articles, General by 0 Comment

Playtime Pasta Via- The Kids Cook Monday           This playful pasta recipe is a colorful celebration of produce that is bound to get kids of all ages excited about fresh vegetables! The sweetness of the balsamic vinegar and bell peppers are pleasing to kids’ palates. Whole wheat pasta and cannellini beans are protein-packed,..

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The scoop on coughs

On December 10th, 2014, posted in: Articles, General by 0 Comment

Via- Jamie L. Clute           Coughs are one of the most common symptoms of childhood illness. A cough can sound awful, but it’s not usually a sign of a serious condition. In fact, coughing is a healthy and important reflex that helps protect the airways in the throat and chest.But sometimes,..

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Candy Cane Paint

On December 9th, 2014, posted in: Articles, General, Uncategorized by 0 Comment

Via- Crystal Underwood To make Candy Cane Paint you will need: Shaving Cream or Whip Cream Red food coloring Peppermint extract A stir stick Fill a bowl or similar container with shaving cream.  Add a few drops of peppermint extract and stir.  Then add a few small drops of food coloring ,spaced out over the shaving..

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