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If holiday stress has got you in a tangle, try sitting down for awhile to create your own Christmas Zentangle!

Christmas Zentangles

Since the kids and I had so much fun making Zentangle Turkeys for Thanksgiving, I figured we’d make some Christmas Zentangles! Making zentangles are simple, easy, and fun!  I find the repetition really relaxing and enjoy figuring out a creative way
make a zentangle turkey

Zentangle Turkeys

Ok .. I may or may not have stumbled upon this idea while I was trying to find something for Z in my upcoming ABCs of Thanksgiving.  But either way, this is a fun activity to include for your Thanksgiving guest
leaf countdown

Leaf Countdown to Thanksgiving

My daughter and I have really enjoyed creating countdowns for holidays and special dates.  Like this one we created for her birthday party.  Or using books to countdown to Christmas. We just finished counting down to Halloween using a version of this cute
CREEPY … SPOOKY … easy & fun Halloween Decorations

3 Simple (& FUN) DIY Halloween Decorations

The kids and I LOVE decorating the house for Halloween, but recently we came up with these three super simple DIY Halloween Decorations. Window Ghost It can’t get much easier than this one.  Especially if you already have white drapes hanging
putting on the labels

Pumpkin Playdough: A special Halloween treat

As part of the celebration at my daughter’s preschool last year, all of the kids from the entire school go trick-or-treating through the halls.  Parents line the path and pass out NON-FOOD-ITEMS … 100 of them (there’s lots of kids at
fairy village redux

Fairy Village Redux

Last year I posted on our lovely Fairy Village.  Due to our harsh winter I put the village away until spring.  When it was time to rebuild … we made some major improvements. We started our Fairy Village Redux 2014 with
Hatch a Dragon (DIY!)

Hatch a Dragon!

I am SO excited that for the THIRD summer in a row we are participating in the Love Books Summer Book Exchange hosted by The Educators’ Spin on It!  It’s become a summer tradition for us!!!  For those who aren’t familiar with the
Enjoying a Cup of Bubble Tea!

BUBBLES: Books, Crafts, & Fun

I’ve always been a sucker for BUBBLES.  Never grew out of loving them.  And now that I have kids, I share my love of bubbles with them! We’ve been having a lot of fun with bubbles in a few different ways
what's your favorite animal

What’s Your Favorite Animal? – Virtual Book Club for Kids featuring Eric Carle

This month the Virtual Book for Kids is featuring the beloved author/illustrator Eric Carle. I have loved his work for as long as I can remember … and The Very Hungry Caterpillar was one of the first books I read to
St Patrick's Day Fun from A to Z!

The ABCs of St. Patrick’s Day … and The Weekly Kids Co-Op

This week I’m taking a break this week from featuring the ABCs of a fellow blogger to highlight the ABCs of St. Patrick’s Day.  Below you will find amazing ideas for celebrating the Irish, shamrocks, rainbows, and everything green … from
creeper crazy minecraft party

Creeper Crazy Minecraft Party!

My son, Henry, was dead set on having a Minecraft Party this year for his 8th birthday.  With all the hype around Minecraft lately, it was pretty easy to gather lots of great ideas for our very own Creeper Crazy Minecraft
Make a CREEPER Mask!

Make a Creeper Mask: a Minecraft CRAFT

For my son’s 8th birthday party we celebrated in Minecraft style!  One of the activities we did at the party was have each guest make a Creeper Mask (an idea I got from Parties 4 Ever).  It was great for the party, but