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Making a Easter Egg Hunt Fun for All

My family celebrated Easter Sunday this year at my Aunt Mj’s house.  She always comes up with fun activities for the kids … and this year was no exception.  She created a wonderful Egg Hunt that was fun for all 4 generations

Egg-cellent Learning! (or … what to do with all those plastic Easter Eggs)

Have some extra plastic Easter eggs around the house?  I’m sure lots of us do this time of year.  Wondering what to do with all those plastic Easter Eggs?  Here’s a round-up of how we’ve been using ours … Number Match

The Easter Bunny Delivers!

Wow!  The Easter Bunny did a great job with filling our baskets this year.  The kids left their baskets on the kitchen table with a plate full of carrots on Saturday night … And this is what we found Easter morning

Simple Easter Cards

For those that are celebrating Easter today we wanted to say … Wish you a very Happy Easter! I made these super simple Easter cards with white cardstock, washable tempera paint and fine-point Sharpie markers.  Henry’s thumbprint made the brown bunny

Peep Bunny Banner

If you’ve been following along you might know that we are enjoying our first year in our new home.  I waited a really long time to make the move … and now we are here one way I am celebrating is

What to do with your Easter Bunny Photos

I’m a total sucker for cheesy, classic traditions to do with kids.  Ever since my first child was old enough (he was only a couple weeks old for his first Easter), we’ve been going to the mall to sit with the

An Easter Tree of My Own

Growing up my mom always decorated for every season.  I always loved (and still do) seeing the items come out of the basement for their yearly reveal.  It was like seeing old friends again … the ceramic ghost holding a pumpkin

Easter Sticker Resist Painting

In continuing our collection of sticker resist paintings for the holidays (see Valentine’s and St. Patrick’s), we HAD to do one for Easter.  Honor (my almost 3 year old daughter) still really enjoys this way to create! This time she used

Virtual Book Club for Kids: The Easter Egg, by Jan Brett

Up until this month, I never participated in a book club.   I loved the idea of joining one with the kids … where books and coinciding projects are enjoyed together, but I didn’t know about any Mommy & Me book

Upcycle an Egg Carton for Spring

I remember having fun making flowers out of egg cartons when I was little, so I decided to introduce the project to my daughter. All you need is an egg carton and pipe cleaners.  I cut out the individual egg pieces.

A Laura Craft: Springtime Yarn Wrapped Wreath

Since we moved into this house in October I’ve been having lots of fun starting to decorate, especially for the different seasons.  One of my favorite things have been to make (or find) wreaths for our front entry.  When I saw

St. Patrick’s Day Fun 2012

(I know this is too late for me to share these ideas for THIS year, but just think of it for extremely early preparation for next year’s celebration of the Irish!) The fun (and overwhelmingness) of being in the blogging world