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A Brave Party

This year my daughter, Honor, decided she wanted a Brave party.  And with the help of Discount Party Supply … I made it happen. Discount Party Supply sent us the Brave Standard Party Pack with some additional

Create an Alphabet Monster … letter learning fun!

I’ve been realizing that my almost 4 year old needs more work on identifying the letters in the alphabet.  I saw an idea for making an Alphabet Monster Game from Little Family Fun.  So we made our

Loving the Olympics … playing and learning through the Summer 2012 Games

Here’s some playful ways we’ve had fun taking part of the Olympics this summer … 1.  We had a sleepover party with Nana/my mom to watch the opening ceremony and played Olympic Opening Ceremony Bingo created by

“You are My Work of Art” – Love Books Summer Exchange

When I heard about The Educator’s Spin on It’s Love Books Exchange I just KNEW we had to be a part of it. The gals over at The Educator’s Spin on It organized and matched up 20

Honor’s Princess Party

My daughter, Honor has a great love for EVERYthing princess!  So, it was no contest to decide what theme her 3rd birthday party would be.  I had such a fun time planning this joyful event! The Invitations

Dot Dabber Dice Game

Since Honor has now mastered color identification, I thought we’d move on to working on numbers.  I figured the best way to do this would be through a somewhat art based activity because she LOVES “projects”!  I

Toy Color Sort

We did this activity back in January, when Honor was still somewhat struggling with identifying colors.  But with it being springtime here, and all the Earth coming alive with color, I thought it would be a great

Celebrating Earth Day

We didn’t get to celebrating Earth Day quite the way I wanted to this weekend (because my sweet son is battling a fever that’s been spiking to 103), but we still tried to make the most of

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

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

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

Marvelous Mario Kart Party

For Christmas 2010 we got the family a Wii.  And created a monster.  Well, kinda … Henry, my NOW 6-year-old son, LOVES playing and it is usually a struggle to limit his time on it.  However, I