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pen&thimble for spring&summer

I am so excited for warm weather! Thinking about those family picnics, hot days at the museum, park playdates, camp, and swim classes. And my featured spring&summer prints go so well with it ALL! Primary Pandas Lunch Buddies Science Center Picnic Pals Mealtime Magic What print is your favorite? Choose from these featured prints and … Continue reading pen&thimble for spring&summer

Science and A Snack: The Celery Science Experiment With A Preschool and Toddler

Can science make your kids eat more veggies? Yes! Yes it can! The other day we did the celery and food coloring experiment. Pretty basic stuff, but it was new to my girls (3 and 5 years old) and I called it a "Celery Science Experiment" with my super enthusiastic voice and they were INTO … Continue reading Science and A Snack: The Celery Science Experiment With A Preschool and Toddler

I Heart You, Valentine! DIY Heart-Shaped Crayons

It’s time to make some bright and colorful Valentine’s Day treats! Reblogging this oldie but goodie!

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Do you have a toddler? Kid? Then perhaps you have a lot of broken crayons in your house too? Turn those broken crayons into Valentine’s Day gifts with my simple tutorial. This is seriously a no-fail, simple activity. Low on time-investiment and high on super cute outcome!

Supplies:

1. Broken crayons (I used multiple brands and sizes)

2. One silicone heart mould tray

3. Oven

4. Baking tray

To Do:

1. Peel the papers off of your crayons if they still reside there.

Next task: Find a use for these pretties! Next task: Find a use for these pretties

"Those crayons are nakie!" “Those crayons are nakie!”

2. Preheat oven to 250 degrees.

3. Break crayons down further to fit into the moulds. Great stress relief — snap! snap! crack!

Heart tray + broken crayons Heart moulds + broken crayons = Meant to be

4. Put broken crayons into moulds. There does not appear to be a right or wrong way to do this. I…

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This is For The Board Kids (It’s A Pun)

Sooo... We're here in that not-so-fun part of winter. December is all about twinkle lights and hoping for snow and crackling fires and magic!! Come mid-January, however, we're cooped up, rolling in muddy snow piles, we're itching for spring and prolonged outdoor time that is still so far away and kids are getting "bored." But … Continue reading This is For The Board Kids (It’s A Pun)