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How to Make Blue Goo!

February 27th, 2014

  “We’ll find something new to do now. Here is lots of new blue goo now. New goo. Blue goo. Gooey. Gooey. Blue goo. New goo. Gluey. Gluey.”   While I am sure this is not a “something new” for many of you, re-reading Fox in Socks did remind my son of one of his…

Make a Bird Nest Craft to Celebrate Spring and Horton’s Faithfulness

February 27th, 2014

Horton, the lovable elephant, teaches us about loyalty and faithfulness in his first story, Horton Hatches An Egg. Horton agrees to sit on Mayzie, the Lazy Bird’s egg, so she can take a much-needed rest- But then she never comes back! He sits through a terrible storm, then the changing seasons, until he stands up…

Thing 1 and Thing 2, Dr. Seuss

How To Create Your Own Dr. Seuss T-shirt

February 27th, 2014

  Thing 1 and Thing 2 recently showed up at our house. The kids came home from school last week very excited they could dress up as their favorite characters in celebration of Dr. Seuss. Logan and his best friend are in the same class so we immediately knew they had to be Thing 1…

How to Make a Wocket in My Pocket Craft

February 27th, 2014

      What’s in your pocket? Is it a locket, a socket, or could it even be a Wocket? One of our favorite Dr. Seuss stories is There’s A Wocket in My Pocket. In true Seuss form the story combines real words with made up words in fun rhymes. We love to look through…

How to Make Your Own Dr. Seuss Cat in the Hat Hat

February 27th, 2014

“Cat, hat. In French chat, chapeau. In Spanish it’s el gato in a sombrero.” Whenever I think of The Cat in the Hat this song from the animated movie always jumps in my head. Crazy, I know. And of course, whenever I think of The Cat in the Hat I always picture his iconic red…

Dr. Seuss Inspired Cat in the Hat Recipes

February 26th, 2014

  In honor of Dr. Seuss’s birthday, we share some of our favorite Seuss-inspired, Cat in the Hat recipes we’ve written over the years.   Click on one of the Dr. Seuss Inspired Cat in the Hat Recipes to be brought to the complete recipe.   Dr. Seuss Cat in the Hat Pancakes One Fish,…

Elefun and Friends Mouse Trap

February 25th, 2014

  In full disclosure, we received the Mouse Trap board game at no charge, to review from Hasbro as part of our Family Game Night Series. We appreciate their support of Jersey Family Fun that allows us to share with families information about toys we think your family may enjoy.   Does Your Family Have a Game…

10 Ways to Show Your Child You Love Them

February 19th, 2014

Beyond the daily hugs and kisses, there are so many more ways to show your children you love them.   10 Ways to Show Your Child You Love Them Leave them love notes under their pillows, in their lunch boxes, in their sock drawers; anywhere they would be surprised to discover them. Develop a journal…

How To Make Skylanders Cupcakes with a Portal of Power

February 12th, 2014

  My oldest has loved Skylanders ever since Jersey Family Fun did a Skylanders review, now my household has been obsessed with it. For his birthday this year he asked for Skylanders cupcakes. I had a hard time locating something for it online. I found a few pictures but nothing telling me how they where…

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Easy to Make Valentine’s Day (Post)Cards

February 11th, 2014

  Since my children began daycare, I am the rare parent that looks forward to the various holiday celebrations. I surf the internet and always double check Pinterest for inspirational ideas the month before the actual celebration. While I may dream of recreating my own version of the most imaginative ideas, the reality is I…

Help us Interview Laurie Berkner!

February 11th, 2014

    If you’ve been following Jersey Family Fun for awhile, you’ll know we are big time fans of Laurie Berkner and the Laurie Berkner Band. Back in October, we told you about Laurie’s Kickstarter campaign to fund her much anticipated, first-ever lullaby album. Well, Guess What? 846 Backers stepped up to the plate to successfully…