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recipe to make blue goo

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

Inspired by Read Across America week, we created Thing 1 and Thing 2 shirts to wear to school. Here we tell you how to create your own Dr. Seuss T-shirt.

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…

boy wearing cat in the hat hat craft

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…

Olympics Crafts for Toddlers and Preschoolers

February 5th, 2014

  As a former nationally competitive athlete, I look forward to the Olympics every 2 years. As a parent, I hope to instill this love of sports and the Olympics in my children. There is just something so amazing about so many countries coming together in one place to celebrate each other and the sports…

Get Organized! 20 Ways to Reuse Wipes Containers

January 29th, 2014

  Ever wonder what to do with all those extra, and let’s be honest, cute, wipes containers? After spending all that money, don’t you wish there was another use for them? Well, do I have the solution for you, 20 ways to reuse wipes containers to be exact! Like many people, this year my New…

10+ Christmas Ornaments Kids Can Make

December 13th, 2013

    Across the Internet, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and Instagram homemade Christmas ornament ideas are being shared. There are some beautiful ideas, crafty ideas but are they Christmas ornaments kids can make? Do you have time to sift through posts after post to find the easiest ornaments kids can make?   No worries!   We’ve…

Snowman Handprint Ornaments

December 13th, 2013

Like most parents, I enjoy receiving and giving homemade gifts during the holidays. And what makes a better gift than a keepsake ornament that can hang on your tree for years to come. Every year we make a new type of handprint ornament for ourselves and to give as gifts to grandparents. Not only are…