How To Prevent Meltdowns After School
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If your child is home-schooled, or attends a private or public school it can be exhausting for them to deal at the end of the day. Most elementary schools are in attendance for 6-8 hours a day and this is completely exhausting in every way shape of form. Obviously when

diy-pumpkin-painting
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This post is part of a 2-part series in partnership with Sverve and Farm Rich. All opinions are 100% my own. #smokehousebbq Fall is a fun time for our family! We enjoy watching the leaves change colors and just having family time together. With little ones in the house I

Captain America The Winter Soldier
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About Captain America The Winter Soldier After being deemed unfit for military service, Steve Rogers volunteers for a top secret research project that turns him into Captain America, a superhero dedicated to defending America’s ideals Captain America The Winter Soldier Activity Pages Enjoy these Captain America The Winter Soldier Activity

Alexander And The Terrible Horrible No Good Very Bad
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About Alexander And The Terrible Horrible No Good Very Bad Day Disney’s Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day follows the exploits of 11-year-old Alexander as he experiences the most terrible horrible day of his young life – a day that begins with gum stuck in his hair, followed by one

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5 Must Reads For Your First Grader It’s summertime and that means your child needs to keep learning. There is only one way to keep your child learning and that’s through reading. When your child reads, they are gaining so much more than just words. Kids learn new words, expand

Busy Bag Activity ~ Heavy Crane Math
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Welcome to the second activity in the busy bag activity series. This weeks busy bag activity is inspired by Number Gobbling Busy Bag over at Bits & Pieces From My Life.  I love the idea so much but knew that I had to adapt it for my own children.  While

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6 Classic Indoor Games For Kids When the weather starts to change in Colorado it can go from 80 degrees to snowing in a matter of hours.  This morning I woke up to snow.  Yes I said snow on the 26th of September.  Yet the boys and I went to

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Temperatures across the country are rising and that means more time spent outdoors.  Use this easy peasy  frugal recipe below for sidewalk paint. Homemade Sidewalk Paint 1/3 cup cornstarch 1/3 cup water 1-2 drops food coloring    While I have listed measurements they are all easily adjusted.  In all reality

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Spring is in the air…sort of but in the valley that doesn’t mean that it is warm enough or nice enough to send the kiddos outside.  So I am constantly on the lookout for ways to keep them active inside.  Not only is it good for them but it helps

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You can get directions from a lot of different places. Here are some basic ones with a circle but can be adapted the same principle applies to a square.  We used our paper that we finger painted on the other day to get us some color in our snowflakes.  White

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It’s cold outside and I am going a little crazy.  As are the boys from being cooped up inside.  We took some time today to do some finger painting.  We have plans to turn these works of art into snowflakes that we will be sending to Uncle Brad.  After all,