Vacation Craft for Kids: Travel Buckets & Bags

Vacation Craft for Kids: Travel Buckets & Bags

It's summertime, which for many families also means traveling so it's time for some awesome road trip activities that will keep the kids busy on those long trips! We are a big traveling family -- for as long as I can remember, we've taken a...
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7 Creative Ways to Share Art with Kids

There were some brilliant & creative ideas that were shared at our Discover & Explore Art and Museum Fun this past week.  One of the things I learned as I read the great posts was that there are many creative ways to introduce...
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8 Amazing Kids Flower Crafts

Are you looking for some creative, colorful and just down-right awesome crafts for the kids to do this summer?  Boy do I have a few to show you! We had some really amazing posts shared at our Discover & Explore Flowers linky pos...
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Nature Art & Sensory Play

I love to mix in natural items when we create art projects! For example, this fun art activity of painting the four seasons of a tree using sticks -- it inspires kids to really think outside the box.  There's something about the cont...
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Create Your Own Castle from a Cardboard Box

Welcome to our first post in the Poppins Book Club!  This online book club is for kids from preschool to highschool - kids who love to do more than just read a book! Each month, a new theme will be introduced and we encourage you to ...
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Reindeer Round-up: Fun Facts, Crafts & Activities

I've always loved reindeer!  I'm sure one of the reasons that they are so intriguing is that they're pretty scarce where most of us live.  But if you're lucky, you might be able to see one during your lifetime.  Thanks to a ...
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5 Amazing Ways to Use Kids' Artwork for the Holidays

Not sure what to do with all the Christmas projects and winter crafts in your house?  Try these ideas!If there's one thing we have a lot of in our house, it's kids' artwork! They are always making such cool projects at school and ...
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Kids Co-op: Halloween Fun!

    Can you believe it's less than a week until Halloween!?! We are hunting down some costume accessories, prepping the porch for trick-or-treaters and trying to decide which fun event we'll attend this weekend....
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Whoo's Up for Owl Fun!

Whoo's Up for Owl Fun!

  Welcome to our Fall learning series where you'll find kids books, activities and fun ways to learn all focused on Autumn topics. Our theme for this week is Owls!  Owls are amazing creatures and kids will enjoy learning about ...
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October Fun at the Weekly Kid's Co-op

    Can you believe October is almost here!  And what's the best part of October (well, besides the wonderfully cool weather :) -- beautiful leaves!! I love to see the leaves change in the fall - colors of red, yellow and ...
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The Weekly Kids Co-op: It's Autumn!

    The first day of Autumn is Saturday, Sept. 22nd!  How will you celebrate?  Maybe an outdoor hike, or some leaf-peeping?  There might be a fall festival in your area that would be great fun too! ...
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DIY Halloween Countdown Calendar

Countdown the days to Halloween with this DIY calendar and some great activity ideas! My kids just LOVE countdown calendars!   "How many more days until..." -- it's always so much easier to wait if you have something fun to do :-) &nbs...
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Kiwi Crate: Kid's Science & Crafts Projects

  My daughter was so excited when we got our first 'little green box' in the mail!  I told her that we were going to do some science today (which she loves) but when she saw that our day would also include painting, crafts and ti...
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Welcome to the Weekly Kid's Co-op!

I'm very excited to be one of the hosts for the Weekly Kid's Co-op this week!  Amazing bloggers from around the world link up their kids activity and project posts so they are all in one convenient place for you to find - yea!  We've got ...
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8 Ways to Give Kids a BIG Canvas

Kids love BIG! Kids love art! Give them a chance to do both together and you’ll be their Hero! Instead of drawing on paper, or painting on an easel, think outside of the box for other ways to allow your kids to express their creativity. ...
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