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Spreading Kindness with North Pole Ninjas

I’m always looking for ways my children can be part of something bigger during this time of year. I want to make sure they understand it’s not all about what presents Santa is going to bring. In comes the book, North Pole… Continue Reading →

Kid-Friendly Color-In Holiday Cards

With the holiday season just around the corner, we’re getting our Christmas cards ready to send to our loved ones. Don’t you just love to give and receive holiday cards? We love to see what fun cards come in the… Continue Reading →

3 Reasons to Have Disney Day with Sisters

My whole family are big fans of all things Disney! So when the opportunity came to take my sweet sisters to the “Happiest Place on Earth”, I jumped at the chance. It was so much fun. I can’t tell you enough that… Continue Reading →

Cheesy Baguette Pizza Bites

My kids love to help out in the kitchen, especially when it’s a recipe for pizza. We’re baking up some mini baguette pizza bites the whole family is sure to love! I’m happy to be partnering with Disney-Hyperion and their… Continue Reading →

ABC Smoothies for an After-School Snack

I’m always looking for a healthy option for snack time with my kids. Especially when they come home from school and are famished – sometimes they act like I never feed them, they’re so hungry after-school! So these ABC smoothies… Continue Reading →

5 DIY Halloween Costumes + Netflix “Scream” Guide

We’re down to the wire with Halloween just around the corner and it’s that time to finalize your Halloween costume. Do you have kids who keep changing their minds, like mine do? If so, here are a few simple costumes… Continue Reading →

Yarn Tassel Keychain Kids Craft

We’re making darling yarn tassel keychains for kids to make all by themselves. They are super simple to create, kids will probably want to make more than just one. And with the gift giving holidays upon us, these tassel keychains would… Continue Reading →

Make a Halloween Bag of Tricks

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of The Hershey Company. The opinions and text are all mine. We’re gearing up for Halloween and making a fun and crafty “bag of tricks”. In our bag we’ll be adding… Continue Reading →

Yogurt & Graham Cracker Mason Jar Snacks

We’re partnering with Yoplait to share our family-friendly snack. I’m always looking for different ways to prepare snacks for my kids. They are ready to eat something the second they get home from school. So we are all loving these yogurt… Continue Reading →

5 Ways to Prep for Back to School

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of The Hershey Company. The opinions and text are all mine. We’re gearing up for back to school! Can you believe summer went by so fast?! But alas, here we… Continue Reading →

Studying Up with Big Fat Notebooks

This coming school year I’ll have 2 kids in middle school – what?? Where did the time go?! But we’re really excited, especially for my 11 year old just starting 6th grade. She’s so excited to move on to a new… Continue Reading →

Kid Science: Exploring Ramps

Get Out and Play Summer guest post by Deirdre of JDaniel4’s Mom We have a big magnolia tree in our backyard. It has really cool large leaves. The leaves are large enough to be used to create a toy car ramp. In… Continue Reading →

3 Ways to Make Lunch Prep Easy for Back to School

With back to school just around the corner, I’m definitely thinking about lunch prep. I’m hoping to make lunch prep easier on myself this year, as it’s a big part of my morning with 3 kids to get them out the… Continue Reading →

Colorful DIY Fabric Checkerboard Game

Hello Make and Takes Readers! I’m so excited to be here for this Get Out and Play series. My name is Bev and I blog over at Flamingo Toes. I love the idea of getting out this summer and playing… Continue Reading →

Follow the Numbers Obstacle Course

Hi, I’m Trisha from Inspirational Laboratories here to share an activity for the Make and Takes Get Out and Play summer series! Are you looking for games to play outside? Kids will have tons of fun with our Follow the Numbers… Continue Reading →

7 Best Tips for a Fabulous Family Picnic

Hi I’m Jen of Kitchen Counter Chronicles here for the Make and Takes Get Out and Play summer series! Summer has arrived and that means it is picnic season. Everyone loves a family picnic in the park. Eating and playing outside with… Continue Reading →

DIY Stick Slingshot Kids Craft

Hi, it’s Tonya from Create-Celebrate-Explore. Thank you to Make and Takes for letting me be a part of the Get Out And Play Summer Series! I’ve loved being a part of this series for the past couple of years. I… Continue Reading →

Camping Pre-K Printables Pack

Hey everyone! I’m Pam from www.overthebigmoon.com here guest posting for the Get Out and Play summer series! My blog is a place where I share lots of DIY’s, Recipes, Printables, Home Decor and more as I enjoy all phases of life with my cute little family! On… Continue Reading →

Washable Paint Frisbee Game

Hello, it’s Toni from Design Dazzle here today. Thank you to Make And Takes for letting me be a part of their fun summer ideas – Get Out And Play Summer Series! I enjoy sharing lots of fun kids ideas,… Continue Reading →

3 Ingredient Play Dough to Make in Minutes

Play dough is one of my favorite homemade crafts to make with my kids. Especially since it’s so easy to whip up and brings instant fun. There are a few recipes I’ve shared here before, but this recipe for 3 ingredient play dough using baking soda and… Continue Reading →

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