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Banana Hazelnut Burritos for an After-School Snack

With school around the corner, we’re getting busy prepping for the first day of school. I’m already anticipating the craziness of the start of the school year, so I’m getting ready with a few after-school snack ideas we can make for when they get… Continue Reading →

Lego Math Preschool Activity

I love finding simple ways to learn while playing for my kids. The kids love Legos at my house. So many fun ways to build and play with them. I can get lost building with them sometimes too. Little brother… Continue Reading →

15 Ways to Make Breakfast Fun

We’re big fans of breakfast …and breakfast for any meal! There’s a little bit of sweet and a little bit of savory that can make breakfast perfect for anytime of the day! I’ve gathered a few different and cooky ways… Continue Reading →

Tooth Fairy Printable for Double Dollar Days

Does someone you know hate to lose their teeth? They don’t wiggle them, they don’t let anyone touch them. They bite and chew on the opposite side of their mouth so as not to disturb the precious teeth? They expect… Continue Reading →

Mini Blueberry Tarts in a Muffin Tin

We’ve been busy with blueberries this summer season, taking a recent trip east of Seattle for a u-pick blueberry day! It was something that was on our summer bucket list this year and we all loved it. For only $1.50… Continue Reading →

25 Ways to Get Out and Play this Summer

We’re wrapping up our summer series to Get Out and Play! Thanks to all the amazing contributors and guest writers for their fabulously fun ideas. We’ve been playing games, making crafts, and having adventures in the summer sun! Here are 25 ideas… Continue Reading →

Make Your Own Bug Catcher

Hi guys, I’m Stephanie from Somewhat Simple, and I’m excited to be here sharing an easy Bug Catcher for the Make and Takes Get Out and Play summer series. Supplies for making a DIY Bug Catcher: hammer nails rope screen netting… Continue Reading →

How to Make GIANT Bubbles

Hello Make and Take friends! I’m Mary Catherine of Fun-A-Day, where I share fun and meaningful early learning activities. I’m excited to be a part of the Get Out and Play summer series! Today, I’m sharing a simple and fun… Continue Reading →

Make a Rainbow Ribbon Curtain

Hello, I am Shannon at Find Joy in the Journey! I have been blogging since 2005 and I love to write about my family, everyday life, dating my husband, projects and parties, Project Life, being a mom, faith, setting and working… Continue Reading →

Woodland Animals Tic Tac Toe Game

Hi Make and Takes Readers! My name is Bev and I blog over at Flamingo Toes. Happy to be sharing a fun project for the Get Out and Play summer series. I am all about sweet woodland animals right now!… Continue Reading →

DIY Floral Crown Craft

Hi Make and Takes friends, this is Tonya from Create-Celebrate-Explore and I’m so happy to be here sharing a fun DIY floral crown project from my daughter for the Get Out and Play summer series. The sun is shining outside,… Continue Reading →

Make Minions Rocks for Tic-Tac-Toe

Hello friends. I’m Lucy from Craftberry Bush. This little craft is part of the Make and Takes Get Out and Play summer series and combines my love for paint, spending time with my kiddos and of course the-oh-so-adorable Minions! Here is… Continue Reading →

Homemade Window Paint for Kids

Hey friends! I’m Jamie of hands on : as we grow where I share tons of fun things to do with the kids (just for fun and learning as well)! I’m so excited to take part in Make & Take’s… Continue Reading →

3 Fresh Play Ideas for the Water Table

Water play is a toddler mood-changer in our house. Whether it’s playing in the sink, splashing in the bath, or exploring the water table outside, water play often gets rid of any late-afternoon grumpies. We have a bucket of water… Continue Reading →

Sidewalk Chalk Games for Kids: Dots and Boxes

Hey guys! I’m Stacy from Kids Stuff World and today we are sharing one of my children’s favorite boredom buster games, Dots and Boxes. We play this game all the time at restaurants and during doctor’s visits and now that… Continue Reading →

Nature Scavenger Hunt Kids Summer Activity

Hi y’all! I’m Kelly from Live Laugh Rowe, a creative lifestyle blog that celebrates life, creativity and food. I don’t have any kiddos, but I sure do love creating printables for them. And today is no exception! With the sun… Continue Reading →

Make a Family Summer Bucket List

We are officially ready for summer and so excited to show off our Summer Bucket List for 2015! Last week I shared how we got started and where we found inspiration for our list. Now we’re putting together our display,… Continue Reading →

Simple Party Poppers

Hey there! I’m Alexis the blogger behind Persia Lou, a craft, crochet, and home decor blog with a modern aesthetic. I’m so excited to be joining in the Get Out and Play Series here at Make and Takes! My kids… Continue Reading →

DIY Paper Spinner

Hi! I’m kimbo from a girl and a glue gun and I’ve got a super fun craft for you to keep the kids entertained this summer, part of the Make and Takes summer series Get Out and Play!!! Craft up… Continue Reading →

Backwards Mini-Olympics

If you’re looking for some giggles, try hosting a Backwards Mini-Olympics for your kiddos, part of our summer series Get Out and Play! When my girls were preschool and early elementary age, they loved it when I set-up obstacle courses or… Continue Reading →

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