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5 Sweet Family Games for Valentine’s Day

Our Valentine’s Day celebration is simple, but special – fancy plates for dinner, family game night, and of course, chocolate! I’ve gathered five Valentine-inspired games perfect for your February family game nights. Even my teens are willing to indulge me… Continue Reading →

Banana Measuring Graph Activity

I’ve been a Curious George fan for as long as I can remember. My kids have grown up with him as well. I’m thrilled we can now watch all 9 seasons of Curious George, now streaming only on Hulu, reliving each adventure… Continue Reading →

Heart Counting Activity for Preschoolers

Finding ways to teach my kids and have fun while doing so is important to me. I came up with a simple and fun heart counting activity for my preschooler recently. He is learning numbers and simple counting this year… Continue Reading →

Christmas Picture Puzzles – Interactive PDF

Do you like riddles and picture puzzles? Here is a little something to do while you’re snuggled by the fire waiting for those chestnuts to roast. This Christmas Picture Puzzle pdf is meant to be viewed on your screen: computer, tablet, or… Continue Reading →

Crystal Candy Cane Science

Crystal Candy Cane Science is a fun, simple science activity to try with the kids during Christmas break. The kids got so excited when they woke up to magical crystals that had grown on their candy canes overnight. My kids… Continue Reading →

2016 Word Art Printable for Kids

In keeping with our annual family tradition, my girls and I have been spending some time jotting down wishes and plans for the new year. This year, we are recording our ideas on a 2016 printable that we can fill… Continue Reading →

24 Creative Elf on the Shelf Ideas

It’s that time of year again! Time to get out your Elf on the Shelf and start the tradition. If you’re running out of ideas with where and how to place the Elf each day, I’ve rounded up 24 super… Continue Reading →

Candy Cane Alphabet Activity

I love coming up with simple and fun learning activities to do with my kids at home. Making learning fun has always been important to me. My second child is in preschool this year. He is learning letter recognition in class…. Continue Reading →

Make a Gratitude Jar for Thanksgiving

3 years ago we started filling up a gratitude jar. I fell in love with the idea of teaching kids to be grateful and at the same time I found it a great reminder to myself to be thankful for… Continue Reading →

Having Fun with Pumpkins and the Peanuts Gang

Visiting a pumpkin patch in the fall is always a must-do this time of year. We love all the activities to be done while at the farm… animals, mazes, and treats. We have a fabulous local pumpkin patch in Washington called… Continue Reading →

Shape Scarecrow Drawing Game

Here’s a silly scarecrow drawing game, perfect for a rainy autumn afternoon. In this game, you will create scarecrows using only 6 different shapes. Roll the die, add a shape, repeat – we had lots of laughs as our crazy… Continue Reading →

3 Family Games to Play with Candy

We’re having a little fun playing games with some sweet treats. We’re turning wrapped candy into game pieces as we play a few simple games before we get to eat the prize! We’ve partnered with Hi-Chew candies for today’s family game time. Are… Continue Reading →

13 Magical Science Experiments for Kids

We’re jazzed about these magical science experiments we’ve been seeing all around and we know you’ll love them too. Use up all your senses as you explore each of these experiments made of magic! They are all about diving in and… 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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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