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Making Straw Rockets with the New Tinkerlab Book

Summer is upon us and we’re just getting into the swing of things. To help us get a little more creative over the next several weeks, we’ll be diving into Rachelle Doorley’s new kid crafty book, Tinkerlab, a hands-on guide… Continue Reading →

Tis’ the Season for Savasana

The hustle and bustle of the season is in full effect!¬†At this time of year, it seems especially odd to think of raising kids in a time when parents worried about children “getting enough stimulation.” With a two year old… Continue Reading →

Hiking Scavenger Hunt Printable for Kids

We are an outdoor family. We love to discover new places. Even in the rainy city of Seattle, you’ll see us out and about on some sort of exploration. I’ve recently found a new area for another family hike about… Continue Reading →

Crafty Projects for Exploring Nature

In honor of this week’s I Love Dirt Interview and Giveaway, (don’t forget to enter) I’m sharing more fun ways to explore nature with kids. Utah Nature Day – if you live in Utah, come join in the fun. We’ll… Continue Reading →

Everybody Needs a Rock

I’m starting something new on the blog: Storytime with Make and Takes. As a teacher, this is something that’s done all the time at school. You read a story to the children, then plan a fun activity or lesson to… Continue Reading →

Playdough Placemats

If you know kids like mine, they could eat and sleep in playdough. Now if you are like me, you cringe when they ask to play with it. It gets everywhere, on the floor, in the carpet, in their clothes,… Continue Reading →

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