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Making Snow Villages Like Calvin and Hobbs!

April 15, 2017
Making Snow Villages Like Calvin and Hobbs!

Making Snow Villages like Calvin and Hobbs Your child may enjoy creating cities with roads, buildings and cars to explore the new snowy world. Or just some clever snowmen!  It could definitely get people laughing! They can use sand box toys or other plastic containers make the building up of the snow easier. If...
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Baby Snowman

August 14, 2016
Baby Snowman

Baby Snowman Materials: white sock beans or rice white string pipe cleaners yarn or ribbon assorted decorations (buttons, beads, googly eyes, etc) fabric Using a white sock (baby socks work well) to make a charming little snowman that won’t melt on the table. Fill the toe with a handful of beans or rice (or...
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Create Soapy Snowmen

August 14, 2016
Create Soapy Snowmen

Soapy Snowmen Your child can make snow man, animals or whatever strikes their fancy using this simple ingredient – soap flakes. Materials: Ivory soap flakes water yarn or ribbon cloves licorice sprinkles Steps Mix Ivory soap flakes with a little water, you want to make it thick like a paste. It will stick to...
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Never-melting Snowman

August 14, 2016
Never-melting Snowman

Snowman in From the Cold Materials: 2 small white shopping bags tissue paper or cotton batting white string 2 small sticks construction paper fabric assorted decorations (buttons, beads, googly eyes, etc) Using 2 small white shopping bags your child can make their own snowman. Insert some tissue paper or cotton batting in the bottom...
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Leap Year Word Search

February 25, 2012

Y C P A E L M H R O U K M H S K R A H Q X K Q A W O T W A L F O A E K G O P D H T C L F G V G T U S S O W N...
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What would you do with an extra day on Leap Day?

February 24, 2012
What would you do with an extra day on Leap Day?

Leap Day The skies the limit – you have a whole day added to your year.  A whole extra day this year! What would you do with your extra day?  Great to think about. Download this fun journal paper. Who doesn’t love Kermit? Save Tweet
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Using Kermit to Explain Leap Year to Young Children

February 24, 2012
Using Kermit to Explain Leap Year to Young Children

Frogs are a natural to explain “leaping” forward a day to children. You can incorporate frog games, snacks or coloring sheets to make the day stand out. Playing leap frog with a group would be fun and you can extend it into a math activity.  Measure how far everyone can hop then it can...
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Becoming Leaf Detectives – Examine the Leaves Carefully!

October 3, 2011
Becoming Leaf Detectives – Examine the Leaves Carefully!

Leaves in Fall You’ll want to gather a variety of leaves for your children/students to examine.  Also have a magnifying glass available for those future detectives!  Look carefully at a each leaf and see how the veins run. What kind is it? Describe how it looks. Draw a picture of it. Look at another...
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Fallen Leaves

October 2, 2011
Fallen Leaves

  Fallen Leaves You can do this with you’re children/students with a fall walk around the neighborhood or just pick up some leaves at home to bring in. It is great to have children study the attributes of common items to help them distinguish and sort things they will discover in the future. Those...
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Snow Obstacle Course!

December 29, 2010
Snow Obstacle Course!

    Snow Obstacle Course Build an obstacle course with your child and turn your snow covered yard into a maze of fun (or amazing fun!)! Make paths with a shovel going around trees or swings or just make a path with your boots. Have your child make a snow angel, hop like a...
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