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Edible Snowmen

December 30, 2016
Edible Snowmen

Edible Snowmen Materials: powder sugar doughnut powered sugar doughnut hole chocolate wafer cookie peanut butter cup sprinkles or decorators gel Using a powder sugar doughnut for the base, then have your child top it with a powered sugar doughnut hole. Have them place a chocolate wafer cookie and a peanut butter cup on the...
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Baby Snowmen

December 30, 2016
Baby Snowmen

Baby Snowman Materials: white sock beans or rice white string 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 more depending...
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Watch the Iditarod

December 30, 2016
Watch the Iditarod

Every year the Iditarod takes place in Alaska where dog sleds and men race 1,150 miles against each other and the elements. It’s a brutal race that takes place over the course of several days – covering territory that is wild and extremely cold! Your son might want to follow the race details on-line...
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Pine Cone Bird Feeder

August 14, 2016
Pine Cone Bird Feeder

Pine Cone Bird Feeder Help our feathered friends brave the cold by making a simple bird feeder for them. Materials: pine cones string or pipe cleaner peanut butter plastic knife or spoon bird seed Take a pine cone and attach a piece of string to the top. Have your child cover it with peanut...
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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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Dress the Snowman!

February 9, 2013
Dress the Snowman!

  Dress the Snowman! A Snow Day inspired this! This is to reinforce addition with regrouping in a fun way! Tweet
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Make Your Own House of Cards

January 9, 2012
Make Your Own House of Cards

    This is the world record House of Cards!  Amazing! Ways to Use a Card Deck I recently watched this version of Alice in Wonderland and was delighted by the costumes and the Queen of Hearts shrill, “Off with her head!” in response to any problem. It was the   She was so...
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Celebrate Mardi Gras by Making a Mask

January 8, 2012
Celebrate Mardi Gras by Making a Mask

Mardi Gras is traditionally celebrated on the Tuesday prior to the beginning of Lent. Mardi Gras translated means Fat Tuesday. Many people also enjoy the Polish sweet pastry, paczki on Fat Tuesday (in English, the common pronunciation is ponch-kee). Get in the celebration by making masks and downing festive attire. Make a Mardi Gras...
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Using Donuts to Create a Snowman!

January 8, 2012
Using Donuts to Create a Snowman!

  Using Donuts to Create Snowmen! It’s winter and I want to see snow! Where is it?  So I decided to make a snowman without snow! This one you can eat too! All you need are: Powdered sugar doughnut holes Toothpicks Coconut (optional) Stick licorice to use as a scarf Frosting or mini-M&M’s for...
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Gingerbread House Recycled

January 5, 2012
Gingerbread House Recycled

Gingerbread House I assembled the gingerbread house that I got from IKEA (that is a story in itself – lessons learned) and used it for the table centerpiece for the holidays but once they were over, what to do with it?  There was way too much sugar for me to suggest eating it, besides,...
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