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Carving Like the Inuits

December 30, 2011
Carving Like the Inuits

          Carving Like the Inuits Your child can carve snowmen, penguins, igloos or whatever they would like into a bar of soap. You can use those bars of soap from your last hotel stay! Materials: bar of soap plastic knife Steps: Let your child decide on the design. To make...
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Marble Mazes!

December 29, 2011
Marble Mazes!

Marble Mazes I have never met a child that their eyes didn’t light up when they were given an opportunity to make anything to their hearts desire. On a day that it’s too cold or too rainy to play outside, watch your child stay busy and happy for hours! Materials: Gather interesting and clean...
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Elf to Hang Around

December 24, 2011
Elf to Hang Around

Elf The little guy is fun and simple to make. Copy the pattern on heavy paper or construction paper. If the paper is plain, your child can color it then cut it out. Then attach the limbs with brads, so the parts and be positioned. It can be  hung in a window or door...
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Santa with Fluttery Beard!

December 24, 2011
Santa with Fluttery Beard!

Santa Pattern This Santa is sure to bring a smile to anyone’s face. This is an easy pattern for your child to add their own flair. Copy the pattern onto white and red construction paper or you could use white paper and have your child color in the areas that are red. Cut out...
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Snowmen in Honor of Bill Watterson

December 24, 2011
Snowmen in Honor of Bill Watterson

  Watterson-Style Snowmen My son showed me this great tribute to Calvin and  Hobbes creator Bill Watterson.  What’s not to love? Looking for new ideas for your own snow men?  Take a look at these.  Inspiring and funny and super nerdy! Save Save Tweet
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Icicles as Art!

January 23, 2011
Icicles as Art!

Materials: icicles squirt guns or recycled bottles (from empty ketchup or salad dressing) makes creating lines of color on the icicles and the bottles are easy to hold with mittens on food coloring – approximately 6 drops per gallon of water – or more! Steps: Carefully remove icicles from the edge of the house...
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Inuit Carving

January 6, 2011
Inuit Carving

              Your child can carve snowmen, penguins, igloos or whatever they would like into a bar of soap. You can use those bars of soap from your last hotel stay! Materials: bar of soap plastic knife Steps: Let your child decide on the design. To make it easier...
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Explore Chinese New Year by making Fortune Cookies and a Lantern

January 4, 2011
Explore Chinese New Year by making Fortune Cookies and a Lantern

Chinese New Year is an important Chinese holiday. A few interesting details: It’s believed that it is important to start the New Year off on the right foot, so eating something sweet for breakfast symbolizes a sweet and pleasant beginning. Having new clothes for the New Year is important. It is considered unlucky to...
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Celebrate Mardi Gras

January 3, 2011
Celebrate Mardi Gras

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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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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