Back to School: First Day of School Morning Celebrations

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Heading back to school after a long summer is a momentous occasion.  It can be very hard waking up super early to head to a classroom full of kids and a teacher you may not know.  Have some first day of school morning celebrations is a great way to make your kids smile.  Our first day of school starts with doorway streamers and balloons.  After my girls are asleep the night before school I stand in the hallway and tape streamers and balloons to their closed bedroom doors.  When they wake up in … [Continue]

Homemade Mother’s Day Gift Idea: Tissue Paper Flower Bouquet Craft

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Flowers that last forever make a great homemade Mother's Day gift.  Combine a tissue paper paper craft with a handprint craft and many moms' hearts will melt.  This is a bouquet of flowers that can be displayed year after year and don't need to be watered.  It's win-win! Here is what you will need to make a Tissue Paper Flower Bouquet Construction paper - one color for the background and green for stems (12x18 is great for this project) Skin colored construction paper  - you can … [Continue]

Construction Paper Craft: Handprint Flowers Mother’s Day Craft

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Mother's Day is a great reason to get out the craft supplies and create.  When you make construction paper crafts they can be kept for years and years.  These Handprint Flowers for … [Continue]

Letter X Craft: X is for Xylophone

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When it comes to preschool, finding a Letter X show and tell item is tough!  The list includes xylophone, x-ray, and X Men (are those still around?).  This is a great time for a … [Continue]