Painting With Nature: 3 Easy Fall Crafts For Kids

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The leaves are falling and the so is the temperature which means it is the perfect time for fall crafts for kids! Get them outside and enjoy the changing of the season. It is educational and also so much fun! This weekend we went out and did some exploring and collecting. There are some really fun things that you can do with kids with the things you find outside! Nature Painting: Gather … [Read more...]

FREE subscription to ABC Mouse (An Early Learning Academy!)

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Have you heard about ABC Mouse? My daughter talks about it all the one. Today I was given a great opportunity for lol&c readers! ABC Mouse offers a full online curriculum for preschool, pre-k, and kindergarten in the subjects of reading, math, science, social studies, art, and music. Children can start anywhere and move through the curriculum at their own pace! ABC Mouse has won numerous … [Read more...]

What I Learned From Potty Training My Son

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Mission Accomplished! YEAH! It is finally true! My son is potty trained. This has been a crazy experience for me. My daughter was so easy to train and that is what I was expecting with him but I was wrong! I am not an expert but I am a mom who made a lot of mistakes! I learned so much during this! I decided surely there are other moms like me out there thinking it will never happen! So here is … [Read more...]

Corn Starch Experiment: Making Magic Mixtures

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This is a very easy experiment for kids that also helps with sensory building. This corn starch experiment uses items you probably already have in your kitchen making it a perfect last minute and cheap activity for kids. How to make this Corn Starch Magic: Supplies: Corn Starch Water Measuring Cup & Spoons bowls (clear is best) Step 1. Pour 1 cup of corn starch in each … [Read more...]

Quick and Easy Personal Pizzas

Here is a fun diner that we made this week. The kids were very involved because it was fun and easy! And it was a cheap dinner idea Ingredients: 2 cans biscuits (I used Walmart Brand) Pepperoni Shredded Cheese 2 8ounce cans Tomatoe Sauce Seasoning (I used an Italian blend) Step 1: Press out each biscuit so that each lays then Step 2: Pour tomatoe sauce on each buscuit until … [Read more...]

Making & Selling Lemonade For A Cause

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Last week I shared with you the mission of Sunkist and Take a Stand for Charities. I told you about the online tools to prepare for a lemonade sale such as poster, recipes, and pricing tracker are available for a free download. And because sometimes it’s just more fun to have an “official” lemonade stand for selling, Sunkist is releasing new, limited edition 2012 stands that will spark creativity … [Read more...]

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