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Shape Sorting Suncatcher

Shape Sorting Suncatcher

Materials Needed: Contact Paper Construction Paper Sheets of Foam and/or Felt Scissors Tape Create shape outlines using scissors and construction paper. Cut out 8-10 inch shapes in contact paper. Place the cut out construction paper around the borders of the contact paper to create an outline. Cut out matching shapes of various sizes in felt and foam and place in a bag or bowl. Use […]

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Kool-Aid Rock Candy

Kool-Aid Rock Candy

Learn how to make your own rock candy at home by watching this “Hobby Hunting” video. Have a blast doing this fun science experiment with your kiddos and then enjoy your sweet treat once it is complete! Materials Needed: Water Granulated Sugar Bamboo Sticks Clothespins Jars or Cups Aluminum Foil Kool-Aid Packets Instructions: Soak bamboo skewers in a bowl of water for at least one […]

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Cake Tier Display

Cake Tier Display

Stephanie shows how to create your own unique cake tier display.

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Taste-Safe Activities

Taste-Safe Activities

As most parents and caregivers know, little ones love to put everything in their mouths, which can create safety concerns when it comes to playtime. Learn how to make some taste-safe activities for your children on this new episode of “Parent Hacks” to give yourself some peace of mind. Taste-Safe Kinetic Sand Ingredients: 1 cup Baking Soda 1/2 cup Sugar 1/2 cup Cornstarch 1 tbsp […]

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Kids in the Car

Kids in the Car

From an over-the-seat activity organizer to snack bins and trash cans, your car has never been so organized. Make riding in the car with kiddos a little easier with these simple hacks! What You’ll Need: Travel Hanging Organizer Variety of Activities Snacks Flat Tupperware Container Plastic Cereal Container Small Garbage Bags Activity Organizer Sort activities by size and category, and place into the travel organizer. […]

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DIY Busy Bags

DIY Busy Bags

Looking for educational ways to keep your kiddos busy while traveling or out to eat? Make these busy bags for them to play with at home or on the go! Materials Needed: Zipper Pencil Pouch Bags Assorted Activity Cards Paint Swatches (Two of Each) Printout Activity Sheets Laminator Velcro Dots Scissors Clothespins Double-sided Tape Instructions: Cut small squares of each paint color and attach to […]

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Sensory Play

Sensory Play

Edible Sensory Play Materials Needed Graham Crackers Candy Melts Silicone Candy Mold Tupperware Container Food Processor Directions: Break apart your graham crackers and place them into a food processor until they are turned into a fine, sand-like texture. PRO TIP: Buy a box or two of graham cracker crumbs and skip this step. Place half of the “sand” into your Tupperware container and set to […]

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