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Experiments with Mister C

Experiments with Mister C

For the next installment of our Kids Edition of Hobby Hunting – and with school back in full swing – we wanted to highlight a few fun science activities you can do with your family. These are all experiments from our good friend, Mister C, and they are great for children of all ages, although some may require some adult help. Check them out below: […]

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Puffy Sidewalk Paint

Puffy Sidewalk Paint

Ready to up your sidewalk art game? Try out this homemade puffy sidewalk paint! What You’ll Need: Flour Water Shaving Cream Food Coloring Squirt Bottles Plastic Bag Directions: Combine one cup of flour and one cup of water. Add in 8-10 drops of food coloring and mix well. Fold in approximately two cups of shaving cream. Transfer to a plastic bag, cut a hole in […]

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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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Creative Fruit Snacks

Creative Fruit Snacks

Getting your child to eat healthy can be challenging sometimes. Get creative by making these picturesque snacks that will excite any child to eat their fruits! Beach Scene What You Need: Banana Tangerine Kiwis Slice a banana in half long-ways. Split apart a tangerine into individual pieces and arrange at the bottom of the board as sand. Place the two banana halves on the board […]

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Breakfast on the Go!

Breakfast on the Go!

Mornings are stressful enough as parents without factoring in cooking breakfast for everyone. Check out these recipes for breakfast that you can prep ahead of time and grab out of the refrigerator in the mornings. You’ll love how easy they are and your kiddos will love how delicious they are! Yogurt Parfait Ingredients: Honey Vanilla Yogurt Fruit of Choice Cheerios Squeeze 1-2 tablespoons of honey […]

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Stress Balls for Kids

Stress Balls for Kids

Help your child learn to navigate their emotions by making these kid-friendly stress balls with them! Not only are they a blast to make, but they also can help your child in frustrating situations. Materials Needed: Orbeez Balloon Small Funnel Large Bowl Directions: Fill a large bowl 3/4 full with water. Add in 2-3 tablespoons of Orbeez and sit them aside for 4 hours. Using […]

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Holiday Pancakes

Holiday Pancakes

Dazzle your family with these colorful pancakes and then let your kids give you a helping hand by letting them add the finishing touches! Learn how to make these holiday-themed pancakes on this special “Parent Hacks” episode. Happy Holidays! Pancake Batter Ingredients: 2 cups of pancake mix 1 cup of milk 2 eggs red food coloring green food coloring Directions: Mix the pancake batter according […]

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Chores Galore!

Chores Galore!

Make doing chores simple and organized with this fun chore chart for your kiddos! Materials Needed: Clipboard Letter Stickers Gem Stickers Clothespins Washi Tape Pen Place stickers across the top of the clipboard to spell out your child’s name. Place gem stickers down the middle to create a divider. Place stickers on each side of the divide to create a “To Do” and a “Done” […]

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Picky-Eater Granola Bars

Picky-Eater Granola Bars

Make a healthy treat that your kiddos will love! With this basic granola bar recipe, you have free range to decide what mix-ins to use based on your kids’ preferences. You can even let the kiddos get in on the action and help out in the kitchen for this “Parent Hacks” episode! Ingredients: 2 cups of Quick Oats 1 teaspoon of Cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon of […]

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