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Snowflakes Two Ways

Snowflakes Two Ways

Get crafty with your kiddos this winter! Break out the watercolors and markers to create your very own snowflake art together! Salty Snowflakes Materials Needed: Watercolor Paper Watercolors White Crayon Salt Draw out your snowflake design using the white crayon. Add your watercolor on top of your design to reveal it. Sprinkle a small amount of salt over your watercolor while wet to create a […]

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Homework Station

Homework Station

Materials Needed: Plastic Caddy School Supplies of Your Choice Homework Label Fill a plastic caddy with school supplies that your child typically uses for their homework such as pencils, crayons, markers, highlighters, etc. Print off the homework label and cut it out. Tape the label to the front of the plastic caddy.

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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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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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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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