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Christmas Tree Dirt Cups

Looking for the perfect "snacktivity" for the children at your Christmas Party? Make these Christmas Tree Dirt Cups for a fun and engaging treat!   Dirt Cups are one of my favorite desserts to serve to kids, especially if you are feeding a lot of them at once! They are DELICIOUS, individually portioned and are easily to customize for nearly every season/holiday.  We have made Pumpkin Patch Dirt Cups, Teepee Dirt Cups, and Easter ...

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Stocking Stuffers for Preschoolers

These inexpensive stockings stuffers for preschoolers are perfect for making Christmas morning extra special and extra practical!  Each of these stocking stuffers must meet one of my three criteria:  useful, consumable, or promote a child's development!     Stockings, in my humble opinion, are the unsung heroes of Christmas morning (or Christmas Eve, depending on when you open your stockings).  Their presence on our mantle is a ...

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Take Your Kids to An Honor Flight Homecoming

Looking for a way to honor our veterans? Take your kids to an Honor Flight Homecoming!  This is a wonderful way to express our gratitude, respect, and appreciation for our elderly veterans!   My 91-year old grandpa recently moved in with my parents. He is still extremely independent but found himself needing assistance with meals and housekeeping. Prior to this year, he has lived over 9 hours away. Getting to see him on a weekly basis, ...

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Printable Kindness BINGO Board

This Printable Kindness BINGO board is great for encouraging children to be intentionally kind to those around them.  Print and use in the classroom, at home, at church, or in Girl and Boy Scouts!      My children's school is doing something unique this year.  Three times this school year, the students have an opportunity to participate in a 6-week "exploration" for 30 minutes once a week.  Teachers, parents, and ...

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Picture Books about Veterans Day

When trying to explain the importance of veterans and our active duty military to our youngest citizens, books are always an excellent resource!  These picture books about Veterans Day offer the perfect opportunity for instilling respect and appreciation for these heroes!     In the United States, we celebrate Veterans Day on November 11th every year. This is also the anniversary of the signing of the armistice, which ended the World ...

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