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Hungry Hungry Hippo Pool Game

This life-sized Hungry Hungry Hippo Pool Game is perfect for groups and parties!  The game can be played with four people and is much more challenging than it looks!   One of my favorite games growing up was Hungry Hungry Hippo.  Sadly, as an adult my fondness for this game has grown weary due to the incessant noise the game creates, causing my sensitive and aged ears to groan in protest every time it is played.  But thankfully ...

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30 Days of Good Old-Fashioned Family Fun

  I love month-long challenges!  Over the years we have done 31 Days of Indoor Fun for Toddlers, 31 Days of Outdoor Fun for Toddlers, 31 Days of Pumpkin Activities, and 30 Days of Reading Fun for Beginning Readers.  And now I am so excited about this newest series:  30 Days of Good Old-Fashioned Family Fun!  Given the current world circumstances, this month seems like the perfect time to focus on spending time together as a ...

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Wildflower Seed Bombs

Add a sprinkle of color to your landscaping by making these Wildflower Seed Bombs!  These also make beautiful gifts!     Tis the season for flowers!  As part of our garden thematic unit, we made some wildflower bombs to throw in the front of our yard!  We desperately need some color and beauty in our lives right now as we are all in the midst of the pandemic.  Making these wildflower bombs is a fun way to spread a little sunshine.  It ...

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Garden Activities for Kids: A Weekly Plan

This weekly plan includes lot of garden activities for kids!  Incorporate flowers and gardening into your everyday learning with these simple ideas!    This week my kids start back to school, albeit online.  We have been told their expected instructional/learning time will be minimal so I wanted to have a plan to do some fun thematic activities, especially for my kindergartener.  I thought I would share this simple weekly activity ...

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Baseball Card Sleeve Seed Planter

Watch your plants take root by making this simple seed planter using a baseball card sleeve!     This activity is an oldie but a goodie!  We originally made these sleeve planters way back in 2011 when we were discussing Day 3 of Creation:  Flowers, Plants, and Seeds!  But I thought this fun activity deserved a post of its own.   Now that my boys are a bit older, we have so many baseball/basketball/football card sleeves ...

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How to Learn at Home During a Pandemic

Wondering how your child can learn at home during this pandemic?  A comprehensive list of at-home resources for families to use during the coronavirus pandemic.  Our Home Learning Tool Kit is helpful for kids of all ages!   First of all, I am praying fervently for the entire world as we face the most devastating health crisis of our time.  But as harmful and destructive as the COVID-19 virus is, may we choose to look for the good ...

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