FREE Lowes Build And Grow Clinics Featuring Planes


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FREE Lowes Build And Grow Clinics Featuring Planes In honor of the new Disney Movie, Planes, hitting theaters on August 9th, Lowes is featuring the Planes from their movie in their Build and Grow Clinics throughout the month of August! Be sure to register your kids in advance as these do fill up quickly! Go HERE to see locations, dates, times, and sign up your children! At each event, kids will receive a FREE apron, goggles, and patch to put on their apron! August Schedule For … [Read more...]

Use Kool-Aid to Dye Easter Eggs


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Did you know that you could use Kool-Aid to dye Easter Eggs? With Easter right around the corner, I wanted to share with you our favorite way to color our Easter Eggs.  I like to dye hard boiled eggs for the kids year round, just for fun.  Plus, they make a fun, healthy snack and are easy to distinguish between raw and hard boiled. This is always a hit with the kids! Boil Eggs: Place eggs in a saucepan and cover them with cold water. Make sure the tops of the eggs are covered by at least … [Read more...]

Gingerbread Haunted House Decorating Fun!


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Our Family Fun Activity featured turning a Gingerbread House Kit into a Haunted House for Halloween. The kids had a blast making this eerie (and messy) house. Earlier in the week, I had to make an unplanned shopping trip for Halloween-themed candies. You see, I bought the kids a couple of Gingerbread House kits at Costco (to decorate next month). While I took the time to answer the phone and give my sister some travel information, they opened the kits. Being that it was too early to … [Read more...]

How to Make Sparkly Galaxy Playdough


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Here is a another favorite at our house - Sparkly Galaxy Playdough! I use the same base recipe for all of our playdough creations and change up the ingredients depending on what theme I want to create. This is one is great to use with outer space cookie cutters. Ingredients: 2 cups All-purpose Flour 2 teaspoons  Cream of Tartar 2 tablespoons Vegetable Oil 1/2 cup Salt 2 cups Hot Water Black Food Coloring Purple Food Coloring  Glitter Place all dry ingredients (flour, salt, cream of … [Read more...]

Ivory Soap Activity for Kids


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Want to WOW your kids with a fun experiment using some of the free Ivory Soap many of us were able to score from this past summer? My kids went nuts watching this expand. Directions: Cut a bar of Ivory Soap in quarters. Place a quarter piece on a microwave-safe plate in the microwave. Microwave on high for 45 seconds - 2 minutes (Be sure the kids can see this) Next, try using a full bar of soap to see what happens. If you want to take the project one step further, try different soaps and see if … [Read more...]