Fun Recipes!

Cooking with children is a fun, hands-on way to introduce math & science concepts! I have so many recipes, I can’t share them all here, but here are a few “basics” to get you started! Gingerbread Playdough 1 c flour 1/2 c salt 2 tsp. cream of tartar about 1/2 c spices (cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice, …

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The Rabbit Who Wants to Fall Asleep

The Rabbit Who Wants to Fall Asleep is my new favorite book. I heard about it from friends and didn’t really believe until I started to read it to my 15 month teething baby boy. We got to the second page and I could hear him snoring, I kept reading and before I could get …

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Peanut Butter & Cupcake

‘Peanut Butter & Cupcake’ is the story of Peanut Butter trying to find a new friend to play with. He tries asking several different food kids if they’d like to play with him & his new soccer ball, but for various (& humorous) reasons, no one seems to want to befriend him. Of course, it …

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Sea World Aquatica

Aquatica is the new water park that Sea World now owns. It used to be Soak City, but know is owned and operated by Sea World. It’s a great place to take kids who want to get wet, ride slides, and have fun. The cost is $38 for adults and $30 for kids for day passes. …

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The Bing Bong Book

A book review from Shannon M.: One of the hottest items on the rise for elementary aged children today is social-emotional material, and when it comes to entertainment regarding this topic, The Bing Bong Book hits it on the head.. and heart! Based off the Disney/Pixar movie, Inside Out, The Bing Bong Book touches on …

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Greeting Card Boxes

It’s very easy to make a little box from Christmas cards (or any greeting card). I did this craft a lot with kids around Christmas, but you can still do the craft with any greeting card. You can use old Thank You cards or Birthday cards too. The project has very little cost, since I …

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Sensory Activity Ideas

Donna K. recently had some great ideas for sensory activities: I have plenty of toys for all ages, but sometimes I like to have something “new” to keep it fun for me, too! I recently made some new things by looking up “activities for one year olds” on Pinterest since all three of my “every week” clients …

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Popsicle Stick Valentine Rocket Ships

Are you looking for a fun Valentine’s Day themed activity to do with your child? We found these super cute Popsicle Stick Valentine Rocket Ships on the Glued to My Crafts website. Supplies: * Wooden Popsicle Sticks {regular – 6 per rocket ship} * Wooden Popsicle Sticks {mini – 2 per rocket ship} * School …

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Activity Idea: Who Wants to Be in Charge?

A fun activity idea from Marsue E. : After a recent assignment to watch five children between the ages of 8 and 10 at a home, I realized how important it is to be creative. Within 10 minutes of taking care of the children I realized card or board games were simply NOT going to …

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Out and About: Sunset Park in Coronado

An Out and About Activity from Natalie W. : I found a great little park down the street from the Hotel Del Coronado. After receiving permission from the parents to take their son out on a walk, I journeyed north along the sidewalk lining the beach until I reached the gate to the base. Just …

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