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Projects for the Beasties


Projects for the Beasties

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Because we WILL have polite children....list of manners to teach kids by age group. these are really good esp. the table manners and patience.

8 Gorgeous Fall Crafts on It’s Playtime!

free educational apps for kids - there are literally dozens of games!!

the great artists kids project

DIY Woven Friendship Bracelet Using a Circular Cardboard Loom. Very easy, cool jewelry craft for kids weaving a seven strand friendship bracelet. Tutorial from Michael Ann Made here.

"...but they’ll melt your heart. And they’ll break your heart. You’ll adore them and they you. Many days you’ll find yourself staring at them sound asleep next to you, in your arms, sweat pouring from both your bodies, and you’ll wonder when they’ll figure out your flaws…" My experiences as a mother have been deep & raw in love and heartache. Being a mom to a boy adds a whole new layer... Here is a letter I wrote to my friend who recently had a baby boy...what would you add? :-)

Do everything without whining, complaining or arguing. Every one has their own jar. Start off the week with a set amount of quarters in each jar. If they are caught whining or complaining, they lose a quarter. At the end of the week, they get the money that remains. Must start NOW!!!

Calm Jar DIY - not sure if this would work with calming kids down, but it sure sounds cool

Marble Races with a cheap pool noodle (kids would be occupied for hours.)

Simply only two ingredients. Looks too fun not to try.

Simply only two ingredients. Looks too fun not to try.

These Sock Bubbles Are So Cool...And So Simple!

Help Your Child Become a Better Reader

Science - Open up the pumpkin, add a little soil and water, and watch the seeds (which are already inside the pumpkin) grow.

Cloud Dough (The stuff at hands on museums.): 8 cups flour & 1 cup baby oil. It feels like flour as you run your fingers through it, but it's moldable. A wonderful sensory activity for children.

Draw on sandpaper with crayons, iron the image on to a tshirt and you have an awesome shirt.

Make a water blob for the kids. Cheap easy fun. I'm doing it.

Upcycle crayons with a mini solar oven this summer!

Salt dough ornaments with kids hand prints/foot prints

Cut open glow sticks & pour them into bubble solution. Glow in the dark bubbles. Summer nights here we come! @Karlee Bourne looks like something you'd want to do!

Something fun for winter :) Fill balloons with water and add food coloring, once frozen cut the balloons off & they look like giant marbles.

Water marbles! Crazy how a few SUPER COOL! Kitchen ingredients will make these.. Science party?

Homemade Gak - the cheapest, quickest and easiest project for the kiddos, which has provided HOURS of entertainment!! Sweet!! #gak

D could make these!

Marshmallow catapult! So fun :D