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Melissa & Doug Bloggers

Our Blog Ambassador program brings together writers who are parents, educators, and more. They share ideas, experiences and feedback on a variety of topics including, early learning, education, creative play, parenting, new products and more. Our BAs are active, diverse, and influential. They are committed to working as a team on behalf of families and children, making learning fun and creative, inspiring imagination, and happiness. Read posts from their blogs (and ours) below!


Melissa & Doug Bloggers

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How to Stop Yelling: Commit to Ice-Cream? *love this approach

Lemon garlic shrimp with roasted peppers and asparagus salad. Perfect light dinner or healthy lunch. Paleo friendly and gluten free recipe. YUM.

Too much screen time in your house? Check out these great ways to encourage your kids in outside play! Number 5 is the best.

Sponge Bombs are a great alternative to water balloons. Can be used over & over again!

5 Spring Drawing Tutorials For Kids With Kids: Learn to draw bunny rabbits, ladybugs, butterflies, baby chicks and spring flowers. *Love these video tutorials and printables

Adorable Egg Carton Daffodil Kids Craft + Book Educational List *I'm going to reserve some of these from the library today

How to Make a Simple Kite - step by step video tutorial. Love how easy this is! My kids will love this!!

10 Quirky Books for Kids -- These quirky books for kids (or the kid-in-you) are great for those who love a little whimsy and a bit of the unexpected! Great to read aloud!

Portraits of Kids: Beginner DSLR Photography *These photo tips are so simple. Seeing this photo in color, wow... what a difference. Do you ever intentionally shoot in B&W?

The 5 Biggest Obstacles to Crafting with Kids (and how to overcome them) -- GREAT tips!!

Kitchen Hack: How to Cook Bacon Perfectly Every Time *This is so simple and brilliant.

#Children #Kids #Outdoors #Playful #Playground #Playtime

Kids and Screen-Time: 7 Tips for Teaching a Healthy Family Balance *Great list of ideas

10 Ways to Celebrate Spring *Awesome collection of inspiration, kids' activities and crafts

8 Inspiring Activities for Future Engineers - Love this!

Easter Egg Learning Activities - After reading this post, you won't want to throw away those leftover plastic Easter eggs. Here are just a few examples of some simple Easter egg learning activities that you can try at home!

11 Recycled Crafts for Kids -- perfect for celebrating Earth Day

Potato Stampers: To create the stamps, cut some potatoes in half, then invited your child to add designs to the cut surface with a dull pencil. So cool.

Spring Planting Book List for Kids *I'm going to reserve some these from the library today

30 Creative Ways to Decorate Easter Eggs With Kids *I've always wanted to try #4. Saving this list of ideas for later.