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Busy bags GENIUS! Create 10 different craft bags to pull out when you need a few minutes of uninterrupted time and you dont want to stick your kid in front of the TV! Love this idea! > by Play Create Explore

teach mamafrom teach mama

fun sticks-- 150 things for kids to do

fun sticks-- 150 things for kids to do Such a cute idea! I think I might try this with chores to do. Wouldn't it be more fun to just pick a few sticks and be done with the chores. Any thing to make work more fun for my kids so we can get finished and on with the fun stuff!

BabyCenter Blogfrom BabyCenter Blog

Why didn’t someone tell me sooner?! Part 2

Genius!!..cut a sticker in half and put in their shoes. they can line up the sticker and know which shoe goes on which foot that way!

Age Appropriate Chores for Children - Jacaranda Tree Montessori

Winter activities to keep kids moving during the colder months- includes indoor and outdoor activities with TONS of ways to stay active without leaving the house!

Respect myself & others ... Building Character 7 Ways to Teach Children How to Stick Up for Themselves

I Can Teach My Child!from I Can Teach My Child!

30 for 30 Challenge

30 for 30 Challenge {June}: 30 Minutes of Playing WITH Your Kids for 30 Days! (This site has a lot of activity ideas for this challenge.. starting as young as infant and up)--I could totally use some fun new ideas

Real Simplefrom Real Simple

New Uses for Old Things: Kids Edition

Dice as Vegetable Counter Decide how many more bites of dinner your child has to eat before being excused. Let your child roll so he’s the one controlling his fate. You'll end up with a more peas-ful family meal. {totally a great idea!}

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10 Things to Stop Saying to Your Kids (and What to Say Instead)

10 things to stop saying to kids (and what to say instead). Look at this later. I think it is similar to what we learned in the Positive Parenting Solutions class.

Summer Schedule- a great idea to help keep some sort of routine on holidays! Would also help keep kids from becoming bored.