Fun Activities

Surviving Summer

We were all so looking forward to summer, weren’t we, mamas? Long, uninterrupted days of nothing that we had to do! Now a week later, there is nothing to do! Ah are wrecking our homes with your flip flops at the front door and your wet towels on the back deck. Summer, you also […]

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Start a New Weekend Tradition: Lemon Blueberry Pancakes

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When I think of comfort, I think of the Saturday morning pancakes my father made throughout my childhood and adolescence and occasionally into my adulthood. At first it was chocolate chips and whipped cream, then, as I aged, oatmeal-laden cakes rich with bananas, blueberries, and flax seed for my health. I went from pancake syrup […]

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Developing Your Child’s Motor Skills Through Coloring

Fine motor skills can be defined as those small muscle movements that occur in the finger, in coordination with the eyes. Teaching fine motor skills is similar to teaching other skills namely because the instructor must always try to be patient and understanding. It is important to keep in mind that fine motor skills will […]

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Bringing The Fun Indoors: 5 Great Ideas for Enjoying Time Inside

It is possible for the kids to enjoy being indoors and with a little imagination you can enjoy indoor fun all year long. The following are five great ideas for indoor fun to help push away boredom on those rainy days, during very hot weather, dead of winter or any other time you are forced […]

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Using Halloween Candy in Math Projects

While for children and adults alike the highlight of Halloween just may be the candy you may be surprised to learn that there is a practical side to the candy gathering as well. If you are a parent trying to help your child develop better math skills or a teacher who would like to focus […]

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Outdoor Games for Small Groups (2-4 people)

Outdoor games are great. If you have ever played a great game of football in the warm summer sun you know exactly what I mean. There is nothing better than being outside with your friends and enjoying a wonderful afternoon while exercising. It is good for the mind and the soul as well as the […]

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