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The arrival of spring is the perfect time to teach children where the plants and flowers they recognize come from. Introduce your children to seeds, plants and flowers and how they all grow with this cute grow with me flower. Plant actual seeds alongside the grow with me flower so that children can follow along. Objectives: Teach young children about the needs of flowers as they grow and about the different parts of a flower as it grows. Understand that like them, plants need time to grow as they take in food that they turn into energy for the various parts...
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If you are looking for something fun to do with your kids this weekend in anticipation of St. Patty's Day coming up on Monday, here is a fun way to make special treats for teachers, classmates, or loved ones!  What a fun surprise this could even be for you to make for your own children!     Supplies: 1 Bag of Skittles 1 repurposed jar or canning jar (good place to add Amazon link) Hand full of Rolos or Reese’s cups Ribbon Printable Tag (link to tag) Instructions: First divide the entire bag of Skittles by color Now layer the candy starting...
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Check out these super cute Valentine's one of our Crafty Canary moms made for her sons today!  We love how she utilized ideas from Pinterest and items from the house that her kiddos love to create super cute, personalized Valentine's for sharing tomorrow!  Our favorites are the Olaf marshmallow making kits!  With Frozen being the hit movie of the season, and all of the snow still on the ground outside, it seems perfectly fitting to stick to the snowman theme!    ...
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With the school year coming to a close for the 2012-2013 year, let's not forget about the wonderful teachers who have taught our children all year.  Teacher Appreciation Day is May 7th.  So I have come up with a list of gift ideas that I think all teachers would love. Gift Cards (shopping, food, mani/pedi, etc..)PoemsPizza Delivery to the teacher's loungeMuffins/Fruit for breakfastPrint out tags with the saying "Our teacher's are souper!" Bring in soup, salads, and sandwiches. Homemade gift card holder... take an empty altoid tin cut a small piece of scrapbook paper or fabric and glue/mod podge it on...
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Melted Crayon Drip Art Project By: Michelle Kersey Thanks to Pinterest, many months ago I pinned a melted crayon art project. It had a rainbow of crayons in their wrapper and melted wax down a canvas. It looked like a fun project! This project has been on my mind, and when I was at JoAnn’s recently, I happened to go by the canvas section and saw they were 40% off!! With an extra 25% off coupon in hand, I took that as my cue to finally do it! Items used: 24x36 Canvas 120 box of crayons (ended up buying an extra...
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