Spring Bucket List

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Depending on where you live, winter can get old. My friends in San Diego probably won’t understand, so if that is you, feel free to skip on to the next paragraph. We are located in the Midwest, which means we get some weather. Our summers are hot and our winters are cold. By the time […]

Spring Break Road Trip Games

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Next week is spring break, which everyone knows is the 3rd best time of the year for kids (following summer break and Christmas break, of course). While there is nothing wrong with deciding to kick it at home and take it easy over spring break, many opt for taking a family road trip. Whether you […]

Throw a Camo Party

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Thanks to PartyPail for this amazing article on how to throw a fun camo party for your kids! —– Theme The theme is anything and everything camouflage! Also pull in army motifs like army stars, army men, army hats, tanks, grenades, and dog tags. For colors, go with classic camo green, yellow, black, and brown. […]

Cars and Tools

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Young children love playing with toys cars and tools. The affinity for cars and tools is something that transcends generations. One only has to flashback to memories of working on the car with their dad or grandpa to realize this enjoyment is built in to all of us. And not just boys either! Kids love playing […]

Pretend Play Kitchens

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Pretend play is wonderful for young children. More is happening than what meets the eye when children act on their imagination and go to pretend worlds in their mind. When children engage in pretend play, they are actually contributing largely to their personal brain development. Just by pretending, they are increasing their social skills, mental and […]

Learning with Light Tables

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Everyone knows that children love to play; that’s a no brainer. Additionally, most people have caught on to the fact that playing is actually good for children. Through play, kids learn so much about themselves and the world around them. Their senses grow stronger and they also begin to use their brain in new ways. […]