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Cut open glow sticks & pour them into bubble solution. Glow in the dark bubbles. Summer nights here we come!
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Glow Fusion glowing (in the bottle)

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Family Tree?
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Reflection

For my family. I think this is one of the most labour intensive images I have ever done but one of the most rewarding. It took hours to riffle through old family photos, some that I had never seen before, but it was such a joy to be able to still have such wonderful memories. Gone but not forgotten - I love you all

40 Places to Take your Kids Before They're Grown - most are in the US - it tells you the best ages to go

40 must-see places to take your kids before they're grown

Want an amazing family vacation? Plan a trip to one of these 40 must-see destinations. Get there while your little ones are still little (or at least before they're out of the nest altogether!).Grand CanyonNorthwestern ArizonaWhy you've got to go: Do we really need to convince you? It's only one of the most spectacular, iconic sites in America! This great gorge is 277 miles long and 6,000 feet dee

Using dollar store soap boxes to organize card games, or crayons
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{Soap Box Organizers}

We are toy-organizing crazy around here, with bins, tubs, boxes, labels...you name it. Organizing simply makes me swoooooooon! All is right with my world when things are organized. There are always a few things though that don't seem to fit into the places you want them to go for one reason or another. Enter: the Plastic Travel Soap Dish Walmart, $1 store, etc....CHEAP. I got interested in soap boxes many years ago when I was a Kindergarten teacher. If you're a teacher, you know that the…

Velcro dots on popsicle sticks.. children can make letters, numbers and shapes over and over again
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Easy and fun DIY

Aren't we always looking for a creative way to work on shapes and letters? I know I am! A little while ago I made my daughter this activity box and she fell in love with it. So I made one for her friend who is also working on letters and shapes these days. It turned out rather darling and I thought I would share it with you! It is super easy to make and a great gift idea as well. Excuse the iPhone pic. In the photo above is a cute little pencil box that I decorated with stickers. Very…

A whole list of yard games and structures you can make yourself from This Old House

13 DIY Backyard Games and Play Structures

Fill your yard with fun games and forts for the whole family to enjoy.

21 questions to ask your kids. Oh, I can't WAIT to hear the answers to these. Write them down and give as a gift. Can work for fathers or grandparents too.

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Cardboard + Stairs = DIY Slide! by thecontemplativecreative: Yes! #DIY #Slide
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Cardboard Slide

Cardboard + Stairs = DIY Slide! by thecontemplativecreative: Yes! #DIY #Slide

snakes... Perfect for digging into that yarn stash!

snakes... Perfect for digging into that yarn stash!

Oil drip pan from Walmart as a giant magnet board (about 12.00)- Genius!  Paint it like the cookie sheets.
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Punch a hole in the lid of a plastic jar and string a ribbon through it. Knot it on both sides of the lid. Great storage containers for manipulatives and the handles allow them to be carried around.
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Recycled Storage Jars

I couldn't wait to use up some peanut butter (the blue one is a mayo jar) to "make" these storage jars. I found the idea online somewhere-I ...

Activities: Create a Hibernating Bear Den...this would be so cute for "grumpy grizzly"
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Create a Hibernating Bear Den | Activity | Education.com

Make a bear cave for your child to play and explore, learning about bears and winter hibernation.

toy car wash
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Make a toy service station and car wash | | Kiddley

The simplest of ideas are often the best. Stephanie from Little Birds put together this gas station and car wash with her kids, inspired by a project from Martha Stewart Kids (Spring/Winter 2003) over their Summer vacation. “A trip to the dollar store for some baby bottle...

Fisher-Price Houseboat ugh, wish I would have seen this when the kids were younger!

Banana Stuffed French Toast

Fisher-Price Houseboat ugh, wish I would have seen this when the kids were younger!

Nature Energy Park : Playground That Teaches Children About Renewable Energy

Nature Energy Park : Playground That Teaches Children About Renewable Energy

With a motto of making children understand the importance of ecological alternative energies, a new concept called Natural Energy Park has been introduced. It

Combining a train and wind-up music box is the idea of Ricardo Seola to create an educational music toy. His toy train design features a train that plays the track.
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Original Sound Track : Educational Music Toy for Children

Combining a train and wind-up music box is an ingenious idea of Ricardo Seola to create an educational music toy. His toy train design features a train that