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Deirdre Smith
Attended Longwood University
Lives in Greenville, South Carolina
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Fun ways to celebrate Chinese New Year!
 
The Chinese New Year is about to start and it's the Year of the Monkey in 2016. Celebrate this occasion with some simple Chinese New Year Crafts for kids! http://bit.ly/1o0PEjO
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Great way to explore shapes~
 
This Cat in the Hat inspired shape activity is a hands-on way to learn shapes and practice patterning after reading the book!
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My son loved this type of fine motor activity!
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Super cool wind driven elevator from STEAM Powered Family!

Pin It For Later: https://www.pinterest.com/pin/85849936625144157/
Wind Powered STEM Challenge - Mission: Lego Rescue is a tinker box inspired windmill building challenge to capture the wind and save the minifig!
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Edible Science Fun!
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I need to make one for my son! I bet you want one for your children too.
 
Light Table Play

Children love light tables! Learn the benefits of light table play and read how you can make your own. Post also includes recommended toys for light tables.

http://www.mamasmiles.com/light-table-play/

Pin: https://www.pinterest.com/pin/190277152984275298/

#ece   #sensoryplay   #rainydayfun   #parenting  #kbn
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Fun Non-Candy Valentine for Kids!
 
VALENTINE PENCIL CRAFT

http://crystalandcomp.com/kid-valentine-crafts-pencil-holder-card/

These printables are just adorable and the kids will love giving them to their friends! 

#valentine   #valentineday   #kidsactivities   #crystalandcomp  
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Great tips to share with your children!
Worried about predators, both strangers and those you might know? Here are 7 smart ways to protect your child from predators.
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Beautiful snowflake craft idea from +Kids Craft Room !
This Winter Sugar Painting activity has a fabulous glossy, sparkly, icy appearance! It's just right for painting frosty looking snowflakes and snowmen.
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Spend Quality Time with your KIDS, Learn to solve Rubik's Cube.
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These will be fun to share on the days leading up to Groundhog Day.

Pin It For Later: https://www.pinterest.com/pin/85849936625115541/
Groundhog Day is a fun theme to do in late January and Early February. We always look forward to doing activities around it. There are so many fun activities that you can do. We had a ton of fun with the Groundhog Day Pack last year. Every year I look to see what new books have come out and we ...
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JDanie4's Mom, Blogger, Teacher
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  • Mom, 2008 - present
  • Blogger, 2009 - present
  • Teacher, 1987 - 2007
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Growing and Learning Beside Him
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As a classroom teacher,I taught the children of others. As the mom of a five year old boy, I am growing and learning beside him.
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  • Longwood University
    Early Childhood Education, 1983 - 1986
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
    Curriculum and Instruction, 1996 - 1998
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