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Build a Lego Spin Art Machine

Great summer #boredombuster  - keep kids entertained for hours:
http://www.planetsmarty.com/2015/06/how-to-build-lego-spin-art-machine.html
#lego   #summerfun   #smartsummer   #kbn  
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Very cool +Natalie PlanetSmartyPants! I'd never heard of Lego motors but will definitely be looking for one now!
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Simple Summer Activities for Kids

Looking for simple and frugal summer activities for kids? Check out these great ideas from +Nicola Simpson 
#summerfun   #summeractivities   #kbn   #craftsforkids  
Frugal activity ideas for kids to do during the summer break.
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A DIY Castle for Small World Play

My husband has built this MDF castle for our daughter when she was 4. It is still a treasured possession now when she is 8:
http://www.planetsmarty.com/2015/06/how-to-make-a-DIY-Castle.html
#diyproject   #homemade   #craftsforkids   #kbn   #make  
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The Week In Review - May 30, 2015
Highlights of the Week We had a great and relaxing Memorial Day weekend We have made an appointment to start getting daughter wired for braces. We are very nervous, but so far she has been quite excited about that. I have reached my goal for May to exercise...
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Science of Clean Water: Making a Water Filter
Where does our drinking water come from? Can you make any water drinkable? These are the questions that we attempted to answer with this hands-on water filtration project for kids. Learn More About Our Water Supply Yet again we randomly pull one of our The ...
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June books for 2 and 3 year olds

What are on your reading lists for June? I am sharing our favorite books for 2 and 3 year olds and extension activities for each book with projects from +No Time For Flash Cards +Allison Sonnier +Teach Preschool +Fantastic Fun and Learning +Growing Book by Book 
http://www.planetsmarty.com/2014/05/June-books-for-2-and-3-year-olds.html
#kidlit   #ece   #preschool   #booklists   #kbn  
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Castle theme for elementary school

Do you have kids who enjoy fantasy and love to read books set in castles? Then read this post for activities for castle theme!
http://www.planetsmarty.com/2015/06/activities-for-tuesdays-at-castle.html
#kidlit   #elementaryschool   #castles   #fantasy   #kbn  
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An Author Study Alphabet

+Bambini Travel LLC offers a fun way to read your way through preschool and study different authors at the same time
http://www.bambinitravel.com/Pages/BTBlog/blogitem.php?id=21
#preschool   #kidlit   #kbn  
<p>25 Must Read Children Book Authors</p>
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How to Have a Perfect Summer with Your Kids
Summer is around the corner, and Pinterest, of course, is hopping with ideas of summer fun for kids . Bloggers round up not just a dozen, but 100+ Summer Activities for Kids . Posts that have “boredom buster” in their title are especially popular together w...
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The Week In Review - May 30, 2015
Highlights of the Week We had a great and relaxing Memorial Day weekend We have made appointment to start getting daughter wired for braces. We are very nervous, but so far she has been quite excited about that. I have reached my goal for May to exercise mo...
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* A Giant Summer Reading Lists for kids 2-7*

Ideas for young kids, preschoolers, kindergarteners, and fluent readers. Extension projects for each book!
http://www.planetsmarty.com/2015/05/choosing-summer-books-for-kids.html
#summerfun   #kidsactivities   #kidlit   #ece   #preschool   #kindergarten   #elementaryschool   #kbn  
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Dairy Free Chocolate Chip Cookies

Great recipe for #lactoseintolerant  people!

#dairyfree   #dessertrecipes   #kbn   #sweettooth  
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I am glad you are here. I am a working parent who tried to bring purpose to my limited time with my daughter. My goal is to raise her a compassionate, independent, and enthusiastic thinker. Find out more about me and my blog in About Me section.
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Rock Candy Science Experiment - Coffee Cups and Crayons
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Simple play ideas, learning activities, kids crafts and party ideas, plus acts of kindness for kids!

Zoology for kids - Adventures in Mommydom
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I don't know about your kids, but mine are big fans about animals, and we've got a bunch of zoology for kids ideas to explore after your zoo

6 July Books for Kids 6+
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June book recommendations for kids age 6 and older and book extension activities to go with them.

Learn about the brain activities - Adventures in Mommydom
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After we made our play dough brain cell model, and our play dough brain model. Now it’s time to get into even further details about our brai

Magnetic Robot Art with Tin Cans - Fun-A-Day!
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Create movable magnetic robot art with tin cans and craft supplies. Recyclables and on-hand items make this DIY project each as can be. Lots

10 Jello Science Experiments - The Chaos and the Clutter
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Who knew that so many cool science experiments could be done with jello?!

Coin activities for preschool, kindergarten, and first grade - The Measu...
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Looking for coin activities for kids? This post has over 10 ideas for preschool, kindergarten, and first grade.

What do ants like to eat? {science activity for kids} - Gift of Curiosity
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TweetIf you’ve been following along, you know that my kids and I completed an ant unit and I am sharing a number of activities we did to lea

Portugal for kids - Adventures in Mommydom
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We studied Portugal this month in our geography studies, and the kids had fun with the recipes we made.

Crosswords for Kids
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Help to develop your child's vocabulary and spelling skills using fun crosswords for kids.

How to Teach first aid to kids - Adventures in Mommydom
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Here's some beginning ideas to teach first aid to kids.

Geometric Design - Shapes in Five Circle Grids
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We created five circle grids and then found shapes in the circles. This activity was very similar to the seven-circle grid shape finding act

An Easter Tree
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An Easter Art Project for entire family - decorating hand blown eggs and setting up an Easter Egg Tree. Additional Easter art and Easter dec