Great Playdate Ideas

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We had a Kids' Cookie Baking Adventure Party, and you can too!

We had a Kids’ Cookie Baking Adventure Party, and you can too!

Thanks to the review copy I received from Mimi’s Adventures in Baking Chocolate Chip Cookies, we embarked on a Cookie adventure with our friends! Baking is a fantastic way to introduce kids to the kitchen, because they are really interested in the results. (I mean… chocolate chip cookies! Who doesn’t want those?) Mimi’s Adventures in

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One, two, BOO! A spooky story time plan

One, two, BOO! A spooky story time plan

Despite the fact that my kiddo is deeply ambivalent about his costume, we are all looking forward to Halloween at my house! And there is no better way to celebrate any holiday, in my opinion, than with hands-on learning activities and a nice story time. This roundup has got messy play, recycling bin crafts, printable games, and fun Halloween snacks your kids will love to make. Maybe it will buy us all a little reprieve from answering “is it Halloween yet?”

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Book 'Em Kiddo: Caterpillar & Butterfly Story Time

Book ‘Em Kiddo: Caterpillar & Butterfly Story Time

We are lucky enough to live near an indoor butterfly exhibit that you can visit with (or without) your children. The first time we went, my kid liked it. The second time we went, he was a little weirded out by the number of butterflies and the way they moved. That is, until one landed

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Superhero Playdate & Story Time Ideas

Superhero Playdate & Story Time Ideas

To little kids who are just starting to understand that there aren’t always happy endings, the idea of someone endowed with more than the normal ability to make things okay is pretty comforting. Letting them pretend to be the super hero allows them to identify themselves as the character in the story who can solve problems- and there is no better way for them to see themselves.

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