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The Very Hungry Caterpillar Craft

The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle is a well loved favorite in my house. Even my 8yr old still loves it! So, naturally, when I told the kids we were going to do a fun caterpillar craft, we had to read the book, about a doze time, before...

Easter Egg Jars

Looking for a super duper easy Easter craft or gift to make with your kids. These Easter Egg mason jars are easy, fast, and fun. Ingredients: Shredded coconut Green food coloring Colored Egg Candies Small Mason Jars Large Ziplock Bag Pour your coconut into the ziplock bag. Add just...

Dinosaurs and Cookies

Dinosaurs and Cookies

How do Dinosaurs Eat Cookies by Jane Yolen & Mark Teague. Our book topic for this month’s book craft was “How Do Dinosaurs…” I’d never read this series before but it sounded like fun. I went a little overboard and check out maybe a dozen from the library –...

How To Draw a Giraffe

Our Book for our monthly Book Craft Challenge was “Giraffes Can’t Dance” by Giles Andreae and Guy Parker-Rees. I’d never read this book so I checked it out from the library – along with the half of the library that my kids selected – and read it with the kids. I...

Chick Fil A Upcycle Challenge

Chick Fil A Upcycle Challenge

I’m part of a ChickFilA mom’s panel and for February they are having a upcycle challenge with the Chick Fil A soup bowls. Which, if you haven’t tried their soup. You need to. My kids love the chicken noodle and the southwestern chicken is my favorite, even though I...

Ladybug Girl Craft

Ladybug Girl Craft

Ladybug Girl and Bumblebee Boy is one of my children’s favorite books. We received this book years ago as part of Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library program. Which is a program she started here in Tennessee that mails each child under 5 one free book a month. We’ve discovered some truly...

Christopher Columbus Project

This year, my 3rd grader’s history book is divided out into different historical figures. It’s all American history and since I love teaching history by studying significant people in history I’m super excited about her history this year! I’m using ABeka Grade 3 history, and we’re loving it! Our...

Chick-Fil-A DIY Upcycling Herb Garden

Chick-Fil-A DIY Upcycling Herb Garden

I don’t know about you, but I love Chick-Fil-A salads! They’re so delicious! And seriously, the best fast food salad I’ve ever eaten. So, I throw away a lot of salad containers. This past month in my Chick-Fil-A Mom’s club we were challenged to Upcycle our salad containers. Since...

Fudge

Fudge

I just love Fudge! It’s one of my favorite holiday treats. I make it every year in December. The only thing about fudge, I like chocolate and my husband likes peanut butter. Actually, wait, that’s not a problem. I get to eat all the chocolate fudge myself. Well, this...

Graham Cracker Houses

Instead of gingerbread houses – which are way too much work with kids – we make graham cracker houses. We invite a bunch of friends over and make graham cracker houses. I usually build a bunch of houses the morning before the party so they’re dry and ready for candy when...