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Where parents and grandparents will find a variety of creative, fun, and educational activities that can be enjoyed together to build strong relationships and lasting memories.
Handprint Snowman Ornament

Handprint Snowman Ornament

What a cute keepsake,  a handprint ornament. I got this idea from my grandson's kindergarten teacher. You'll need: Round Christmas ornament White acrylic paint Permanent markers (various colors) Large paper plate Directions: 1. Pour enough white paint on the paper...

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Hershel and the Hanukkah Goblins

Hershel and the Hanukkah Goblins

This is a fun book to share during Hanukkah. Written by Eric Kimmel and illustrated by Trina Schart Hyman. On the first night of Hanukkah, a weary traveler named Hershel of Ostropol eagerly approaches a village, where plenty of latkes and merriment should warm him....

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Creme Brulee French Toast

Creme Brulee French Toast

Great for the holidays. It's an easy, make ahead recipe for a breakfast or brunch. Creme Brulee French Toast 1/2 cup unsalted butter 1 cup packed brown sugar 2 tablespoons corn syrup bread, slice, to cover butter mixture 5 large eggs 1 1/2 cups half and half 1...

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20 Frame Math Game

This fun math game for ages 4-10 years is a visual representation of groups of tens (our place value system is base ten.) It also helps children understand moving from left to right, that is how we read.                 ...

Windsock

This is an easy project for your child to make. It's especially great on a windy day. You will need: 1 sheet of 8.5 x 11 colored paper Strips of paper for decorating Yarn or string Scissors & glue Directions: Fold the paper in a cylinder shape and glue the ends...

Halloween Candy Graph

This is a fun math activity to do with all the candy after trick-or-treating. All you need is the graphing sheet and candy. Directions: Print bar graph sheet. Sort and classify the candy (ex: suckers, gum, bars, etc.).Label the X axis (across the bottom) of the sheet...

How to Talk to Children About Stereotypes

How to Talk To Children About Stereotypesby Dr. Susan Linn Getting Past GeneralizationsFor Ages: Ten and underThe Scene"It's so annoying," ten-year-old Joshua says between bites. "Linda Chan got another hundred on our math test. I'm not surprised. All those Asian...

Star-Studded Napkin Rings

Your kids or grandkids can make these FUN NAPKIN RINGS for a family Independence Day celebration.