Caring For Animals

Showing compassion for animals can help children learn to be kind to all living things.If you have a pet teach your children and grandchildren to be gentle. Show them how to pet an animal on the back instead of on the face. They shouldn't tease or roughhouse with a...

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Wax Candle Painting

You'll Need: 1. Wax candle (you could also use a white crayon) 2. Watercolor or regular paper 3. Watercolors 4. Paint brush Directions: On a sheet of paper, have your child draw a picture with the wax candle or white crayon. Using watercolors, paint the entire sheet....

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Surprise Place Card

You'll Need: cardboard tubes (foil, paper towel or toilet paper), tissue paper, ribbon, stickers, markers, small trinkets or candy treats.                                                                                                  Directions: 1. Cut the tube to...

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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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