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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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Valentine Envelope Placemats

For each placemat you‘ll need: Paper that measures 34 inches long & 13 inches wide (butcher paper, newsprint, large paper sacks, wrapping paper, wall paper). Scissors & glue. Items to decorate the envelope: stickers, crayons, markers, paper, glitter, etc....

Edible Monsters on a Stick

Aren't these darling. The idea is from Little Nummies. Kids would have so much fun making them. It's a healthy snack and fun to eat. Use your imagination.

Fun Family Reading Ideas

Great ideas from the National PTA, to help your child learn to read or become a better reader. 1. License to read. On car trips, make it a game to point out and read license plates, billboards, and interesting road signs. 2. Better than TV. Swap evening TV for a good...

Celebrate What’s Right With America

It seems that we are bombarded by newspapers, magazines, television, and radio with all that is wrong with America. How about this July Fourth make a Top Ten List of what is great about America. Here is mine: 10. I was able to go to college and choose my profession....

Star Pastry Treats

Children will have fun making this special treat for a family party and they can practice their measurement skills too. Star Pastry Treat You will need: 2 sheets of ready-rolled puff pastry 1/3 C jam (any flavor) 1 C whipped cream Confectioner’s sugar Colored...