Octopus Banana

I saw this idea in a magazine and thought I would try it out on my 2 year old grandson. He thought it was a toy, not something to eat. Just peel the banana about half way and cut out the fruit, leaving the skin. Make 8 legs, add eyes ( I used permanent marker) and put...

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Rainbow Cupcakes

Here's a fun St. Patrick's Day cupcake from lmld.org. You’ll Need CupcakesBlue Buttercream FrostingWhite Buttercream FrostingPiping BagPastry Tip with 1/4 to 1/2 inch opening AirHeads Rainbow CandyRolosGold Coarse Shimmer Sugar or Gold Sprinkles Directions Frost...

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Treasure Holder

Don’t throw away your Altoid or other breath mint containers, save them for children to create something to hold their mini treasures. Great for anytime of the year but especially fun for a St. Patrick’s Day treasure hunt. You’ll need:Breath mint holders – any size or...

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Easy Wind Chimes

These wind chimes are easy to make and would be a great gift for Mother's Day or any occasion. You'll need:various sizes of lids (soup, vegetables, fruit, etc.)paintstring*dowel (about 6-8 inches long). hammernail*You can also use a wire hanger in place of the dowel....

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Kangaroo Pouch Pita

Directions:For each pouch you'll need:1/2 whole wheat pita pocket2-3 ounces turkey breast luncheon meat, thinly sliced1 ounce Cheddar cheese2-3 lettuce leaves2-3 baby carrots2-3 sugar snap peasHidden Valley light ranch dressing To Assemble:1. Cut a 3-inch horizontal...

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Rosa Parks

On December 1, 1955, Rosa Parks was arrested for refusing to give up her seat on a bus in Montgomery, Alabama. This spurred a bus boycott lasting more than a year and sparked the civil right movement. I was only 5 years old when this event took place but I have great...

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