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Funnel Painting Process Art for Kids

We are dedicated in planning activities for our kids but I'll even admit that we don't do open ended process art projects as much as we'd should! This invitation to paint with funnels was the perfect creative outlet for our kids.


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Cape May Whale Watcher Dolphin Tour

We are environmentalists and homeschoolers. We teach our children to love and appreciate animals but only in their most natural environments. The Cape May Whale Watcher's Whale and Dolphin Watching Tour is the educational trip of a lifetime. We saw dolphins in the Atlantic but most importantly we solidified deeper philosophies about these amazing animals through the experience of seeing them in the wild.

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Lemon Ginger Ice Cubes for Refreshing Infused Water

Do you and your kids drink enough water to stay hydrated through out the day? We've started making lemon ginger ice cubes to flavor our water, increase health benefits, and remind us to drink up!

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Fish Color Matching on the Light Table

Color matching is one of the pre-cursor skills to sorting items by different attributes. It's a vital early math skill for preschoolers! We made color sorting extra fun by creating an under the sea theme on the light table! Our kids matched the scales to the fish in this colorful game.

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Bear Sees Colors Animal Coloring Activity

We love Karma Wilson's Bear books series! This month for our Book Club Play Date we read Bear Sees Colors. We presented the kids with a colorful pre-writing craft activity that included the animal characters from the story!


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Fruit Salsa Recipe for Kids

One food that I know our kids will eat endlessly when it's set in front of them is all types of fruit! Fruit salsa is great as a dessert or snack. It's perfect in the heat of the summer when you don't want to heat anything and the fruit is all in season but we love it any time of year. The recipe is super simple, too!


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Ideas for Using Inside Out to Discuss Emotions with Kids

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Have you seen the movie Inside Out yet? We did and loved it! We used the characters and themes to discuss an important early childhood (and lifelong) concept with our kids. Here are our ideas for how to use this summers most popular movie to talk about emotions with your children.

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