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Holidays Helper

Ideas and Inspiration for Every Celebration

Columbus Day Ship Craft for Kids 6 and Under

by Tania Cowling September 29th, 2016
Christopher Columbus, an Italian explorer, discovered America on October 12, 1492. He sailed from Spain on three ships; the Nina, Pinta, and Santa Maria with a crew of sailors in search of the New World. Children are familiar with the saying, “Columbus sailed the ocean blue in 1492” so
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Sunflower Craft for Kids

by Kimberly Hays September 22nd, 2016
My sunflower garden is in full bloom and heavy with seeds. With it being peak season for sunflowers, this craft will be fun for the kids to make using actual sunflower seeds. When their sunflower is finished, they can use it in several different ways; they can glue it on a notebook for school, use two-sided tape to stick it on their bedroom mirror, make several and add them to string to make a garland, and the girls may
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Bubble Wrap Indian Corn Craft for Fall

by Tania Cowling September 15th, 2016
As fall begins on September 23rd, the evenings become crisp and cool and thoughts of the summer fade. You begin to see a variety of autumnal decorations on doors, porches, and inside the home. One of my favorite decorations is a symbol of the harvest season – a cluster of Indian corn. Christopher Columbus first brought corn kernels over to America in the 1400’s and with the help of the Native Americans, the colonists grew and harvested corn, which
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  • Pinecone Owl Craft for a Birthday Party Favor

    by Tania Cowling September 8th, 2016
    If your child has a birthday during the fall months, it’s fun to make a craft that is symbolic of this season. Fall is harvest time, when crops are gathered, trees are shedding, the air is crisp, and we are getting ready for winter. This is the perfect time to make autumn crafts, which can be displayed throughout the next few months before the December holidays. I found having
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  • Princess Party Snacks

    by Kimberly Hays September 2nd, 2016
    If your child wants to have a princess themed birthday party, you will need some ideas for princess-worthy snacks. They’ll need to be a little fancier than your regular fare for a party, and we’ve put together some ideas for you that are simple to make, but will be sure to please all of the little princesses at the party.

    Tiara Egg Salad Sandwiches – Most kids seem to enjoy egg
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  • Books on Being a Princess

    by Kimberly Hays September 1st, 2016
    Most little girls dream of being a princess, and they play dress-up wearing pretty dresses, crowns and princess hats, and sparkly jewels. If your daughter is the princess in your household, she will most likely want to have a princess themed birthday party with her friends. Leading up to the party, read some books about princesses with her to build the excitement. Below are some choices that she will definitely
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