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Holidays Helper

Ideas and Inspiration for Every Celebration

Heart Button Craft for Valentine’s Day

by Tania Cowling February 2nd, 2017
On February 14th, you and your child can join in the age-old celebration of love that honors Saint Valentine by making crafts and decorating your home. Most people only think of the color red, but you will find Valentine décor in shades that complement red, including pink, lavender, and
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Groundhog Pop-up Craft

by Kimberly Hays January 26th, 2017
Groundhog Day is February 2nd of each year, and we all anticipate whether Punxsutawney Phil will see his shadow so we know if we have more winter to look forward to, or spring is soon to arrive. This groundhog popup craft will allow kids to go outside and see if their groundhog will cast a shadow to make their own prediction. Choose one of these books to read to them while they are making their own groundhog so
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A Shadow Craft for Groundhog Day

by Tania Cowling January 19th, 2017
“To see or not to see its shadow” is the question of the day on February 2nd. The groundhog is a small creature, the largest species of the squirrel family that is expected to predict the upcoming weather forecast on this day of observance. Do you think Punxsutawney Phi will predict more winter or will spring be on its way? Since the sun or clouds have a part in the groundhog’s prediction, this is a good time to discuss
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  • An “I Have a Dream” Mobile Craft

    by Kimberly Hays January 12th, 2017
    For Martin Luther King, Jr. Day it will be fun to make a craft in the spirit of Dr. King himself by sharing positive messages. Doing this through crafts will help kids have a better understand of what the day means by using their own imaginations to create a mobile with their own dreams attached. This will help them to understand the importance of their dreams, and also make
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  • How to Make a Snowman Snow Measuring Stick

    by Kimberly Hays January 5th, 2017
    Most parts of the country are dealing with cold and snow right now, and the kids are probably getting bored. You can keep them busy indoors making this snowman measuring stick, and then they will have something to look forward to when it starts snowing. They will love running outside to use their measuring stick to come back inside and give you a weather update on how deep the
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  • A Christmas Tree Ornament Craft for Young Children

    by Tania Cowling December 22nd, 2016
    As Christmas approaches, decorating the holiday tree is a highlight. And each year my children loved to make ornaments to help with the holiday décor. To this day, we have ornaments that date back to when my kids were in preschool. Now, that they have become parents we are following the same path with their little ones. This stacking Christmas tree craft is simple to make using a paper
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