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How To Write a Thank You Note – 2 S’s {30 Days of Thanks}

How To Write a Thank You Note – 2 S’s {30 Days of Thanks}

Day 8 Gratitude Card Idea: Who did something nice for you this week? Send them a thank you note!  If you need help on how to write a thank you note . . . see below.  This will help your kids write thank you notes too! I hope you are enjoying our 30 Day Gratitude… Continue Reading

Easter Activities for Kids – Jelly Bean Prayer

Easter Activities for Kids – Jelly Bean Prayer

This is one of our brand new Easter activities – the jelly bean prayer.  Looks like a great evangelical tool with kids. Place jelly beans in a snack size ziplock bag or mason jar and attach the following prayer: Red is for the blood He gave, Green is for the grass He made, Yellow is… Continue Reading

Peeps Centerpiece – Easy Easter Centerpieces

Peeps Centerpiece – Easy Easter Centerpieces

Have you been searching online for easy Easter centerpieces? This is so easy, even your kids can make it. It’s also a great idea for those of you who don’t want to eat all that sugar…use it in a Peeps Centerpiece. Your small vase should not be taller than your big vase. I used vases… Continue Reading

Bible Studies for Kids

Bible Studies for Kids

I’ve been out of town and haven’t posted much … But when I saw this special, I wanted to be sure you saw it.  I loved doing Bible studies with my kids when they were young. Sometimes it was hard to find ones that were appropriate.  I think this bundle might help you as you… Continue Reading

A Word Write Now {Review}

A Word Write Now {Review}

A Word Write Now is one of my favorite resources to help kids choose the best words for their writing. Here’s a video I made about this excellent resource. If you’re looking for a good kid thesaurus or resource for your kids’ writings, take a serious look at A Word Write Now Let me know… Continue Reading

Summer Activities — Create An Icecream Watermelon Dessert

Summer Activities — Create An Icecream Watermelon Dessert

Kids will have fun making this whimsical dessert from their favorite ingredients. Enjoy the treat at summer gatherings of relatives and friends. You can even eat the seeds in this watermelon! You will need: 1 plastic lettuce crisper or other oval shaped mold 1 quart lime sherbet 1 quart strawberry or raspberry ice cream or… Continue Reading

Bean Plant Experiment for Kids – Update

Bean Plant Experiment for Kids – Update

  A couple weeks ago I posted one of my favorite science experiments while I taught 5th grade.  You can see how to set up your bean plant experiment for kids by clicking here.  Here’s an update after 11 days of plant growth.  Please post a comment and let me know how this science experiment… Continue Reading

Finding the Summer Fun Where You Live {Guest Post}

Finding the Summer Fun Where You Live {Guest Post}

Today’s Guest Post is from Amy Blevins who shares about fun summer activities to make memories with your family. One day a few summers ago, my sister took our family on a hike within a nature preserve in my old hometown.  We walked among beautiful trees, watched a Great Blue Heron skim the surface of… Continue Reading

Kids Business Ideas for This Summer

Kids Business Ideas for This Summer

I’m so excited about interviewing my son next week. I hope you can join us for our free workshop about Kids Business Ideas, “Kids Business Ideas: How to Make Money & Have Fun this Summer”. Hunter ran his own business, starting at the age of 10. He is now 20 years old and wants to… Continue Reading

Thank You Note to Your Kids {30 Days of Thanks}

Thank You Note to Your Kids {30 Days of Thanks}

Day 15 Gratitude Card Idea: Your Kids Yep, that’s right…tell your kids how thankful you are. What’s the best way to tell them? Send them a real card in the real mail. Won’t they be surprised to get a card in the mail? For each child, send a separate card. Think of one character quality… Continue Reading