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Sidewalk Chalk

Living on a cul-de-sac that is back behind a neighborhood with just one way in and out makes for a very quiet front yard.  Some afternoons we spend time playing in the street and writing on the driveway.

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Creative Play | Home Projects

Doorway Puppet Theater

I pinned a doorway puppet theater on Pinterest a while back and I had been itching to whip it up for a few weeks now.  It turned out to be a rather easy project.  I used my cheap-o Target sewing machine but you could easily use some iron on hem tape if you’re not a […]

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Creative Play | Home Projects

Under the Stairs Reading Nook

Hello, old friends!  I know, I know it’s been a while.  A long while.  My only excuse is that in the last few months we moved into our new house, celebrated Halloween, my daughter’s 2nd birthday, Thanksgiving & Christmas.  Factor into that getting our house unpacked and somewhat decorated and Christmas break from school and […]

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Creative Play

Paper Towel Roll Countdown Chain

I have always been a big fan of the countdown chain.  Basically you make an item for each day left until a major even (birthday, vacation, holiday) and then every morning a piece of the chain is taken away until there are none left.  I used to do these all the time when I was […]

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Creative Play | Toilet Paper Roll Crafts

Cardboard Tube Didgeridoo

This summer we attended a program put on by Didg Revolution at our local library.  It was great and both kids absolutely loved it.  When we got home later Cole & I decided to try to make our own Didgeridoo.  Didgeridoo Supply List: 1 wrapping paper tube, stickers & markers, packing tape Use the stickers […]

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Creative Play | Kid Crafts

Toilet Paper Roll Airplane

 Airplane Supply List: 1 toilet paper roll, paint, piece of cardboard (cut in a pointed oval shape), black dots or scraps, scissors  Begin by cutting slits in the side of your toilet paper roll and sliding your pointed oval cardboard through the slits.  Cover the entire thing in a coat of paint.  Glue on some […]

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