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DIY Playdough Carrots for Easter Baskets

February 3, 2023
Too Many Carrots Children's Book and Orange Carrot Playdough

Do you remember those carrot-shaped bags of M&Ms you'd get at Easter time? How about a non-candy version that is easy and inexpensive to make for your little one's Easter basket or for a fun Easter gift for your child's classmates? We made these DIY playdough carrots as party favors for my daughter's PETER RABBIT THEMED FIRST BIRTHDAY PARTY and I think they'd be the perfect gift to add to an Easter basket. Read below to see how we made…

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Birthday Cake Play Dough Activity

January 28, 2023
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Does your little one have a birthday coming up? Help them celebrate with a fun Birthday Cake Play Dough Activity. Set up an invitation to create with your choice of colorful playdough. Roll out a large piece of playdough and drape it over top of a Bundt cake pan or an upside-down bowl. Set out a tinker tray with small loose parts. We used bead necklaces, decorative paper straws, gems, pom poms, mini erasers, glow-in-the-dark stars, wooden numbers from a…

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Magic Ice Stencil Painting Activity for Kids

January 8, 2023
Magic Ice Stencils Painting Salt Paper Snowflake Preschool STEM activity for Winter Education Consultant

Are you looking for an activity that will really WOW your kids? Then you need to try this COOL (pun intended) art and science activity. Keep reading to learn how you can create magic stencils for ice painting using salt! It is easy, fun for all ages (adults included) and best of all it is inexpensive to create! Your kids will ask for this activity again and again and there are so many different variations and themes you can use…

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New Books From the Philadelphia Museum of Art

August 3, 2021

I've reviewed a lot of books in the last 5 years but these two are extra special! These books come to you from The Philadelphia Museum of Art where I spent a third of my career and are written by one of my favorite colleagues Liz Yohlin Baill. I am so impressed by these two books and am excited that children from all over the world will be able to experience some of my favorite pieces from the museum's collection…

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