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EXTRA YARN REVIEW + ACTIVITIES

May 10, 2017
EXTRA YARN + CROCHET TOY FLATLAY

This post may contain Amazon affiliate links for your convenience. Read full disclosure here. EXTRA YARN BY MAC BARNETT Extra Yarn is written by Mac Barnett and illustrated by one of my favorite illustrators, Jon Klassen. A little girl named Anabelle finds a magical box of colorful yarn. She knits herself a sweater but she has leftover yarn. She knits more and more and more and eventually transforms her dull gray town with her colorful knitting. BEYOND THE BOOK ACTIVITIES…

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DIY CHALKBOARD PAINT

January 24, 2017

I love chalkboards. I use chalkboards for my son’s MONTHLY CHALKBOARD BABY PHOTOS, home decor, the seating chart at OUR FALL WEDDING and signs for parties. Chalkboards can be used again and again and are really inexpensive to make, but sometimes you don’t want the typical black and white look… Did you know that you can make your own custom colored chalk paint? It is easy and I think it works even better than chalkboard spray paint!   This post contains Amazon…

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ARTIST-INSPIRED VALENTINES

January 9, 2017

ARTIST INSPIRATION Have you ever heard of the American Pop Artist Jim Dine? Your kids will love this artist's bright colors, childlike paint quality and fun textures! This artist's colorful hearts are a great inspiration for a variety of different Valentine's Art Projects. Kids of all ages can paint on a piece of paper, blending pinks, reds and purples together and then cut them out into heart shapes or if they are too little to use scissors they can help you cut them with a…

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