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DIY Pacman [ or any Shape ] Piñatas

Make your own piñata? Who knew? Without a papier-maché base? Even better!! Check out these awesome piñatas we made for Toby’s family birthday party!!! It’s actually fairly easy to make your own piñata! DIY Pacman [Or Any Shape] Piñatas Materials Cereal Boxes Scissors Masking Tape Glue Small Paint Brush Tissue Paper Strong cord and/or a […]

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Five Ways To Introduce Kids To A City’s Architecture

This week, I’m asking the kids to become aware of their surroundings by studying our city’s architecture. Here are a few ways that you can get your kids interested in the architecture of your own city, town, or county seat or the design elements of the places you visit! Five Ways to Introduce Kids to […]

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Inspired by Babar: Stuffed Animal Yoga Sketches for Kids

Since this is family meditation and mindfulness week, the kids got out their copies of De Brunhoff’s Babar’s Yoga for Elephants and started trying out some yoga poses. When they got tired, they started making their stuffed animals do the “work.” This, of course, led to Bea’s lovely attempts to draw her own stuffed animals in yoga […]

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Summer of Awareness : Three Meditation Exercises for Kids and Families

This week, we’re going to begin a family practice of meditation and mindfulness which I hope will last a lifetime. There’s nothing worse than looking at your kids’ faces or bodies tensing up when they realize that something bad has just happened or that they might have just done something wrong. I’ve certainly seen that frightened […]

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Free Printable Pixels Movie Birthday Party Invitations

Somebody’s birthday is right around the corner, and we’re trying to come up with some fun ideas for a party. Whether you invite a large group of friends or just your parents and your sister, you still need invitations, don’t you think? One of the films that’s coming out soon is the Pixels Movie. So, we made an […]

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