Fingerprint Art: Valentine Cards

Simple to make, a little messy (read fun), guaranteed to be loved by others and plenty of variations on the theme. This is one activity where fingerprints all over are desired! This year we just did simple fingerprint Valentines for the grandparents and a few others using washable stamp ink pads, fingers and paper. We […]

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Celebrate Lunar New Year: Action Art Ideas

Action art painting is fun and simple to do with kids of any age. This post has a slight twist or two for lunar New Year (or Tet or Chinese New Year or ?) This time of year there is often a need for lucky envelopes, called hongbao (Mandarin), lai see or li shi(Cantonese) to […]

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Potato stamp Thank You cards for Veterans

Making and sending thank you or other occasion cards to our veterans, service members and their families are a simple but meaning way to engage our children of all ages in showing respect and gratitude. This is the first year we have made cards to send and I wanted to keep it simple for my […]

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Painting with Plants: Nature Kid Fun

My little guy and I painted using some fern fronds, cedar needles (?) and leaves we collected on a walk recently. They make for a fun way to keep ‘interacting’ with nature and created a birthday card for grandma and easy art piece for our home.  My guy is more of the mess making age […]

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Bee is for Books: Summer 2016 Campaign

#BeeisforBooks – instilling right (pint)-sized philanthropy in children The What: Join Bee in his SECOND philanthropic event! So what if he as been on this planet approximately the same number of days that there are hairpin turns in the road to Hana? Bee is for Books is about ensuring that all children have books of their own and removing a barrier […]

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