MORE Summer Crafts to Put Creative Fun in Your Days

  MORE Summer Crafts to Put Creative Fun in Your Days   I know I posted about summer crafts last month, but in case you need more, check out these sites!   62 Summer Crafts for Kids from Care.com   30 Must-Make Summer Crafts for Kids from Hands On as We Grow   50 Sensational…

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Fourth of July Crafts and Activities for the Family

  Fourth of July Crafts and Activities for the Family   The Fourth of July is in 3 weeks. Time to plan your celebration!   Fourth of July Kids’ Activities  from Martha Stewart Crafts, activities, and food Activities and Crafts for July 4th from Enchanted Learning Activities, crafts and printables   American Fourth of July…

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Cards and Crafts for Father’s Day

  Cards and Crafts for Father’s Day   Father’s Day is in 3 weeks. Plenty of time for making cards and crafts!   Father’s Day Gifts Kids Can Make from Parents.com garden markers, a crown, puppets…   Father’s Day Crafts  from Activity Village crafts and gifts (want to try the origami wallet!)   Father’s Day…

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Crafts, Cards, and Gifts for Mother’s Day

  Crafts, Cards, and Gifts for Mother’s Day   Mother’s Day is in two weeks. This gives us time to follow directions and create something fun. I found lots of sites with lots of ideas.   Mother’s Day Activity Corner  from Kidspot Cards, flowers, gifts, poems…   Mother’s Day  from Activity Village Coloring, cards, crafts, printables……

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Building Literacy Skills with Christmas History, Cards, and Crafts

  Building Literacy Skills with Christmas History, Cards, and Crafts   Christmas is coming in 2 weeks! Today’s post gives you some links for Christmas history and Christmas as it is celebrated around the world. There are also links to making Christmas cards and crafts. Look familiar? Yes, most of the links are from last year! Next…

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Boost Literacy with Hanukkah Fun for the Whole Family

  Boost Literacy with Hanukkah Fun for the Whole Family   There are lots of things you can do at home to promote literacy during Hanukkah. Activities include making crafts, coloring pictures, playing games, cooking treats, watching videos, making cards and wrapping paper…the list goes on! Here is a sampling of things to try. Some…

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Thanksgiving Crafts and Games

  Thanksgiving Crafts and Games   While compiling this collection of Thanksgiving crafts for families to do together, I concentrated (mostly) on the ones that focused on harvest, tradition and thankfulness. Some are repeats from previous years, some are new.   From The Holiday Zone (this site has lots more Thanksgiving ideas)   Thanksgiving Collage…

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A Bunch of Summer Crafts

x A Bunch of Summer Crafts   There are a lot of craft ideas here. Just think of the literacy and learning possibilities: reading, following directions, cooperating, paying attention… And then there’s the best pay-off: fun!   406 Summer Crafts from Spoonful   Summer Crafts for Kids from DLTK   Summer Camp Arts and Crafts for…

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