Hamburger Cookies Recipe

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My son's birthday is April Fools' Day ... which REALLY steps up the creativity needed for the birthday snacks that we bring to school.  I saw this idea for these hamburger cookies in magazine and we have tweaked and perfected them over the years,  and this year, we added the sugar cookie fries for a fun touch. AND I also ... Continue Reading...

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Colorful Jell-O Cookies Recipe

Colorful Jell-O Cookies Recipe

Jell-o cookies are a big hit around here, and they are so bright and colorful that they add a fun touch to any event. They have a real zingy taste to them, especially depending on what flavor of Jell-o that you select. This recipe is SO easy, and my hubby and kids LOVE them! Ingredients: 3/4 cup of butter ... Continue Reading...

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Easy Homemade Play Dough: Valentines Gift Idea

Valentine Play Dough

Easy Homemade Play Dough: Valentines Gift Idea I haven't shared this recipe in awhile, and it is one of our favorites, so I thought that I would share again for those you that might not have seen it. My kids LOVE this play dough, and honestly ... this is a great alternative to giving candy. You could even attach a cut ... Continue Reading...

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DIY Valentine Box Craft: Upcycled Oatmeal Container

Valentine Box Craft

DIY Valentine Box Craft: Upcycled Oatmeal Container My daughter's assignment this weekend was to make a Valentine's Day box for her 1st grade classroom. We used an empty oatmeal container, and it turned out to be SO easy, and fun!  I thought I would share our experience in case you are looking for ideas as well! First ... Continue Reading...

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15 Valentine’s Day Class Party Crafts & Activities

Valentine's Day Class Party Crafts and Activities

  My kid are getting excited for their Valentine's Day class parties this year and so am I! I love to help out with the planning and contribute some food, games, and crafts.  I've been digging for some great craft ideas and came up with a bunch to share with you. Valentine's Day Class Party Crafts & ... Continue Reading...

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3 FREE Printable Valentine’s Day Cards!

Free Printable Valentines

My kids are getting excited to exchange Valentine's Day cards with their friends, and I think that it's so much funner to come up with unique homemade ideas and get a little creative. My kids love the process and it's so much easier and less pricey to do it this way. I have created three free printables that are perfect ... Continue Reading...

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Valentine’s Day Trail Mix Bar: Class Party Activity!

Valentines Day Party Mix

Are your kids having Valentine's Day parties in their classes? Mine are!  I'm planning this super easy and really fun Valentine's Day Trail Mix Bar both as an activity for the class and snacks for the kids. Set up bowls of the ingredients of your choice (I'll give you some ideas below, but get creative!) and stick a ... Continue Reading...

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Easy Valentine’s Day Chocolate Spoons + Free Printable Gift Tag!

Easy Valentine Chocolate Spoons

Valentine's Day is just around the bend!  We love to make a few fun sweet treats to celebrate and what's Valentine's Day without chocolate?  These Easy Valentine's Day Chocolate Spoons were seriously a breeze to make and aren't they sweet? Pun intended there. Ingredients: 1 cup of chocolate chips (I used milk, but ... Continue Reading...

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FREE Thankful Turkey Coloring Craft for Kids!

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Thankful Turkey Coloring Craft for Kids: Go here to print out your FREE I'm Thankful Turkey template! My kids and I had a ball making these...super easy and fun, and a thankful turkey is always a great way to put your life in perspective! We do a thankful turkey each year so that I can watch those little hands grow along ... Continue Reading...

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Halloween Arts & Crafts: Pumpkin and Ghost Pop Up Lollipop Puppets

I love Halloween arts & crafts, and here is a fun one that I created for my son's classroom Halloween party a couple of years ago. It's basically an extension of the every popular ghost/lollipop craft. These are so easy and fun to make and the kids love the puppet factor. Pumpkin and Ghost Pop Up Lollipop ... Continue Reading...

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Halloween Arts & Crafts: Mummy Cup Pencil and/or Treat Holders

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Halloween Arts & Crafts: Mummy Cup Pencil and/or Treat Holders Halloween is just around the corner, and here is a fun craft that my kids love to make and it's a great one for filling with candy or other goodies as well. As you can see, we love to fill our Mummy Cups with popcorn! I will be sharing several ... Continue Reading...

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FREE Thankful Turkey Coloring Craft for Kids!

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Thankful Turkey Coloring Craft for Kids: Go here to print out your FREE I'm Thankful Turkey template! My kids and I had a ball making these...super easy and fun, and a thankful turkey is always a great way to put your life in perspective! We do a thankful turkey each year so that I can watch those little hands grow along ... Continue Reading...

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Halloween Arts & Crafts: Pumpkin and Ghost Pop Up Lollipop Puppets

halloween pumpkin cups

I love Halloween arts & crafts, and here is a fun one that I created for my son's classroom Halloween party a couple of years ago. It's basically an extension of the every popular ghost/lollipop craft. These are so easy and fun to make and the kids love the puppet factor. Pumpkin and Ghost Pop Up Lollipop ... Continue Reading...

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Halloween Arts & Crafts: Mummy Cup Pencil and/or Treat Holders

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I will be sharing several different Halloween Arts & Crafts over the next few days, and these Mummy Cups are one of our favorites! They are so easy to make, and they are a great way to deliver treats, especially to teachers since they double as a pencil holder! (We used clear plastic cups, but you could also use paper ... Continue Reading...

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