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Road Art

Road Art

It’s not always easy to keep boys occupied so when they decided they wanted to paint, I added a twist – toy cars! All you need is paper, paint and cars, look for ones with cool wheels, it took some digging but we found some. Then just let them have fun. Tania Moher

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two floor tree fort

Contractors Corner: It’s Just a Tree Fort

When I was a young lad, my friends and I had a competition to see who could build the best fort. My father was a builder and luckily I had access to his leftover materials. My father was a busy man, so I learned on my own through trial and error. Not nearly as much

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Exploding Baggies Science Experiment For Kids

Kids like to see things explode and with this easy experiment they can watch the bags fill with gas and pop in front of them. Here’s what you need • Plastic Bags (we used medium size Ziploc bags and doubled the amount of vinegar and baking soda) • Clothespins • Food Coloring • 1/3 cup Vinegar

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Sandpaper Printed T-shirt

I love t-shirts! I am always on the lookout for fun shirts for the family so when I came across this activity on Pinterest I knew I had to try it with the boys. We bought most of the stuff at the dollar store – except the t-shirt which I found at Wal-Mart. All that

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Dragonfly Snacks

This is a fun little spring themed snack for kids to take in their lunches, or to take on a picnic; I’ve even seen them used as party favours. All you need is a clothespin (we used wooden), a snack sized plastic zipper seal bag, glue, a pipe cleaner, paint or markers, small googly eyes

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blue slime

Fluffy Slime

My 8 year old is constantly talking about slime, can we make some. So I decided that it would be a great activity to do over March Break. So I of course hop onto Pinterest and search for slime recipes and after a quick shopping trip we were off to the slime making races. Ingredients

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Treasures from the Toy Box

Each of the stories being shared, along with the toys being represented, come from the Peterborough Museum & Archives Permanent Collection of artifacts. The Great Garloo During the 1940s and 50s a craze of movie monsters attracted the imaginations of many youngsters.  In the early 1960s, the Marx Toy Company created several battery-operated toy monsters

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young girl blowing bubbles

You Get 18 Summers With Them…

#CottageCountry

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