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paper with painted tire tracks

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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science experiment supplies

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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Tshirt supplies with crayons

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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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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Shaving Cream Eggs craft

Shaving Cream Eggs

These exciting colourful eggs were so easy to make – messy, but easy! They were so enjoyable to make, we plan to do more right before Easter. All you need is shaving cream (make sure it is shaving cream and not gel), eggs and food colouring (we went with neon!). I used a glass dish

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shaving cream snowman

Snow Paint

Sparkles; that one word causes enormous joy in most kids. Add the word paint, and the fact that this is a super-fast craft to prepare, and it’s a win. To make this beautiful fluffy snow paint you will need 3 ingredients: white glue, shaving cream (the white fluffy stuff; I like unscented), and glitter or

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Wooden Tree on wall

Hanging Christmas Tree

Every year we make sure to add something new to our collection of Christmas decorations. Sometimes we make things, and sometimes it’s something like a new strand of lights, or another garland. This year we made something new, the kids loved decorating a second ‘tree’. We used sticks we had pruned from one of the

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playdough pumpkin in wrap

Halloween Playdough

When I was a kid my mom always made our own Play-dough at home with me. She was always wary of pre-packaged everything. I can still hear her say ‘Why would we buy it, when we can make it ourselves?” I’m glad she did. Now when I need a quick hands-on project for my kids,

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