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November Thanksgiving Kit

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November Thanksgiving Kit

Don’t miss sign up for our special Thanksgiving themed play and craft kit. Sign up ends on November 5th at midnight! Hop on over to our website to sign up for this month’s kit. Save 30% off your first kit with code Fall30!   

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How to Make Glitter Wands for Witches and Wizards!

How to Make Glitter Wands for Witches and Wizards!

This is a really quick and simple way to turn some plain old sticks into glittering, magic wands. Get those coats and boots on and head outside for a stick treasure hunt. Gather up some sticks from outdoors. Don’t worry if they are crooked or gnarly old sticks, that just adds to the character. Gather the […]

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Spooky Tangerines

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Spooky Tangerines

All you need is a black sharpie and some tangerines to create a healthy, spooky snack.  Last night my daughter ate five of these fun Jack O’Lantern cuties!

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Safari Box – Activity Ideas

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Safari Box – Activity Ideas

This month we’re going on safari in Africa! We’ve searched the Internet to find the best Safari related activities to complement your box theme. Safari Vest    You can find out how to make a paper bag vest here at kidsfreecrafts.com for pennies, along with free printable templates to add vest details such as cute […]

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Free Printables: Pretend Play Eye Doctor

Free Printables: Pretend Play Eye Doctor

Eye Doctor Pretend Play Kit Our July monthly theme is Eye Doctor. Eye doctors (also called ophthalmologists or optometrists) use a number of tests to examine your eyes and find out if you might have any vision problems. You can check out our themed Pretend Play Craft Kits here. They make fantastic birthday and holiday […]

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Top Tips for Summer Survival

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Top Tips for Summer Survival

3 Top Tips For Summer Survival Summer break is finally here and for many parents so is the continual struggle to balance life / work, boredom and sometimes sanity.  We all LOVE our children but sometimes it helps to keep a step ahead of them. Here are our top tips for summer survival! Create a […]

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Bonus Meteorologist Activities

Bonus Meteorologist Activities

Pretend Play Meteorologist Weather is everywhere. Hot or cold, sunny or rainy, the weather affects what we do, where we live and even how we dress! It’s also pretty fascinating to learn about. Weather is different all over the world. It’s even different from state to state throughout the United States. Weather is made up […]

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Meteorologists in Action!

Meteorologists in Action!

Find Out About Meteorologists Our June Bramble Box was all about the weather and the important job that Meteorologists do. Designed for use in the classroom, this video from the Weather Center explains all about Meteorologists!

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Meteorologist Activities – Rain Gauge

Meteorologist Activities – Rain Gauge

Make a Rain Gauge! What you need: A clear, plastic container (such as an empty bottle) A ruler and pen Small pebbles or sand (optional) Rain How to make it: Making a rain gauge is a really simple, but fun science experiment to try out at home! First gather the materials you need. If using […]

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Meteorologist Activities – Discover How a Thermometer Works!

Meteorologist Activities – Discover How a Thermometer Works!

You can find all the bonus activities for our Meteorologist Kit here!  How to Make a DIY Thermometer Materials Empty glass bottle or jar Water Rubbing alcohol Food coloring A clear straw Modeling clay (we used non-hardening, modelling clay) A marker and piece of card Gather together your materials. The thermometer will need to be […]

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