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Moon Magic Chapter Two: Online Young Adult Fiction Novel

YA Fiction Novel Online: Moon Magic Series Chapter 2

Have you been reading the Young Adult Fiction NovelMoon Magic? If not, start here: Moon Magic starts here. If so, this is the third post in the series or Chapter Two- if you missed the last post start with Chapter One. Last chapter, Aurora had some trouble in English class. She decided to sit down for solidarity. Has she gotten any braver? Find out in Chapter Two of Moon MagicEnjoy!


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YA Fiction Novel Online: Moon Magic Series Chapter 2
Moon Magic Chapter Two: Online Young Adult Fiction Novel.

5 Facebook Quotes about Life

5 Life Quotes for Facebook Posts 

Life is a challenge. Each day we face new hurdles. We learn new lessons. Posting quotes and sayings to Facebook or other social media not only helps us to stay positive, but it also reminds others to stay positive and keep on keeping on. Here are 5 quotes about life to share on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter. Enjoy!

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5 Facebook Quotes about Life: Come this far
You didn't come this far to only come this far!


Moon Magic: YA Adult Fiction Novel Online Post 2 in Series

YA Fiction Novel Online: Moon Magic Series Post Chapter 1

Did you catch the opening post with the prologue and first few pages of the Young Adult Fiction Novel, Moon Magic? If not, start here: Moon Magic starts here. If you read it- then you are ready to start with the second post in the series. This YA Novel is complete except for edits. I'm posting here for your feedback and constructive criticism. Remember, it is copyrighted material. Last week, Aurora wanted to go run and hide in the bathtub. Let's see if things have improved in Chapter One of Moon MagicEnjoy!



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Easter Recipe: Hot Cross Buns & Song Lyrics

Hot Cross Buns Easter Recipe Ideas

You've probably heard the song, Hot Cross Buns- especially, if you've ever learned to play a musical instrument. But, have you ever eaten Hot Cross Buns?Hot Cross Buns are traditional Easter breads made with dried fruit, such as currants or raisins, with a sugar icing cross on top. So, if you are looking for recipe ideas for Easter, you might want to make Hot Cross Buns. If you don't like to bake, just you can play the song. We've included the song lyrics at the bottom of this post. Enjoy!

Easter Recipe: Hot Cross Buns & Song Lyrics


Free Online Young Adult Books: Moon Magic Starts Here

Free Online Books for Teens and Tweens: Moon Magic It Begins Here

Have Teens and Tweens? I've got two young adult novels basically completed. One young adult book needs final edits and an editor/publisher requested changes for the other young adult historical fiction book... about a hundred years ago. I keep meaning to get around to it.

Scroll down for the intro and prologue or click here for Chapter One.

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Free Online Young Adult Books: Moon Magic Starts Here


Life gets in the way. In the meantime, my daughter is into online fan fiction and downloading Kindle eBooks. Once upon a time, I started to write an online novel on someone else's website. The idea is that you get feedback as you write. When the book is completely posted some 300 pages later, you're ready to self-publish. After blogging for 7+ years, I know that is also a great way to get free content and additional pageviews for your website.

Hey, I want free content and additional pageviews for this website! This website is all about kids and education. What better place to share a young adult historical fiction novel one page at a time? I've been reluctant. I don't want to share my ideas. I don't want to get my ideas stolen. I don't want someone else to profit off my years of hard work and planning. That is what copyrights are for, right?

Today, I'll share the first few pages of my second novel. The first one is still too dear to my heart. This one hasn't been shopped around. You're the first to see it. Be kind, but make suggestions. We'll make this a team effort and when it is all said and done, I'll publish it as an Amazon Kindle eBook. For now, it is a free online young adult fiction book. Enjoy!

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First Ladies Book: Rosalynn Carter Activities

Rosalynn Carter, First Lady of the United States

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Nearly every United States President has had a first lady. Often, when given an assignment for a book report or biography, the President is the subject matter. Throughout history, our first ladies have made amazing contributions to our country. In this post, we learn about first lady, Rosalynn CarterEnjoy!



First Ladies Book: Rosalynn Carter Activities House Craft


Easter Party Favors: Peeps Dirt Pudding Dessert Cups

Easter Peeps Dirt Dessert Place Setting Table Display

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Planning an Easter Dinner? We love all things Edible Art for Easter, especially when they serve double duty as a decorative place setting display for the table. These Peeps Dirt Dessert Cups will brighten up your Easter Holiday table. Everything you need is available at the Dollar Tree online where you can buy Easter decor in bulk. So, make a bunch of Easter Dirt Pudding Cups Party Favors for the entire family. Scroll down for more Easter Activities and Ideas to make your Easter holiday get together unforgettable. Enjoy! 


Easter Party Favors: Peeps Dirt Pudding Dessert Cups



How to Make Fluffy Pancakes from Scratch

Made from Scratch Fluffy Pancakes Recipe

Wondering how to make fluffy pancakes from scratch? This scratch pancake recipe is the best. We've made the homemade pancake recipe several times, and it always produces golden, delicious pancakes. The key to making these amazing pancakes is the vinegar used to "sour" the milk, so don't skimp on the quantity or souring time. Enjoy!


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How to Make Fluffy Pancakes from Scratch




Autism Jobs Awareness: Crafter's for Life

Jobs for Autism?


If you have Autism or know someone who does, the idea of a job may seem daunting or impossible. Just like anyone else, you can make your own destiny. That is exactly what the family behind Crafter's for Life did. They created Autism jobs and in doing so, they are promoting Autism Awareness. You can support Autism by purchasing an item handcrafted by people with Autism. Enjoy!

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Autism Jobs Awareness: Crafter's for Life




Easy Cinnamon Scones Recipe

This Scone Recipe is Easy to Make

French Scones. They sound so fancy schmancy, don't they? Whether you eat them as dessert or for breakfast, these Easy Cinnamon Scones are a special treat. This yummy scone recipe is flavored with chopped dates, nuts, cinnamon, and cloves. They are perfectly paired with your favorite coffee on a cold winter morning. Enjoy!

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Easy Cinnamon Scones Recipe




Best Musical Instruments for Children

Hitting the Right Note: Online Music Lessons and Instruments

So, your child wants to play an instrument? Great! The benefits of playing a musical instrument are endless- playing a musical  instrument increases memory capacity, concentration levels and coordination, teaches perseverance and discipline, promotes social skills and the ability to listen, nurtures self-expression, and relieves stress. The pros outweigh the cons, now all you need to do is choose a musical instrument, find a music teacher and take some music lessons. Simple. We've got it all sorted out for you, including some of the best online music lessons for children. Enjoy!


Best Musical Instruments for Children




Learning Quote: Willingness is a Choice

Willingness is a Choice Quote


"The capacity to learn is a gift. The ability to learn is a skill. The willingness to learn is a choice." What a great quote about learning. Make the right choice and be open to learning and it will change your life! Not everyone is given the gift of a capacity to learn, don't waste it. This is an educational quote to share on Facebook or in the classroom. Enjoy!

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Learning Quote: Willingness is a Choice
Learning quote to share.

Planet Study: Mars

Learn about Mars with Online Lessons and Worksheets

Mars. The planet all ages love. Is there the possibility of life on Mars? Will you have the opportunity to live on mars? In this Mars Planet Study, we've compiled a series of online lessons and activities for kids from preschool to high school. Enjoy!

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Planet Study: Mars Lesson Homeschool


Easy Pesto Pork Chops Recipe

Easy Weeknight Dinner, Pesto Pork Chops


This is a super simple, super yummy pork chop recipe. In fact, the versatile pesto topping is good for chicken and fish, too! If you like pork and pesto, this easy Pesto Pork is an ideal easy weeknight dinner. Enjoy!


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Easy Pesto Pork Chops Recipe
Easy Weeknight Dinner, Pesto Pork Chops.


France Country Study with Worksheets

French Lessons and Worksheets for Homeschool or Classroom


If you homeschool like we do, you're probably teaching several grade levels at once. For this France Country Study Lesson, we've found worksheets and activities that work for toddlers to tweens to teens. Scroll down for Videos on the French Revolution, French Word Search Printables, Famous Artists, Art Projects, and Games they play in France. School teachers, you'll find fun classroom activities and worksheets that work in a classroom setting too. Enjoy!


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France Country Study with Worksheets.
France Country Study with Worksheets.


How to Find Pinterest Group Boards

Want a Pinterest Group Board Finder?


If you're like me, you probably want an easy way to find Pinterest Group Boards. I pin for this blog and for other websites. Yes, you can hire me, but you can also do it on your own. I used to spend hours searching for the desired board title and then scrolling through all of the boards to find a group board. That's grueling and it takes hours! So, what is a Pinterest Group Board Finder and how do you find Pinterest Group Boards? Read on, and as always, Enjoy!

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How to Find Pinterest Group Boards
Want a Pinterest Group Board Finder?


50 Things to do for St. Patrick's Day

50 Saint Patrick's Day Activities for Kids and Seniors

Are you in charge of the Saint Patrick's Day festivities? Maybe you plan group activities for a church group, after-school program, nursing home, or a retirement home. If you are planning things to do for a St. Patrick's Day event, you've come to the right place. Whether you need nifty refreshments or fun food to make with the group, we've got a recipe. Play Leprechaun games, make a rainbow craft, or decorate with shamrocks- no matter what you choose be sure to make it fun with these 50 fun things to do. Enjoy!


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50 Things to do for St. Patrick's Day
50 Things to do for St. Patrick's Day.


25 Valentine Activities for Kids and the Elderly too

25 Fun Activities for Valentine's Day

Whether you work with an after-school program, in a classroom, or at a retirement community for senior citizens, these 25 Valentine's Day activities are the bomb! We curated all of our heart crafts, recipes, and classroom Valentine projects in one place. Enjoy!

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25 Valentine Activities for Kids Work for the Elderly too
Valentine activities for kids that work for the elderly too.



Learning Quote: Allow Yourself to be a Beginner

No one Starts out an Expert Quote

Learning quotes apply to all of us, not just to children. We are all students of life. So many adults stop and consider themselves a failure before they've even give themselves a chance to succeed. "Allow yourself to be a beginner, no one starts out an expert." It's true. Be patient with yourself. Practice makes perfect. Enjoy!


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Learning Quote: Allow Yourself to be a Beginner
Learning Quote: Allow Yourself to be a Beginner.

9 Kid Friendly Super Bowl Appetizer Recipes

Appetizer Ideas for Super Bowl Party


Planning a Super Bowl Party? Maybe you prefer to sit in with family while you watch? Either way, you'll want snacks. Yum, Super Bowl snacks and appetizers, aren't they the best? We've got your back with this simple Guacamole Dip and other easy snacks and kid friendly appetizers for the Super Bowl that are perfect to munch on during the big game. Happy Footballing! Enjoy!


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9 Kid Friendly Super Bowl Appetizer Recipes
Super Bowl Recipes kids will eat!

20 President's Day Activities for Elementary and Middle School

Elementary and Middle School Activities for President's Day

The Inauguration is over, now it's time to plan for President's Day. President's Day doesn't have to be boring! You can perform a fun classroom skit, visit a local President's home or birthplace, watch a video about presidents, and even make a cute presidential paper bag puppet and have a puppet show. No matter the age of your students, we've got some fun activities for you to do to celebrate President's Day. Enjoy!

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20 President's Day Activities for Elementary and Middle School


36 Black History Month People for Lessons

Names for Black History Biography Project

When is Black History Month? February is Black History Month. Chances are, you're looking for famous African Americans for classroom projects. Whether you need names of famous black people for biography or history lessons, you'll find well-known and lesser known people, lesson plans, worksheets, and free classroom printables for Black History Month. Enjoy!


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36 Black History Month People for Lessons
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Service Projects for Teens: TeeChip Care

Teen Service Project Idea: T-Shirts


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TeeChip Care is a Great Way for Teen's to do a Service Project.


We're always looking for a great service project for teens and families. TeeChip is a great way for anyone to raise money or earn money online. So, if you have a family vacation coming up, you need money for a school band trip, or you want to raise money for a local family in need, TeeChip is a wonderful way to raise the money you need. We like it because of the TeeChip Care program. Through TeeChip Care, excess products or products that don't live up to their high quality of standard are donated to NGO's. If you are looking for a great way to get teen's involved in community service, this makes an ideal service project for teens. Enjoy! Sign up an organization in need for TeeChip Care: Request form. If you know of an NGO that needs hoodies for the cold-weather or just a shirt to cover their backs, get in touch with TeeChip Care.


Service Projects for Teens: TeeChip Care


Quotes About Maple Syrup: Pancakes Make it Socially Acceptable

Pancake Syrup Quote and Maple Syrup Recipes


Do you love pancake syrup? Without pancakes we have little excuse to eat it. Some people dip sausages in syrup, while others mix it in with their oatmeal, but let's face it, pancakes were invented to make eating gallons of maple syrup socially acceptable. We've designed this shareable quote for Facebook- just in time for Pancake Day (Shrove Tuesday is February 28, 2017 and IHOP Pancake Day is March 7, 2017). Keep scrolling for related maple syrup breakfast recipes and things to do with maple syrup. Enjoy!


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Things to do in Indiana: fuelperks Gas Station


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We recently had the opportunity to visit Carmel's Market District GetGo®. These gas station all-in-one stores are popping up all over the greater Indianapolis area and we've been anxious to try one. With the new fuelperks + program, it seemed like a great time for a visit. When you're off looking for things to do in Indiana, you'll need gas and snack for sure- you'll want to check this out. Here's a little about the experience. Enjoy!



Things to do in Indiana: fuelperks Gas Station


Super Easy Valentine's Recipe: Heart Cookie

Make a Heart Shaped Cookie for Valentine's Day

Everyone loves cookies, right? To show your love on Valentine's Day, make an edible giant heart-shaped cookie pie with this super easy, delicious Valentine's Recipe. It's a cookie, its a pie, it's a new twist on a festive Valentine's Day dessert with only 3 ingredients. Enjoy!


Super Easy Valentine's Recipe: Heart Cookie


Easy Salmon Recipes: Baked Mediterranean Salmon

Mediterranean Dish: Easy Baked Salmon

If you are on a mission to eat healthier in the new year or to add more fish to your diet, these easy salmon recipes fit the bill. To start off, our baked Mediterranean Salmon is marinated in an oil and balsamic herb vinaigrette. Kalamata olives, artichokes, tomatoes, and feta cheese top off this Mediterranean-inspired dish. For more easy salmon recipes, scroll down the page. Enjoy!

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Easy Salmon Recipes: Baked Mediterranean Salmon


Jealous Quote: People Aren't Jealous of Hard Work

Don't Hide Accomplishments: People Aren't Jealous of Hard Work Quote

Here at Kids Creative Chaos, I've had some sort of blog since about 2006. If you count those old 'homepages' on Microsoft, well then, I'm a dinosaur! In 2011, I started thinking of blogging as an opportunity. By 2012, I had enough experience to have two posts go viral. Back then, I said it just happened- I had no idea how. But, that's not true. It was just easier to let people think that. So, I wanted to share this quote about jealousy. "You'll always find people who are jealous of your accomplishments. Know what people aren't jealous of? Hard work!"


Cornbread Mexican Casserole: New Year's Eve Recipe

7 Easy Recipes for New Year's Eve


Looking for an easy recipe for new year's eve? Whether you are cooking for a crowd or an informal family get together, this Cornbread Mexican Casserole is sure to please! For more easy New Year's Eve recipes, scroll to the bottom of this post. Enjoy!



Cornbread Mexican Casserole: New Year's Eve Recipe
Cornbread Mexican Casserole: New Year's Eve Recipe

How to Have the Best New Year Eve Party with Kids

Ideas for the Best New Year Eve Party 

What does it take to have the best new year eve party ever with kids? It depends on your expectations, of course. If you want to throw a memorable party with glitz and polish, planning is a necessity. However, a spur of the moment party with family and close friends can become a favorite memory. We're sharing some tips on how to have the best New Year's party with kids. The key is to have fun foods and simple games that everyone can play together. Scroll down for games and activities for your party. Enjoy!

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How to Have the Best New Year Eve Party with Kids


Ravioli Recipe with Creative Twists

Make Mealtime Meaningful this Holiday Season

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Refreshing iced tea is the perfect accompaniment to a meaningful mealtime with family and friends. Bring your family together to make a fun meal and take a break from the hustle and bustle the holidays. Slow down, and laugh together over a bottle of Lipton Peach Tea Flavored Iced Tea and these ravioli recipes with a creative twistEnjoy!


Ravioli Dessert Recipe Reinvented
Ravioli Dessert Recipe Reinvented.

Blackberry Pork Chops Tenderloin

Blackberry Pork Recipe

Remember when we used to buy paper copies of recipes instead of looking them up online? This blackberry pork chops recipe was originally published in an edition of, "Cooking Light." We made it and it tasted so amazing, but it called for 1 3/4 cup of fresh blackberries, which are often out of season or very costly. Our version of the blackberry pork tenderloin recipe replaces the fresh blackberries with blackberry all-fruit spread and the pork chops with pork tenderloins. Of course, a garnish of fresh blackberries, if you can find them, makes a pretty plate. For a beautiful Christmas brunch, serve it along side blackberry cobblerEnjoy!


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Blackberry Pork Chops Tenderloin



Editable Printable Curriculum

Free Printables, Free Royalty Free Clipart and Fonts? Yes, you can!


If you are looking for downloadable editable printables for the classroom check out TeacherSherpa. It is similar to Teachers Pay Teachers, but offers so much more. The printable curriculum is editable and fully customizable. Like TPT, there are free printable downloads available every month. Whether you are a teacher, a blogger, or a homeschool parent, you'll find awesome benefits on TeacherSherpa. The most amazing feature is that you can create your own printables to sell on TPT, earn royalties on TeacherSherpa, or even sell or giveaway on your own website. Enjoy!


Editable Printable Curriculum
At TeacherSherpa, you can make your own classroom materials and editable printables for free.

Elf on the Shelf Story: Game Ideas

What's the Story behind Elf on the Shelf?


By now, you've probably heard of Elf on the Shelf. You've probably watched a YouTube video, searched Pinterest for Elf on the Shelf ideas for moving, or shared funny Elf on the Shelf memes on Facebook. But, what's the real Elf on the Shelf story? How did it came to be so popular? We've got that and more fun games and ideas for Elf on the Shelf. Enjoy!

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Elf on the Shelf Story: Game Ideas


Gift Ideas for Pet Parents

Looking for Gifts for Pet Owners?


Do you have an adult child who considers their pets their kids? Are you said child? Maybe you or someone you know is retired and your pet is your whole world. What gifts are good for pet lovers? Well... if you are a one-day-to-be-crazy-cat-lady like me, (I'm not there yet because I have young children and a significant other) you've likely been on the receiving end of countless kitty knickknacks. Those kitty sculptures and bobble-heads can pile up pretty quickly. Before you know it, you're not just a crazy cat lady- now your'e a crazy hoarder too. You've got to stop that before it snowballs into cat hoarding. No one wants that. Instead, check out these gift ideas for pet parents. Enjoy!

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Gift Ideas for Pet Parents


8 Autumn Outdoor Play Ideas

8 Fall Play Ideas

As the weather cools and we move toward winter, it is tempting to stay inside on the warm, comfy couch. It is important to stay active in the cooler months. Sure, you can go to an indoor facility like a bounce park, bowling alley, or indoor swimming, but fresh air and sunshine are just as important in autumn and winter months. There are plenty of ways to play outdoors. We're sharing a few ways that we get out and play with these 8 Autumn Outdoor Play Ideas for families. Enjoy!

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Best Pet Beds for Medium and Large Dogs

Comfy Pet Bed for Dogs

If you are looking for a great dog bed, the Runyon Deluxe Pet Bed from Brentwood Home is one of the best pet beds for medium and large dogs. It is roomy enough for two medium sized dogs or lots of little ones. We were given this super durable, comfy pet bed for review. Guess what? We've got one for you too. Scroll to the bottom of this post for details. Enjoy!


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Best Pet Beds for Medium and Large Dogs
Best Pet Beds for Medium and Large Dogs.


5 Thanksgiving Garland Ideas

Paper Thanksgiving Craft: Decorate with Garland


Decorate your dining room for Thanksgiving with cute fall garland you make together as a family. Use these ideas for paper garland decorations or let each family member design their own. Some fun Thanksgiving garland ideas include fall leaves, owls, turkeys, pumpkins or squash, pilgrim hats, tepees, or cornucopias. Enjoy!

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Thanksgiving Garland Ideas
Thanksgiving Garland Ideas.

Gift Ideas for Girls: Cute Cat Prints

Cat Prints are Purrfect for Kitty Loving Girls


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Do you have a little girl who loves cats? I know I do. We're always looking for cool cat print pants or dresses. When we saw this adorable cat print coat, we had to have it! Why not go all out and get a wardrobe of cat print clothing? Here's a great gift guide from jxstarkid on Amazon. Enjoy!

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This adorable kitty coat for girls (2=11 yrs), is perfect your cat loving baby girl.



Fun PE Games for Kids: PE Activities Gym Exercise

 PE Games for Elementary Homeschoolers


Getting PE time in as a homeschooler is difficult. Sometimes, you have to get creative. Kids love to play tag! These physical education games for elementary focus on old favorites, but each one has a new twist. Learn the country of origin of many pe activities for kids. Kids will love to play these fun PE games indoors or outdoors. Enjoy!

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Fun PE Games for Kids: PE Activities Gym Exercise
Fun PE Games for Kids: PE Activities Gym Exercise.

10 Paper Bag Thanksgiving Crafts: Turkey

Easy Paper Bag Turkey Craft and More


These paper bag Thanksgiving crafts are easy to make. Whether you make a cute turkey with preschoolers or carve up a roast turkey paper bag, you'll find a simple turkey craft to decorate your holiday table or use as an invitation to craft at the kids' table. Enjoy!


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10 Paper Bag Thanksgiving Crafts: Turkey
10 Paper Bag Thanksgiving Crafts: Turkey.

Personalized Gifts for Kids and Pets: Hoodies!

Holiday Gift Ideas for Kids


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The holidays are upon us. It is time to purchase holiday gifts for everyone your list- including your pets and grandpets! We found a great website with amazing prices on personalized gifts that include shirts, hoodies, caps, and more. The best part is they also do personalized pet clothes! We're sharing our favorite picks for kids and pets. Enjoy!


At NYFifth Apparel, each item can be customized to include a name, logo, monogram, or a small personal message, so think of something fun that your pet or child would like to shout out to the world.



If you are looking for personalized dog clothes, you'll want to check out this adorable dog frill tee It is perfect for a puppy princess. It comes in fuchsia too!

Fall Back-to-School Party Ideas

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Fall Party Printable: Fun Ideas to Fight Colds 


Traditionally, back to school time is August or September, but now that many schools have moved to a year around calendar, back to school time can happen in the fall, winter, and spring. After a busy back to school season, we enjoyed a nice fall break. Fall break in October often means heading back to a school full of colds and flu. That's never fun! We wanted to prep for the back to school cold season and say goodbye to summer, so we had a fall theme back-to-school party. Scroll down to find some fun ideas to decorate and host a fall party. Enjoy!





Free Tickets to Chicago Toy and Game Fair: ChiTag

Fun Giveaway for Chicago Toy Show!


We're giving away a FAMILY WEEKEND PASS (value $92) and $3 Family Pass Coupon to ChiTAG. The Toy and Game Convention in Chicago! It is November 18-20, 2016, which is the same weekend as the light parade on the Magnificent Mile. Make it a weekend to remember when you enter to win. Enjoy!



Chicago Toy and Game Fair Tickets, 2016.
Chicago Toy and Game Fair Tickets, 2016.

S'more Party Ideas: Savory

Savory S'mores

Looking for ideas for a s'more party? Mmm S'mores, everyone loves them. If you have a more sophisticated palette, you might want to try savory s'mores. In the mood for something a little different at your next bonfire or when you cozy up in front of the fireplace? Try these simple savory s'mores.

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S'more Party Ideas: Savory
S'more Party Ideas: Savory S'mores.

How to Make a Battery Magnet: Solenoid Science

How to Make a Magnet with a Battery Wire and Nail

If you are looking for a fun and slightly dangerous science experiment for your class or homeschool, you've come to the right place! Depending on how you attempt to make a battery magnet with a wire and a nail, this solenoid science project for kids can be a lot of fun or go very wrong. Perfect, now your kids will pay attention. Enjoy!


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How to Make a Battery Magnet: Solenoid Science


Turkey Napkin Rings Craft for Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving Napkin Holder Craft

If you are hosting a family feast, you want it to be festive and engaging. These turkey napkins double as napkin rings and place card holders for your table setting. Gather the kids and the crafty family members around the kids' table and have them make this Thanksgiving craft activity while you prepare their feast. Enjoy!

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Turkey Napkin Rings Craft for Thanksgiving

Homeschool Art Curriculum Ideas

Art Activities for Homeschool or Elementary Classroom


Over the years, we've written a lot of posts and done a lot of craft and art projects that make perfect curriculum ideas for homeschool art. If you are looking for homeschool art ideas, you're in luck. We've indexed all of our art activities for kids in one place. Enjoy!


Homeschool Art Curriculum Ideas

Art Projects for Elementary Kids





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Easy Butternut Squash Soup Recipe

Easy Butternut Squash Soup for Fall

It's early autumn. It's often cold and rainy. A warm, hearty soup sounds good, doesn't it? Try this butternut squash soup recipe for an easy weeknight dinner. Thyme and cumin add an earthy element to the dish, while roasting the squash helps bring out its richness. Enjoy!


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Halloween Ideas: Diy Decorations

DIY Halloween Decoration Ideas

Halloween is so much fun! The holiday seasons begins with hayrides, bonfires, and pumpkin patches. To get you into the holiday spirit, we're sharing some Halloween decor ideas that you can make at home or purchase online at Oriental Trading and display around your party area. Make homemade Halloween lights to show off your festive Halloween decor. Enjoy!

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