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To Do with Kiddos

June 30th, 2008 at 7:23 pm » Comments Off

Salad Spinner Spin Art



MakerFaire

June 26th, 2008 at 10:22 pm » Comments Off

So I’m a little slow at posting; so what? I get there eventually. MakerFaire is awesome. If it comes to your town, go. Pulguito and I got to meet Wall-e. There were incredible Lego sculptures. Chunguita got to play golf and make lightdoodles. And so much more!



More Watercoloring in Yosemite

June 26th, 2008 at 8:04 pm » Comments Off


To Do with Kiddos

June 26th, 2008 at 1:30 am » Comments Off

Make butter Downloadable Paper Dollhouses Make Crystals



To Do: Kiddos

June 14th, 2008 at 1:33 pm » Comments Off

Build: Heron’s fountain – “This week I am actually going to be making something that does not require electricity. Although, you may be able to fool people into thinking it does. We are going to be making Heron’s fountain out of common household materials. This is a really easy build and would be a perfect [...]



4H Mini Members

March 4th, 2008 at 12:01 am » Comments (1)

Pulguito Pulguito and Chunguita made strawberry jam at out last Mini Members meeting. It went really well. I was apprehensive because jam (on a gas stove) involves open flames and boiling water. However, both of my kids did fine. One little girl dripped scalding water on her shirt and burned herself. Poor little girl. It [...]



Sock Cat

January 23rd, 2008 at 12:57 am » Comments Off

Pulguito and I were home alone, and he was begging to make another sock doll. I let him pick out what he wanted from Sock and Glove: Creating Charming Softy Friends from Cast-Off Socks and Gloves, and he chose the cat. This time, I did almost all the sewing on the sewing machine. I’m so [...]



Gingerbread Disaster

January 4th, 2008 at 4:06 pm » Comments Off

Every year, I try to make a gingerbread house. Every year, I fail create something. Before kids, I made a pretty darn good one. But back then I had more time and energy. This year, I tried to take a short cut by using store bought gingerbread cookie dough. It didn’t work. It was just [...]



To do: Crafts

November 14th, 2007 at 1:23 am » Comments Off

Crocheted Flowers Little Piñatas Marble Magnets Paper Mosaic Xmas Cards



Home Rules

November 10th, 2007 at 11:47 am » Comments Off

In this social studies activity your child comes up with rules for your household. What you’ll need: Paper Pen Here’s How to Do it Rules are important aspects of a community. Discuss with your child different types of rules, such as classroom rules, rules of games she plays and laws in your community. Talk about [...]



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