The Mitten – Interactive Story Time at the Montessori Children’s Academy

While we may have been experiencing an unusually string of warm weather here on Long Island, it has not stopped some of us from playing with snow – fake snow that is!

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A Big THANKS to our friends at the Montessori Children’s Academy for having Momee Friends share an interactive reading of The Mitten, by Jan Brett. 

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News 12 Long Island: New Years Crafts

As always we have so much fun crafting with Elizabeth Hashagen on News 12 Long Island. We decided to get crafty for New Years so that we can keep the kids entertained before midnight. Let’s be honest it is hard for the little ones to stay up so we have some ideas to make it fun.

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News 12: Kid Friendly New Year’s Eve Party

On New Year’s Eve the kids have to have fun too! Here are some kid-friendly treats and drinks that they will love.

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Have your kidee table this New Year’s Eve look super fun with these fun ideas:

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DIY Countdown Ball Pinata for New Years Eve

Every party needs a pinata! This countdown ball pinata is the perfect way to ring in the New Year with your family and friends. When you make it yourself it will cost little to make but just give yourself at least 2 to 3 days to get it ready for your party night.

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Long Island- the Elf on a Shelf Ideas

We had such a great Facebook event of all local Long Island parents sharing their Elf on A Shelf ideas that we wanted to share what happened all month-long.

Local parents shared their photos and ideas, we had a great Giveaway provided by Elf on A Shelf and we even created a Pinterest Page with the photos of the elves that were provided by local parents.

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In the beginning of the month when we announced the Elf on a Shelf Idea Facebook Event we had an amazing response. From the comfort of home, cell phone, or tablet parents could come to our event and get inspired by other parents. Facebook event link —–> here

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Jingle Bells with ASL Discoveries

Learn to sign Jingle Bells with ASL Discoveries.

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Below are the still images of  the words: Jingle, Bells, sleigh, horse, fun and ride.

You can follow along while watching the video of Elizabeth and Julia from ASL Discoveries showing Mia how to sign Jingle Bells along to the song.

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The Not Very Merry Pout-Pout Fish

A wonderful addition to the Pout-Pout Fish series for families to enjoy reading this Christmas.

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The loveable and grumpy Pout-Pout Fish is down in the dumps during the most happiest time of the year. Why?, because he is not having any luck finding the perfect gifts while holiday shopping for his friends. My family and I loved the positive message you learn at the end of the story. The message learned is that the perfect gift is one that comes from the heart and not one that is necessarily store-bought. Mr. Fish learns the joy of giving gifts he made to all of his friends. I loved this book so much because I always make hand-made gifts with my girls for our loved ones. I teach them that there is so much joy given to others when they receive something you made.

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