DIY “Halloween Tree” out of cardboard boxes

I love an upcycle craft and we had a bunch of cardboard boxes lying around so we decided to make our own “Halloween Tree”. Want to make your own? All you need to do is grab some boxes out of your recycle bin, have the kids make some “ornaments” out of construction paper and use […]

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Food for Thought DIY Costumes- seen on News 12 Long Island

Why do I call these costumes food for thought? Because they are fun & easy costumes to make & wear that all have a food related item as part of the costume.  At first glance you might not recognize the pun but, once you put the two parts of the costume together you will LOL […]

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DIY Washer Necklaces

Make a fun, fashionable necklace for boys or girls to wear using washers.  This is a fun and easy craft that is not only fun but looks great when it dries to wear, as well. It is fun to make these and give them out as gifts or make for yourself.

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Shadow Drawings

Today the girls and I were talking about shadows. Do you know what time of day your shadow is its tallest? (Hint: it happens twice a day)

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Valentine’s Day Fun for Kids (featured on News 12 Long Island)

We have some really fun and cute ideas to enjoy Valentine’s Day with the kids. Whether you are looking for a cute gift idea, activity or a treat we have fun ways to get crafty. News 12’s Elizabeth Hashagen and Elisa DiStefano met with me, Anne Caminiti to talk Valentine’s Day themed crafts to do […]

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Countdown to Valentine’s Day

Here is a fun and inexpensive way to countdown to Valentine’s Day in your home.   We tell my girls everyday how much we love them. But, when I saw this idea of putting hearts on your child’s door each day I knew I had to make this a tradition. For the past 3 years […]

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Cupid’s Cottages

We love Valentine’s Day and we have constructed some adorable Cupid’s Cottages to celebrate in your classroom or at home. This “Gingerbread House” has been transformed into Cupid’s cottage by replacing the gingerbread or honey grahams for chocolate graham crackers (because when I think of Valentine’s Day- I think chocolate) and we used strawberry flavored […]

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