St. Patrick’s Day – 2018

We might not be Irish but we conquered being it for one day! 💚💚

As the saying goes, “everyone is Irish on St. Patrick’s Day” and we enjoyed the festivities that came with it.

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ALEX Spa Color Shift Ombré Nails

ALEX Spa Color Shift Ombré Nails are the girls favorite new polish!

Why? Because when their body temperature changes or we wash our hands the colors of our nails change and that is AWESOME!

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Thumbrint Eggs for Easter

Turn those precious thumbprints into adorable eggs for Easter!

These adorable eggs are such a cute idea for kids to take home to their families as a classroom activity.

Have eggs hard-boiled ahead of time and give each child an egg, finger paints and markers for a fun activity that turns into an adorable decoration at home.

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Medieval Times’ Family Fun

🎺 Hear ye, hear ye! ️🎺

We visited the Medieval Times’ castle  yesterday in Lyndhurst, New Jersey and had the best time!

Medieval Times’ has steered away from it’s 34-year tradition of casting a king as the show’s lead role and they have now featured a Queen to headline and her name is, Queen Dona Maria Isabella.

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Dye your Easter Eggs Naturally

Using vegetables and spices you can create beautiful natural dye eggs.

This method requires an adult boiling the vegetables and spices in water to create the dye. The kids can help once the natural dye is made. The hard-boiled egg will sit in a cup for at least 2 hours to get a bright and vibrant color. The Turmeric yellow/ gold color happens quickly, just 10 minutes for that color. Read more details below!

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Bunny & Chick Juice Boxes

Have an Easter classroom party coming up?

These adorable juice boxes are easy to make and will brighten up your party table. They make for really adorable pictures, too!

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Watercolor Painting on Ice!

We painted ice blocks with watercolor paints and the result is beautiful!

This can be a very therapeutic and relaxing art activity to do with your kids. One of my favorites to do before bed. Obviously, the ice will melt make sure the dish you do this activity in is deep enough that the melted ice water does not overflow all over your table. I discard the ice and water in the bathtub and then rinse well so the colors don’t end up on my tub floor.

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