DIY Pumpkin Playdough

I love to use items I already have in my pantry to make something the kids can play with and that will be a great sensory activity. It is Fall and we love the smell of pumpkin. I tried a few recipes and this recipe worked best to make a pumpkin play dough.

Best thing is you only need 4 pantry items to make it and there is no cooking involved. Your toddler can help mix it up and I love when my daughter gets to be part of the DIY process from beginning to end. However, it is a recipe that is good for one day of playing fun. The play dough does not store well in a Ziploc container wrapped in parchment paper. Just one day later it was not good anymore. But, the initial one day of play was amazing and smelled amazing. 

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Porcupine’s Pie

It is Fall and we are really enjoying this delightful book, Porcupine’s Pie.

 This family friendly story is all about thankfulness and generosity that even has a recipe for friendship pie in the back of the book. We can not wait to make our own friendship pie with some of our favorite ingredients after reading this book. We loved reading it!

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Fall Fun at Hicks Nurseries

Since I was a little girl going to Hicks Nurseries has been a family tradition. In the Fall we all know that Hicks will have the animated story  walk through of one of our favorite ghosts, Otto. But, there is a lot of Fall family fun happening this Fall you have to see it for yourself. We had so much fun.

There is Fall Fun happening all week but, there are special features happening on the weekends, only!

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wineUdesign – Nassau County’s Winery

Looking to open your eyes to winemaking?

Grapes are due in soon and now is the time at wineUdesign in Hicksville!

That’s right! I said, Hicksville in Nassau County has a winery and once you visit you will want to visit again and again. You will feel like you are part of their family… Salute!

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Long Island Apple Picking – 2018

Looking to go Apple Picking on Long Island?

We have some great places listed below where you can Pick Your Own and enjoy a lot of FALL family activities at our local farms.

Our list helps you find locally grown, delicious apples for you and your family.

Please call any of the farms below before heading out to make sure they have fruit available for picking!

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Cold Spring Harbor Whaling Museum

The Whaling Museum of Cold Spring Harbor may be small but, it provides the community with so much history, interactive fun and plenty of programs and events for kids and adults of all ages. We love visiting and we know you will, too.

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Ecology Sites/ Nature Centers on Long Island

We all love animals don’t we? We have some wonderful places to visit on Long Island where the staff takes care of some incredible animals and educates the community on how we can help and protect them, as well.

I recommend visiting all of the places listed below with your family. They are all wonderful.

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