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Simple, Beautiful, Handmade Paperweights Even a Baby can Make

HOW TO MAKE SIMPLE, BEAUTIFUL, HANDMADE PAPERWEIGHTS This is 100% Adèle’s idea which she stumbled upon while playing. One day she asked me to help her make playdough. We mixed the following ingredients together: 1 cup flour 1/4 cup salt 1 tbsp olive oil water until the paste became dough-like and non-sticky ***Disclaimer: This post…… Continue reading Simple, Beautiful, Handmade Paperweights Even a Baby can Make

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3 Easy Preschooler Activities for When You Need Time to Yourself

HOW TO FIND A FEW MINUTES TO YOURSELF – OR DRINK A CUP OF COFFEE WITHOUT BEING INTERRUPTED  Sometimes during the day you probably need at least a few minutes to yourself. When I really need a bit of quiet time (to drink my hot chocolate or just think for a minute), I ask Adèle…… Continue reading 3 Easy Preschooler Activities for When You Need Time to Yourself

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5 Simple, Fun & Educational Photo Activities for Kids Big and Small

Photography is a wonderful teaching tool. Through it, children can improve fine motor skills and learn valuable life lessons about patience, focus, editing, perspective, perseverance, timing, saving (not wasting) and decision-making. DIGITAL VS. ANALOG PHOTOGRAPHY One of the biggest things that was lost when the digital camera was born is that we rarely print out…… Continue reading 5 Simple, Fun & Educational Photo Activities for Kids Big and Small

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Mindful Art Activity: Suminagashi – The Japanese Contemplative Art of Paper Marbling

Are you looking for a calming art experience for your child? Do you want to introduce art to a child who does not naturally gravitate to art-making? Did your child have a difficult day and is in need of some art therapy? Or are you looking for a unique art activity to do together with your kids?…… Continue reading Mindful Art Activity: Suminagashi – The Japanese Contemplative Art of Paper Marbling