What’s New in Toys and Creative Play for April

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For budding artists – a Mosaic Stamp Kit. You’ll be inspired by this set of unique stamps with eight different designs. Watch the video to see how each stamp creates mandala-like designs ready for coloring with crayons, colored pencils or markers. Trying to inspire a future gardener/farmer? A great handmade Wheel Barrow and Outdoor Garden Tool Set, with two… 

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Favorites on Friday

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Oh my…our little Beanie went off to school this morning…just for a visit. Last night he said to me ” You know, Mimi, Mama can’t come to school with me.” How is it that children grow up so fast? We are all waiting for his Mama to pick him up so that we can hear… 

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Have You Decorated Your Easter Eggs Yet…and other ideas for a Happy Easter!

Loving Easter greetings. Image via the NYPL.

Are you ready for Easter? I thought it might be helpful if I pulled together some things that I have seen around the web – I’ve focused mainly on egg decorating but there are a few links to activities. Enjoy! Did you know that McCormick has Neon Food Color? This chart has great tips for… 

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Favorites on Friday

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While I was not particularly happy that we had MORE SNOW this week…there was someone who was thrilled! Oh to be a child. It is certainly a good thing that Beanie’s Pops loves to be out and about in the snow. They had such fun walking to the pond, watching the geese walk on the… 

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What Am I Going To Do…With All Of This Cardboard?

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I don’t know about you…but we seem to accumulate LOTS of cardboard in our house – from Costco shopping trips, Amazon purchases, etc. And…it sits. In the garage. Until someone decides to cart it off to the Recycling Facility. UGH! Well, every time I turn around I  see another incredibly cute project that someone has… 

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