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  1. Candle and Rising Water Science Experiment

    Demonstrate the power of air pressure with this cool candle and rising water science experiment! This is one of those experiments that will make kids say "oooooooh!" and "wow!" I…

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  2. Save Big on Family Board Games

    It's that time of year again! I am not a deal blogger, and don't plan to become one. But every year, I post about the awesome toy, game, and learning…

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  3. Place Value Activities for Second Grade

    How do you teach place value in a way that kids will understand? Place value can be a tricky concept, but these simple hands-on activities will definitely help! Use playing…

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  4. 15+ Adorable Owl Crafts to Make with Kids

    Whoooo loves owls? Here are almost 20 adorable owl crafts that kids will love! We have always liked owls, but this spring we went to a nature preserve to watch…

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  5. Five LEGO Dinosaurs to Build

    Got dinosaur fans?  Here are five LEGO® dinosaurs to build!  (Actually, now it's SIX! This post was originally posted in April 2015 and updated with new dinos in September 2021.)…

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  6. The Big Book of Amazing LEGO Creations

    Do you have LEGO bricks at your house? We recently asked this question to families who stopped by our booth at a large educational convention, and the answer was almost…

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  7. Fall Kids Craft - Bean Mosaics

    Celebrate the colors of fall with this fun craft for kids! Use dried beans of all types to create beautiful mosaics with fall leaves, acorns, pumpkins, and more. This is…

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  8. Adorable Paper Cup Owl Craft

    It all started in the craft department at Walmart. I don't usually do my best craft shopping at Walmart. Hobby Lobby is more my thing... but we were looking for…

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  9. Cardboard Carnival Games {Challenge for Kids}

    Here's a fun craft and engineering challenge that is SO fun for kids! Challenge kids to design and build their own cardboard carnival games that really work. This is fun…

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  10. LEGO Deals on Amazon - Labor Day 2021

    It's Labor Day weekend, and if you are shopping for deals, you'll definitely want to check out these LEGO deals on Amazon. We love LEGO sets, but we don't love…

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