1. Download and Print Advent Jesse Tree Devotions

    Download and print Advent (Jesse) Tree Devotions to use with the whole family! What are Advent devotions? The Advent season is almost here - my favorite time of the year!…

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  2. Thanksgiving Craft for Kids: Paper Bag Turkey Puppets

    This post contains Amazon Affiliate links. Here is another fall idea from Gresham (age 7)!  If you've been following our blog, you might remember that he came up with the…

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  3. Fall Tree "Snow Globes" Craft for Kids

    The other day, Gresham (almost 7) told me that he had an idea - he wanted to make a snow globe, but instead of snow in it, we could put…

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  4. Ninja Pumpkins

    As I mentioned the other day, we're pretending that it's almost fall!  Today's high was 97... Really makes you want to break out the sweaters!  Gresham is especially ready to…

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  5. Craft for Kids: "Welcome Fall" Sign with Coffee Filter Leaves

    It's mid-September in Texas, which is pretty much still summer.  We've been having highs in the upper 90's, but the long range forecast has a few days in the 80's,…

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  6. Ocean Tub Pretend Play

    A couple weeks ago, Gresham (age 6) had the idea to put a little blue food coloring in some water to make it look like an ocean for his toy…

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  7. Our Visit to Horn Creek Family Camp

    This summer, we took our first ever family vacation and spent a week at Horn Creek family camp.  Horn Creek is a Christian retreat and conference center near Westcliffe, Colorado.…

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  8. Group Play Activities for Toddlers

    This past week, I worked in the one year old class at my church's Vacation Bible School.  Well, at least I did for three days until my youngest two sons…

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  9. Under the Sea Artwork for Kids

    Even though we are not traveling to the beach, summer seems like a great time to do ocean type things.  Gresham and Owen are really into sharks and fish and…

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  10. Cool Off with Iceberg Pretend Play

    It's really heating up where we live, so I made Gresham some "icebergs" to use outside with his toy animals.  This idea is so simple - just freeze water in…

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