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Patriotic Ice Pops

Patriotic Ice Pops

Pin It Nothing quite cools during hot summer days like an ice pop. We love our Tovolo Star Ice Pop Molds and wanted to try to make red, white, and blue patriotic Popsicles. The challenge is a natural, non-toxic blue food dye and, after much experimenting, came up with this recipe: Ingredients one ripe banana 6-8 large strawberries a quarter cup of blueberries (optional) chilled lemonade 4 oz cup of banana or vanilla yogurt honey or sugar (just for the blue layer) red cabbage Directions: 1. … Read entire article »

Filed under: Featured, Home Arts, Summer, Taste

Fireworks!

Fireworks!

Each year we try to paint fireworks with a different technique and this is my favorite effect, yet. Pin It Materials: wax paper black or dark blue paper red, white, and blue paint glitter Directions: 1. Cut circles of various sizes from the wax paper. Fold the circles in half, then fold in half again, and fold once more. Snip the tip in a V-shape and make cuts at the outer edge. You can also cut triangles along the side. This is just … Read entire article »

Filed under: 3-5 (Preschool), 5-6 (Kindergarten), 6-8 (Early Elementary), Featured, History and Culture, Summer

Happy Veteran’s Day!

Happy Veteran’s Day!

We got together with a friend and baked patriotic sugar cookies and made simple cards. Most of these are going to an assisted living home that has about a dozen residents who are Veterans. The children also made cards for their Daddy, who is a veteran of the conflict in Iraq. Pin It Pin It Please take a moment today to talk about patriotism and duty and sacrifice with your children in an age appropriate way–and … Read entire article »

Filed under: Featured, History and Culture

Week 3 #SmartSummer Linky: Backyard Science + Government Week Round-Up

Week 3 #SmartSummer Linky: Backyard Science + Government Week Round-Up

Show us how you’re having a Smart Summer in your own backyard! This week’s prize is from one of my favorite fair-trade, eco-friendly kids’ toys boutiques. Our theme for this week was Backyard Science…and we had lots of fun exploring in our own backyard!  I can’t wait to hear what you have been doing to find the learning opportunities in the everyday. Pin It I had highlighted posts from the previous week’s linky to but for clarity’s … Read entire article »

Filed under: All Ages, Smart Summer Challenge