Pinecone bird feeder {101 Days of Christmas}

We made these bird feeders with our American Heritage Girl troop for the girls to hang on the tree branches around our house. There's nothing especially Christmas-y about this project, I suppose, but I love the idea of making little gifts for our feathered friends at Christmas and throughout the winter! Supplies: pinecones wire peanut butter birdseed Directions:…

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Origami: Explore the Benefits of Pursuing the Art of Folding Paper

Origami is the Japanese ‘art of paper-folding.’ Even though it is generally referred to as the part of the Japanese culture, it was very much prevalent in both China and Europe. This has proved to be an excellent hobby for children and adults alike. Origami is all about folding neatly some square and flat sheets…

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6 Tips to Keep Your Stockings Full and Stress Levels Low

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! The festive season usually spells family, fun, food and more often than not, stress! The air outside is cold and the lights shine bright, all the better for you to read your endless shopping lists under. But it’s hard enough trying to keep track of the kids…

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Easy pompom ornament craft {101 Days of Christmas}

After the success of our pony bead candy canes, I've been reminding myself that simple crafts really are the most fun for my girls, and these pompom ornaments definitely fit the bill. Use cardboard from cereal boxes or other food packages as the base for these, add a little glue and some fuzzy pompom balls,…

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Do-a-dot printable coloring pages {101 Days of Christmas}

Have you tried Do-a-Dot paints? With a barrel full of paint and a sponge tip applicator, these offer the fun of painting with the convenience of markers! It's been a while since we've had Do-a-Dot markers in the house, and the girls were so excited when I got a new set for this project. The…

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Graham cracker houses {101 Days of Christmas}

Gingerbread houses have always been my holiday nemesis. They're SO stressful to put together with impatient little ones waiting to decorate them, the kits are expensive when you need multiples, and there's no way I have time to bake my own pieces in a special pan. For the past couple of years, though, I've been wanting…

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