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"Easter Eggs" by Ketzirah Lesser & Art Drauglis

Easter: Let’s Get Real
6 Educational Activities to Celebrate Easter

Easter is such a wonderful holiday and it is my daughter’s favorite holiday. She loves everything about Easter. Her favorite traditions are making Resurrection Rolls, dressing fancy, completing our Resurrection Eggs and (of course) coloring Easter Eggs.

"Easter Eggs" by Ketzirah Lesser & Art Drauglis

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"Carlow Cathedral: St Patrick Preaching to the Kings" by Andreas Franz Borchert at flickr.com (scaled and text added)

What’s This Day Really About?
Celebrating Saint Patrick

Saint Patrick’s Day is filled with parades, shamrocks, green, corned beef cabbage and many other fun traditions. What is Saint Patrick’s Day really about? My daughter will often ask me what holidays are really about. She wants to know what she is celebrating. This not only makes me proud, but forces me to investigate and learn as well.

"Carlow Cathedral: St Patrick Preaching to the Kings" by Andreas Franz Borchert at flickr.com (scaled and text added)

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Creating Magic With My Daughter
Thanksgiving on Thursday Book Study

My Daughter and I recently read Thanksgiving on Thursday by Mary Pope Osborne. I have been trying to get her to read the Magic Tree House series for quite sometime but she has been against it. She can be stubborn that way. I decided to download one on my iPad and trick her.

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Image courtesy of Mike Licht at flickr.com (scaled and text added)

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The Teal Pumpkin Project
Halloween Lesson Plan on Allergies and Food Safety

What do you think about the Teal Pumpkin Project? We participated in the Teal Pumpkin Project last year and will be participating again this year. This project was started by FARE in 2014 to create a safer Halloween for all kids, including those with food allergies. This project was inspired by Food Allergy Community of East Tennessee (FACET). tealpumpkin1 Continue reading

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I Want to Read About Me!
3 Printable Activities For "Stories About Me"

The little miss and I have recently been reading Stories About Me by Sara Alice. When we received this book my daughter was immediately excited to see the cover. There is a place in the center of the cover for a photo of none other than your little cutie. What could be better than having your photo on the cover of a book? The new dilemma was whether she would draw the photo or we would take one to attach. This book is already promoting decision making and that is a great thing. StoriesAboutMe1 Continue reading

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