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Summer is coming! Do you have enough ideas and playdate activities to keep the kids busy? Snag this Kindle book for FREE! The Playdate Busy Book: 200 Fun Activities for Kids of Different Ages That should give you some good ideas! Here are some more great books for keeping the kids busy: Sensory Play: Over 65 Sensory Bin Topics with Additional …

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simplyhomeschool

We have made a decision to homeschool and the last month or so has been devoted to buckling down and figuring it all out so we are prepared to start in the fall.  And trust me, I plan on sharing this journey with you and I already have SOOOOO much I want to share with …

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  Little Passports Fundraising For Your School! Planning a fundraiser at your child’s school? Little Passports is the perfect partner, with an award-winning educational product that kids and parents love. Here’s how it works: your community shops at Little Passports and we donate 15% back to your school. They even have a flyer to help you spread the …

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winterwordsearch

Give the kids some word puzzles to work on when they’re cooped up on the cold days! Here are three word searches you can download and print!  Just click on the name of the one you want to download and print. Winter Word Search (easy) Winter Word Search Frosty the Snowman Word Search This blog is very kid friendly! See …

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What is Canada’s Boxing Day?

by tabitha on December 26, 2013 · 0 comments

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  What is Boxing Day? It has nothing to do with the sport.  It has evolved into Canada’s version of the US Black Friday tradition.  Here’s some history of Boxing Day: Boxing Day Traditions around the World with Little Passports While the exact origins of Boxing Day aren’t completely known, one of the more well-known traditions of this holiday …

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Feasts with Little Passports! Thanksgiving is just around the corner and while it’s an American holiday, countries around the world also celebrate special feasts during the year! In the United States, the Thanksgiving holiday revolves around giving thanks and feasting on foods like turkey, sweet potatoes, and pumpkin pie, but it’s not the only holiday that …

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Making the best of a road trip with Little Passports Travel Tips “Are we there yet?” was a term coined by the family road trip! While new technology and toys may have silenced backseat conversations, spending time together in the car can still be a great opportunity for family bonding and learning. Even if you plan …

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abcmouse

ABCmouse is an online kid’s learning site that features a full online curriculum for kids: Preschool through Kindergarten (ages 2-6). The Step-by-Step Learning Path presents the full ABCmouse.com curriculum in a carefully designed program of more than 450 lessons in six levels. As your child completes each lesson, he or she is guided to the next …

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Here are quite a few classics and historical fiction novels you can download for FREE!   This is especially good if you have a kid in high school – one of these might pop up on the required reading list!  I know I had to read Tom Sawyer in school and I read Jane Eyre when …

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“I received free LeapFrog products in order to host the LeapFrog sponsored MommyParty.  The opinions expressed here are my own.” Technology is so cool.  The most technologically advanced thing I had when I was a kid was a “computer” that had a single line LCD screen that scrolled spelling, math and trivia games across it. Now kids …

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abcmouse

ABCmouse is an online kid’s learning site that features a full online curriculum for kids: Preschool through Kindergarten (ages 2-6). The Step-by-Step Learning Path presents the full ABCmouse.com curriculum in a carefully designed program of more than 450 lessons in six levels. As your child completes each lesson, he or she is guided to the next …

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School Lunches Around the World with Little Passports! Kids around the world are preparing to go back to school—that means homework, new friends and … lunch? Yes, that’s right! Let’s visit different countries and see what yummy food the school kids eat every day! France – French children enjoy a 3 or 4-course meal that is …

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Are you looking for real-life spiritual mentors and heroes for your children? Do you want to help them explore the world of opportunity around them and maybe spark their interest toward a special calling? You’ll love this multi-age unit study from The Old Schoolhouse that encourages the learning of basic subject skills and inspires creativity …

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abcmouse

ABCmouse is an online kid’s learning site that features a full online curriculum for kids: Preschool through Kindergarten (ages 2-6). The Step-by-Step Learning Path presents the full ABCmouse.com curriculum in a carefully designed program of more than 450 lessons in six levels. As your child completes each lesson, he or she is guided to the next …

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40% Off Little Passports During August 13-20!! Little Passports takes your children on a journey around the world, all from your own living room! If you haven’t heard of Little Passports, take a minute to learn about their wonderful packages that are delivered to your front door each month and teach your children (and sometimes us …

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birdfeeders

Making simple birdfeeders is a fun activity to do with the kids and it has long lasting results!  You get to WATCH the birds flock to your yard! There are several different ways you can do this depending on what you have on hand. Regardless of how you make them, you’re going to need: Peanut Butter Birdseed butter knives or …

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