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Color-Sorting Caterpillar

Color-Sorting Caterpillar

Make learning the color wheel fun with this episode from “Parent Hacks.” This color-sorting caterpillar will help your child practice their color sorting skills! Materials Needed: Colored Construction Paper Scissors Glue Stick Marker Cup Googly Eyes Fruit Loops Use a cup to draw a circular outline on a colored sheet of construction paper. Cut out the circle and continue until you have circles cut out […]

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Taste-Safe Activities

Taste-Safe Activities

As most parents and caregivers know, little ones love to put everything in their mouths, which can create safety concerns when it comes to playtime. Learn how to make some taste-safe activities for your children on this new episode of “Parent Hacks” to give yourself some peace of mind. Taste-Safe Kinetic Sand Ingredients: 1 cup Baking Soda 1/2 cup Sugar 1/2 cup Cornstarch 1 tbsp […]

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Stress Balls for Kids

Stress Balls for Kids

Help your child learn to navigate their emotions by making these kid-friendly stress balls with them! Not only are they a blast to make, but they also can help your child in frustrating situations. Materials Needed: Orbeez Balloon Small Funnel Large Bowl Directions: Fill a large bowl 3/4 full with water. Add in 2-3 tablespoons of Orbeez and sit them aside for 4 hours. Using […]

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Chores Galore!

Chores Galore!

Make doing chores simple and organized with this fun chore chart for your kiddos! Materials Needed: Clipboard Letter Stickers Gem Stickers Clothespins Washi Tape Pen Place stickers across the top of the clipboard to spell out your child’s name. Place gem stickers down the middle to create a divider. Place stickers on each side of the divide to create a “To Do” and a “Done” […]

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Spell Your Name

Spell Your Name

Learning how to spell your name is one of the first skills taught to children as they enter elementary school. Help them out at home by creating this fun craft to engage their learning beyond the school walls! Materials Needed: Cardboard Box Black Felt White Paint Pen Double-Sided Tape Scissors White Paper Black Marker Small Toy Cars Cut the lid off of the cardboard box, […]

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Picky-Eater Granola Bars

Picky-Eater Granola Bars

Make a healthy treat that your kiddos will love! With this basic granola bar recipe, you have free range to decide what mix-ins to use based on your kids’ preferences. You can even let the kiddos get in on the action and help out in the kitchen for this “Parent Hacks” episode! Ingredients: 2 cups of Quick Oats 1 teaspoon of Cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon of […]

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