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The Important Thing About My Daddy - Father's Day Poem from Kids: waddleeahchaa.com

Week at a Glance: Books for Kids GIVEAWAY: The Important Book by Margaret Wise Brown The Important Thing About My Daddy Poem Homemade Father’s Day Gift from Children   Books for Kids GIVEAWAY: The Important Book by Margaret Wise Brown Why we love this book: This morning the kiddos and I began brainstorming Father’s Day […]

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Books that Make Great Christmas Gifts for Kids from waddleeahchaa.com

Week at a Glance: Book of the Week GIVEAWAY: $25 Amazon Gift Card Books that Make Great Christmas Gifts for Kids Books for Kids who Like Imaginative Story Telling Books for Kids who Like to Build and Make Things Books for Kids who Like Funny Stories Books for Kids who Like Numbers, Math and Trivia […]

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The Mayflower Study and Art Project: step by step directions from waddleeahchaac.om

Week at a Glance: Book of the Week GIVEAWAY: $25.00 Amazon Gift Card! The Mayflower Oil Pastel Resist Art Thanksgiving and The Mayflower Recommended Books for Kids Research links Book of the Week GIVEAWAY: $25.00 Amazon Gift Card! As we walked into a store last night Miss Engima proclaimed, “What is wrong with these people? […]

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All About My Daddy FREE printable Father's Day Gift from waddleeahchaa.com

10 Favorite Father’s Day Gifts Last Father’s Day, I went on a search for Father’s Day Gift Ideas from Kids. I compiled my 10 Favorite Father’s Day Gifts in a Father’s Day post. I especially liked the questionnaire type ideas and my favorite was a simple typed version by Daffodile Design. However, I have two […]

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Daddy & Me Journal Father's Day Gift from Kids at waddleeahchaa.com

Week at a Glance: Books for Kids GIVEAWAY: I Love You When . . . by Annie Baker How to Make a Daddy & Me Journal FREE printable: Daddy & Me Journal introduction note I Love You When . . . Father’s Day Poem Template Books for Kids GIVEAWAY: I Love You When . . […]

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10 Favorite Mother's Day Gifts and Activities from waddleeahchaa.com

Update – Now there are 11 Mother’s Day Gifts and Activities! Easy Mother’s Day Terrariums from waddleeahchaa.com fun and easy project for children a gift that will continue to grow and bring joy throughout the year step-by-step directions with photos Mommy & Me Journal from waddleeahchaa.com This Mother’s Day give yourself a gift! I have […]

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Valentine Party Ideas from waddleeahchaa.com

Once upon a time, I celebrated Valentine’s Day with a romantic evening. Well, well, well my children have totally co-opted Valentine’s Day. And I love it. They’ve been counting down the days and planning away for our family Valentines Celebration. Valentine’s Day has become a day truly focused on the ones we love. And the […]

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Valentines Cards - handmade activity for kids from waddleeahchaa.com

Each year we make handmade Valentine Cards for family and friends. Last Friday, I shared some of the ideas I have been collecting on pinterest with my kiddos. They picked their favorites and we began stitching away. We aren’t quite finished but I thought I’d show you a sample before Valentine’s Day has passed. Beware […]

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The Story of Baby Jesus: FREE printable book from waddleeahchaa.com

Week at a Glance: Book of the Week GIVEAWAY: Tomie dePaloa’s Book of Bible Stories Writing the Story of Baby Jesus with Children “The Story of Baby Jesus” FREE printable book (blank version) “The Story of Baby Jesus” FREE printable book  (illustrated version) Book of the Week GIVEAWAY: Tomie dePaloa’s Book of Bible Stories Why […]

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Snowflakes Tutorial, Art & Crafts and FREE Printables from waddleeahchaa.com

Week at a Glance Book of the Week GIVEAWAY: Ken Libbrecht’s Field Guide to Snowflakes Tutorial “The Right Way to Make a Paper Snowflake” Ten Little Snowflakes Song Adaptation and FREE printable book Snowflake arts and crafts Disney’s Frozen – Movie Review Book of the Week GIVEAWAY: Ken Libbrecht’s Field Guide to Snowflakes Why we […]

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Thanksgiving

Week at a Glance Book of the Week GIVEAWAY: Thanksgiving is for Giving Thanks by Margaret Sutherland Brainstorming: Compare and Contrast the Pilgrims Lives to Ours Brainstorming: I am thankful for ____________ FREE printable book: I Am Thankful FREE printable sentence puzzles: I Am Thankful Poetry Writing: I Am Thankful Book of the Week GIVEAWAY: […]

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Pumpkin Pancakes FREE printable recipe guide for children with step-by-step directions and photos from waddleeahchaa.com

It’s fall and that means it is pumpkin time! Have you ever tasted plain pumpkin straight out of the can (not pumpkin pie)? It is down right horrific. Seriously horrifying. But you mix it into muffins, breads, casseroles . . . and it is amazingly tasty. After I discovered our 2 Ingredient Pumpkin Muffins, I […]

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Halloween Theme Activities from waddleeahchaa.com

Week at a Glance Book of the Week GIVEAWAY: Bones by Steve Jenkins Jack O’ Lantern Following Directions Activity Halloween Arts and Crafts Pumpkin Math Pumpkin, Pumpkins, Pumpkins FREE printables Homemade Halloween Costumes for Kids Book of the Week GIVEAWAY: Bones by Steve Jenkins Why we love this book: We don’t go for all of […]

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Post image for Easy Stars and Stripes 4th of July Cupcakes

These cute 4th of July cupcakes are super duper easy. Baking in my house must be easy or I won’t even go there! My kiddos can decorate these flags with very little assistance. Just use your favorite cake mix and you’re all set. We like to use our mini cupcake recipe, our 2 ingredient cupcake […]

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Post image for 15 Activities and FREE Printables for the 4th of July: Book of the Week GIVEAWAY

Week at a Glance Book of the Week GIVEAWAY: Big George by Anne Rockwell 4th of July Activities for Kids American History FREE printables American Patriotic Songs 4th of July Cupcakes and Treats Recommended Books List Book of the Week GIVEAWAY: Big George by Anne Rockwell Why we love this book: This past school year […]

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Post image for 10 Father’s Day Gifts from Kids: Book of the Week GIVEAWAY

Father’s Day Book GIVEAWAY: Me with You by Kristy Dempsey and Christopher Denise Why we love this book: Father’s Day is Sunday, June 15, 2014. That means it’s time to start thinking about showing Daddy some love!  The message in the story is simple and sweet illustrating the special bond between daughter and Daddy (or […]

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Post image for Homemade Mother’s Day Gifts Made by Kids: Book of the Week GIVEAWAY

Week at a Glance: Book of the week GIVEAWAY: Wherever You Are My Love Will Find You by Nancy Tillman Mother’s Day Gift Ideas Made by Kids Book of the week GIVEAWAY: Wherever You Are My Love Will Find You by Nancy Tillman Why we love this book: This book is magical! Both the lyrical, […]

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Post image for Hand Print Canvases for Mother’s Day: Book of the Week GIVEAWAY

Week at a Glance: Book of the Week GIVEAWAY: Hug by Jez Alborough DIY Mother’s Day Hand Print Canvases Book of the Week GIVEAWAY: Hug by Jez Alborough What more do you want for Mother’s Day than a great, big, loving hug from your sweet, little monkeys? In this adorably sweet picture book, little chimpanzee […]

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Post image for Robin Eggs Bird Nests Treats: FREE printable recipe guide for children

Little edible birdie nest. Cute! Right? Who knew you could mix marshmallows and chow mein noodles up into a tasty spring treat. I realize chow mein noodles sound weird but they basically taste like pretzels without all of the salt. I saw a photo of these sweet treats years ago but never got around to […]

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Post image for Easter Basket Stuffer Ideas: IKEA Finger Puppet GIVEAWAY

Educational Toy GIVEAWAY: IKEA TITTA DJUR Finger Puppets Why we love these Finger Puppets from IKEA: They’re cute! Ten come in a package, making them a bargain. When I saw this set of ten finger puppets, I knew I had to snag a set to put in hiding for Miss Enigma’s Easter Basket. Lucky you, […]

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Post image for How to Spark Children’s Story Telling and Writing: Learning Toy GIVEAWAY

Week at a Glance: GIVEAWAY of the Week: Story Cubes Story Cubes Easter Basket Stuffer Story Cubes Illustration Game Dog Loves Drawing Story Telling Inspiration The Coloring Book Easter Basket Recommendation Toy Review and GIVEAWAY of the Week: Rory’s Story Cubes Why we love Story Cubes: When it comes to Birthday’s and Holidays, I like […]

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