Thanksgiving Coloring Pages

Thanksgiving Coloring Pages and Activity Sheets

Thanksgiving Coloring Pages

If you are looking for fun activities for Thanksgiving to work on with the kids, enjoy these free Thanksgiving Coloring Pages and Activity Sheets at Crayola.com! There's a lot of cute coloring pages to choose from. You'll also find activities such as Thanksgiving Bingo, Corn Place Setting, Thanksgiving Frame, Turkey Card, and a Turkey Craft! Thanksgiving Craft Thanksgiving Bingo … [Read more...]



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Disguise a Turkey – Fancy Nancy!

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Disguising a turkey is a fun project to complete this year with the family! Schedule a time during the day to sit down with the family and get creative! There are several different ways to disguise your turkey! Basically you just take a printout of a turkey as seen below, decorate it however you wish and display the turkey during Thanksgiving! You can create superheros, favorite characters from a book, animals, and lots more! You can even write … [Read more...]



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Edible Apple Turkey Craft for Kids

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Thanksgiving is the time to be thankful for our blessings! I have two little blessings at home that call me, "Mom," and we have a lot of fun working on crafts and activities during the holidays. This Thanksgiving, take a few moments to create a few fun crafts to make with your little ones. There are many different ways to make these apple shaped turkeys by using different edible snacks. You can get creative and use anything from your pantry or … [Read more...]



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Halloween Craft: Milk Jug Pumpkins

Halloween Craft Milk Jug Pumpkins

Last week, I posted about making these adorable and easy Milk Jug Ghosts. This week, I wanted to tell you about the Milk Jug Pumpkins we made! When I made the ghosts, I purchased flameless tea lights thinking they were white. When I got home and tried them out, my Milk Jug Ghosts were orange. I didn't like that and thought that the light would look better in pumpkin milk jugs. We saved more empty water jugs (you can use clean milk jugs, too) as … [Read more...]



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Halloween Ghost Eggs

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I was cleaning out our refrigerator recently and noticed that I had some eggs in there that were past the expiration date by a few days. Being the paranoid mom that I am, I decided that it was best to toss these eggs to be on the safe side. Before throwing them out, I had an idea to boil them and let my daughters color them like we do every Easter. This would make me feel much better and I would feel that I wasn't exactly wasting the eggs … [Read more...]



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Milk Jug Ghosts Halloween Craft

Milk Jug Ghosts Halloween Craft

Milk Jug Ghosts Halloween Craft

My girls are at the age where they love to work on arts and crafts with me. Recently, I found that we were throwing away so many useful items that could be turned into fun crafts -- things like jars, toilet paper and paper towel rolls, containers, and more. Instead of being wasteful, we started turning our trash into creative treasures. We go through milk often and milk jugs are a common household item that tend to make it into the recycle … [Read more...]



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How to Make Green Slime

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Disclosure: This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser, Walmart Family Mobile. All opinions are mine alone. #CatchMoreData #Ghostbusters #CollectiveBias My girls look forward to movie nights at our house. Movie nights around here are very fun for all of us and that's probably why they always ask to have more! We go all out for movie nights and make each movie night fun and unique. Before our family movie … [Read more...]



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4th of July Activities for Families

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Ocala/Marion County VCB for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. The 4th of July weekend is approaching and that usually means a long weekend off from work and time spent with the family. Many families will be planning vacations and some families will be staying home. Either way, there's always a great variety of activities to take advantage of during this holiday weekend. Below you will … [Read more...]



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15 Fun, Easy, and Frugal Summer Activities for Kids

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Summer is approaching and this is the time to make some great memories with your kids. The truth is, it is often the easiest, simplest activities that provide the best memories of all. Whether or not you have the time and money to plan any big trips or exciting vacations this summer, here are 15 fun, easy and frugal activities you will definitely want to do with your children this summer. 1. Jump in Muddy Puddles: Go ahead; get dirty! Kids … [Read more...]



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How to Create a Summer “Sundae Fundae”

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Disclosure: This is a sponsored post on behalf of The J.M. Smucker Company. All opinions are my own. #SundaeFundae The beginning of summer is approaching quickly. When I think of summer, I think of swimming, backyard BBQs, and plenty of ice cream. Ice cream is the perfect addition to any summer day. The best part about ice cream during the summer is that you can get as creative with it as you’d like. With two young girls at home, we … [Read more...]



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ABC Family’s 25 Days of Christmas Schedule 2015

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Every year many families it around and every movie/show that appears on the ABC 25 Days of Christmas event. What if you could watch them year round without cable? Did you know almost every one of those movies are available on DVD too? Thanks to I Heart the Mart for the list! Below you can also see the TV schedule for times and days of when your favorite Christmas Movies will be appearing on ABC! ABC Family's 25 Days of Christmas Schedule … [Read more...]



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How to Throw a Princess Tea Party

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Disclosure: This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Nature's Harvest® and Sverve. All opinions are my own. My girls have been begging me to have a tea party lately. We have a cute little porcelain tea set that sits in one of our cabinets and we decided to dust if off this weekend and have the princess tea party that they've been wishing for. To celebrate the weekend in style, I made sure to have princess accessories on hand to … [Read more...]



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Are Your Kids Involved In Too Many Activities This Summer?

Extracurricular activities are a great way for your kids to socialize with others, burn off some energy and learn important life skills. They are tons of fun, and there are always plenty to choose from. Unfortunately, however, when it comes to extracurricular activities, it is possible to have too much of a good thing. Are you worried that your children are involved in too many activities this summer? Here are five signs you will definitely … [Read more...]



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Fun Family Activity: Build an Indoor Fort for Movie Night #PopSecretForts

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Disclosure: This discussion is sponsored by Pop Secret. All opinions are my own. I'll be the first to admit that my schedule can get so crazy busy that I'm too tired to devote time and attention to my family, especially my kids. I'm still working on making changes this year because this is something I want to change. I want to add more family friendly activities into our schedule this year including family outings, vacations, and simple … [Read more...]



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Little Passports Announces Early Explorers Subscription for Preschoolers!

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**The links in this post are affiliate links and I will receive a small commission if you make a purchase after clicking on my link. Little Passports Announces Early Explorers Subscription for Preschoolers! Looking for a fun and unique gift idea for a little loved one in your family? Little Passports has a wonderful new program for preschoolers, called Early Explorers. Children ages 3 to 5 can experience the joy of learning about new … [Read more...]



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10 Things You’ll Need for Toddler Paint Time

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Disclosure: This article is sponsored by Viva®. Painting is one of our favorite activities at my house. My girls love when I get the paint out!  In fact, I have a tote devoted to paint supplies that I keep in a closet and pull out on a regular basis. It's filled with bottles of paint, paint brushes, paint paper, and other paint supplies. My girls love to paint, so having a paint tote ready to go is helpful for a busy mom like me! I … [Read more...]



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How to Make Sidewalk Chalk Paint

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We spend a lot of time outdoors. In the evenings,  my girls along with many of the neighbors' kids love to come over to play on our driveway. I usually have a lot of fun activities for them to do and the fact that it's shaded in the evening makes it a bit more enticing to the kids. Who wants to play in the hot beaming sun when you can enjoy the shade? Recently, the kids found my stash of sidewalk paint that I found on sale at Amazon and before … [Read more...]



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15 Summer Activities to Keep Kids Busy

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Summer is around the corner! How do you plan to keep the kids busy this summer? I know I'll be busy this summer entertaining my girls, so I'm doing my best to plan ahead! There are too many days where I fail to plan out our day and it ends up a complete disaster. This year, I'm changing that and having a plan in place for these long summer days where the kids will be at home and it's my job to figure out how to entertain them all day! I always … [Read more...]



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3D Creepy Halloween Ghost Craft

Halloween Ghost Craft

My daughter and I made Reese's cupcakes recently and I had a stack of white cupcake cups leftover. Usually I save them for future cupcake creations but a cute craft idea popped into my head as they were sitting there on my kitchen counter - a creepy Halloween ghost craft! (My husband actually drew the face you see there at the bottom!) This is a super easy craft that allows your child to be creative! Materials: 3 White Cupcake … [Read more...]



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