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Encouraging Healthy Eating in Kids

 Posted by on August 18, 2014
Aug 182014
Encouraging Healthy Eating in Kids

A new school year is a great time to start thinking about the choices we make as a family. Horizon Organic {Inspiration Laboratories sponsor} knows that encouraging healthy eating in kids is important. Try these activities together to help teach kids about healthy choices. Encouraging Healthy Eating in Kids through Books Read books about making [...]

Colorful Bookshelves and Painted Wall Border

 Posted by on August 15, 2014
Aug 152014
Colorful Bookshelves and Painted Wall Border

This post brought to you by FrogTape. All opinions are 100% mine. I’m really excited to share our latest project in Lily’s nursery. We built colorful bookshelves and added a painted border to the wall. The Painted Wall Border To plan for the placement of the border and shelves, I used FrogTape® Multi-Surface. This helped [...]

Aug 132014
Fizzy Coconut Lime Play Dough {Aliki Virtual Book Club for Kids}

Aliki is this month’s featured author for the Virtual Book Club for Kids. We were inspired to make fizzy coconut lime play dough after reading My Five Senses.  Affiliate links are included in this post. My Five Senses by Aliki At first I thought My Five Senses was a book for babies. The first pages are very simplistic: “I can see! [...]

Aug 092014
The Sunday Showcase - Fun Science for Kids

Welcome to the Sunday Showcase! This week I’m featuring Fun Science Activities for Kids. {You know I can’t pass up the opportunity to share great science with you.}  Craftulate uses tongs for an animal habitat sort. P is for Preschooler makes nature prints with clay. Fantastic Fun and Learning shares a five senses science investigation with chewing [...]

Cardboard Tube Monsters

 Posted by on August 7, 2014
Aug 072014
Cardboard Tube Monsters

Our cardboard tube monsters are easy to make. They will surely spark your kids imagination and inspire some pretend play. Cardboard Tube Monsters These cardboard tube monster were designed and created by Aiden {age 4.5}. Out of our craft supplies, Aiden grabbed a few things and assembled the monsters. You can make some, too! Supplies: [...]

3D Paper Monsters

 Posted by on August 6, 2014
Aug 062014
3D Paper Monsters

Kids love monsters. They are fun to make because it’s okay for them to look a little strange. They are great for the imagination, too Here’s how you can make your own 3D paper monsters. 3D Paper Monsters Materials: paper colors of your choice scissors glue googly eyes pom poms (optional) pipecleaners (optional) How to make the [...]

Aug 022014
50 Books about Going Back to School {Sunday Showcase}

Welcome to the Sunday Showcase! This week I’m featuring Books about Going Back to School. {There is very little overlap between these lists.}   Gift of Curiosity has 9 children’s books about starting school. Growing Book by Book lists several first day of school books {new and old}.9 Coffee Cups and Crayons shares books about starting [...]

Jul 302014
Ecology for Kids: Food Chain Lesson {Summer Science Series}

The theme for the last week of our Summer Science Series with Edventures with Kids is ecology. Try this simple food chain lesson to introduce ecology to kids.  Affiliate links are included in this post. Thanks for supporting Inspiration Laboratories! Pond Circle Pond Circle by Betsy Franco is a good book to use for introducing food chains to kids. I love [...]

Raising Scientists

 Posted by on July 29, 2014
Jul 292014
Raising Scientists

MaryAnne from Mama Smiles is here today to talk about raising scientists – a topic close to my heart since I believe science literacy is important for everyone. Incorporating science into our daily lives is easier than you think. Read on to find out what MaryAnne has to say about the topic. Be sure to check out Mama [...]

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