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12 Crafts and Snacks Inspired by Winnie the Pooh

| August 1, 2018 | 8 Comments
12 Crafts and Snacks Inspired by Winnie the Pooh

12 Crafts and Snacks Inspired by Winnie the Pooh Generations of children have enjoyed Winnie the Pooh. The iconic silly ol’ bear first captured readers’ hearts in 1926, and now, almost 92 years after the first book published, a brand new generation is sure to fall in love with Winnie the Pooh! On August 3, […]

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Smiley Butterfly Craft for Kids

| May 23, 2018 | 5 Comments
Smiley Butterfly Craft for Kids

We all know that crafts are a great way to keep kids busy when they’re stuck indoors. Whether you’re a mother, or even a teacher, it pays to have several craft ideas up your sleeve. Crafts inspire creativity, spark the imagination, and – probably best of all – keep kids quiet. You can even save […]

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12 Flower Crafts for Spring

| May 16, 2018 | 4 Comments
12 Flower Crafts for Spring

12 Flower Crafts for Spring Flowers are starting to emerge from the ground to let us know that spring has sprung. While those flowers may not yet be ready to clip and bring into our homes, you can enjoy some gorgeous flowers in every space of your home. All it takes is a bit of […]

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14 Must Make Minnie Mouse Projects

| April 18, 2018 | 6 Comments
14 Must Make Minnie Mouse Projects

Minnie is often the subject of a wide range of craft projects. I’ve put together a list of 14 must-make Minnie Mouse projects for all ages. So, the next time you’re in the mood to make something fun, I hope at least a couple of these possibilities appeal to you. Many of these ideas would […]

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Become a Maker This Spring with DK Canada #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 05/11

| April 12, 2018 | 69 Comments
Become a Maker This Spring with DK Canada #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 05/11

Become a Maker This Spring with DK Canada Spring is all about being creative and trying new things. Whether it is with a device or with your hands, there are so many ways to create and make something and have doing it. DK Canada knows that Canadians have a creative spirit and would love to help […]

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Easter Lunchbox Jokes For Kids

| March 21, 2018 | 5 Comments
Easter Lunchbox Jokes For Kids

Easter Lunchbox Jokes For Kids Did you know that there are so many little things you can do for your kids this Easter that cost next to nothing? It might be cutting their sandwiches into the shape of an Easter egg, printing Easter lunchbox jokes or including some cute Easter bunny cookies in their lunchbox. […]

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11 Creative Ways to Decorate Easter Eggs

| March 19, 2018 | 7 Comments
11 Creative Ways to Decorate Easter Eggs

Easter is such a magical holiday for little ones. There’s the Easter bunny, Easter treats, cookies and chocolate, Easter crafts, Easter baskets, and of course the egg hunt. Remember growing up and decorating eggs with your parents? Chances are you simply dipped the eggs in some dye and that was it. While that’s fun, there are […]

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Fall Family Activities Around Ottawa #MyOttawa

| September 19, 2017 | 5 Comments
Fall Family Activities Around Ottawa #MyOttawa

Fall Family Activities Around Ottawa   Fall is here! Just because the days are becoming shorter and cooler does not mean the fun in Ottawa has come to an end! There are plenty of fun autumn activities happening in and around the city for you and your family to enjoy! We have put together a […]

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16 Spiderman Themed Ideas

| August 22, 2017 | 6 Comments
16 Spiderman Themed Ideas

    Do you have a little one who eats, sleeps and breathes all thing Spiderman?  If they or even you are a lover of the comics or the movie series you can not pass up the opportunity to go beyond the normal “Mom” duties for parties. You are in for a real spidey treat […]

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20 Harry Potter Crafts to Celebrate the Birth of the Boy Who Lived

| July 31, 2017 | 12 Comments
20 Harry Potter Crafts to Celebrate the Birth of the Boy Who Lived

    Harry Potter took the world by storm in 2001.  Some of us may even have kids that grew up watching Harry Potter. We have had the pleasure to enjoy all the movies, books, and cartoons released through 2011 and to this day people are still going crazy over Harry Potter books, movies, costumes […]

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Open a World of Fun with myfunvelope! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 08/25

| July 27, 2017 | 49 Comments
Open a World of Fun with myfunvelope! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 08/25

 Open a World of Fun with myfunvelope!   Rainy days. Travelling. Sick days. These are days that are hard on both kids and parents because you always want your child to have fun and entertained when they are not allowed to move around too much. Myfunvelope understands these situations and asked us if their roster […]

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20 Fun Easter Ideas for Kids

| April 7, 2017 | 8 Comments
20 Fun Easter Ideas for Kids

20 Fun Easter Ideas for Kids One of the best parts of Easter for many families is allowing the kids to play and enjoy themselves. There are Easter egg hunts, games, and Easter baskets that fill the traditional Easter holiday season for many people. If you’re having children over to your house, or hosting an […]

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Kids! Style Your Perfect Easter Bonnet at the Hat Creation Event! #CarlingwoodEasterParade.

| April 6, 2017 | 5 Comments
Kids! Style Your Perfect Easter Bonnet at the Hat Creation Event! #CarlingwoodEasterParade.

Kids! Style Your Perfect Easter Bonnet at the Hat Creation Event! One item of clothing that is synonymous with Easter is a bonnet. They are fun, festive and perfect to have on hand when going on a hunt for the goodies the Easter Bunny hid in crafty places. Would you like for your child to […]

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Celebrate a Fun for All March Break with DK Canada! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 03/31

| March 2, 2017 | 58 Comments
Celebrate a Fun for All March Break with DK Canada! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 03/31

Celebrate a Fun for All March Break with DK Canada   With February in our rear view mirrors, I am beginning to scramble with plans for that last long vacation period kids have before the end of the school year: March Break! It is great to get the kids out and about, but I know […]

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Fun Times at Kids And Company Birthday Party

| December 19, 2016 | 7 Comments
Fun Times at Kids And Company Birthday Party

I can’t quite believe my son is already turning 3 years old, the time has just gone by so very quickly and the old adage that when it comes to raising children “the days are long but the years are short” is so true and just a touch bittersweet. When I asked my little boy how […]

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Paper Roll Butterfly Craft

| June 10, 2016 | 15 Comments
Paper Roll Butterfly Craft

Now that my little ones are old enough to start to reach out and explore the world around them, they have been in awe over how spring has sprung around our backyard and our neighbourhood. They love nature and are always wanting to reach out and touch everything they can. I was wondering what we […]

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Shaun the Sheep Movie Activity Sheets‏

| April 12, 2016 | 7 Comments
Shaun the Sheep Movie Activity Sheets‏

From Aardman, the producers of Chicken Run and Wallace & Gromit comes Shaun the Sheep Movie, a farm-tastic adventure for the whole family from Lionsgate Home Entertainment. Perfect for the young and young-at-heart, this “world-class winner” (Rolling Stone) is rated 99% Fresh on Rotten Tomatoes and was the #1 movie on their Summer Movie Score […]

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How to Make Money on Your Arts, Crafts and Vintage Goods

| December 7, 2015 | 11 Comments
How to Make Money on Your Arts, Crafts and Vintage Goods

    How to Make Money Selling Your Arts, Crafts and Vintage Goods It has never been a better time to be a crafty or creative person looking to sell artwork or vintage items online. Numerous sites enable you to create a revenue stream from home. And, while you have the luxury of being your […]

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Adventure Awaits with My Amazing Pen Pal – #Review and #Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide ~ CAN 12/22

| November 26, 2015 | 20 Comments
Adventure Awaits with My Amazing Pen Pal – #Review and #Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide ~ CAN 12/22

Do your children love adventure? Do they like to learning about the world, solving puzzles and making crafts? Are you finding it hard to find the perfect for them this holiday season? My Amazing Pen Pal may just be the right gift to give this year! I was excited to be able to review one […]

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Learning for All ages with DK Canada! ~ Review and Giveaway ~ CAN 11/09

| October 6, 2015 | 45 Comments
Learning for All ages with DK Canada! ~ Review and Giveaway ~ CAN 11/09

I love learning. It keeps my mind sharp and I am entertained when I find out about new things. I also enjoy picking up more information about subjects I already have an interest in. I get more insight into this topic, and I feel that much smarter. That is why I am glad DK Canada […]

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Park-ticipate: Fun Free Weekly Themed Programs for Kids

| June 23, 2015 | 4 Comments
Park-ticipate: Fun Free Weekly Themed Programs for Kids

  Park-ticipate is a free drop-in weekly program run by the City of Ottawa during the summer months. It is offered at different Complexes and various local and rural parks throughout Ottawa East/West for children aged 4 to 10 years old. City Staff are highly trained for this fun-filled weekly themed program of crafts, games and […]

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15 Amazing Children’s Crafts for Father’s Day

| May 21, 2015 | 15 Comments
15 Amazing Children’s Crafts for Father’s Day

Are you looking for crafts to make with your kids for Father’s Day? The list of amazing crafts to create below are perfect to give to dad on his special day. I am positive that you will find an ideal one to create. For more gift ideas, you can make a Snack Tie Box with […]

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The Gift of Creativity by Mail: The Doodle Post Review and Giveaway #KidsGiftGuide~ CAN 06/21

| May 21, 2015 | 21 Comments
The Gift of Creativity by Mail: The Doodle Post Review and Giveaway #KidsGiftGuide~ CAN 06/21

The offer to review a couple of craft packages from the Doodle Post came at the perfect time. My husband and I were planning our March Break road trip to Florida and we were scrambling to find things to keep our six year old daughter busy and happy during the long drive. The Doodle Post package […]

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Construction Paper Flowers Craft

| April 13, 2015 | 14 Comments
Construction Paper Flowers Craft

    Construction Paper Flowers Craft If you are looking for a simple and fun craft that also makes a great gift, then you will enjoy this construction flower craft. I got the idea from the back of a package of Crayola construction paper. These construction paper flowers are easy to make and are fun […]

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