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Social Distancing Winter Activities to Do With Kids

First I just want to say: Congratulations -- You made it through 2020. But COVID hasn't magically disappeared, businesses are stilled closed, and social distancing hasn't gone away. With the cold weather moving in, we're going to need safe and practical ideas to keep everyone entertained and things running smoothly this winter. Whether you are… Continue reading Social Distancing Winter Activities to Do With Kids

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Indoor Christmas-Themed Crafts and Activities for Kids

This Christmas will look very different for many of us this year. Most of us will be home stuck inside because of the chilly winter weather. I know we're all getting a little impatient with each other and feeling on-edge. To help keep you and your kiddos sane, I've got some simple, some not-so simple,… Continue reading Indoor Christmas-Themed Crafts and Activities for Kids

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Thanksgiving Craft for Kids: Thankful Turkey

Thanksgiving is a time to reflect on all of the good in our lives. Even with the coronavirus ravaging our 2020, there is still so much to be thankful for. Use this Thankful Turkey craft to share your gratitude and to help your nanny kids do the same. Supplies: Toilet Paper Roll6 Colors of Construction… Continue reading Thanksgiving Craft for Kids: Thankful Turkey

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Halloween Craft for Kids: Glittery Spiderweb Decoration (Plus, a Fuzzy Spider)

Halloween may be different this year, but that doesn't mean we can't create some spooky holiday decorations to display in our homes. These glittery spiderwebs and spiders are the perfect touch to any glamorous haunted house. Supplies: School glueWax paperGlitter Instructions: https://youtu.be/wDDpMVm-eJs On a sheet of wax paper, draw a spiderweb using glue. Make sure… Continue reading Halloween Craft for Kids: Glittery Spiderweb Decoration (Plus, a Fuzzy Spider)

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Fall Craft for Kids: Popsicle Stick Scarecrow Decoration

Fall is here! There are so many great fall crafts to do with your nanny kids, but this popsicle stick scarecrow is one of my favorites. Though it requires some adult assistance, it's a pretty simple craft using items you probably already have in your craft bin. Supplies: Popsicle Sticks (You can use any size… Continue reading Fall Craft for Kids: Popsicle Stick Scarecrow Decoration

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Six Indoor Activities to Keep Your Kids Busy During a Pandemic

Though we haven't yet experienced the colder weather of the fall here in Colorado, it's only a matter of time. Because of the coronavirus, several indoor play areas and museums have been closed all summer, resulting in an increase of outdoor activities. It's no problem when it's sunny and warm outside, but as it starts… Continue reading Six Indoor Activities to Keep Your Kids Busy During a Pandemic

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Fall Activities You Can Still Do During A Pandemic

We're all probably thinking the same thing -- What can I do with my nanny kids that celebrates the fall season while also following COVID-19 guidelines? The simplest answer is: anything outside! Here are some suggestions in the Denver Metro area that will hopefully inspire some ideas in your own hometown. Keep in mind, most… Continue reading Fall Activities You Can Still Do During A Pandemic

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A Child-Crafted Father’s Day Gift Dad Will Actually Use

Father's Day is fast approaching. Have you decided on a gift to celebrate the main man in your child or nanny-kid's life? Is it just me or are men harder to shop for? The Mother's Day gift we created this year for my nanny mom was an easy decision, but I find that dads want… Continue reading A Child-Crafted Father’s Day Gift Dad Will Actually Use

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Easter Activity for Kids: Marbled Easter Eggs

Every Easter when I was a kid, my family used our dyed Easter eggs to play a game we called Christo Anesti. Every year, we dyed our eggs using the same store-bought dye with the wire egg-holder and the cheap stickers. You, too, could do that again this year, or...you could mix things up by… Continue reading Easter Activity for Kids: Marbled Easter Eggs

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Spring Craft for Kids: Easy Cupcake Liner Flowers

These cupcake liner flowers are fun, beautiful, and so easy to make! Design a whole garden for a great spring decoration! Supplies: Cupcake Liner (any color or pattern of your choosing)School GlueCraft StickGreen Paint and a PaintbrushCenterpiece of your choice (button, pom-pom, sticker, etc.)Green Construction PaperScissorsMarkers, optional Instructions: If choosing to decorate the cupcake liner,… Continue reading Spring Craft for Kids: Easy Cupcake Liner Flowers