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Make your own Wild Kratt's costumes from PBS Parents

Wild Kratts DIY Halloween Costume

Heather Neal - Thursday, October 25, 2012 - 5:06am

I told you before that I really enjoy crafting my kid's Halloween costume. This year, we're going with the hand-me-down costume that's been in the closet for at least 2 years now (it's taken a while for my 4-year-old...

DIY Thankful Cards

Heather Neal - Thursday, November 15, 2012 - 7:36am

This adorable, simple project from PBS Parents is a great way to teach children that Thanksgiving is about more than a supremely delicious 3,000 calorie (on average) meal. Odds are you have everything you need for the...

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Holiday Traditions: Crafts

Heather Neal - Monday, December 10, 2012 - 5:04am

When “it’s the thought that counts” meets “times are tough,” a natural result is the homemade gift. Personally, I sincerely enjoy a thoughtful, homemade gift and am eager to make thoughtful, homemade gifts for others...

Good Gifts for Mother’s Day

Heather Neal - Friday, May 10, 2013 - 8:16am

We blogged earlier about gifts for teachers, which got a great response, so we’re doing it again for moms. (Hint: Mother’s Day is Sunday. If you haven’t planned for that yet, you are officially crunched for time.)...

Curious George Halloween Special

Heather Neal - Friday, October 25, 2013 - 6:27am

It’s George’s first Halloween in the country, and Bill tells him and Allie about the Legend of No Noggin -- a spooky tale about a hat-kicking scarecrow who haunts the countryside on Halloween. But is the legend really...

Five Party Ideas to Celebrate New Year’s With the Family

Heather Neal - Friday, December 27, 2013 - 6:36am

This very happy “Happy New Year!” card from Sesame Workshop got me thinking. Why not have a Happy New Year party that my kid can enjoy, too? At only five years old, time has little meaning outside the bounds of “a...

Last Minute No-Sew Halloween Costumes

Heather Neal - Wednesday, October 29, 2014 - 9:16am

For many families, fall festivals, parties, and apple and pumpkin gathering leave little time for costume shopping and fashioning. Suddenly, Halloween weekend is here – when we could have sworn we had one more week to...

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