Grassy Heads

One of the crafts we set out during my son’s 4th birthday party was a make your own grassy head. After a week of regular watering and plenty of sunshine, Joe (as we affectionately named him) really needed a haircut.

Joe Grassy Head
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Pretzel Log Cabin

Miniature log cabin of pretzels and shredded wheat cereal My mother is kind of a recipe hoarder. From cookbooks, to handwritten recipes on 3×5 cards, scribbled notes on scraps of paper, printouts from the internet, to clipped magazine and newspaper recipes.

She sent me a clipping from the Buffalo News that was so faded I could hardly read the print. On it, I could make out a very cute log cabin made from pretzels. The date, December 1991. She thought it would be a fun project for me and my son (she is thoughtful like that). So, we gave it a shot.
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Play dough

Home made Play Dough
Playing with your hands and fingers stimulates the brain and can help toddlers develop fine motor skills and dexterity. So if you are looking for a fun activity to do with your little one, whip up a batch of home made play dough, find some safe tools and accessories your toddler can use (rolling pin, spoons, cookie cutters, kid scissors, sticks, flowers, leaves), and you will be ready to play in minutes.
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