My brilliant sister Catherine posted these plastic Easter egg bunnies that she came up with on Facebook. I loved the idea, so she offered to photograph the steps so I could share it with you. They are so cute! You could also draw alien faces on them for older kids – or, better yet, let the older kids draw the faces themselves! All of our plastic Easter eggs are currently being … [Read more...] about Plastic Easter Egg Bunnies
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I had planned to decorate Easter eggs with crayon shavings again this year, but when Saturday dawned beautiful and not-freezing we decided to spend the day at Old Sturbridge Village instead. We had a wonderful time there, seeing newborn lambs and learning about maple syrup. We didn’t get around to boiling eggs until Sunday evening, and we forgot to pull some out while they were … [Read more...] about Super Simple Easter Eggs
We thoroughly enjoyed getting outside and enjoying some spring weather this week! It wasn’t nearly as warm as our week of unbelievably sunny weather, but beautiful nonetheless! I love the way Johnny lives outside – he has no qualms about getting dirty to make the most of the outdoors – and he is happiest the days he spends a lot of time in nature! Emma came outside with … [Read more...] about Week in Review: Spring and Easter!
Emma decided this week that she wanted to make an Easter book. She picked out “Easter colors”, and set to work drawing things that she loves and is grateful for. We bound it together using pipe cleaners – my favorite way to quickly bind kid books. You just punch a few holes, stick the pipe cleaners through, and twist. Faster than yarn, and I find that they give more … [Read more...] about Emma’s Easter Book
Our library set out a bunch of craft and collage materials, and my kids went to town! I especially love Emma’s little Easter cards, which I didn’t see any other kids making. My favorite is her fuzzy little chick (complete with a yellow pom pom) and the egg she cut in half to have it cracked open. Johnny collected his Easter characters underneath an Easter rainbow, while … [Read more...] about Quick Easter Craft for Kids