Thursday, September 29, 2011

For the Kids Friday #30



Welcome to the Party!!!
I am so happy you are here!  We had an awesome week with over 135 links, and I'm hoping for even more great ideas shared this week.  Here are some of my favorites from last week's party...

And with that... show us what awesome things you've been up to!

If you've been featured below, grab my A++ and brag about it to your friends :)


Sun Scholars

No Sew Pumpkin Tutu Tutorial
at Growing Up Gardner

Chocolate Filled Cookie Dough
at Artsy Fartsy Mama

You've Got Mail - Preschool Style
at Crayon Freckles

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Bento Lunch Box Ideas
at I Should Be Mopping the Floor

B is for Bugs Preschool Unit
at Snails and Puppy Dog Tails

Apple Sandwiches
at Mrs. Happy Homemaker

And the most clicked link last week...
Easy Letter Reversal Solution
at Come Together Kids






This Week\




1)  I would LOVE for you to first be a follower of my blog.  (And why wouldn't you want to be?!)

2)  Grab my For the Kids Fridays Button and place it somewhere on your blog.  Be sure to link back to me!

3)  Link up as many KID-RELATED activities, games, recipes, parties, gifts, clothing you've created, crafts, traditions, lessons, and so on... that you would like to share.  Please add a different link each week.  They can be old or new... this is just a place to share ideas for our kids to enjoy.  Bonus points to those that serve some educational purpose too!  Link must be to the specific post, and not your general blog page.  Please don't link to your store.

4)  Share the love and comment on at least one other link.  Everyone loves to get feedback.


That's it!  Have fun, and thanks so much for participating!



Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Frankenstein Snack

I am so excited to be featuring Jill from Kitchen Fun With My 3 Sons here today!  Have you seen her blog?  I am amazed each and every week at the fun and creative ideas that come out of her kitchen.  I am expecting her to announce a book any day, which I am sure would be a huge success (nudge, nudge).  Stop by her blog and see what fabulous ways she is making meal-time fun!


Some of my personal favorites over at
Kitchen Fun With My 3 Sons...

  
  

1) Bert & Ernie Fruit Snack                              2) Angry Bird Lunch
3) Charlie Brown Breakfast    4) Oh No! The Turtle Turned Over!


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Hello, I am Jill from Kitchen Fun With My 3 Sons, a blog I created with my little boys and we make fun and silly snacks, breakfast, lunches, dinners, and treats mostly for kids. We have goofed off in the kitchen for a long time and thought it would be fun to share our silly kids food ideas with others. I work part time and have a million things going on with my 3 little boys so everything you see will be pretty easy to make. We would love for you to stop by our blog and let us know what you think about all of our fun creations!

We are so excited to be guest posting here on Sun Scholars! This is such a awesome blog and we feel honored that Rachel has asked us to share one of our silly snacks with all of you!


We have been making a lot of sweet treats lately so my 7 year old suggested that we make something healthy to share. I am always trying to find fun and interesting ways to get my kids to eat healthy snacks and making things like this definitely does the trick for us! We came up with this cute Frankenstein apple using 1 green apple, 1 mini marshmallow, 2 square marshmallows, peanut butter, 2 mini chocolate chips, and a hand full of raisins.


We started out cutting a big hand full of raisins in half. You will use these for the hair and mouth. Start with the zig zag edge of the hair and work up from that by pressing the sticky side of the raisin on the top of the apple. Do the same for the stitch mouth.


Cut the mini marshmallow in half and press them on for eyes. Attach mini chocolate chips (or raisins) on the marshmallows with peanut butter for pupils. Press more raisins on for the eyebrows.


Take the 2 square marshmallows and cut Frank's electrodes out with kitchen scissors.


Scoot them on the bottom sides of the apple and then you are done!
We hope that you have fun making this fun Halloween snack. Here are my little boys with their spooky monster creation!


I LOVE it!!!
Stop by Kitchen Fun With My 3 Sons and say "HI" from Sun Scholars!

Thursday, September 22, 2011

For the Kids Friday #29



No features this week... so sorry for that.  There were so many great links shared.
As of Monday I will be teaching a grade one class at an International School here in China, and I have been SO busy getting the room ready to go.  I have to make a fun space for children where first there were only bare walls.. and much of the stuff to fill the space has to be made from scratch!  So there's a challenge, eh?  I'll share more soon.

But.. these links had the most clicks last week...


Halloween PreK Pack (Free Download)
at Over the Big Moon


Stained Glass Fall Leaves
at Mom on Timeout


Orange & White Playroom Reveal
at Family Ever After

And with that... show us what awesome things you've been up to!




This Week\




1)  I would LOVE for you to first be a follower of my blog.  (And why wouldn't you want to be?!)

2)  Grab my For the Kids Fridays Button and place it somewhere on your blog.  Be sure to link back to me!

3)  Link up as many KID-RELATED activities, games, recipes, parties, gifts, clothing you've created, crafts, traditions, lessons, and so on... that you would like to share.  Please add a different link each week.  They can be old or new... this is just a place to share ideas for our kids to enjoy.  Bonus points to those that serve some educational purpose too!  Link must be to the specific post, and not your general blog page.  Please don't link to your store.

4)  Share the love and comment on at least one other link.  Everyone loves to get feedback.


That's it!  Have fun, and thanks so much for participating!



Tuesday, September 20, 2011

35 Awesome Rainy Day Activities

You can call these Rainy Day Activities... I call them FUN whether it happens to be raining outside or not!  I've put together a collection of ideas that I would love to do with my kids and I hope it inspires you too.  Many of these ideas require some supplies you might not have on hand, so I recommend selecting a few to have ready for your next "Rainy Day"!

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Meet the Dubiens featured at Ucreate

Rainy Day Crafts with Kids: Alphabet Cookies
at Momtastic

Mini marshmallow popper
at Real Simple

at Curbly

at A Little Learning for Two

at Totally Tots

at Fun on a Dime

How to make edible jewelry for a kids party.
at Kid Parties 1-2-3

at One Pearl Button

Kitchen roll kaleidoscope
at MiniEco

at TinkerLab

at Tunstall's Teaching Tidbits
Find more Minute to Win It games HERE

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at Patterns for Coloring

at Filth Wizard

at The Idea Room

at Meet the Dubiens

at Giverslog

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at Daily Coloring Pages 

at Play Create Explore

PVC Playhouse
at Angry Julie Monday

at Meet the Dubiens

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at Pen and Paper Flowers

at Bhoomplay's Blog

activities for kids 32 Things to Make Using A Cardboard Box {diy}
at Tip Junkie

at 2 Little Hooligans

Easy Kids' Tent / Reading Nook
at Ana White Homemaker

at Pink & Green Mama

at Housing a Forest

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at OhDeeDoh

right here at Sun Scholars

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at Raising Sparks

at Creative Contentment

at Crafting in the Rain

at Inspiration Surrounds Creativity Abounds

at Hippos & Dinosaurs

No shortage of fun here!!!