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Sunday, March 21, 2010

GARDEN-PLANTING THEME

This week since it is so nice in Northeastern PA I decided to do a garden theme with the Goose for lunch.

I have links to really great toys and printable crafts for this week as well as some crafts that we are planning on doing during the rest of the week so make sure you check back. I will try to post them every night.

Our Muffin Tin Monday!

GARDEN-PLANTING THEME


1. DIRT- I used a pudding cup and a crushed up oreo. I didn't add the worm because he doesn't like gummy candy and I would eat the whole bag anyway. ;)
2. RAIN WATER- out of the tap :)
3. BUGS- I found these at toys r us this week on clearence so I picked them up.
4. CARROT STICKS
5. FRENCH ONION DIP
6. CUCUMBER STICKS
PLUS cute Flower Picks
He ate all of the veggies and left the dirt and cookies so can you guess who finished them??? That's right ME! Ever since he started eating solid food I feel like I grase more then a cow. I hate throwing away food.

Our planting veggies and herbs.







Cute Garden finds:
The sunny patch collections for Melissa and Doug
These are so gross but so cool in the same way. Remember mudpies? How about mud hot dogs or hamburgers. YUM! THESE ARE BUY ONE GET ONE FREE AT TOYS R US THIS WEEK ALONG WITH ALL THE LITTLE TYKES TOYS!

Great Printables
Home School Creations


has great Fruit and Veggies match printable cards HOMESCHOOLCREATIONS
HOMEGROWNHEARTS is one of the best websites for FREE printables that I have seen in a while.

Tuesday, March 16, 2010

St Patrick's Day Cake Pops

Oh my goodness where these alot of work. I made 72 of these little darlings. The recipe is here which is now one of my favorite new websites to visit. Enjoy!


Sunday, March 14, 2010

Muffin TIn Monday G*R*E*E*N - St. Patrick's Day

Leapin' Leprechaun's...we had a busy day today. Grocery Shopping, Cleaning, Laundry and then the FUN stuff.
First, we made Irish Soda Bread Muffins recipe here.
(I didn't use the Caraway seed and they were so yummy!)

Then we made our Muffin Tin Monday GREEN Tin


1. Green Juice--Food Coloring
2. Shamrock Cookie
3. Green Grapes
4. Kiwi
5. Ham Steak Strips
6. Green Yogurt with a green spoon ;)--Food Coloring
7. Green Pepper Shamrocks with Green French Onion dip--Food Coloring
8. Irish Soda Bread Muffins(see above)I made these into suns with cheese slices


We also made and played a shamrock match game see Here for printables.



More great Printables HERE...well worth the money. I came across this site and fell in love with the different items they have. Also on St Patrick's Day be sure visit and buy your tot some learning aids.


Be sure to follow me... I have alot of neat ideas for Easter that will be sure to please you.
Monday, March 08, 2010

Y*E*L*L*O*W Muffin Tin Monday!!!!

After a VERY stressful day at work ... no heat, fighting students and the usually Monday mayham that comes with working in a special needs class I was so tired. I came home from work took an asprin for the pounding headache and popped in a BLUES CLUES video and closed my eyes. Ahhh the joy that 22 minutes of piece and quiet brings. Then it was off to make Muffin Tin Monday.

It is so hard for me to think of such an easy theme, I was wandering around the grocery store trying to find stuff that was YELLOW and most importantly something that the Goose would eat. I knew that I wanted "peeps" and yogurt, the rest just followed. Here's my tin.



1: Milk in a yellow duck cup.
2: Yellow Peeps and golden rasins
3: Hard boiled eggs cut up in quarters ( which he put the whole thing in his mouth at once perhaps next time I will do eights. LOL
4: Golden Fish Filet--yes my son loves fish!!! Too funny Mommy and Daddy don't!
5: Vanilla yogurt which was white and then I added a couple drops of food dye and presto YELLOW! I also got this cute spoon and fork set with different colors it was on clearance at the grocery store. Yah me!
6: Apple Slices

My Goose with yellow flowers that we bought at the store.


Painting with one of those water paint books--I never thought they were as clean as they are. The water color paint books make a mess all over everything but these books are really easy to clean up. I MUST add more to our art station.