Bunny Family Project

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This little craft was so much fun and turned out so cute! The whole family made these together and they are happily displayed on our mantel. All you needs is toilet paper rolls, paint, scissors, marker, goggly eyes, and sticky dots (or glue).

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Paint your toilet paper rolls and bunny ears (made by an extra toilet paper roll). Let dry. Attach ears with sticky dots or glue. Add eyes and draw on face. Display for everyone to enjoy!

Sponge Seed Pods

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This is a really fun easy activity to do with your little ones for spring. All you need is a packet or two of seeds (herbs preferably), a few new sponges, scissors and a marker. I traced different shapes the kids chose and cut them out. We discussed different shapes and counted the sides. Once you have them cut out put them on a tray or plate that will hold a bit of water. Sprinkle each sponge with seeds, and spray with water until its damp but not soaked. I also pour a little water on the tray to help keep them moist.

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Make sure sponges stay damp and place in direct sunlight during the day. At night turn a plastic container over them at night to keep moist. Happy growing!

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Homemade Chex Mix

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This is a really yummy, healthy snack that is super easy to make at home! And for half the price!

Chex Mix
Ingredients:
3 cups corn Chex
3 cups rice Chex
2 cups wheat Chex
3 tablespoons butter
2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
1 1/2 teaspoons seasoned salt
3/4 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon onion powder

Directions:
1.) Combine cereals in bowl set aside
2.) Melt butter in bowl, stir in seasoning. Pour over cereal mixture, stir until coated.
3.) Bake for 1 hour at 250F, stir every 20 minutes.
4.) Cool and store in air tight container or zip loc baggies.

Enjoy!

Snow Ice Cream

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The other day we got about two inches of snow so making snow ice cream was a must! It’s super easy! All you need is a large bowl of clean snow, one can of sweetened condensed milk, 1 tsp of vanilla, and a few drops of food coloring (optional).

Mix snow, sweet milk, vanilla and food coloring. Once mixed I put it into the freeze for 30 minutes to make sure it’s good and cold! Serve!

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We added green food coloring for St. Patricks coming up!

Play Dough Cages {Zoo Activity}

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We are taking a trip to a zoo this weekend and have been talking about animals and the zoo all week! This was an easy activity for my kiddos and they played for an hour making cages! We talked all about the different types of animals they may have, what kind of environments they live in, and which animals eat plants, veggies, and meat. They loved it! Even Miss Rae loved watching and playing with the little animals!

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All you need is little play animals, play dough, and sticks!

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Valentines Teacher Gift & A Big Hello!

Hi there! I’m a new member of Timeless Adventures, my name is Sasha and I am a mommy to four little munchkins, Miss Marylee, Little Man, Miss Moo (she has a love for cows!), and Miss Rae. Tiffany is my cousin in law and since we have a lot of the same views and passions she decided to let me blog along beside her! If you have any questions for me please feel free to ask! Now onto the valentines teacher gift!

My oldest daughter Miss Marylee is in kindergarten and we just love her teacher! She is a wonderful lady and has made the transition into our big girls school years so much easier! And so it just seems right to get her something special to show her how much we appreciate her! I saw a few ideas on Pinterest with clipboards and decided to run with it!

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At target I found a clipboard that opens to hold different items. I picked up some binder clips, sticky notes, colorful pens, and some cute magnets to add! Target color codes most of their supplies so pick your favorites or mix and match! I also picked up some Valentines pencils in the dollar bins, because a teacher can never have too many of them! And of course a bag of chocolates had to be clipped along! What’s a Valentines gift without some chocolate?! To make it just a bit more special I added her name with alphabet stickers.

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I also picked up a card for Miss Marylee to fill out! She wrote the whole card out by herself, only asking for help to stretch (sound out) the words she wasn’t sure how to spell. We have found it extremely helpful to let her put her words together to make a sentence. Sometimes she misses a word she meant to write but she is getting better and better at putting her own thoughts into words on paper. Slowly stretching out the sounds of the words without actually saying the letters usually reminds her of what letter she is trying to think of to spell a word. With a bit of help and encouragement it’s well worth the time to let your child do it on their own!

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She even added a picture of her teachers family going to the zoo!

I am excited to be posting here, and look forward to giving you good ideas, helpful advice, and adventures you can do with your children!

-Sasha