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  • Heart Fish Valentine's Day Paper Plate Craft
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    Heart Fish Valentine’s Day Paper Plate Craft

    Valentine’s Day is only two weeks away! To prepare for the upcoming holiday, my kiddos and I have been making some heart-inspired crafts. I love using paper plates as an inexpensive base for craft projects, so my daughter and son recently helped me make some adorable heart fish. Both my children had a fantastic time […] More

  • National Geographic Kids "Dive Into Summer" Review
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    National Geographic Kids “Dive Into Summer” Review

    I have always loved National Geographic. I remember flipping through the pages of the magazine as a kid. Now that I have my own children, I also love the products from National Geographic Kids. I recently review an “Explore the Outdoors” set of materials from National Geographic Kids that my kids and I absolutely love. […] More

  • Homemade Salmon and Avocado Baby Food in Ice Cube Tray
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    Baby Food Recipes: Salmon and Avocado

    My family and I eat a lot of fish. When my son started eating solids at six months, one of the first foods that I fed to him was salmon and sweet potato. Not only is fish like salmon great for the body and brain, but a Danish study that I had read a few […] More

  • Paper Plate Fishbowl Craft
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    Paper Plate Fishbowl Craft

    My daughter and I love making crafts together. I especially enjoy making handprints crafts because I can lock a little piece of my kiddos in time. One afternoon recently, she and I made a simple but fun paper plate fishbowl craft. Materials Paper plate Blue inker Orange paint Cotton ball Wiggly eye Beans Glue Directions […] More

  • Paper Plate Fish Craft
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    Paper Plate Fish Craft

    I love using paper plates as part of crafts with my daughter. For our homeschool preschool lesson on fish last spring, she and I made an easy but fun paper plate fish craft. Materials Paper plate Colored paper Wiggle eye Scissors Glue Directions Cut a triangle out of the paper plate. Glue the triangle to […] More

  • Homemade Salmon and Sweet Potato Baby Food in Silicone Ice Cube Trays
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    Baby Food Recipes: Salmon and Sweet Potato

    When both of my kiddos started eating solid foods at six months old, I lovingly prepared my own homemade baby food. In addition to plain sweet potatoes, one of the first food combinations that I cook for my son was salmon and sweet potatoes. Not only is fish like salmon great for the body and […] More

  • Fish Preschool Activities
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    Preschool Homeschool Curriculum: Fish Lesson Plan

    Objective: To learn about fish Message: Fish are animals that live, swim, and breathe under water. Book(s): Catfish, Cod, Salmon, and Scrod: What Is a Fish? by Brian P. Cleary Fish by Cari Meister Fish by Kari Schuetz Fabulous Fishes by Susan Stockdale My Fish by Norman D. Graubart Fish Babies by Catherine Veitch Fish […] More

  • F Is for Fish Handprint Craft
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    F Is for Fish Handprint Craft

    F is for fish! Help your toddler learn about the letter F by making a fun fish handprint craft. Materials Green, yellow, orange, dark blue, light blue, white, and black nontoxic paint Blank paper Paper plate or scrap cardboard Cotton ball Cotton swab or paintbrush Instructions Pour some green paint onto the cardboard. Use a […] More

  • X Is for X-ray Fish Handprint Craft
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    X Is for X-ray Fish Handprint Craft

    X is for x-ray fish! Help your toddler learn about the letter X by making a fun x-ray fish handprint craft. Materials Black and white nontoxic paint Blank paper Paper plate or scrap cardboard Cotton ball Cotton swab or paintbrush Instructions Pour some black paint onto the cardboard. Use a cotton ball to spread a […] More