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Fun Lollipop Crafting With Shaving Cream

Tomorrow, July 20th, is Lollipop Day, and there is an age old question that goes along with lollipops, how many licks does it take to get to the center of a tootsie roll pop? Though there has been multiple studies using robots and people, there is not an exact number. Instead, we have a fun activity to do, so that way while you are thinking about how many licks it truly takes, you can have your own gigantic lollipop to hang up above your bed or for a party. Materials: Shaving cream (men’s non-scented and comes out as white foam is the best to use) Food coloring Paper towels A pencil or...[Read more]

Hanging Out With Your Best Friends

Spending the day with you best friend can be a lot of fun! There is really no one like them. Our best friends go through everything with us. We have the same classes, play the same sports, and most of the time are the same age. Few people know us better than them. But enough with the sappy stuff, here are some fun filled activities you can do with your best...[Read more]

Pretzel Day Maze

Pretzels are a salty treat. There are different kinds of pretzels that can be served a lot of different ways. Some pretzels are served hard and in stick form. Some pretzels are soft and warm. They’re good with a lot of different dipping sauces and toppings. Some people like sweets like caramel and chocolate as dipping sauces for a pretzel. Some people like savories like mustard and salt and vinegar. Here’s a little maze that Lil’ Iguana needs to get through to get to his little sisters. Simply trace your path in between the darker lines. This puzzle might be hard so just keep...[Read more]

Tell a Fairy Tale Day

Fairy tales are stories or myths that have some element of fantasy in them. Most involve fairies, elves, and or gnomes in some way. They’re fun stories we share with friends and family. You can learn some from books as well as family. Tell them to friends and family and make up new ones. Share your fairytale with us on social media using...[Read more]

Easy To Make Scarf

Knitting can be hard to teach children, but we have an easy way for kids to make their own scarf! Just follow the steps below and you can have the coolest scarf around! Materials: Three straws (avoid the bendy straws) Six large beads Yarn of your choosing Scissors Step One: Take the three straws and with adult supervision, cut them about half way. Step Two: Cut six pieces of yarn to the desired length of the scarf, and then add a few more inches to that. Step Three: Take one of the strands of yarn and push it through the straw. Step Four: Once their is yarn on both sides of the straw, take...[Read more]

Bubble Baths

There are so many fun things to do when taking a bubble bath. You can make a bubble beard, or bring water colors in and paint. All you need is some shampoo, some coloring and you are good to go. Bubble baths can be a great way to relax or make a night special with the kids. Here are the essentials to making the best bubble...[Read more]

Leaf Pile 101

With autumn, right around the corner we know the leaves are coming with it. While yard clean up may seem like a chore there is a lot of fun to be had. Making a simple leaf pile can lead to hours of fun with the whole family and a nice break from our fall activities. Here is a lesson in Leaf Pile...[Read more]

Word Pie Fun – Activity Sheet

What does Lil’ Iguana like to do? Write the beginning letter of each picture to spell out the answer to the question.  Place the given letters on the lines provided below the circle.  After you solve the puzzle, color in the sheet and get creative.  Share your fun with us on Instagram or Facebook with hashtag: #liliguanafun Click here to download the printable PDF: Arturo’s Activities_Word Pie...[Read more]

Tissue Paper Flowers

April showers bring May flowers.  Get crafty and create your own tissue paper flowers to decorate around your house or for your next party.  The instructions listed below show just how easy this activity can be. Materials: 3 Sheets of Tissue Paper (20″x26″ or 20″x30″) 3 Pipe Cleaners or other Flexible Wire Scissors Optional: A Ruler or Measuring Tape Ribbon to decorate the Vase Scotch Tape/Glue to attach the Ribbon to the Vase A Vase Prepare you tissue paper in layers of three unfolded sheets flat on a surface. Stacking them on top of each other. Place the...[Read more]

Fork Leprechaun

Fork Leprechaun Happy Saint Patrick’s Day! Here’s a simple art piece your family can make in thirty minutes or less! Here’s what you’ll need: Orange paint Fork Brown and pink crayons Green, yellow, white, and black paper Googly eyes Glue Black marker Scissors Step one: Draw the leprechaun’s face with the brown crayon onto the white paper. On the sides of the face, draw two semicircles for ears! Step two:  Dip the fork into the orange paint and dab the paint onto the leprechaun’s face for the beard. Remember the eyebrows!   Step three: Apply the googly eyes under...[Read more]