Summertime Crafts for Kids

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When it’s too hot to play outside, bring the kids to the table for some fun, attention-grabbing crafts that make the most of rocks, paper and scissors. Go Fish! No one is left out on the fun of making little fishies. Big kids can tackle a more involved project like these adorable DIY Japanese Fish […]

Cool Ideas for Keeping Preschoolers Busy on Hot Summer Days

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Summer is chock full of opportunities for entertaining and enriching little kids’  development through new experiences and activities. Check out these ideas for summer activities for the 3-5 year-old set. They’ll come in especially handy during the dog days of summer, headed our way. 1.  No-Stress, No Mess Water Play No pool or even a […]

Get Your Red, White and Blue On with Crafts + Recipes!

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Fire up your family’s patriotism with these fun craft and recipe ideas for celebrating the Fourth of July! We’ve rounded up two easy 4th of July crafts and two deliciously festive recipes. Craft: DIY Patriotic Streamers Lead your own neighborhood parade in style! Tie some streamers and balloons to your stroller and help your kids […]

8 Favorite Pins for Parents – First Day of Summer edition

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It’s the first official day of summer, and we couldn’t be more excited for extra long days and warm nights. This week, we’re featuring our favorite pins of the season — from fresh recipes to a how to on removing a splinter with baking soda. Follow UrbanSitter on Pinterest for more great pins for parents. […]

Handy DIY Printables for Personalized Teacher Appreciation Gifts

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The end up the school year means it’s time to thank your children’s teachers for their tireless dedication, patience and nurturing. Thanks to downloadable printables provided by some of the most talented and generous bloggers out there, you can give a gift that’s  a little more special and a little more personal. These cute gift […]