Posts Tagged: crafts for kids

Wizard Worthy Events

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Whether you identify with team Slytherin, Gryffindor, Hufflepuff or Ravenclaw, you have one thing in common: your love for Harry Potter. This summer, let that fascination take flight through multiple Harry Potter-themed events happening throughout the Cincinnati area. Solve puzzles to escape Azkaban in the Escape from Azkaban event on Friday, July 21st from 6… Read more »

Happy Birthday, Mary Helen!

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Mary Helen Studio will celebrate it’s second birthday on April 22 and you’re invited!  RSVP for some cookie decorating fun with the studio’s neighbors, The BonBonerie, and check out the spring collection (AND get 20% off!).  Just email events@maryhelenstudio.com to make sure there’s enough cookies for everyone, and check out some upcoming spring group classes,… Read more »

Sweet Traditions: Celebrating Valentine’s Day With Kids

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Here are some great ideas from our editors and writers to celebrate Valentine’s Day with your little ones! In spite of the fact that we’re both adults, my mom and I still put together Valentine’s Day bags for each other that are loaded with goodies. While my bag is probably easy to compile, because I… Read more »

DIY LOVE: Valentine’s Day Crafts for Kids

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There are tons of ways to express your love this Valentine’s Day – chocolates, jewelry, a sweet card. But how about a homemade Valentine that the kids can make? Check out this list of do-it-yourself events, all happening for FREE at your local library!   At the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County (cincinnatilibrary.org):… Read more »

Fun Family Fridays at the YMCA

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Head to your local YMCA branch for free family fun every Friday, now through Dec. 9, from 5 – 9 p.m. Thirteen YMCA of Greater Cincinnati locations will have family time set aside in the gym, indoor pool, and fitness studios for endless fun.  Enjoy a physical activity or family gym time, then make a… Read more »

Mom Report: The Silver Diva

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A trip to The Silver Diva has been on my wish list for months. Yes, months! When my kids and I created our summer wish list I made sure The Silver Diva topped the list. My kids have been working their gross motor skills by running, jumping, skipping, and biking, but it was time for… Read more »

Father’s Day Gift Ideas

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Don’t know what to do for Dad this Father’s Day?  We have some ideas and local finds to get you started! DIY Try hand-stamping a keychain at The Silver Diva — it makes a great gift for Father’s Day, and on June 11, there will be a special session to help you do just that!… Read more »

Mom Report: A Crafting We Will Go!

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“You can’t use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have.” –Oscar Wilde I am a crazy crafter! I like to create and make and I enjoy sharing this hobby with my kids. Research shows that art activities promote brain development in early childhood. Art encourages creativity, introduces kids to new materials, tools,… Read more »

The Thankful Tree

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November is one of my favorite months. The leaves are beautiful colors, we celebrate my son’s birthday, gather with family on Thanksgiving, and complete one of my favorite family traditions. We like to teach our children about being grateful for all of the things that they have and the things they get to do. So,… Read more »

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