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Fall Family activities

I absolutely cannot believe that it is already October. It seems like just yesterday we were swimming and enjoying our summer vacation. I am astonished at how truly fast time flies by. Even though I can’t wrap my head around what time of year it is, I found myself getting very excited and I couldn’t [...]

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25 Children’s Activities for a Park Birthday Party

I’ve always wanted to have an outdoor birthday party for my kids, but both of them have cold weather birthdays. Luckily we’re having a very temperate fall this year, and the weather is warm enough to have Olive’s 3rd birthday in the park! I love park birthdays because kids have fun running around even if [...]

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Creative Play with a Sticky Mat

Have you noticed that little ones love stickers and sticking things onto other things? Glue sticks are practically magic! A fun twist on this is a sticky mat, and it’s perfect for even toddlers to explore! This simple and fun activity is basically a sheet of self-adhesive paper that you can attach lots of different [...]

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Taste-Safe Puffy Paint

Painting pictures and seeing color added to a page is such a fun experience. How much more fun though when that painting has dimension and texture! Kids (and grown-ups!) love puffy paint, and this recipe makes it safe for even the youngest artists to try, because it’s entirely safe to taste. In fact, it’s based [...]

Summer Theme Week: Star Wars

In our household, Star Wars has been and continues to be a huge obsession. If I let them, I am pretty sure they would sit and watch Star Wars movies, the Clone wars cartoons, the Lego Star Wars movies and every Star Wars parody ever made all in one day. I would like to say [...]

Montessori Style Art Activities to Rotate at 2-3 Years

Montessori Style Art Activities to Rotate at 2-3 Years

We’re very happy to welcome back Kylie from How We Montessori as a regular contributor on Hellobee! .  .  .  .  . One thing most Montessori families agree on is the benefit of rotating toys and materials. Sure, children have their favourites and these can be left out for as long as you like. However rotating materials [...]

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Summer Theme Week: Superhero

At the end of Fairy Tale week, I let the kids decide what we would learn about next.  They agreed that the following week should be Superhero week. I was a little nervous at first. My creative side works best when I have a deep understanding of my topics. Superheroes are not exactly my forte, [...]

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