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Homemade Playdough

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Homemade Playdough Ingredients: 1 cup flour 1/2 cup salt 1 cup water 1 Tablespoon vegetable oil 2 teaspoons cream of tartar Food coloring by drops Directions:Place contents in a pan and stir. Cook over low heat, stirring until a ball forms. Add food coloring and mix thoroughly until desired color. Cool on foil. Store in […]

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Play Doh Play Dough Recipe

Playdough Recipe

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Playdough Recipe Recipes for homemade Play Doh (Play Dough). Cooked, no cook and edible. Playdough has long been a favorite with children. Fun and malleable, it opens up a world of creativity for young ones everywhere. Playdough was created by accident back in the 1930’s. It was invented as wallpaper cleaner but, over time, it […]

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Questions to ask during play

4 Questions to ask during Playtime

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Is anyone else wondering where summer has disappeared to? I feel like this year it has blown by especially fast! If you are running out of some fun ideas for summer activities, I have Good News! New PLAY-DOH toys have hit the stores just in time for a PLAY-DOH Birthday celebration! Can anyone guess how […]

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Change your life and change your summer with this Chik-fil-A Frosted Lemonade copycat Recipe

Chick-fil-A Frosted Lemonade (copycat)

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Warm weather months mean we love to whip up one of our all-time favorite treats: the Chick-fil-A Frosted Lemonade! We LOVE making this copycat recipe at home, because it’s just as fantastic. This Chick-fil-A Frosted Lemonade takes less than 60 seconds to make (no joke) — it might be the easiest recipe you have laid […]

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Play dough activity mats--perfect homemade gift idea!

Homemade Christmas Gifts: Gifts for Kids

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Looking for some cute and adorable (and mighty useful) homemade Christmas gifts you can make for your kids? Here are some of our favorites! Find the printables for these homemade Christmas gifts right here on mothersniche.com! Homemade Christmas Gifts: Ideas for kids! Play Dough Activity Mats Play dough activity mats are some of our most […]

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100 Days of Summer Fun, imagination, and play!

100 Days of Summer Fun

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You guys…I’m super excited to share some of my favorite resources for creating good old-fashioned, summer fun with the kids! You know, the kind that doesn’t involve electronics (although we all have those days!), and encourages our kids to use their imaginations and PLAY! I got my idea for this post from this adorable video […]

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How to Make Edible Slime

How to Make Edible Slime

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How to Make Edible Slime Kids love to play with gross things. They also love to put them in their mouths and would probably eat them if at all possible. Well, why not let them enjoy the best of everything by making edible slime that they can play with? Here’s how to make edible slime […]

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How to Make Glitter Slime

How to Make Glitter Slime

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How to Make Glitter Slime Sparkly slime is the glamorous counterpart to regular slime. It’s still gooey and fun but glittery slime is also prettier to look at. Use this easy recipe to change up your kids regular slime routine or as favors for a Frozen or Disney Princess themed party by placing small amounts […]

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WOW! So many great resources for indoor toddler activities

Indoor Activities For Toddlers

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If you’ve followed my blog for awhile, it’s no secret that toddler activities are my favorite to post about. Now that I have TWO toddlers in the house, I have decided to start posting more activities specifically for moms with toddlers. Winters are hard for me, not only because I hate being cold, but also […]

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All the Travel Printables you will ever need: packing list, incentives, luggage tags, and activities for the kids

Free Printables For Your Next Vacation

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Sorry for the delay in posting this week, our whole family has been sick! But we are still very excited for our upcoming Disney vacation, which brings us to part 2 of our Disney travel series (If you aren’t traveling soon, these would also be great to print off and add to the Mommy Book). […]

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heart-cookies

Valentines Day Recipes

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Valentine’s Day Recipes Our Valentine’s Day recipes are the perfect way to spoil those you love with an extra special meal or treat. Start off the day with breakfast in bed for your sweetie with any of the Valentine’s Day breakfast recipes. No time for breakfast? Try one of the savory Valentines themed dinners, From […]

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Halloween Party Games

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Halloween Party Games These Halloween party games are sure to keep the haunters too entertained to play any nasty tricks! Halloween is all about fun! At least that is what the modern holiday has come to be. This is one night in the year when we dress like freaks; eat pure sugar for dinner and […]

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The Best Restaurants for Families on Oahu

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Because Oahu caters to vacationing families from the mainland, there’s no shortage of family-friendly restaurants on the island. Oahu’s laid-back, casual vibe extends to many eateries, too, so parents with small children can relax. Many restaurants have kid-specific menus, which makes ordering a snap for even fussy eaters. But casual and family-friendly does not mean […]

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8 Things Every Newly Pregnant Woman Should Know

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Whether you’ve been trying to get pregnant or were shocked to see the two lines show up on the pregnancy test, one thing remains: You’re about to embark on an amazing and wild ride! Buckle up and enjoy every last second of your pregnancy. And if it’s your first go-around, here are eight things every […]

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Reed

Reed is a simple and powerful name for boys. It originated as a surname in England, and it is still a familial option today. As of 2021, Reed is on the top 500 list for boys in America. Meaning of the name Reed: English: red, red-haired Origin of the name Reed: Reed originated in England […]

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Toddler on stairs with Christmas stocking

Christmas Stocking Stuffer Ideas For Toddlers

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Toddlers are engrossed in the world they live in fully. They use their five senses to navigate their surroundings, are always on-the-go, and require round-the-clock supervision. They fall in love with things quickly but also reject them with the same enthusiasm that they once adored them. Buying for toddlers doesn’t need to be challenging. There […]

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Little Red Riding Hood Party

Plan the Sweetest Little Red Riding Hood Party: Party Tutorial and FREE Food Label Printables

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Plan the sweetest Little Red Riding Hood Party! Here you will find a party tutorial with all the details you need to create this adorable party for your little one! Including FREE food label printables! PARTY ESSENTIALS For this beautiful Little Red Riding Hood and Big Bad Wolf clipart click on the link! I used […]

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TONS of ideas for the KIDS this holiday season! Fun Christmas crafts and treats!

Christmas Treats and Crafts for Kids

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It’s officially Christmas Season! And since Thanksgiving was so late into November this year, we have less than a month to celebrate! Here are some fun Christmas Treats to make with the kids, along with some Christmas Crafts, and Christmas Activities for the kids! There should be enough ideas here to last you all Christmas […]

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Bubble Pizza with Pepperoni

Bubble Pizza Recipe

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There’s no doubt about it, everyone loves pizza! But ordering from the pizza shop every night can get expensive. What’s more, sometimes you just want a dinner made with homemade goodness! Bubble pizza is a take-off on the traditional pizza recipe that offers some variety and ingredients you can trust. Read on to find out […]

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Free Craft Ideas to Do With Your Kids

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Free (or Almost Free) Things to Do With Your Kids Coming up with free crafts and activities that you can do with your child will help you to be a part of entertaining them and sparking their creativity. The task may seem difficult to you though, if you have never tried this kind of brainstorming […]

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Chicken and Dumplings Recipe

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Chicken and dumplings is a dish that involves cooking chicken in water and then using the resulting broth to boil the dumplings. It is known as comfort food that is popular in the South and Midwest. Many say the dish originated in French Canada during the Great Depression. Others say it is native to the […]

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Monster Birthday Party

Monster Party Theme

Monster Party Theme Monster Mansion Use chalk to draw monster footprints leading up to your front door. Create an easy tulle monster wreath to welcome your spooked guests. Make monster feet out of green poster board and have them go from the front door to the party room. Use green and blue for decorations such […]

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Space Party Blast Off

Space Party Theme 3, 2, 1, Ignition….BLAST OFF! A child’s party does not have to be a huge gut wrenching event. Make it easy on yourself and choose a theme you know your child will love. Everything after that will come easily. Does your child go to sleep with visions of NASA dancing in his […]

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Apple Bobbing

Apple Bobbing This favorite party game of yesteryear gets a make over… for birthdays so bring on the apples! Most everyone has have heard of the harvest party favorite game of bobbing for apples. It’s just good clean fun…or was it? Let’s see at the onset of cold season let’s all gather around a big […]

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How to Make Clay

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How to Make Clay Playing with clay is a great way to spend a rainy afternoon. Kids love the opportunity to make something with their own hands. The texture of homemade clay is appealing, cool, squishy, and slightly sticky – what could be better? Learn how to make clay with ingredients that are in your kitchen […]

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How to Make Slime

How to Make Slime

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Slime Kids love gross stuff; the grosser, the better. They especially love it if mom and dad find it really, really gross! We’ve got a way for you to indulge their love of all things yucky, and sneak in a little kids science project disguised as fun.  Once you learn how to make slime, you […]

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Tuna Salad Recipe

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Tuna fish. Not only is it a food that almost everyone enjoys, but it’s also extremely versatile and it’s good for you too. When thinking of the health benefits it provides, unprepared, it contains almost no fat and it is a great source of protein. It contains all the amino acids which support the growth […]

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Rhyming Words

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Whether you’re writing a song, a poem or just having fun — rhyming words will help you get your point across in an enjoyable way. Rhyming words can also help adults and children alike memorize a greater amount of important details than you ever thought possible. Below you’ll find 1000s of rhyming words and phrases […]

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Fruit Pizza Recipe

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Fruit Pizza If you’ve never tried fruit pizza, what are you waiting for? Fruit pizza is just what it sounds like. There is a crust and fruit toppings, only the crust tends to be sweeter than your average pizza crust. Cream cheese is often added as an alternative to the mozzarella cheese that would be […]

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Amish Friendhip Bread Starter Recipe And Bread Recipe

Amish Friendship Bread Recipe

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Amish Friendship Bread is a type of bread that is used to build friendships, chain letter style! In other words, if you are making the bread, you should start by using one cup of starter to make the bread and give three more cups to friends so they can make the bread as well. The […]

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Preschool Activities

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In order to foster both educational and emotional growth in preschool children, there are several different recommended preschool activities you can do with your child. You can look for great activities in such areas as reading, singing, and puzzles. Your child will have a lot of fun and experience real educational and emotional growth. Reading […]

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Sloppy Joe Recipe

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Sloppy Joe’s are kind of like a hamburger, but it’s what makes them sloppy that makes them so much fun.   Slightly spicier than most hamburgers, Sloppy Joes’ typically feature certain seasonings due to the addition of onions, tomato sauce or ketchup and Worcestershire sauce. Note, our recipe uses Dr. Pepper soda which we feel […]

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flaky pie crust

Pie Crust Recipe

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Many would argue that a pie just isn’t a pie without a great homemade pie crust. However, a lot of bakers are put off by the thought of taking on such a culinary task. They feel that making their own pie crust is a bit of a Mt. Everest for home bakers, but this is […]

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Neimen Marcus Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

Neiman Marcus Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

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Neiman Marcus Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe Many of us know Neiman Marcus for their famous department store chain. Many of these have cafes that serve delectable food including their chocolate chip cookies. The Neiman Marcus chocolate chip cookie has a bit of a story behind it. The legend goes that when one woman was lunching […]

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Oatmeal Cookie Recipe

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The oatmeal cookie may well be considered the comfort food of cookies. Although I suppose all cookies could be considered comfort food, there is something about the subtly spicy taste of the oatmeal cookie that conjures up feelings of home no matter where you may be when eating them. Easy Oatmeal Cookies It is likely […]

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Sugar Cookie Recipe

Sugar Cookie Recipe

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[addtoany] Who doesn’t love sugar cookies? So light and sweet, they practically melt in our mouths every time we taste them. Sugar cookies have been around for many years and have a long history and distinguished pedigree. They were likely to have first been made by a Middle Eastern baker and then quickly spread through […]

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25 Days of Christmas

25 Days of Christmas

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Celebrate 25 Days of Christmas with activities every day. They’ll get you and your family into the Christmas spirit from December 1st until Christmas Day! December 1 Make or buy an Advent Calendar. Open a new window each night until Christmas. An easy Advent Calendar to make is the simple paper chain calendar. Simply attach red and green […]

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Easy Homemade Christmas Gifts

Homemade Christmas Gifts

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Homemade Christmas Gifts Homemade Christmas gifts help you to take some of the busy bustle out of your holiday. A homemade gift can be the best kind of gift. There are those that scoff, remembering the misshapen clay ash tray given to the non-smoker or the odd lumps of twine and duct tape whose purpose […]

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