Strawberry, Lettuce and Roasted Chickpea Salad

I love salads with both hot and cold, sweet and sour, filling and light ingredients, because through this combination of flavors and textures the salad can become a meal all by itself. Salads with berries in them are very kid-friendly, … Read more

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blue red yellow and green Homemade Finger Paints

  We tried two versions of edible finger paints before. Now that the babies have finally graduated to painting instead of eating the paint, we tried this cornstarch-based recipe. I loved the vibrancy of the colors and the consistency, which … Read more

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Zucchini Muffins

There is something miraculous about feeding kids little bites: if it’s a muffin, they’d eat it. They would eat a muffin, even if this muffin contained zucchini, green onions and avocado. My kids love these (optionally vegan,) gluten-free, vegetable-filled light … Read more

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Flax Seed Bread

When I am lucky enough to come up with a new healthy breakfast idea, there is a big celebration at our house. Oatmeal and omelet can only go so far in making everyone happy. This flax seed bread started off … Read more

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sensory water table

We have a fancy store-bought water table that kids love, so I decided to make one more water table, because the more the merrier, right? What I like about our homemade table is how versatile it is. Every day, I … Read more

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Zucchini Pizza

Zucchini pizza started as a divine accident. I bought a huge bag of zucchinis and wanted to make something new and creative. The resulting dish surpassed my expectations on every front: it was easy, very tasty and the kids devoured … Read more

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Making a Patterned Bead Necklace

I love working with beads, because beads teach small children patience and improve their fine motor skills. Some beads on a string can also be very helpful if you are trying to cook dinner and need to have your child … Read more

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building with pipe cleaners

Building helps with fine motor skills, creativity and spacial awareness. What do you use for building games? My son came with the idea of threading pipe cleaners through drinking straws and connecting their ends. This game can be as easy … Read more

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Homemade Flax Milk

Flax seed is rich in protein, fiber and Omega3 fatty acids. It also makes smooth, easy and delicious non-dairy milk. In my opinion, the slightly nutty taste of flax milk splendidly compliments cereals and granola, and if you have been … Read more

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Toilet Paper Roll Octopus

  We were studying the octopus in our bilingual homeschool. We watched some youtube videos and read about these fascinating sea creatures in our two encyclopedias ( see photo below.) Then, we made a cute purple octopus out of a … Read more

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Flour-Free Banana Muffins

I have been experimenting with grinding rolled oats. Oats are a good flour substitute, especially when it comes to breakfast dishes. These flour-free banana muffins happened as a complete accident: I needed to get rid of five very ripe bananas. … Read more

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Zebra Craft and My First Scissors

  My oldest son has many talents, but scissor skills are not one of them. About a year ago, I bought him a pair of My First Scissors that had Parents magazine seal of approval. I thought I wasted money, … Read more

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