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3 fun things to do with kids!

3 fun things to do with kids!

Check out your local paper to discover any free-admission activities. Lots will be going on in your community and you don’t want to miss a thing.

Go somewhere fun with the family. A family reunion perhaps?

Learn the history of where you live. The library will be a good place to start.

Magic Moves Electronic Wand Review

Are you, like me wondering why all the kids are so sedentary all the time? We’ll this is the perfect toy for them to take and play with anyone!

It has 26 colorful light shows (my son absolutely loved this part)

There are 90 fun, physical commands each with it’s own light show: Stomp like a Dinosaur, Swoop) Like an Eagle, Wiggle like a Worm, Hop like a frog, Zoom like a Jet, and Leap like a Lion! Read more [+]

Weekly Writing idea for kids

I will be sharing one weekly writing idea for kids each week for the summer. Let them write whatever form they like (or you choose). Then you can send it in the mail, put them in a binder to save, or whatever else you come up with.

This weeks idea: What would you do if summer lasted all year long?

Elf on a Shelf Outfitters Giveaway

You’ve probably heard of Elf On the Shelf by now, it was all over the media last year. My son was too little last year but this year I know he’ll love it, especially looking for it. Here are some ideas for your Elf on The Shelf, there are so many things you can do with it, but these are pretty creative. Read more [+]

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FREE printable Mazes

Krazy Dad has posted online over 100 Free Printable Mazes! If your kid loves mazes this may be a great thing! They range from easy to super tough.

Click here!

Fanny Foozle Book Giveaway Ends 8/3

Welcome to the Fanny Foozle Book Giveaway!

~Three Winners!~

Hosted by: Savory Savings

Sponsored by: Fanny Foozle

Kids love playing on our phones, tablets and computers, why not bring them a fun and interactive game that is exciting, educational and wholesome? Krista over at Savory Savings downloaded the free app, Fanny Foozle for her girls to play and loves how interactive it is! Be sure to check out her full review to see why they liked Fanny and all her friends in Flamboozle. Fanny Foozle loves rhymes, alliteration and her Foodle dog. Her theme song is catchy – be warned, you might sing this at random times of the day! This fun and silly app is available for free on iTunes and Google Play- download it today!

In How would you like to win a Fanny Foozle hardcopy book? Enter now for a chance to win!
This giveaway is open to US Residents only, ages 18 and older.
This giveaway will run from July 20, 2013 through August 3, 2013 at 11 PM CST.
Good luck!

Savory Savings did not receive any compensation for this post.  Disclosure: Savory Savings did receive the products for free and is sharing her opinion with you.  Her opinion may differ from yours.  Savory Savings and The Cheshire Cat’s Looking Glass are not responsible for sponsor prize shipment.  This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with Facebook.  We hereby release Facebook of any liability.  The post may contain affiliate links. Winner(s) will be contacted by email and will have 48 hours after the giveaway ends to respond before another winner is selected.  All entries will be verified.

3 fun things to do with kids!


Make friendship bracelets for all of your friends–and your siblings too!
Click here for one way!

Blow bubbles with bubble gum–gigantic, wonderful, pink bubbles. Have blowing contests with your siblings. You can even learn how to blow one bubble within another!
Click here for ideas on how to blow the biggest bubble! Or click here!

The number 1089 is the centerpiece of a curious mathematical trick. Google it and impress others with your knowledge!