Tag: Easter

Gardening With Recycled Materials

There are quite few containers that can be used as inexpensive gardening tools such as seedling starters, planters, and tools.Here are a few of the things you can save:Food grade plastic containers in all sizes: Yogurt and sour cream containers, soda/water bottles, fruit cups, milk/water/juice/vinegar jugs, salad, cake/cupcake, […]

Easter Activities

Information Wikipedia: Easter – Info about the Christian Feast.History Channel: Easter – The origins of Easter.Huffington Post: Easter Eggs: History, Origin, Symbolism And Traditions – Learn about Easter eggs and look through a picture gallery of beautifully decorated eggs. Crafts Mother Earth News: Natural Egg Dye – Learn how to make your own egg dye from beets, […]

An Eggcellent Game

Plastic Egg Game Before you throw away that egg carton or your plastic eggs from an egg hunt, grab a timer so you can play the following fun game.There are a few ways to play but you will only need the following items:Recycled egg carton that carried 12 […]


If you are looking for something fun and educational to do during Springtime, try a few of the following activities… Bubble Solution – Experiment to find out what ingredients make the biggest and best bubbles.Bird Eggs – Links to science projects with eggs, make egg salad with a […]

Chocolate Activities

Chocolate Activities by Fran W. Make a day out of learning about chocolate in some really fun ways! Chocolate Learn about chocolate, make an old time chocolate egg cream, find out if chocolate is a fruit or a veggie, and get links to other chocolate resources such as […]

Chocolate covered pretzels

Chocolate Covered Pretzels by Fran W Chocolate covered pretzels are really easy and fun to make at any age, and they make a great gift too!To make your own, you will need…1-2 1lb Bags of real chocolate chipsPretzel Rods or your favorite shaped pretzel – 1 Large bag/container or 2 […]

Make Your Own: Cocoa Lip Balm

Cocoa lip balm by Fran W. If you like chocolate, then you may enjoy wearing this lip balm!  3 tsp (or 1T) Petroleum jelly or shea butter1 tsp Cocoa powder1 Vitamin E capsule and a pin (optional)Craft sticksMeasuring spoonsHeat-proof bowl for mixingSmall containersHow to make lip balm…*Melt petroleum jelly […]


Chocolate Egg Cream by Fran W Did you know… The Cacao Tree’s botanical name is Theobroma Cacao, which literally means, “Food of the Gods”!Activity: Make an old fashioned chocolate egg cream The egg cream is believed to have originated in Brooklyn, New York and has been enjoyed since the […]