Tag: Valentine’s Day

  • Heart Activities

    Heart Activities

    Make an origami heart: A variety of origami hearts can be found here including 3-D hearts and flat hearts. WikiHow has illustrated video instructions on how to make a flat origami heart. Learn how to make an origami heart with this YouTube video or a heart shaped box with this one. Tip: Some of the flat origami […]

  • A World To Discover February Volume 1

    A World To Discover February Volume 1

    Knots – Links and videos for learning knot tying.   Sharks – Links to – Basic facts, online puzzles, printables, and informative videos. Spirals – Links and videos about spirals – What they are and where they can be found in nature. Chinese New Year – Celebrate the Chinese New Year with fun cultural activities: Tangrams, Zodiac symbols, crafts, coloring pages and […]

  • Chocolate Activities

    Chocolate Activities

    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 virtual field trips, puzzles and historical information. Homemade Hot Cocoa Mix Make […]

  • Chocolate covered pretzels

    Chocolate covered pretzels

        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 small Bowl or heat-proof containerSpoon or a forkParchment paperFlat […]

  • Make Your Own: Cocoa Bubble Bath/ Body Wash

    Make Your Own: Cocoa Bubble Bath/ Body Wash

    This quick and easy recipe will not only make a fun bubble bath but it can be used as a body wash as well!To make your own cocoa-scented bubble bath or body wash, you will need… 1c Unscented baby soap (liquid) or 1/2c liquid Castile soap1/4c Glycerin1/8c Cocoa power1 Vitamin E capsule and a pin (optional)1/2 […]

  • Chocolate

    Chocolate

        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 1880’s!  Here is what you will need to make one […]

  • Valentine’s Day

    Valentine’s Day

    Did you know… Over 190 million Valentine’s Day cards are sent in the U.S. each year! Today’s Activity: Make homemade Valentines Through the ages, people have made their own Valentines to give away. There are many different types of Valentine’s you can make and give to others. Here’s a list of some of the things […]

  • Make your own: Bottle Cap Stamps

    Make your own: Bottle Cap Stamps

        Homemade stamps can be made with inexpensive materials and offer hours of creative fun! To make your own stamps, you will need: Bottle caps, foam stickers, markers or stamp pads, and paper Alternate method: Foam, scissors, and white glue What to do…..Using foam stickers:Pull the backing off of the foam sticker, center it […]