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Simply Elegant Valentines Decorations

Every week we feature a fun and/or educational activity you can try at home or in the classroom. With Valentine's Day approaching, I thought this was a very fitting activity.  Photo credit: www.sillysimpleliving.com This heart garland

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Make a Pop-Up Groundhog Puppet

Every week we feature a fun and/or educational activity you can try at home or in the classroom. Tomorrow is Groundhog's Day, so naturally I chose a simple activity that shows you how to make a groundhog puppet. Groundhogs are cute, but it's no

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Keep Track of Your Own Food Waste at Your House

Every week we feature a fun and/or educational activity you can try at home or in the classroom. If you read the blog posted Wednesday about Food Waste, you may be wondering just how you can get started. This activity will help you keep track of

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Make a Rice Heating Pad to Soothe Your Aches

Every week we feature a fun and/or educational activity you can try at home or in the classroom. Rice Feeds the World As one of the most widely consumed staple foods for many parts of the world, rice is incredibly important. The many varieties of

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How to Dye Yarn with Food Coloring

Every week we feature a fun and/or educational activity you can try at home or in the classroom.  How to Dye Yarn with Food Coloring Food coloring can dye protein-based fibers like alpaca and llama wool. Dying bare yarn is a great way to

Build Your Own Biogas Generator

Once a week we will be featuring a fun and/or educational activity you can try at home or in the classroom. This week's activity, written by Kim Machnik, Senior Coordinator of School Programs at Heifer International, is perfect for 3rd and 4th