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Outdoor Activities for Winter Fun

Outdoor Activities for Winter Fun

Even though the first day of spring will soon be within sight, kids from across Maine are taking advantage of everything winter has to offer – from skiing to sledding to snowball fights. Fresh air and outdoor activities are important for kids’ health, wellbeing, and development – not only does getting outdoors relieve stress (important […]


Free Printable: Winter Animal Tracks

Free Printable: Winter Animal Tracks

Winter in Maine sure is magical and there’s lots to learn outdoors! After a winter snowstorm the freshly fallen snow can reveal who’s been out and about and if you look closely you might see tracks from rabbits, squirrels, foxes, deer, and more!🐾 Download the free printable below, print it out at home or in […]


Free Printable: Lunar New Year Lantern DIY

Free Printable: Lunar New Year Lantern DIY

Did you know the Lunar New Year is the most widely celebrated holiday on Earth?🏮🧧 It’s true and it starts on February 1st! Holidays are a great way for children to learn about cultures different than their own. Help them get in on the fun with our latest FREE printable: a DIY Lunar New Year […]


5 Fun Snow Day Crafts

5 Fun Snow Day Crafts

The cold, snowy days of January have arrived, and with them – snow days! If there’s one thing Maine kids can look forward to each winter, it’s the occasional day off from school on especially snowy days. Snow days are a rite of passage for New England kids and they offer the perfect opportunity to […]


5 Unique & Inexpensive Ways to Wrap a Gift

5 Unique & Inexpensive Ways to Wrap a Gift

The holiday season is here, and with it, the season of giving – and receiving! And what could be better than a beautifully presented gift? Whether you’re the gift-giver or recipient, there’s something so special about a perfectly wrapped present just waiting to be unwrapped – but the cost of wrapping paper and supplies, not […]


Free Printable: Holiday ‘Thank You’ Card

Free Printable: Holiday ‘Thank You’ Card

Showing gratitude isn’t just for Thanksgiving – it’s a positive habit that has been shown to improve quality of life! The holiday season is the perfect time to teach kids about gratitude and saying thank you – not just for gifts and kindnesses, but to the people in their lives who make a difference and […]


Free Printable: Gratitude List

Free Printable: Gratitude List

Want a totally FREE way to build your child’s self-esteem and increase their happiness? Help them practice gratitude! November is the perfect month to help your child give thanks. For a fun and thankful family activity, print out this gratitude list. There’s no need to fill it out all at once and parents and grandparents […]


5  Easy After-School Snack Ideas

5 Easy After-School Snack Ideas

It’s 4 PM, is your tummy grumbling? For adults, it’s not uncommon to need a little snack to get through the remainder of the workday – it’s been a few hours since we ate our lunch, and it will be a few more until we sit down for dinner. And for kids, that’s even more […]


Free Printable: Halloween Mask DIY

Free Printable: Halloween Mask DIY

Boo! It’s time for some Halloween fun! Help your kiddo get in the spirit of spooky season with a project that will engage their creative side: a DIY Halloween mask! Simply print out the template below (click here to print) at home or at your local library and let your child color in the cute […]


5 Fun Fall Activities for the Whole Family

5 Fun Fall Activities for the Whole Family

The only thing that could be better than a glorious Maine summer? A Maine fall, of course! Now that autumn has officially arrived in our beautiful state, it’s time to get outside and enjoy everything the season has to offer: from brightly colored foliage to apples and pumpkins (and the recipes to go with them!). […]


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