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Summer Fun on the Farm

Tweet Our home state of Pennsylvania is largely farmland, with agriculture being the number one industry here. Farms are spotlighted several times in August in our area alone, starting with the Central PA Local Foods Week and Farm Tour; a week of special events followed by a day of intimate tours of area farms. The [...]

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Classic Game Night

Looking For An Easy School Fundraiser? Consider A Gamewright GameNight!

Tweet I loved Ratatat Cat from Gamewright when I was in elementary school. It’s a game that combines memory and strategy with anthropomorphic rats and cats. If I couldn’t convince anyone to play it with me, sometimes I just looked at the illustrations on the cards and imagined things about the characters. Gamewright makes awesome [...]

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Back to School Again!

Tweet While many kids have already headed back to school, many more are eagerly anticipating (or totally dreading) their first day back. Over the next couple weeks, we will feature back to school related posts here on our blog to “celebrate”! We have a great way for kids to eat and drink in style this [...]

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Timeless Outdoor Fun with Sidewalk Chalk

Tweet Last November in our blog, Kendra took a look at some amazing 3-D sidewalk chalk creations – true “street artists. Creating a masterpiece with sidewalk chalk is a perfect outdoor activity for a summer day. A neat idea for a sidewalk chalk based activity that can be of interest to kids of many ages [...]

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Lanyards: A Crafty Way to Keep Hands and Minds Busy

Tweet Arts and crafts sometimes get a bad rap for being messy, or requiring a lot of tools or supplies to complete a project. Lanyards – a great craft for girls and boys – is generally fuss-free! I recognize the craft as “lanyards,” but there are many more names. Its primary moniker is “Scoubidou,” a [...]

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Flower Pressing Example

It’s Flower Pressing Season!

Tweet Summer is winding down and fall is winding up; it’s a perfect time to make some art with leaves and wildflowers! Pressing flowers became a popular pastime during the Victorian Era but it’s a timeless expression of natural appreciation. It’s the process of applying pressure to plants in order to flatten and preserve them. [...]

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