Articles tagged as children

Image New craft: solar leaf print t-shirts
By Lance Gardner on May 5, 2010

Here is a fun and easy project to try and it requires very little in materials with some very interesting results. I hope you give it a try and show us some creations of your own when you are done. Here is my model, showing off his latest in fall fashions designed by himself.

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Image Some summertime activities
By Lance Gardner on June 18, 2010

As anyone that knows me even a little bit soon realizes, I want to get myself and family outside as much as possible. One of my 3 cubits is on exactly this topic – getting kids outside, and what to do once you get them there. So, here are a few ideas that I have done over the years.

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Image Kid Friendly Food
By Arlene Marshall on August 27, 2010

Our grandchildren, ages 2 and 5, were coming to visit and we needed some ideas of what kind of food to have available. Their mother sent a list of foods they liked. After a post at Yum Yum Divas, the Divas dove in offering up suggestions.

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Image How much do I really need to take with me?
By Lance Gardner on September 7, 2010

As we get ready to have a grand outdoor adventure, how much do we really need to take with us? You might be surprised, but all your necessities for the day can actually be packed into a bag that is not too big. This is also an announcement of a new title for this cubit: Family Fun - Wireless & Unplugged. So share your ideas, and let's have fun without screens, buttons, wires, headsets, videos and other mind numbing distractions.

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Image Television, videos, and education
By Lance Gardner on May 10, 2011

This is an article recently written by my son's first grade teacher at a private Waldorf school. I have published it here with his permission; it was originally written for the school newsletter. I hope you enjoy it.

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Image Television, video games, and education: Part 2
By Lance Gardner on May 28, 2011

Can life ever be boring with an inventive mind and active body? Read on to find out, as Mr. Phil gives us another look at what we can accomplish without electronic distractions.

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Image Family summer activities, so far
By Lance Gardner on August 4, 2011

The summer is supposed to be more than half over, believe it or not. Here are some of the fun family activities we have done so far. I hope you will share some of your fun from this summer, as well.

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Image Gnome Garden
By Lance Gardner on November 7, 2013

My son's school has some helpers that show up while the children are not around. One of the most helpful are the gnomes, which are about the size of a mouse. We decided to thank them for all of their help and build a gnome garden for these industrious little helpers.

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Family Fun - Wireless & Unplugged

I created this cubit to share ways of motivating families, especially children, to get outside, and activities to do once everyone is outside. Being outdoors is a wonderfully fun and healthy activity. Let's share indoor unplugged activities, as well.

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