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April 30, 2015

19 Hilarious Tweets That Sum Up Parenthood

Filed under: Zoodles Blog — Erin @ 2:29 pm

These are 19 of the funniest tweets that sum up parenthood perfectly.  Although we’d add something about cheerios spilling out of the back of our cars…
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/04/28/one-liners-that-sum-up-parenthood_n_7127118.html?utm_hp_ref=parents&ir=Parents

April 28, 2015

7 Leadership Skills Fostered in Arts Education

Filed under: Zoodles Blog — Erin @ 1:55 pm

It’s true!  Children (and us adults!) can learn a lot of leadership skills from being creative and pursuing art projects!  Read a great post from Educator and artist Stacey Goodman here: http://www.edutopia.org/blog/7-leadership-skills-fostered-arts-education-stacey-goodman

And let your kids create anything they can imagine in the Zoodles Art Studio! 

April 27, 2015

Wear Orange Today!

Filed under: Zoodles Blog — Erin @ 2:46 pm

If your not a Giants fan, you can still wear Orange on April 27th.  In Holland, everything and everyone turns orange to celebrate King’s Day.  King’s Day has been celebrated by the Dutch people for over a century, and it’s the biggest national event in Holland each year.  See all the colorful fun here: http://www.holland.com/us/tourism/interests/kings-day-us.htm

 

 

April 24, 2015

World Book Day!

Filed under: Zoodles Blog — Erin @ 9:04 am

April 23rd is World Book Day! A celebration of authors, illustrators, books and of reading. It just so happens to be the death day, in 1616, of Spain’s most famous novelist, Miguel de Cervantes, author of Don Quixote. It also happens to be William Shakespeare’s birth and death day. Mr. Shakespeare also died in 1616. Check out the World Book Day website to find out tons of resources for readers of all ages!

http://worldbookday.com/about/

 

April 22, 2015

Celebrate Earth Day!

Filed under: Zoodles Blog — Erin @ 2:49 pm

Ernest Hemingway said “The world is a fine place and worth fighting for.”  Today we celebrate this blue planet we call home! 

Here are some fun Earth Day Activities you can do at home:  http://bit.ly/1bjR3LI

April 20, 2015

Math and Coloring for 7 Year Olds

Filed under: Schools and Learning — Erin @ 2:55 pm

 

This is a fascinating look at how one mathematician taught some important mathematical principles to 2nd graders.  There are some great and simple math-project ideas in here that you can do with your kids!  bit.ly/ZoodlesMathfor7yearOlds

April 17, 2015

Have your kids dig in the dirt!

Filed under: Zoodles Blog — Erin @ 2:21 pm

 

Help your kids to learn how to grow their own gardens.  Digging in the dirt can help your kids foster a love and respect for nature.  Any you can even grow the food for your own salads!  Learn more here: http://www.rodalesorganiclife.com/garden/gardening-kids

April 16, 2015

Filed under: Zoodles Blog — Erin @ 3:34 pm

 

Wallace & Gromit were wrong, the moon is made of delicious Oreos instead of delicious cheese!  Learn more about the yummy phases of the moon, and have a tasty snack to boot!   

Learn more here: http://bit.ly/1ENShuF

April 14, 2015

Trick Your Toddlers To Do Stuff!

Filed under: Zoodles Blog — Erin @ 5:02 pm

 

We’ve all experienced it!  For some reason, our kids don’t always do exactly what we want them to do!  Our friends at Babble have five simple methods we can use to get our Toddlers to do the things we want them to do (like clean the spaghetti off the wall!)  Read more about it here: http://bit.ly/ZoodlesTrickYourToddlers

April 9, 2015

Bake a 2 ingredient treat this weekend!

Filed under: Zoodles Blog — Erin @ 5:37 pm

Did you know that one of the most delicious traditional French pastries requires only TWO ingredients?  Enjoy the traditional French meringues with this authentic French recipe that you can make with your kids! 

http://allrecipes.com/recipe/authentic-french-meringues/

 

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