Minions The Rise of Gru Activity Kit

In the 1970s, young Gru tries to join a group of supervillains called the Vicious 6 after they oust their leader -- the legendary fighter Wild Knuckles. When the interview turns disastrous, Gru and his Minions go on the run with the Vicious 6 hot on their tails. Luckily, he finds an unlikely source for guidance -- Wild Knuckles himself -- and soon discovers that even bad guys need a little help from their friends.

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Minions Rise of Gru

Art with Alyssa: Christmas Village Putz Houses 

Art with Alyssa: Christmas Village Putz Houses 

Get the whole family involved in creating vintage Christmas village houses using cardboard, glitter and a whole lot of creativity!  Vintage putz (or glitter houses) originated in Europe in the . . .

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DIY Christmas Advent Calendars

DIY Christmas Advent Calendars

      Everyone loves advent calendars that reveal a daily surprise—it's also really fun to make them! Start your own family traditions in the days leading up to Christmas (or any cel . . .

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Art with Alyssa: Poinsettia Yarn Painting

Art with Alyssa: Poinsettia Yarn Painting

Create a yarn painting featuring the season's favorite festive flower, the poinsettia. Find books about poinsettias at your local library to learn more about them. Did you know? Poinsettias are nat . . .

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Art with Alyssa: Dreidel Garland

Art with Alyssa: Dreidel Garland

Get the kids involved in decorating for Hanukkah by making this festive dreidel garland by local art teacher, Alyssa Navapanich. There is lots of room for creativity using just a few art supplies. F . . .

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Hanukkah Countdown Calendar

Hanukkah Countdown Calendar

Count down to Hanukkah with this fun and easy craft—a menorah made with paper towel tubes and a few decorative supplies. Put a toy into eight of the tube “candles” to be unwrapped each night. . . .

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Hanukkah Place Card Holders

Hanukkah Place Card Holders

These happy Hanukkah bags serve as place card (or utensil) holders for the holiday table and make festive party favors!Supplies Small, flat brown (or white) paper bagsScraps of blue, white, silver p . . .

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Marshmallow Snowman Card

Marshmallow Snowman Card

Kids can create great winter greeting cards while they enjoy a mug of hot chocolate with marshmallows. Just put out some paint, colored paper and a few extra marshmallows for stamping! Su . . .

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Art with Alyssa: DIY Menorah Craft

Art with Alyssa: DIY Menorah Craft

Get the kids involved in decorating for Hanukkah by designing a menorah with wooden blocks. Discussion Points for Parents/Teachers Talk about Hanukkah family traditions. Talk about the symbols . . .

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Art with Alyssa: Make Beautiful Snowflakes

Art with Alyssa: Make Beautiful Snowflakes

This winter, gather the kids to make beautiful, colorful snowflakes using coffee filters and water-soluble markers. This craft project promotes creativity and a sense of intrigue as kids wait to see . . .

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Sock Snowman Craft

Sock Snowman Craft

This cute sock snowman craft is easy enough to make with the kids from items you probably have on hand at home. Thank you to Deborah at Super Moms 360 for sharing her project with us.Supplies 1 l . . .

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Twig Christmas Tree Decorations

Twig Christmas Tree Decorations

This is a fun Christmas craft for families that offers plenty of room for imagination and creativity! Use mini strands of tinsel to make glittery trees or twine for a more rustic look. Smaller trees . . .

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Crayon Holder Craft for the Kids Holiday Table

Crayon Holder Craft for the Kids Holiday Table

These crayon holders are perfect for the kids’ table for Thanksgiving, Christmas or any winter-themed party or gathering. The kids can decorate the crayon holders first (two free, printable pic . . .

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How to Make Candy Land Yard Decorations

How to Make Candy Land Yard Decorations

These pop art candy decorations were made to create an amazing Candy Land-themed house in Clairemont Mesa (San Diego). They’re inexpensive to make and have multiple uses as they can also be used a . . .

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Make and Send a Hug to Loved Ones

Make and Send a Hug to Loved Ones

Don’t you miss hugging people? Here’s a clever DIY hug craft that lets loved ones know they are missed! Whether it’s Mother's Day, Father’s Day, Teacher Appreciation, a birthday or some othe . . .

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