The Bad Guys Movie Activity Kit

This Spring, being bad never looked so good!

To celebrate the release of The Bad Guys, DreamWorks Animation is partnering with San Diego Family Magazine to provide a free downloadable activity kit for families!

Escape a maze, crack a code, color in the characters, and more! Download your copy at the link below & enjoy some family fun! THE BAD GUYS opens in theaters everywhere April 22nd.

DOWNLOAD THE ACTIVITY KIT HERE!

The Bad Guys

Make Potion Bottles for Halloween

Make Potion Bottles for Halloween

If you’re into decorating for Halloween, making potion bottles is a fun project to do with the family or at a Halloween party. The Harry Potter-inspired bottles can be crafted into spooky (or not- . . .

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Art with Alyssa: Halloween Luminaries

Art with Alyssa: Halloween Luminaries

Supplies Something to cover your workspace (opened large paper bag, placemat or plastic cloth) Glass jars such as jelly, pickle or small yogurt jars and/or mason jars; cleaned and dried. Sponge . . .

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Make a Schultuete for the First Day of School

Make a Schultuete for the First Day of School

Now that the kids can actually GO back to school, there's never been a better time to celebrate the first day! Have you ever heard of a schultuete (pronounced shool-too-tuh)? The "school cone" is a . . .

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Art with Alyssa: Paper Bag Memory Books

Art with Alyssa: Paper Bag Memory Books

Create a unique memory book to save special keepsakes and photos—and to reminisce about all the fun you had this summer!Discussion Points for Parents/Teachers Talk about your favorite summer me . . .

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Art with Alyssa: Alebrijes, Mexican Folk Art Sculptures

Art with Alyssa: Alebrijes, Mexican Folk Art Sculptures

Alebrijes, familiar to those who have seen the movie “Coco,” are brightly colored Mexican folk art sculptures—mythical creatures with body parts from varying animals. Making them is a fun way . . .

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Ice Painting

Ice Painting

Creating art with frozen paint cubes (ice painting) is a super fun summertime or warm-weather activity. It’s also a great party activity for a Frozen-themed birthday party (or any winter-themed ce . . .

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Art with Alyssa: How to Make a Nature Journal

Art with Alyssa: How to Make a Nature Journal

Creating and maintaining a nature journal is a fun, relaxing and educational activity for children (and adults) that encourages time outdoors and connection with nature. There is no right way to kee . . .

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DIY Instruments for Kids

DIY Instruments for Kids

Get creative and have a festive backyard parade with these beautiful homemade musical instruments! Local artist Emily Dolton shares step-by-step instructions on how to make a Melon Maraca, Citrus Dr . . .

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Art with Alyssa: Mini Halloween Piñatas

Art with Alyssa: Mini Halloween Piñatas

As an art teacher, I love connecting arts & crafts to literature and recycling. This Halloween craft is a great way to repurpose cardboard toilet paper tubes. If you want to link your mini piña . . .

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How to Make a Campfire Crown

How to Make a Campfire Crown

Nothing says camping like a gooey s’mores goodness, so it’s only fitting that kings and queens of the campfire wear s’mores-themed crowns. Here are instructions to make campfire crowns for you . . .

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DIY Kiddie Car Wash

DIY Kiddie Car Wash

This fun, do-it-yourself kiddie car wash keeps kids and their ride-on toys cool and clean. Add a spray hose, mild dish detergent and a bubble gun for hours of outdoor playtime. Total cost of materia . . .

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Art with Alyssa: Nature's Paintbrushes

Art with Alyssa: Nature's Paintbrushes

Create beautiful outdoor art using homemade paintbrushes from plants and items found in nature.Tips for Teachers/ParentsTeach children to respect living plants and only use found or discarded flower . . .

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