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Alli

Every once in a while we do a project here on MPMK that I’m over-the-moon excited about. That’s how I feel about these plantable earths for Earth Day.  They’re so cute, I want to send a few to everyone I know. I loved making paper as a kid. I don’t know why, maybe it’s something […]

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Ever noticed how much kids love a good theme?  A central topic is such a great way to get little ones engaging in all sorts of things – reading, writing, art and (best of all) new types of open-ended play.  Plus planning a few weeks of play around the same topic gives the kids time […]

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Easter is in March this year so it’s time to roll out the ideas.  We’re kicking things off with Alli and her super cute bunny donut idea, perfect for Easter.  We’ll probably make ours Saturday morning since we do family brunch on Easter Sunday.  Yes, we are working on clean eating around here but I […]

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Last Friday I sent out a quick social media poll on how I should celebrate V-Day with my littles. The winning pick leads me to believe you all appreciate a good, simple project over fancy bells and whistles (my peeps)… With that in mind, I think you’re all going to want to jump right into […]

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Today we’ve got a very sweet playtime activity from our newest contributor, Alli.  I love the dramatic play aspect of this idea and I can see it sparking all kinds of curiosity in my littles.  As is the case with a lot of activities, spend 20 minutes participating with the kids and you should be […]

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I’m thrilled to introduce you guys to our newest MPMK contributor, Alli. She’s an amazing mama, photographer and kiddo activity planner!  I think you’re going to love her and her first tutorial as much as I do. Decorating the family tree has to be the most exciting part about Christmas for a kiddo, right? Okay, […]

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