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Showing posts from April, 2013

U is for Ukulele!

U is for Uku lele! I couldn't resist posting this "U" opportunity for U at Twin Town. We can’t think of anything more fun than making music with a child and a ukulele! During this 4-week group session full of laughter and learning, discover the joy and simplicity of playing ukulele together. No previous music experience is required, just your ukulele, your child or grandchild, and you. (Ukuleles are also available for purchase at Twin Town Guitars starting at $30.) Age: 4 to 6 Years (Pre-K through Kindergarten) Date/Time: April 23, 2013 - Tuesdays, 6:00pm-7:00pm - Showcase May 17, 2013 Tuition: $60 Per Adult/Child Pair (Four Group Lessons, Printed Materials & Final Performance)

J is for Just Between Friends JUMBO Sale

HUGE Kid's Consignment Sale (Eden Prairie) EDEN PRAIRIE'S JUST BETWEEN FRIENDS SPRING & SUMMER SALE: April 25th - 28th, 2013 Former Frank's Nursery by The Dollar Tree, Petco & Champps! Click here for more details: Thursday, April 25 10 AM -7 PM Friday, April 26 10 AM - 7 PM Saturday, April 27, 9 AM - 5 PM Sunday, April 28, 10 AM - 3 PM *Saturday & Sunday is 1/2 Price Day!. . .     

Z is for Zebra Mask

Materials Needed: white paper plate 1 piece of white and black construction paper each glue scissors white crayon or chalk big popsicle stick   Directions:   Using black construction paper cut the zebra’s hair – 1/8 inch by 4 inches (6 pieces). Cut triangles for the stripes on the zebra’s face – 1 inch base, 4 inches length (6 pieces). Cut two more triangles for the zebra’s ears – 1 ½ inches by 3 inches slightly rounded.   Cut an oval 4 inches in length and 2 ½ inches width for the zebra’s mouth area. Cut two triangles for the zebra’s ears with white construction paper   - 3 inches by 4 inches slightly rounded. Glue all the pieces as shown in the picture to a paper place.   Glue the hair, ears, and popsicle stick to the front of the paper plate and the stripes and mouth onto the back.   Glue the googly eyes and finish the project off with a white crayon or piece of chalk to make the nostrils and smile.  

C is for Crocodile Crayons

Materials Needed: crayons oven safe metal or silicon cupcake cooking trays crocodile or alligator candy mold refrigerator or freezer space Directions: Preheat oven to 250 degrees or you can melt the crayons. Peel the paper off the crayons and break them into pieces. Place the broken crayons into either metal or silicon cupcake cooking trays you don’t intend to use for food preparation. You can use any type of mold you’d like to make all kinds of different shaped crayons. Bake for 15-20 minutes. Check on the crayons, once they are completely melted, take   the tray out of the   oven and pour the melted crayons into the crocodile candy molds and let them thoroughly cool or place them in the fridge or freezer for 10-15 minutes until the wax has set. Be sure to warn the kids that they are crayons and not food. My daughter brought heart shaped crayons for Valentine’s Day and a few kids tried to take a bite thinking they were