By Alecia T. Devantier
A few of these issues i have already performed with my children, although, there are many issues I by no means considered doing with them.
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Becki & Keith Dilley Parents of sextuplets Berne, IN Most children learn at an early age that it’s polite to write thankyou notes for the gifts they receive, even if the gift was a really hideous sweater, three sizes too big. 20 But what about those gifts we get that we carry with us throughout our lives—a favorite hobby, a love of reading, a feeling of compassion? Why is it that we don’t send thank-you notes to the people who have given us truly precious gifts—the person who taught you to read or sparked an interest in science, or the coach who instilled patience and determination while showing you how to hit that ball out of the park?
Build a birdhouse or feeder, make stepping stones for the garden, paint a table for the play room, build a child-size bookcase, or work on a vacation scrapbook. 26 12 Every kid should eat homemade ice cream on a hot summer evening. Freda Shipley Homemaker, gardener, retiree Bethlehem, PA Those long, lazy summer evenings are the perfect time to whip up a batch of homemade ice cream using this simple recipe. NO COMMERCIAL ICE CREAM MACHINE NEEDED. 27 You’ll need: Ice Cream Maker Ingredients Small coffee can with plastic lid, washed and dried Duct tape 2 lbs crushed ice Rock salt Large coffee can with plastic lid (washed and dried) Ice Cream Ingredients 1 cup whipping cream 1 cup milk 1 ⁄2 cup sugar 1 tsp.
For more intense color, add several drops of food coloring. 4. Add salt and white flour to the saucepan. Stir. The mixture will be lumpy. 5. Stir constantly until the mixture becomes doughy and doesn’t have any spots that look wet. 6. Turn the mixture onto the counter and let it rest until it’s cool to the touch. Knead until smooth. Store in an airtight container. Note: Even though this play dough has great color and scent, it’s not edible. 14 Edible Play Dough Younger kids can get in on the fun with this great edible version.
101 Things Every Kid Should Do Growing Up by Alecia T. Devantier