Category Archives: Holiday

Columbus Day Travel Plan

Most schools are closed on Monday, October 14 in observance of Columbus Day. We at Reading Friends are no different. While spending the day at home, help your little one learn about this special holiday and amazing man with this … Continue reading

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Fourth of July Morning Fun!

We always love opportunities to have some messy, educational fun with your kids. For a Patriotic morning, try this yummy treat. Make waffles and spread whipped cream over the top. Put the children at the table with their waffles, a … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Messages

St. Valentine believed that people needed to express love for each other. He helped people get married secretly when marriage was illegal. Think of the people that you love and think of something you love about them. Who all do … Continue reading

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Mardi Gras Necklaces

Because fine motor is a skill that requires lots of different body parts to be working together in unison, it is also something that is always in need of practice. Stringing beads (or noodles) to make mardi gras necklaces is … Continue reading

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What is your dream?

Martin Luther King Jr. day is an excellent opportunity for great family conversation. Martin Luther King Jr. was all about the dreams and wishes of people; so, at dinner tonight talk about your dreams and wishes.

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Paper Mache Halloween Pumpkin

*Disclaimer this is messy but fun!! 🙂 Now that the weather is nice again, get outside and get messy with your kids making these paper mache pumpkins 🙂

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4th of July Tambourines

What’s the 4th of July without a little music? 🙂  This tambourine is perfect for parades – whether they’re in your backyard or down the neighborhood.

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