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Design for Kids: DIY Stamps

July 30, 2014
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You guys know I love design and am very passionate about why design is so important for kids. That’s why I’m thrilled to be working on a new series called Design for Kids that will be co-hosted by Kids Stuff World and Babble Dabble Do. Kids Stuff World is one of my favorite family lifestyle blogs and I think you’ll […]

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Book Art Series: Mini Bookmarks

July 25, 2014
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We are back with our third installment of our Book Art Series in collaboration with Erica from What Do We Do All Day! Here’s the series low-down in case this is your first time: Erica creates book lists for kids based on a topic and I supply a companion activity. We want to inspire the […]

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Science and Art for Kids: Magnetic Sculptures

July 21, 2014
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Magnetism for kids is something I could probably explore for month here on Babble Dabble Do, but you might get a little bored…or would you? Simply put the magic of magnets is a sure winner with kids every.single.time. Even adults go bonkers for magnets! They are hands down the most interesting metal out there, provided […]

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Art Ideas for Kids: Embossed Tin Art

July 16, 2014
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To kick off all things metal this month I’m bringing you a project that emulates one of my favorite forms of folk art: Hojalata or Tin Art from Mexico. We have a few tin art pieces around our house and I love the mixture of color and texture. Typically hojalata is made by stamping and […]

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Materials Series: 18 Metal Projects for Kids

July 12, 2014
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I can hardly believe it but our year-long materials series is quickly coming to a close. It’s been almost a year since we started the series with Paper Crafts. Fast forward and we are wrapping up the year exploring metal. Metals, you say, with kids? Yes! Metal can sound a little intimidating but there are […]

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DIY Jewelry: Decoden Cake Charms

July 11, 2014
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This post is sponsored by Mod Podge and the Blueprint Social.  One of the fun things about being a blogger is the opportunity to try out new art supplies. Today’s post is all about a funky little product I got to test out recently called Mod Podge Collage Clay for use in Decoden projects. Not sure […]

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Engineering for Kids: Straw Geodesic Dome & Sphere

July 7, 2014
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For our third and final straw project (for now….) I’m completely geeking out with this straw geodesic dome & sphere. I have pretty much lived and breathed architecture my entire life (my father is an architect as well) so I have been familiar with geodesic domes practically since I learned to walk…okay maybe not quite […]

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Science & Engineering for Kids: Tensile Bubbles

July 2, 2014
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Have you heard of STEM? It’s all the educational rage here in California and for good reason. STEM stands for Science Technology Engineering and Math and often involves a project based curriculum for schools. It “stems” (pun totally intended)  from the idea that science, technology, engineering, and math are core subjects that build innovators. STEM educational models […]

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Straw Structures Inspired by the Kids Activities Blog Book

June 27, 2014
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Okay guys I admit it, I’ve gotten carried away with something, and I hope you might too….In the next week I will be bringing you three, yes three, projects using straws. Since we are in the midst of exploring plastic projects on Babble Dabble Do I have been snatching up drinking straws galore- at the market, IKEA, and […]

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