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Mar 22

March 22, 2017

Dress up Fun!

Fairytales, Dress up and Make Believe!

Fairytales, Dress Up and Make Believe! Everybody (if they’re honest) likes to play dress up!  There’s something so magical about pretending to be a Princess or a Knight, a King or a Queen, or even a dragon and imagining your very own fantastical fairytales. For as long as there have been children, there have been games of make believe with larger than life characters, and beautiful forrests, castles or palaces!  This kind of play helps children learn about the world…

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Mar 20

March 20, 2017

Developing Kid's Hearts to Give

Teaching Children the Power of Giving

Giving Thank you to Jenny Silverstone for writing this guest post!  You can find more great things from Jenny on her blog Mom Loves Best. Practical Tips to Combat Selfishness in Your Children Every parent wants their child to grow up into a kind, compassionate, and generous adult. But if you’ve ever been around a two-year-old declaring “MINE” over a treasured toy, it becomes clear just how selfish children are wired to be. The truth is it takes effort to…

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Mar 16

March 16, 2017

Beauty and the Beast Cast;e

Disney Castles & A Spectacular Real Life Castle!

Disney Beauty and the Beast Premiers Today!! Disney – Families everywhere have been anxiously awaiting the release of the Disney 2017 live action motion picture Beauty and the Beast.  Little ,girls (and big girls) have been dreaming about Belle and her georgeous yellow ball gown.  Children are imagining fairytale worlds fillced with castles, knights and princesses! In celebration of Beauty and the Beast I thought it would be fun to feature some castles from Disney movies.  So check out the…

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Mar 14

March 14, 2017

Fairytale Castle, Knight and Princess Printable!

Castles, Knights and Princesses – Coloring Pages!

Castles, Knights and Princesses – Coloring Pages   It’s Fairytale Week on the Love My Big Happy Family Blog!  Who doesn’t love a good fairytale?  Kids love fairytales and coloring, so here are four pages to print for lots of fun for you and your little ones!  There is a Fun Castle with towers, a draw bridge and flags.  There is a Brave Knight all decked out in armour and ready for battle.  A Beautiful Princess wears a pretty dress…

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Mar 6

March 6, 2017

Children's Books for St. Patrick's Day.

Books for Kids – St. Patrick’s Day!

Kid’s Books Reading is so good for kids!  I love this picture of my little granddaughter reading a book all by herself.  I have a collection of books about holidays and seasons that I like to put out for my grandkids to read when they come to Gramma’s house!  They like to read them and learn about all the fun activities and events associated with the different holidays and the changing season.  Of course, it’s always a delight when they will…

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Mar 1

March 1, 2017

St. Patrick's Day Coloring Page

Puffy Paint Leprechaun!

Puffy Paint Leprechaun! March is the time to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day!  From the Love My Big Happy Family collection of Puffy Paint Coloring Pages, here is a fun Leprechaun that you can use with Puffy Paint! Kids love to use puffy paint because it adds so much fun and 3D texture to their paintings. We made orange paint to use on Mr. Lucky’s beard! This is a perfect activity for your St. Patrick’s Day Party.  Make one to hang…

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Feb 22

February 22, 2017

Why it's good for you to have your kids as friends.

Why My Kids Are (& always have been) My Best Friends

Every now and then I come accross articles that are titled something like, “Why I’m Not My Kid’s Friend.”  That’s definately not the case in my experiences as a child or as a parent.  Those articles make me feel sad for the parent who wrote them and for the children that they parent.  My very first friend in life was my mom and my dad was the second friend I ever made. My four kids include two biological daughters and…

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Feb 20

February 20, 2017

Happy President's Day

President’s Day Coloring Page

It’s President’s Day!  I hope you have the day off and I hope you enjoy it!! In honor of President’s Day, here is a Free President’s Day Coloring Page for you and your little ones to have fun coloring!  This downloadable coloring page is free for you to print and enjoy!!  If you’d like more coloring pages like this, subscribe to the Love My Big Happy Family newssletter!! DOWNLOAD your free coloring page here.   Here are some related products…

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Feb 7

February 7, 2017

Coloring Page – Valentine’s Day Bears

Here’s a fun Kissing Teddy Bears Coloring Page to help you Celebrate Valentine’s Day! This downloadable coloring page is free for you to print and enjoy!!  If you’d like more coloring pages like this, subscribe to the Love My Big Happy Family newssletter (either in the sidebar at the right, or the footer down below)!! DOWNLOAD your free Valentine Bears coloring page here.   Related Products You Might Like: Crayola 24 Ct Twistables Fun Effect Crayons Mr. Sketch Scented Markers,…

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Feb 2

February 2, 2017

Groundhog Day Coloring Page!

So, what do you think?  Will the groundhog see his shadow or not?  Even if he does, there’s only six more weeks of winter!  We can do this!! Here is a coloring page to help you celebrate Groundhog Day!  This downloadable coloring page is free for you to print and enjoy!!  If you’d like more coloring pages like this, subscribe to the Love My Big Happy Family newssletter (either in the sidebar at the right, or the footer down below)!!…

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Feb 1

February 1, 2017

DIY Bird Feeders!

My grandsons and I had so much fun with this project!  We made our very own bird feeders!  With all the snow we’ve had here in Utah this winter I think the birds appreciated it too.  If you’re looking for a quick, easy and enjoyable project you can do with the kiddos, look no farther – you’ve found it! This first picture shows the boys with their finished bird feeders just before we took them outside to hang them in…

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Jan 23

January 23, 2017

Coloring Pages – Feathered Friends Enjoying Winter!

It’s beem snowing nearly nonstop for over twenty four hours here in Layton, Utah!!  What a crazy winter we’ve been having!! Here are some Feathered Friends Enjoying Winter (TWO coloring pages!) for you and your littles to have fun coloring!  These downloadable coloring pages are free for you to print and enjoy!!  If you’d like more coloring pages like this, subscribe to the Love My Big Happy Family newssletter!! DOWNLOAD your free coloring pages here. If you’d like to use…

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Jan 6

January 6, 2017

Cheerful Snowman Coloring Page

Hope everyone is keeping warm on these cold January days!!  Here is a Cheerful Snowman to make you smile!  This is a free downloadable coloring page for you and your little ones to enjoy!!  If you’d like more coloring pages like this, subscribe to the Love My Big Happy Family newssletter!! If you’d like to use “Puffy Paint” to paint your snowman you can find out how to make it HERE! You can get your subscribtion to the newsletter in…

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Dec 30

December 30, 2016

New Year’s Coloring Page

Hello Friends!  Here is another free downloadable coloring page just because I love you!!  You don’t even have to sign up for my monthly newsletter to get it. Although I would LOVE IT if you did!! Please, sign up for my newsletter in the sidebar to the right! ->   Get your  New Years Coloring Page here!     Please like & share:

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Dec 19

December 19, 2016

Gift Tags to Print and Color!

These fun gift tags are free to print and color!  They are my free gift to you when you sign up for the Love My Big Happy Family Newsletter.  Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from Love My Big Happy Family!! Get Your Free Gift Tags Here!   Please like & share:

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