Spring is a great time to explore nature with your children as well as participating in many other activities. Activity Village has some great spring craft ideas to do with your children. Some of the craft ideas include puzzles, games, crafts and coloring pages.
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Maine Maple Sunday March 24th. This is a great day to plan some family time. It informs kids on where the syrup comes from and the process that is involved in making maple syrup. To find a list of activities in your area go to Get Real Get Maine.
The University of Maine Cooperative Extension has a publication available if you think you may be interested in tapping some maple trees yourself.
There are some great recipes that include maple syrup. If you think you would like to try some recipes Betty Crocker has several to choose from.
Hopefully you will get a chance to enjoy Maine Maple Sunday!
Now that Spring is just around the corner and the weather is warming up the trees has been tapped for syrup. Get Real Get Maine has the schedule posted for Maine Maple Weekend March 23rd & 24th. Click on the link to find the activities near you.
As the days become longer and the weather starts to warm up people of all ages can Spring into Action! Spring is a great time to get outside and enjoy the fresh air while getting physical activity. The Centers for Disease Control has a great resource on the importance of being outside.
Extension.org has a great resource with information on when children start walking as well as parenting tips for your 9 month old baby. The information also describes different factors regarding the timeline on when they should start walking.
With Valentines Day approaching, Martha Stewart has some great craft. Her website has ideas on treat packages, homemade cards and craft ideas for all ages.
Winter Kids is an organization that promotes healthy lifelong habits through fun outdoor activities for kids. If you are looking for something to do during the winter in Maine, check out the website for a list of activities.
The holiday season is here, and that means many children will be given toys as gifts. While new toys are a holiday tradition, parents should be aware of potential lead hazards associated with toys, including toy jewelry. The Centers for Disease Control has some useful information on how to be safe this holiday season.
With the holiday season approaching, UMaine Extension has a great video on Gift Giving and Overindulgence. This video also has some great ideas on alternatives for gifts by using family time and making memories that will last a lifetime.