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The team has been home sick for the past few days, and MP is feeling guilty about the number of times she’s resorted to our Netflix queue for entertainment. To compensate, she brainstormed 5 fun activities that can be done while sitting comfortably on the couch with a TV tray:

1. Create shapes with Wikki Stix

We first discovered Wikki Stix (made out of yarn and wax) at the Kids Travel Happy Store in Bethel. Since then, these colorful, bendable sticks have saved us during road trips, meals out and days like today, when we’re housebound. They’re so handy, the Miss Portland Diner hands them out to young guests instead of crayons.

Wikki Stix are great to have on hand at home

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CP#1 and #2 were very fortunate over the holidays, receiving all kinds of surprises from dear friends, aunts, uncles and grandparents. To show our appreciation, we decided to make some homemade thank you notes, using colorful paper snowflakes plus a pack of blank cards and envelopes.

At age 4, CP# 1 loved cutting out snowflakes (in fact, we have quite a stockpile of them for future projects). Three-year old CP#2, on the other hand, served as our resident glue stick expert.

To makes these cards at home, you’ll need:

• 5.5″ x 5.5″ origami paper (we found ours at Rainbow Toys in Falmouth)

• Scissors

• Clear glue stick

• Pack of cards and envelopes (ours were 4″ x 5.5″ and on sale at A.C. Moore) (more…)

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