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Home bucket

Raid the recycle bin: Transform recyclables by using your old milk jug to make a bird feeder. Turn your used toilet paper tubes into musical shakers or confetti poppers. Or just put the clean recyclables out on a table with scissors, glue, and string and see what your kids create!

Movie night! You can make it more fun by having your kids make admission tickets and a ticket booth with boxes or paper.
Moon Dough Recipe
1 cup cornstarch
1/2 cup conditioner
a few drops of food coloring

Spring cleaning: Seize the day and do some deep cleaning and organizing of your home. Sara can’t wait to tidy up! Check out Marie Kondo’s ideas for Tidying Up with Kids. Annie and her kids divided their house into quadrants and are deep cleaning in stages, breaking it up into tasks make it more fun and manageable.
Listen to an audiobook together; It’s nice to snuggle up on the couch, make some popcorn and/or hot chocolate and listen together. Great screen-free option! Your local library has free apps that you can access and Audible is also offering free stories for kids.
Learn a new crafty skill: If your library has a Creativebug subscription, check it out for tons of instructional videos.
Make your own dollhouse: Charlotte is going to try to create this DIY dollhouse!
Old-fashioned radio nights: Listen to books on Audible or the library as a family. (Comment below with your favorite books to read together!) Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, narrated by Stephen Fry, is now free on Audible.

Make a picture with mixed beans! All you need is paper, glue, and a bag of dried soup beans.

We put together an at home bucket list to get through social distancing together. Let's find the fun in whatever life throws our way!