Connection | Parties

Peter Pan Activities

Peter Pan offers so many opportunities for activities. There’s pirates, fairies, adventure, flying and of course storytelling. This time we focused on the elements that are important for this movie and relate to the ride. Our first activity was learning more about Big Ben and telling time. Telling time went a lot better than I expected! […]

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Wolf Tag

I created this game as part of our “Sword in the Stone” movie activities. I thought it deserved it’s own post because it was so much fun! Game play is really simple, and it balances out so even the little players have a chance of being ‘It’ and of tagging others. This is key in […]

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Life has Happened and We've Been Busy!

I know I’ve been so silent over here, and I’m sorry! We’ve hit a strange point in the year when we’re super busy, but also not really doing anything new. Winter has worn out it’s welcome (more snow flurries today), but besides a few hollyhocks and peonies peeking through the mulch, spring hasn’t really arrived […]

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Big Hero 6 Activities

Big Hero 6 is a huge favourite in our house! Not only is it a great movie, but it also holds special meaning to our family. When I went into the hospital to have my surgery, and stayed overnight, the first time I was away from my babies overnight since they’d been born, we watched this […]

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Snow-free Snowman Activities

The weather around here’s all over the place. One day it’s -30C, the next it’s melting. But melting didn’t improve the quality of our snow, the wind hardened crust got thicker and stronger as it melted, then refroze. There’s till plenty to do outside in our snow, but building snow people isn’t one of those […]

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Is Santa Real?

Do you believe in Santa? Does Santa visit your home? I know many people who don’t wish to lie to their children, so either don’t have Santa visit, or are very sure to express that it’s only a story or a game people play. I believe in Santa. I believe in many things. But mostly I believe […]

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Ten years of Ella

Yesterday Ella turned 10. Tens years since our beautiful baby girl was born. Every day has been an adventure ever since! To celebrate her birthday she wanted a World of Warcraft themed party, complete with sleepover, movie and gaming Sarah went all out crafting all sorts of things for the party: A quest themed invitation, […]

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Moana!

Spoilers!! * * * I warned you!! 😉 We had no doubt we’d love ‘Moana’. After all, our puppy’s named Moana. But we had no idea how much we’d love this movie! First, best line EVER!! (may be misquoted) “You’re a girl, on an adventure, with an animal sidekick. You’re a princess.” 😀 First, the […]

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A Great Advent Calendar Idea

Advent is a special time of year for our family. We mark the coming of Christ each evening with the lighting of a candle and a blessing. But as important as those family traditions are, there’s a less religious tradition our children look forward to all year long: The advent calendar!! Each day they open […]

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