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Grandma knew what she was doing back in the days before the screen revolution took over the world! Jumping in puddles, climbing trees, rolling out dough and making dens under branches. These are the ways that children should be playing and discovering the world. Good, old fashioned, simple and JOYFUL parenting tips from parents who want the same things for their kids that you do. Join us!
Incredibly Gorgeous Tie-Dye Easter Eggs for Kids to Make with Sharpies  and Rubbing Alcohol - Happy Hooligans

Incredibly Gorgeous Tie-Dye Easter Eggs for Kids to Make with Sharpies and Rubbing Alcohol - Happy Hooligans

Adorable Toilet Roll Chocolate Easter Bunny Craft - and a cute story about my son and my daycare kids - Happy Hooligans

Adorable Toilet Roll Chocolate Easter Bunny Craft - and a cute story about my son and my daycare kids - Happy Hooligans

Incredibly Gorgeous Tie-Dye Easter Eggs for Kids to Make with Sharpies  and Rubbing Alcohol - Happy Hooligans

Incredibly Gorgeous Tie-Dye Easter Eggs for Kids to Make with Sharpies and Rubbing Alcohol - Happy Hooligans

Easter Egg Roll Activity - Have a go at the GREAT EGG RACE on Easter Sunday. This is a "quick set up time", but super fun activity for ALL the family to enjoy. The kids can't wait to give this Easter Activity another go this year!

Easter Egg Roll Activity - Have a go at the GREAT EGG RACE on Easter Sunday. This is a "quick set up time", but super fun activity for ALL the family to enjoy. The kids can't wait to give this Easter Activity another go this year!

name puzzle - happy hooligans - wallpaper samples and cardboard

name puzzle - happy hooligans - wallpaper samples and cardboard

Fine Motor ABC by Stacie Erfle - Kids can strengthen fine motor skills and learn the alphabet in sign language with these alphabet based fine motor activities.  Happy Hooligans

Fine Motor ABC by Stacie Erfle - Kids can strengthen fine motor skills and learn the alphabet in sign language with these alphabet based fine motor activities. Happy Hooligans

Sensory Bins 101: Containers to use, base ingredients, suggested tools, toys, and themes, and photo examples of some of our most popular bins to date.Everything you need to know to make awesome Sensory Bins that will engage, educate and entertain your child: containers, themes, base ingredients, tools, and loads of photo examples of the best bins in our daycare. - Happy Hooligans

Sensory Bins 101: Containers to use, base ingredients, suggested tools, toys, and themes, and photo examples of some of our most popular bins to date.Everything you need to know to make awesome Sensory Bins that will engage, educate and entertain your child: containers, themes, base ingredients, tools, and loads of photo examples of the best bins in our daycare. - Happy Hooligans

Fine Motor ABC by Stacie Erfle - Kids can strengthen fine motor skills and learn the alphabet in sign language with these alphabet based fine motor activities.  Happy Hooligans

Fine Motor ABC by Stacie Erfle - Kids can strengthen fine motor skills and learn the alphabet in sign language with these alphabet based fine motor activities. Happy Hooligans

Quick and Easy Rainbow Ink Blot Shamrock Craft for Kids for St. Patrick's Day - Happy Hooligans

Quick and Easy Rainbow Ink Blot Shamrock Craft for Kids for St. Patrick's Day - Happy Hooligans

Homemade Paper Bag Kite with Winder - a quick and easy kite craft for toddlers and preschoolers.  Great spring craft or a craft for a windy day at any time of year.  The simple winder handle adds a fine motor element to flying this kite, and it's so much fun for little ones to use. - Happy Hooligans

Homemade Paper Bag Kite with Winder - a quick and easy kite craft for toddlers and preschoolers. Great spring craft or a craft for a windy day at any time of year. The simple winder handle adds a fine motor element to flying this kite, and it's so much fun for little ones to use. - Happy Hooligans

18 Boat Crafts for Kids: Easy fun boats for kids to make that will really float in a pond, pool or bathtub!  Such a fun way to let your kids experience that joy of good-old-fashioned play like you did when you were a kid! - Happy Hooligans.

18 Boat Crafts for Kids: Easy fun boats for kids to make that will really float in a pond, pool or bathtub! Such a fun way to let your kids experience that joy of good-old-fashioned play like you did when you were a kid! - Happy Hooligans.

An Adorable CD Bunny Craft for Preschoolers and Toddlers to Make - Happy Hooligans

An Adorable CD Bunny Craft for Preschoolers and Toddlers to Make - Happy Hooligans

Adorable CD Chicks for preschoolers to make.  Great way to use your scratched CDs and DVDs - Happy Hooligans

Adorable CD Chicks for preschoolers to make. Great way to use your scratched CDs and DVDs - Happy Hooligans

Rainbow Water!  A fun and easy St. Patrick's Day drink for kids! (hint:  All you need is water!) - Happy Hooligans

Rainbow Water! A fun and easy St. Patrick's Day drink for kids! (hint: All you need is water!) - Happy Hooligans