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Worksheet Wednesday: What’s the Contiguous United States?

Coloring map of the Contiguous United States and many more free Printables from

Since my family travelled pretty much all summer, my boys suggested we color in a map to show the states we visited this year. I quickly formatted and printed this map only to discover confusion among my youngest. He was so concerned: where were Alaska and Hawaii? Since we hadn’t visited either of those states,…

Pool Noodle Sailboats

Make a Sailboat with a Pool Noodle & Craft Foam #summer #kidscraft

A lot of people ask us how we survive summers in Phoenix — the answer is to pretty much live at the pool! So when Bettijo and I were brainstorming project ideas for Raising Arizona Kids magazine’s July issue, we knew we wanted to make some kind of pool toy. I knew we got it…

Four Favorite July 4th Party Ideas!

July Fourth Party Ideas from

We are so excited to celebrate July 4th this week! Here is a quick reminder of my favorite patriotic party ideas from the Paging Supermom archives. Be sure to pin it so you’ll have it to refer back to later. No. 1 Remember the Let Freedom Ring July 4th printable party we created for Land…

Star & Stripes Patriotic Wand Tutorial

Stars and Stripes Wand Tutorial

Since I’m a Mom of boys, Bettijo giggled a little when I showed up to a recent photoshoot with our Stars & Stripes Patriotic Wand. After all, frilly wands are clearly for girls, right? But I just really wanted to make this! I can imagine all sorts of cute little girls in patriotic sun dresses…

Worksheet Wednesday: Patriotic Syllables

Free Patriotic Syllables Worksheet New free worksheets posted every week at

This week’s worksheet is one where all the kids can get involved — identifying syllables. As you go through each word, clap the syllables aloud. This is also a great time to talk your child about patriotic concepts. Independence Day is quickly approaching, and the vocabulary on our worksheet will prompt a discussion on what…

Free Printable Statue of Liberty Crown

Free Printable Statue of Liberty Crown at

Today is another Printable Blog Hop! Just in time for the Fourth of July, today’s blog hop includes 12 fun Patriotic printables from our blogger friends. First off, how cute is Miss Modette wearing our free printable Statue of Liberty Crown? This has to be one of the coolest printables we’ve offered in a while….

Grand Old Flag

Make a Chalkboard stand for Flag Day at

Celebrate Flag Day tomorrow with this patriotic kids craft! For our monthly contribution to Raising Arizona Kids magazine we created a chalkboard flag stand that is easy to create, and fun for kids to decorate and redecorate all month long. Using supplies that are readily available, this is the perfect project for Flag Day, and…