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Magnetic Family Calendar

Posted by Elisa Taub
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This easy to make calendar is great for kids of all ages. Use it as a reminder for older kids, and a lesson in the days of the week for your toddlers. You can use one calendar for the whole family, or make separate ones for each child. 

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Favorite Color Chart

Posted by Elisa Taub
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Fun things you can make using digital photography.

The Favorite Color Chart is a great project on many fronts. Not simply a family tree, this project introduces your child to color recognition and the relation between the extended members of their family. It can also provide a great introduction to phone etiquette if you have your child call each person on the poster to find out their favorite color. 

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Giant Friends Puzzle

Posted by Elisa Taub
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Last year my son's nursery school teacher made an amazing giant puzzle using a class picture. She presented it to the kids on the 100th day of school and the kids all worked together to put it together. Needless to say it was a huge hit. 

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See Me Call Me

Posted by Elisa Taub
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by Audrey Weinstein

It's 7:30 a.m and the telephone rings. "Who could be calling so early?" I think. It's my granddaughter Lexi. "Hi Bingme" (a name she gave me when she was very little and couldn't say Grammy). This delightful call was the result of a little project we had done the previous day. We made a family phone book. 

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Zoom Albums

Posted by Elisa Taub
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It happens all the time. I run into old friends or meet someone new at a party and they invariably ask to see pictures of our kids... and I've come up dry. Yes I know I should have some pictures with me, but my wallet is too jammed to get those plastic accordian picture holders in and out. 

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Who Did You Play With Today

Posted by Elisa Taub
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Starting a new school, or even just entering a new class can be a little intimidating for kids. A whole new set of kids, a new teacher, a new classroom. Sometimes it's hard to keep all the new experiences straight. 

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Project 365 See Your Life in a Whole New Way

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by photojojo.com

momready.com is proud to welcome Photojojo.com as a new monthly contributor to our Picture This department. Each month Photojojo will deliver photography tips and projects that go beyond the ordinary. 

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The Way You Were

Posted by Elisa Taub
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Remember when you first met your husband and each time you saw him your heart went aflutter? If those memories are slipping away between 2 a.m. feedings, chasing down your toddler, or playing chauffer to what seems like every sport available in your town, why not take the advice of rookiemoms.com and conjure up those good feelings with a photo collage. 

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