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Toilet Paper Roll Octopus Craft

Isn’t he adorable? You can make this Octopus Craft with the kid's you are watching using an empty toilet paper roll. Have the child paint the roll blue and when it dries, they can practice their scissor skills by cutting slits going halfway up the tube to make the 8 legs. The legs are curled by wrapping each leg…
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Mother’s Day Footprint Heart Craft

What You'll Need White canvas Foam brush Paint/Paintbrush Marker Hot glue gun (optional) rope (optional) ribbon (optional) How we made it: Gather your materials. Start with a small amount of paint first, then add more as needed. Using the foam brush paint your little one's foot, left foot first. Holding their foot flat and having…
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Meet Our Sitters~ Anita Schmidt

Name: Anita Schmidt City you live in: Irvine Age: 22 Major: Kinesiology Favorite Color: Turquoise family, orange and gray. Favorite fruits: Bananas, kiwi and mango. Favorite Book (kids book and adult book):  Kids: little brown bear  Adult: anything that is history based. Something interesting about you that people may not know:  I used to do theater when…
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Spring Craft- Paper Plate Caterpillars

Paper Plate crafts are definitely one of my favorite types of craft. They’re so simple and can be adapted for different age groups. These paper plate caterpillars are super cute, and will be perfect for spring time.  You could of course decorate them like everyone’s favorite caterpillar – The Very Hungry Caterpillar or make your own…
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Meet Our Sitters~ Kelly Jones

Name: Kelly Jones City you live in: Lake Forest, CA Age: 21 Major: Nursing Favorite Color: Yellow Favorite fruit: raspberries and blueberries! Favorite Book (kids book and adult book):I love Goodnight Moon (children's) and I love too many books! Some include The Bell Jar, The Year of Magical Thinking, and The Glass Castle. Something interesting…
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Meet Our Sitters- Laura Rubalcava

Name: Laura Rubalcava City you live in: Dana Point Age: over 35 Major: Fashion Design Favorite Color: Yellow Favorite Fruit: Watermelon Favorite Book (Children's book and Adult book): A Long Way from Chicago and Longitude Something interesting about you that people may not know: I briefly worked as a fashion model when I was 20…
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Leaf “glitter” Art

Leaf "Glitter" Art Put your leaves that have fallen on the ground to good use by making this simple leaf "glitter" art project. What You'll Need print instructions we did this project leaves- dry leaves work the best glue thick craft paper or construction paper Step 1: head out on a nature walk and find…
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Meet Our Sitters- Shanon Asato

Name: Shanon Asato City you live in: Anaheim, CA Age: 25 Major: Master of Science in Occupational Therapy Favorite Color: Maroon Favorite fruit: Mango Favorite Book (kids book and adult book): Little Women Something interesting about you that people may not know: I was born and raised in Hawaii, and just moved to California in…
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Meet Our Sitters- Abbie Fioccoprile

Name:  Abbie Fioccoprile City you live in:  North Hollywood (Los Angeles) Age:  22 (Birthday 6/21/94) Major:  B.A. in Theatre Arts - Acting Emphasis (Graduated in May 2015 from California State University, Fullerton) Favorite Color:  Purple! Favorite fruit:  Watermelon! (I could seriously eat this everyday!) Favorite Book (kids book and adult book):  As a kid, I loved Shel Silverstein books like…
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Meet Our Sitters- Max Lynd

Name: Max Lynd City you live in: Lake Forest Age: 20 Major: Biology Favorite Color: Blue Favorite fruit: Banana Favorite Book (kids book and adult book): Cat in the Hat, Harry Potter series. Something interesting about you that people may not know: I graduated with my Associate Degree before I graduated High School. If you…
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