Blog Income Report: My First 10 Months

I’ve had blogs in the past. This blog income report focuses on all three. Including this blog. Next month I plan on tracking earning throughout the month. Then I can start showing ya’ll monthly income reports. The income report below is a mixture of what I can remember receiving since I started monetizing my blogs. So, about a 10 month time span. All the networks I have listed I have personally used. So, I know their the real deal. If you have any questions don’t hesitate to connect with me! You can e-mail me or find me on social media.

My life has always consisted of some sort of “blogging.” I mean, I kept a diary and journal during my younger days. Plus, I was part of the online diary communities. C’mon, admit to it. You remember FreeOpenDiary, LiveJournal, Xanga, all of the good ones. I’m guilty of writing lengthy posts on MySpace, too.

But, I never tried to monetize my blog or social media use then. I’m not even sure if you could or not. I wasn’t even aware of the ability to monetize a blog until the end of 2014. Yep, I’m behind on the times.

My family went through quite the financial hit in 2014. I lost a good paying job. A job I had for 5 years. Plus, I had just went through a divorce, too. It was one hit after another. I searched for another job for about a month. During that time I learned about making money online. After a month of intense searching, I landed a job. I didn’t land the job because of looking. I landed the job because a friend I worked with at the vet clinic hooked me up with it. I’m still there, too. I love working at our little grooming salon.

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While working I started my first blog. It was “The Southern Bark.” It focused on helping pet parents care for their pets. But, the name was all wrong. Because, that was such a limited demographic. I wanted to reach out to a larger audience. But, in the short time I had the blog, I made a little compensation. The compensation came from two companies. Two companies I still use today.

Currently, I manage TheThriftyBark.Com and this blog (dogsandkids.net). I have been blogging, on a monetary level, for about 10 months now.

Three Blog Income Report (10 Months)

** Some of the following links are affiliate links. Meaning if you sign up for any of the below, I may receive a small compensation. That’s how an income report is generated, right?!

Monetary Compensation

IZEA – $176.37

ShareASale – $38.02

SheSpeaks – $150

Influence Central – $15

UpWork – $190

One2One Network – $45

Product Compensation

SheSpeaks – $25

One2One Network – $399.99

Influenster – $75

Total Product Monetary Compensation: $1074.38

I am still working on my blogging techniques. Still working on building my audience. I want an audience that trusts me. So, I try my best to stay social. So, make sure you connect with me there, too! I know many people will giggle at my blog income report. It is only a little over $1,000. But, you have to start somewhere. Plus, 85% of the above income has came just in the last 5 months. So, it is possible to earn money online.

 

 

 

 

Back To School Tools From Educents

I know I have spoke a lot about Haley starting school. It is just a huge milestone for the both of us. I’m adapting to the public school system. She’s adjusting to the public school system. Plus, spending 7 hours a day learning is new to her as well. Sitting still that long is new to her. But, back to school is here. I love shopping Educents for some amazing back to school deals.

Back to School Tools From Educents.com

That’s right, it’s Back to School Season! That means Back to School shopping AND deals. To save you the hassle of checking around I’ve rounded up my top back to school picks in science, reading and writing and made sure you’re saving at least 20%!

Tip: Use WELCOME16 for Free Shipping and 15% off if you’re new to Educents.com (you won’t see that on their website).

How to Teach the 5 Paragraph Essay: Save 25%

A great lesson plan on this crucial skill.

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Science Graphic Book: Save 20%

I admit I’m surprised, but the comic book format of this science series has kids mastering materials because they’re excited about the book itself! Definitely worth checking out, especially with the savings.

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Life of Fred Beginning Reader Books: Save 19%

A perfect tie-in with the beloved Life of Fred Math Books for new readers.

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Analytical Grammar Set: Save 20%

Help your littles master this sometimes fun, sometimes maddening subject. Saving 20% helps.

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Kindergarten, I Wasn’t Ready For It

Children bring a lot of joy to our lives. They show us a new beginning. I can’t remember life before Haley. But, there was one milestone I wasn’t ready for. That milestone is kindergarten. Haley began kindergarten over two weeks ago. Still, I am not prepared for it. Meeting new people is hard for me as it is. But, that didn’t stop Haley’s excitement for kindergarten. She was ready. I wasn’t. 

I’m a bit of a procrastinator. Okay, a bit doesn’t cover it. I procrastinate every single day of my life. I’m working on it. So, I had Haley’s kindergarten supplies ready. I had them ready before the first day. That made me thrilled. She had her binders, her pencils, crayons, everything was ready. She was ready. Her supplies were ready. Well, I say everything was ready. Everything was ready but one thing. That was me.

On Haley’s first day of kindergarten, her daddy met me there. We’re divorced. But, I’d say we co-parent better than most parents that are together. We spend equal time with her. We make sure that we both stay involved in all aspects of her life. Together we walked her to her classroom and said “see ya later.” I didn’t cry. I was sure I would, but I never did. Then he headed home. I headed to work.

When her first day of kindergarten let out, I was at work. Her grandma and papa picked her up from her first day. I shared the picture below of her being walked to the car. Within an hour, it had 100 shares. She had a great first day of school. She even got her first smiley face. The first day we didn’t even have to worry about homework. Those circumstances changed. We have homework every night. But, she enjoys doing it.

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My little girl is a bit needy. But, most days, I don’t mind. But, I see changes since she began kindergarten. She is independent. I walked her to her classroom this morning. A little girl was in front of us. Her mother was with her, too. The little girl let go of her mom’s hand. Then Haley let go of mine. That is when my heart sunk. That’s when the light bulb went off. I’m not ready for kindergarten. So, I didn’t cry on her first day. But, today, I cried the whole way home. She has never let my hand go before.

She always wants mommy right there. To hold her hand. She even asks me to carry her on a regular basis. It reminded me of a popular video that has circulated my social media feed lately. A mom in the car, crying, because her son isn’t ready for kindergarten. She talks about how he’s not ready to stay still for 7 hours. She even touches on how the teacher doesn’t know he needs so many kisses every few minutes. Of course, the video has a funny ending. But, I felt like that mom this morning. She was ready, I wasn’t.

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But, she has to grow older. I know this. I am aware of this. But, it’s so hard to let go. She will always be my little 7lbs 2oz 21 1/2 inch baby girl. I am starting to let the reigns go a little bit every day. But, I hope she always remembers, mama has her back. Forever and always.

$150 Amazon Gift Card Giveaway From Dropprice!

Dropprice $150 Amazon Gift Card Giveaway

Welcome to the Dropprice $150 Amazon Gift Card Giveaway!

Dropprice is an innovative startup that rewards moms for being social. Essentially, they empower moms to drop prices of kids & baby products with a click. The price continues dropping as more moms click “Drop the price”. Every week new promotions are launched and moms drop prices by sharing them on social media. See the chart below to understand the power moms have and how important it is to share with other moms.

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In today’s promotion for the Siliskin Straw Tops & Cups, it started out at $22.00 and for each mom that clicks, the price drops a bit. The price will continue to drop for each mom that participates.

Dropprice $150 Amazon Gift Card

You can choose to share on social media to get more moms to click “Drop the price”, or you can “Buy Now” at the current price. Keep in mind that when the price gets low, they usually sell out and you will no longer have the chance to buy that item. As an added bonus every item on Dropprice ships for free!

 

Do you want to give it a try? This is such a fun and exciting way for moms to save lots of money by collaborating with each other. If you would like to have a chance to win a $150 Amazon gift card, you can experience dropping the price by following the instructions below.

 

Giveaway: Win a $150 Amazon Gift Card

All you have to do is help moms drop the price of these Straw Tops & Cups and you will be entered to win a $150 Amazon gift card. Just click “Drop the price” on the entry form below for a chance to win. For even more entries, share it on your social media networks via the entry form — every time one of your friends also clicks to drop the price, you’ll automatically receive additional giveaway entries!

 

This giveaway ends on 9/4/2016; you must be a US Resident and be 18 years or older to enter. Winners are randomly selected and contacted via email; the winners will be listed at the top of the entry form when the giveaway ends.

 

LEGOLAND Discovery Center Atlanta – $5 Off!

With over 2 million LEGO bricks under one roof, LEGOLAND Discovery Center Atlanta is a LEGO lover’s dream! Come share our world of color, creativity and family entertainment. Bring your mateys and race your own pirate ship on our aquatic table at NEW Pirate Adventure Island!

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Come ride Merlin’s Apprentice and Kingdom Quest! Don’t forget to check out local Atlanta landmarks in our MINILAND and learn new building tricks in our Model Builder Academy. Don’t forget to check out one of our five 4D movies, including NEW The LEGO Movie 4D: A New Adventure! It’s the ultimate place for LEGO fans young and old!

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$5 Off LEGOLAND Discovery Center Atlanta!

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Disney World Guides – Zoe Has Them!

Recently, I had the pleasure of speaking to a smart young woman. Her name is Zoe London. She’s a 17 year old student from Ontario. She’s hoping to make some money to further her education. So, she’s created Guides by Zoe. These aren’t your regular, run of the mill guides. These are amazing guides that give you a look into Disney World. Yep, Disney World Guides!

Zoe’s Disney World Guides are informative. They are well written. Plus, the pictures are amazing. She also has them reasonably priced. Her website is easy to navigate. Plus, it isn’t cluttered. This young lady has a good head on her shoulders. Plus, I don’t think you can find this much information about Disney World on the web anywhere. I’d be surprised if you found Disney World guides that are more informative.

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Zoe’s Disney World Guides

In the short interaction I’ve had with Zoe, I’d say she’s an original. She seems kind. You won’t find many 17 year old’s with a head on their shoulders like her. She was even kind enough to send me a free copy of her “Magic Kingdom for Toddlers.” We are waiting until Dray is a little older to take the family to Disney World. But, when I do I will bring along her guide. That’s a for sure thing.

Freebies From Influenster! My #ReviveVoxBox

I’m a member of a wonderful influencer community, Influenster. Pretty much, you get picked for awesome “vox boxes.” These are boxes filled with awesome freebies. Each box has a theme. In exchange, I share my thoughts with my friends. All opinions are my own. 

First, I love being a part of the Influenster community. The samples they send out in their vox boxes are amazing. Plus, who doesn’t love a few freebies?! Now, I have read some negative comments about the community. Most of them were on social media. Most people complain about being members for so long but, never receiving a box. Also, a ton of complaints about never being chosen for a campaign. I have used Influenster for about a year now. I have received many vox boxes.

Let me be clear, I don’t have a large social media following. My largest network is Twitter. I have 2k+ followers there. But, I think most are spam bots. You have to be active in the community. Answer questions. Make sure to post reviews. Plus, you should make sure to check your e-mail on a daily basis. That’s where you will receive surveys to see if you’re a good match for upcoming boxes and freebies. I also recommend downloading the Influenster app. It’s really convenient.

Joining Influenster is free. It’s also fun. You’ll also have chance to get a ton of freebies. Fun freebies at that! Click below to be a part of the Influenster community. (It’s my referral link!)

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Freebies In My #ReviveVoxBox

Freebies From Influenster

 There were some awesome freebies in the Revive Vox Box. Products that really will help you revive. Including protein shakes, snacks, and more.

SheaMoisture Fruit Fusion Coconut Water Weightless Shampoo

This fruit fusion weightless shampoo from SheaMoisture is amazing. It smells great, too. It’s a sulfate-free shampoo. I would definitely purchase this.

Kauai Coffee Garden Isle Light Roast Compostable Cups

These coffee pods are awesome. Plus they’re eco friendly. Which is always a plus. They taste great, too.

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Vitamin Shoppe Products

The Vitamin Shoppe sent me some awesome freebies.

Plnt Vanilla Protein

Next Step Fit N’ Full (Cookies N’ Cream)

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Bodytech Whey Tech

Bodytech Shaker.

I haven’t tried them, yet. But, all of Influenster’s freebies seem amazing. I can’t wait to try these, too!

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So, head on over to Influenster! You deserve awesome freebies, too! 🙂

Olympic Games: Five Ways I Get My Kids To Power Their Dreams

This is a sponsored post for SheSpeaks/P&G. All opinions are my own. 

Power Their Dreams

I have always been nervous about letting Haley participating in any sports. Haley has left and right front temporal lobe epilepsy. Her seizures are not grand mal seizures. She has what we like to call “staring spells.” That’s exactly what they are. She stares into space for several seconds. Sometimes she will bite her lips during one. Often after one she returns to normal. But, sometimes she is scared after one. They are short lived.

But, my once little girl started kindergarten last week. My baby girl isn’t much of a baby anymore. There are many exciting things that come with kindergarten.They learn new things. Plus, they meet friends that may turn into lifelong friends. Another thing that comes with it is the shine put on extracurricular activities. You know what I’m talking about. The clubs, the sports, and all the fun things that go with school.

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I must say that the Rio 2016 Olympic Games came just at the right time to spark Haley’s attention. They came right as she began kindergarten. So, now with a new interest in the sports world, Haley wants to venture out. Of course this makes me nervous. But, her seizures are controlled well. So, I made a tough decision. I loosened the reigns a little. Now, I’m ready to help Haley power her dreams.

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It’s hard to believe that the stunning Olympians we see on TV were once little ones. I’m sure many of them had people behind them who powered their dreams. Walmart is a proud supplier of P&G products. P&G is also a proud partner with of the Olympic Games USA Team. They make sure to continue powering Olympians dreams. They have great products that we use every single day. Plus, you can’t deny that Walmart has the lowest prices. You can make sure of that with their Savings Catcher.

One of those products is the Venus® Swirl Razor. I recently was able to try the newest razor added to the Venus® line. Now, let me tell you. My legs are a horror story. Yep, I said it. They are a true horror story. I’m sure there is a meme out there dedicated to my legs. I have never tried a razor that could get it all. Plus, my patience runs thin while trying to shave. Hair removal creams are a huge no-no for me. I always have a reaction afterwards. Then I still have tons of hair still there.

I am not exaggerating when I talk about my new found love, the Venus® Swirl Razor. I will never turn back after trying this amazing razor. One swipe and the hair was gone. Yep, out of here! No prickly left overs. Smooth skin. The scary truth is, I can’t remember the last time I felt smooth skin on my legs. Believe it or not, but how well this razor works isn’t its only feature.

P&G has raised the bar with their sponsorship of the Olympic Games USA Team. They produce products that are used in a large majority of households. Including the Venus® brand. All of these well known brands support Team USA. They want to help Olympians power their dreams. #LetsPowerTheirDreams

Venus® Swirl Razor: What I LOVE About It!

  • The grip. Not all razors are comfortable to hold. This one is! It isn’t too small. It isn’t too big. The grip on this razor feels just right. Plus, the extra padding makes it comfortable to grip.
  • The package. I’m really bad at reading directions when it comes to opening things. I always end up losing the battle. But the package the Venus® Swirl Razor comes in is so easy to open. You can clearly see the perforated edges on the back. It pops out easily. No tearing or wrestling a cardboard box.
  • The blades. I love the blades on this razor. There are five adjustable razors. They adjust individually! Let’s not forget they are also Contour™ blades, too! Easy glide and comfortable.
  • The MoistureGlide™ serum. I really believe there is a lot of power behind this. I have no doubt in my mind it is the genius solution behind the smooth skin this razor leaves behind. But, make sure if you’re laying it on the tub anywhere that you have the cover over the blade. Not just for safety reasons. I made the mistake of not replacing the cover after using the razor. I put the razor on the edge of the tub. The water-activated serum did what it was supposed to do. The razor was stuck to the side of the tub. It did come up though, with a little effort. It didn’t seem to damage the strip any.
  • FLEXIBALL™. I love the FLEXIBALL™ feature of this razor. Plus, it looks cool, too. It’s a cool looking silver ball on the razor. It helps aid those amazing blades in making sure the razor is able to glide over those well earned curves!

I’m still using the Venus® Swirl Razor that I had the pleasure of trying out. But, that’s not stopping me from still price searching. Walmart takes the cake again, ya’ll! You can’t beat the prices. Even if you do go in only for toilet paper and come out with birthday presents, six pairs of socks, a new beanbag chair, and dish rags. They have the best prices on this awesome razor, too. But, even if there is a lower price, Walmart price matches! So, I don’t have to go a long way looking for that better price. Because they just built a Walmart only 5 miles from my house! Talk about more excitement than necessary.

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I can buy school supplies for Haley there, too. It’s always a relief to be able to do one stop shopping. Haley’s interest in sports has exploded. She loves exploring the sporting goods aisles in Walmart. The explosion happened soon after she saw a video of Olympic Games star Gabby Douglas. We are looking into local gymnastic studios to enroll her soon. I know she will do well. She does trip over her own feet. I’m okay with that. Because, it’s more proof that she is mine. Overall, her balance is great.

 

Haley, once upon a time, enjoyed an activity most kids hate. She didn’t just enjoy it. She asked to do it several times during the day. Her favorite activity was taking a bath. Don’t get me wrong. Bath time is still at the top of her list of priorities. She loves it. So, just imagine her excitement when I brought this beauty out.

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Yep, a lovely towel from the 1996 Olympic Games. I had to pair it with the amazing Venus® Swirl Razor. This towel is old. It’s faded. But, still very soft and usable. Plus, it’s huge! One of its best features. Excitement was the only emotion she knew when she saw this towel. It is now her towel. She even made me write her name on the tag. She has staked claim on the old 1996 Olympic Games towel.

Haley’s passion for sports is her new favorite activity. She eats, sleeps, and dreams sports. Once upon a time, our best bonding happened during bath time. Now, the bonding we get while watching the Olympic Games trumps all. We are excited for her to start gymnastics. I’ll be sure to post plenty of pictures and stories. I promise! 😉

I want my kids to always know I’ve got their back. I want to power their dreams. Just like P&G is powering Olympian dreams by sponsoring the Olympic Games USA Team. I let them know I support them. Plus, there is always a listening ear. Even a shoulder to cry on. I want to help them achieve their dreams.

5 Ways I Power My Kids Dreams

  1. I make myself available. As parents, we’re busy. We have a lot to do. But, it’s important to always have time for your children. You want them to be able to confide in you without fear.
  2. I support their dreams. Their dreams may not always match up with mine. But, that’s okay. I still want to support their dreams. Have their backs and make sure they know it.
  3. I get involved. In a way, this ties in with making myself available. I don’t want to be too busy to help them achieve their dreams. But, as adults, we all have things we must do. Sometimes I have to plan time to set aside. I may have to get on the floor and do a half back flip. Because I know my old bones can’t do a full back flip. At least I tried. Plus, it’s great bonding time!
  4. I’m the fan in the stands. So what if moms in the stands embarrass their favorite athletes?! Let them know they will always have a fan with you around. Try to attend as many event as possible. I know work and life doesn’t always make that happen. But, put the effort in. Show them that you will always be there cheering them on.
  5. Never give up on them. Parents are human beings. We get tired, cranky, and happy. Usually all at the same time. Some days it feels easier to just let your kids give up at something. Just to not fight the battle. If they really are ready to quit, I may make them try it one more time. If the dislike is still there, we can do something else. Sometimes kids need a little encouragement. Let them know you will never give up on them. That you know what they are capable of.

Do your kids play any sports? What about you? Let’s hear it for your favorite team! I’d love to get any insight possible on entering the sports world. I’d love to know how you power your kids dreams. Drop me a comment or get with me on social media.

Dropprice $150 Target Gift Card Giveaway!

Target Gift Card

Dropprice is an innovative startup that rewards moms for being social. Essentially, they empower moms to drop prices of kids & baby products with a click. The price continues dropping as more moms click “Drop the price”. Every week new promotions are launched and moms drop prices by sharing them on social media. See the chart below to understand the power moms have and how important it is to share with other moms.

Target Gift Card

In today’s promotion for the Children Inspire Design Cards, it started out at $22.00 and for each mom that clicks, the price drops a bit. The price will continue to drop for each mom that participates.

Target Gift Card

You can choose to share on social media to get more moms to click “Drop the price”, or you can “Buy Now” at the current price. Keep in mind that when the price gets low, they usually sell out and you will no longer have the chance to buy that item. As an added bonus every item on Dropprice ships for free!

Do you want to give it a try? This is such a fun and exciting way for moms to save lots of money by collaborating with each other. If you would like to have a chance to win a $150 Target gift card, you can experience dropping the price by following the instructions below.

Giveaway: Win a $150 Target Gift Card

All you have to do is help moms drop the price of this Counting Cards and you will be entered to win a $150 Target gift card. Just click “Drop the price” on the entry form below for a chance to win. For even more entries, share it on your social media networks via the entry form — every time one of your friends also clicks to drop the price, you’ll automatically receive additional giveaway entries!

This giveaway ends on 8/22/2016; you must be a US Resident and be 18 years or older to enter. Winners are randomly selected and contacted via email; the winners will be listed at the top of the entry form when the giveaway ends.

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The Affordable Gift Guide!

If you’re a parent or relative to young children, then you’ve got birthdays to attend. For me, it’s almost every weekend these days! Finding the appropriate gift can be time-consuming, and a bit stressful- whether it’s coming directly from you or from your child to their pal.

My biggest birth bind was recently. Haley’s birthday is August 19th. Which is only a week away! She will be 5 years old. We have juggled a lot lately. Including her starting kindergarten this year. Huge milestone if I do say so myself. Birthdays are honestly the last thing on my mind. But, I can’t avoid them. They come every single year. So, between her love of Ninja Turtles and educational games – I had endless choices. But, I know that isn’t always the case for some looking for gifts.

Never fear! I created a gift guide so you can focus on enjoying time with loved ones (and getting on with your day!) rather than hemming and hawing at all of the options. And while Summer birthdays have been top of my mind, the gift guide is appropriate for any time of year so you can bookmark this page as your gift that keeps on giving.

The gifts are organized by age group from toddler to teen, and all of them are under $40. Happy gifting!

For giftees ages 3 to 5

Geometric Building Set

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Tegu Blocks combine fun colors, geometric shapes, and a magnetic snap to create a playtime experience that’s fitting for the living room or the classroom. Parents (and littles!) love this toy because its production has positive environmental and social impact.

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Make a Match Game

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This game helps children grow memory skills with adorable dinosaur chips! The beautiful design is a treat for parents and kids alike. Perfect for picnics, play dates, and rainy games, this game is small enough to carry in your pocket and hip enough for the coolest of pre-k birthday parties.

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For giftees ages 6 to 8

Animal Charades Game

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Get kids on their feet and brimming with ideas! This high-quality wooden game is a perfect gift for outgoing children and to create an atmosphere of fun and creativity.

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Pirate Adventure Board Game

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This board game is cleverly disguised. Kids will be having so much fun that they won’t even know that they were learning math from an award-winning program.

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Squishy Science Experiment

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The Slimy Squishy Polymer Bucket is the perfect gift for budding scientists who aren’t afraid to roll up their sleeves and get their hands dirty in the name of…scientific learning! But they’ll too be busy having fun to realize they’re learning the basics of chemistry.

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Garden Flowers Coloring Book

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One great idea for a gift is coloring books. These garden flower coloring books are perfect for child and parent, and can make a great group activity.

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For giftees 9 to 10

Food Fighter 2-Player Game

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Food Fighter is a board game that has two children face off in a kitchen-themed battle. Children will have fun while developing higher-order thinking skills, mathematics, literacy, and executive functioning skills.

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Dream Catcher Kit

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Building dreamcatchers is a classic crafting activity – this colorful kit has everything kids need to make something unique and beautiful!

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Just Add Milk Experiments

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I love these experiments – little parental oversight is required, and they’re so easy to do right at home! Girls and boys, readers and scientists, alike will love this colorful kit. Not to mention parents!

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Gifts for Ages 11 to 13

Pairs in Pears

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Whether or not they love this pun as much as some of us, this game gets kids flexing vocabulary muscles while having fun with a little challenge and competition. Players build pairs of connecting words in matching patterns, like Scrabble 2.0. Best of all it’s portable – a perfect gift and activity to bring along on sleepovers or for parties. For a little more “pearity,” pair with two more pears!

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Rainforest Biome

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Budding scientists and tweens who like hands-on fun will love this all-in-one Rainforest Biome – they get to start a whole ecosystem right at home! The biome includes cacao beans (a favorite), clay, an apple snail shell, and more to create a full-on biofeedback loop. Super cool!

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Math & Science Mystery Books

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Who doesn’t love to solve a mystery?! The One Minute Mystery series takes a simple concept and turns it into an awesome book. Kids will read mysteries, then use their powers of deduction and knowledge of math and science to find the solution. Each is as satisfying as the next!

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