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How to Host an Indoor Carnival for Your Family

How to throw an indoor living room carnival for your family - Kids love carnivals, and these simple activities and fun games make it easy to have one for your family. Perfect for rainy days. Includes pictures and decorations. Awesome way to spend a day inside.

Grace talks about having a carnival three or four times a week. She is obsessed. We’ve been reading some books about carnivals, specifically: Little Elliot, Big Fun Olivia and the School Carnival Dora the Explorer At the Carnival Last Sunday, I asked her if she’d like to have a carnival of our own, in the living room. Of course, she thought that was a fabulous idea. My goal was to have a super fun carnival for our whole family. We succeeded, and the carnival was an all-day affair. Decorate! Grace used her budding writing skills to write the word CARNIVAL, and … Read more

Dancing Classes

Leotard with attached tutu – $17 2 pairs of dancing tights – $12 Bun holder for fine hair – $8 Pony tail holders for fine hair – $4 Tap dancing shoes – $35 Ballet shoes – $24 Dancing bag – $17 First month of preschool dancing classes – $45 The look on her face at the end of the first class – Priceless  

The Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus

We went to the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus a few weeks ago. I was apprehensive about going because my Gracie isn’t exactly the kind of child who sits quietly for two hours. I was plain old scared, in fact. We arrived at the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus about ninety minutes early. I’d heard that there was a pre-show, and we wanted to make sure we didn’t miss it. Some shows (like the Hershey, PA and Philadelphia, PA events) offer an animal open house even before the pre-show. I’d only been to the circus once … Read more