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Tara Lo

About Tara Lo

Tara Lo is an Early Childhood Educator who has worked with children aged 6 months to 12 years in a variety of settings. From day camps to daycare centers, homeless shelters to hotel resorts, and kindergarten classrooms to community centers. Tara is a former writer for Webkinz Jr., where she used her knowledge of child development and all things preschool to help create lovable characters, catchy songs, silly stories, and fun activities. Tara is now a work-at-home mom who splits her days between writing, running a home daycare, and being constantly amazed by her wonderful son.
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When Your Kids Are Ready For School

When is your child ready for school?

Sending your child off to school for the first time is a major milestone in both of your lives. And it’s perfectly normal if she isn’t the only one who’s feeling a little anxious. Read more

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Fun with Water

Water Activities for Summer

Water, water everywhere so let’s all have some fun! Read more

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My Favorite Picnic Ideas

Go on a family picnic!

They’re not my favorite insects (especially when I find a stray one in the kitchen), but I think the ants are right – picnics are the place to be! Read more

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Summer Memories Scrapbook

How to Make a Summer Scrapbook

Summer is the favorite season for lots of kids – and with no school, later bedtimes, and special family trips, it’s easy to see why. Read more

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Beachy Crafts

An Underwater Diorama made from Seashells

What do you do with all the shells that your kids have hauled home? Add them to your drawer of art supplies and get crafting! Read more

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Crafty Father’s Day Gifts

Father's day celebration in family

Dads can be tricky to shop for – whenever I ask my Dad what he would like, he either says his own island or batteries. These crafts are all easy to create and sure to make Dad smile this Father’s Day. Read more

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Why Garden with Your Kids?

Mother and daughter planting flowers together.

Gardening is all about digging in dirt, pouring water, and watching things appear – what kid wouldn’t be into that? Read more

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Bunny Carrot Muffin Recipe

Carrot Muffins

Make a bunny muffin that’s high on Easter cheer, but low on fat and sugar! Read more

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Crock Pot Cooking

Crock Pot Cooking

Having a fully prepared, home-cooked meal ready for you at the end of the day can make you feel like you’ve got your own personal cook! Read more

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Kwanzaa Kinara Craft

Make a paper roll Kinara for Kwanzaa

Harvest fruits and vegetables are one of the symbols of Kwanzaa. Another symbol of Kwanzaa is the kinara. Read more

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