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    30+ Advent Calendar Non-candy Ideas for Kids of any age

    An advent calendar is a really fun way to make waiting for Santa a bit easier. Every year, my kids are now counting the days until we put up the Advent calendar that will then help them count down the days until Christmas! Each year on the 30th of November, we get the felt reindeer out (as I’ve never bought a chocolate or toy advent calendar). Each evening of the 24 days of December I cut out a piece of paper, roll it up and place it in a calendar pocket. On some days I might also add a little crafting kit or light up sticks, but usually, it’s just…

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    5 brain teaser games for kids

    All children love a good challenge. And when the challenge is fun and comes as brain teaser games, kids do become interested! I’ve always loved this type of games. When I was younger, I remember my grandfather introducing brain teasers to me. Not with the well known Rubik Cube but with a wooden 3D shape puzzle. I could spend hours playing with it, trying to figure it out, and then start all over again! My kids had no escape from these games, I did get them some. Though not sure if they were more for them or for me… Here is a list of the 5 brain teasers my kids…