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Mother's Day Weekend Activities

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It's Mother's Day Weekend!


This weekend was an exciting weekend for my family. We attended my nephew's wedding which was fantastic and I got to finally see my nieces since COVID! Both were married during the height of COVID and I couldn't attend. The icing on the cake is one of my nieces is about to have a baby boy! My first grand-nephew!

As I was thinking about an activity for today's newsletter, I wound up taking a stroll down memory lane. When these kiddos were born I made sock monkeys for them. I was asked if I would make them for the new babies. I said, "OF COURSE!"

So... for those of you who remember Sock Monkeys from childhood, creating them yourself, or just plain curious I have several links to share and directions to make your own (it's my original pattern). Enjoy!

Monkey Sock Doll Pattern and Directions

All About the Sock Monkey (

All Kinds of Sock Monkeys and Other Sock Critters Too! (

Try this easy Mother's Day craft with your kids! Mother’s Day is just around the corner. ­čĺÉThis Easy Handprint flower craft is perfect for childcare centers and childcare homes with toddlers and preschoolers. Your students will have a blast making something special for their mothers this Mother's Day! 

• Construction paper
• Paint
• Paintbrush
• A Marker


*Archived from ChildCareEd's Constant Contact Newsletters [5.12.2023]

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