There’s a Twitter Party Wednesday Night!
- 6PM Eastern
- Use #iamcurious to follow along via Twitter
- And RSVP and Enter to Win via the Rafflecopter below!
- iPad Mini
- $50 Gift Card
- …and More!
I’ve been asked to be a panelist on the party, sharing my life-long love of learning!
Join us and share what you’re curious about?
What are you learning about right now and what would you LIKE to learn about? Curious.com is a new learning platform with video ‘lessons’. How to grow Asparagus? How to fold an Origami Triangle Star? How to build an erupting Volcano!?
Disclosure, I am a compensated participant in the Twitter party. However, Curious.com had no idea that I would LOVE to learn how to grow Asparagus!
There’s a new School in Town…
It’s called CURIOUS.com… What are you curious about? CHECK it out!
NOTE: This is a sponsored post.
Curious.com is a new website devoted to small clips and videos about anything you might be curious about!
- My little boy is the king of origami, and he loves to learn via video.
- I taught myself everything I know about Photoshop Elements and Adobe Lightroom from videos.
- THERE is an erupting VOLCANO tutorial! We so need this in our life!
- And I would LOVE to grow Asparagus.
Pin your favorite videos and win an iPad Mini!
DISCLOSURE, I will be pinning my fave videos tomorrow night and there’s a Twitter party on the 22nd with curious conversation! Join us! I was asked to participate in both the Pinning Party and the Twitter party, but my fave videos are all my choice!
What is NFL Play 60?
NFL PLAY 60 is the National Football League’s campaign to encourage kids to be active for 60 minutes a day in order to help reverse the trend of childhood obesity.
NOTE: This is a SPONSORED POST.
VolunteerSpot.com asked if I had any creative suggestions for great kid activities… and since I have creative kids… the answer is YES!
Last weekend was my little boy’s 9th birthday.
When the cake was obliterated, I realized I forgot to blow up any balloons before the party!
What kind of a mom forgets the balloons for a birthday party?
The big surprise?
A bunch of 9 year old boys are HAPPIER with NOT-BLOWN-UP balloons! Who Knew?
There must be a jillion ways to play with a balloon not tied off.
Here are SIX
- Let it go and test whose balloon flies the highest, furthest, zig-zaggedest, etc.
- Play the loudest balloon farting game!
Pinch the neck of the balloon as you let the air out.
- See if you can make the balloon stay stuck to the wall while the air comes out, it’s harder than it looks!
- See who can blow up the balloon the fastest or who can blow it till it pops first.
- Encapsulate mom’s cell phone in a partially blown up balloon as you slowly let the air out of it. Try other bizarre items ‘wraped’ in balloon rubber.
- Once they tire of the un-blown up balloons, tie a few off and let them invent several more games!
Then pat yourself on the back for being an awesome mom who KNEW they would totally love blowing up the balloons themselves! I knew that! We did all these activities outside, but balloons are the perfect indoor rainy day activity too. Please be careful with younger kids, balloons can be a choking hazard.
What activities have your kids invented?
Because if they are as creative as my kids (and I’m sure they are…) then go enter the NFL Play 60 Contest!
Have an idea for a NEW way to get active?
Encourage your kids to enter the NFL Play60 Invention Contest!
Want a free NFL Play60 poster for your kid?
Email firstname.lastname@example.org with your mailing address to request one!
Disclosure: I am participating with VolunteerSpot in promoting the NFL Play 60 Invention Contest. I love the encouragement to be active. And I love this contest. Thoughts, creative kids and balloon activities are my own.
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