Creative QT

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Get Creative with Plastic Easter Eggs!

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It seems a little strange to be doing Easter-themed activities during this time, but we are finding it to be a lovely way for our family to Make Time Together. We've hunted high and low on Instagram to round up our five favorite ways to get creative with plastic Easter eggs.

'Scrabbled Eggs' - A Fun Word Family Activity for Kids

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What We Store in Our Mini SlideAway® by Dana Sue Hinkle

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I think what I love about our little company, is that I truly do USE our products! Like…all of them. But right now, I especially love theSlideAway On-The-Go, because it is just the right size for holding all those teeny tiny toys and materials which otherwise end up all over our living room floor.

The Hinkle's Family Seek & Find Scavenger Hunt

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We're all feeling a little cooped up and cabin fever these days ... this was our family's most recent solution to keep our five kids busy.  Best of all it will upgrade the day from 'meh' to 'awesome'!


5 Busy Bags to Keep Toddlers Busy on the Plane

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5 Awesome Plane Hack Products for Kids

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Date Night Ideas for Exhausted Parents

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DIY DUPLO Compatible Toddler Suitcase

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5 Great Ways to Store Toys with Lots of Small Pieces

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Meaningful STEM Stocking Stuffers for Kids

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The StoryBricks Letter Board: A Winner for All Ages!

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5 Simple Elf on the Shelf STEM Challenges

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Let Gratitude Dictate Your Attitude by Dana Sue

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Our Top 10 StoryBricks Letter Board Quotes

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Ever since we released the StoryBricks Letter Board we have been eagerly watching the social media posts roll in with our follower's genius and witty quotes. We've rounded up our favorite ten.


Outdoor Play Essentials for Kids this Winter

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Don't let rain and snow stop you and your kiddos enjoying some outdoor play this winter! We've got five awesome pieces of key kids' kit that will help keep your littles warm and dry in all kinds of weather.

DUPLO Compatible DIY Play Case

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In this blog we are sharing how to make a simple and thrifty portable play case for your little DUPLO-style brick loving builder.


The Easiest LEGO Compatible Table You'll Ever Make!

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Making a LEGO compatible play table doesn't have to take all afternoon. OurPeel 'n Stick Baseplates make building a play table as easy as Peel, Stick, Play! You can use any table, but we love this IKEA Hack utilizing the $9LACK side table.

Easy Kitchen Chemistry for Kids with @tinyn3rds

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Ever see those amazing Pinterest perfect science activities and think 'I wish I knew how to do that for my child!'. Well guess what, you can! Luisa is a truly awesome Mama who is a whizz at making science accessible to kids of all ages. Her Instagram page, @tinyn3rds, is a flurry of exciting experiments and other sensational STEAM activities. Today she is taking the time to give us some top tips to make science more accessible in our homes.


Dana Sue's Favorite Zucchini Bread Recipes

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What do you do when you manage to grow 89 pounds of zucchinis? Make zucchini breads of course! Creative QT co-founder, Dana Sue Hinkle, shares two of her favorite zucchini bread recipes on the blog.

5 Fun Non-Candy Halloween Treats

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5 Fun Non-Candy Halloween Treats

Halloween can be a pretty chaotic and sugar filled time for kids and we totally agree that candy is all part of the fun. We've found over the years that it can also be nice to hand out something a little different to our neighborhood kids. Here's 5 Fun Non-Candy Halloween Treat ideas if you are looking to change things up this year.