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from 101 Things for Kids To Do Outside by Dawn Isaac

Butterflies are a lot like children. They are both more than happy just eating sugar. However, unlike children, butterflies can do this without running around like maniacs afterwards and feeling slightly ill.

So, why not use some sugar to set up a butterfly feeder in your backyard and watch to see which butterflies visit?

Make a Butterfly Feeder

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Every family has its own traditions for the holidays.

Some families decorate colourful eggs, some enjoy the same traditional foods each year, and some dress their dog up as the Easter bunny.

Whether it’s the food or the dog that’s the star of the show at family gatherings, we have some great ideas for fun new Easter activities for your family to try. From a traditional Greek bread to a fresh take on coloured eggs, here are three things to do together as a family this Easter weekend.

 

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It’s easy to overdose on tinsel, glitter, and lights during the holiday season. From sparkly wrapping paper to twinkling lights on the tree, the glitz and glitter can be a bit much for even the most devoted Christmas enthusiast.

Rather than getting all Scrooge-like about an excess of festive fripperies, we’re turning to the experts at The Simple Things for inspiration on how to make our homes merry and bright for the season with elegant and sustainable nature-inspired decorations.

These simple festive crafts will add a vintage touch to your holiday decorating this year — with the added benefit of getting out in the fresh air to do some foraging for materials.

From natural tree ornaments to recyclable gift wrap, your house will soon be filled with wintery wonder. And not a single sequin in sight…

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