Helping To Make Virtual Learning Easier

Helping To Make Virtual Learning Easier
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With the world still reeling from Covid, virtual learning is now the go to way for kids to learn right now. Not only are teachers having to adapt we as parents and children are trying to figure out how to make this new way of education work. We are taking this day at a time and hoping at the end of the day we are doing our best.

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Educational Tools Sent Right To Your Door During Quarantine

This is not your typical school year. With quarantine still in effect due to COVID-19, many parents are opting to keep their kids home during the pandemic. To ease some of the stress, educational subscription boxes can be an amazing tool to add to your virtual/homeschool curriculum. They can offer so much that you and your child can learn together.

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3 Favorite Camping Tips Plus A Free Camp Recipe Printable!

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Illumination

Solar powered twinkle lights, propane lanterns & stunning bonfires. The night time portion of camping seems magical at times and it’s actually our favorite part of the camping experience.

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Week 8 #CampWarnerBros Talent Show- Do The Urkel

WOOHOO and BOOHOO- Last week of CAMP! This week in camp it’s time to do the URKEL!!!

I have partnered with Warner Bros. for 8 weeks of summer camp- and we will receive products in exchange for sharing my honest opinion and this information. #campwarnerbros

Family Matters- Week 8
Family Matters: The Complete Series is now available to own on Digital 

Campers, it’s time to strut your stuff with our first-ever Camp Warner Bros. Talent Show! Let’s celebrate the last week of camp, and allow our campers (and even our Camp Directors) to stand out, feel great, and showcase their best dance moves in support of the Digital release of Family Matters: Season 1 from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment.  

FAMILY MATTERS- TV SHOW

OMG- I remember every Friday night we would on the coach ready to watch Family Matters at 8 pm! Now, remember this sitcom was one of the best 90’s sitcoms – a global phenomenon. Everyone was watching!

The sitcom lasted nine seasons, and I watched every episode. My daughter and I watched a couple shows from the 1st series this week, and she loved it. She laughed so hard one time she had run to the bathroom.

Now I don’t know about you, but URKEL was my favorite character on the show. He was the neighbor that irked the Winslow’s, but families worldwide adored him! He also had a “thing” for the daughter.

CAMP ASSIGNMENT- Do the Urkel

So for the last week of camp – we figured we would bring back America’s favorite geek – and show how cool it can be  – always to be yourself! I think a lot of us forget that! It’s cool to be YOU!

Week 8 Talent Show- do the Urkel

THIS WEEK- Grab your cameras to record your campers, and help us make this iconic dance video go viral! Now, remember, practice makes perfect!

To enter the Talent Show, all you have to do is watch this video clip from the series below, copy Steve Urkel’s epic dance moves, and upload your videos to your TikToks, Facebooks, Instagrams, and Twitters –  and don’t forget to hashtag #CampWarnerBros to share the fun!

Viral dances define moments in history and leave them etched in our brains forever. Our goal is to get fans across the world to spontaneously break out their best Urkel moves – and we need you and your campers to start the trend!

Please share your videos!- Tag us @beautybrite and make sure to use the hashtag #CampWarnerBros!

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Thank you for following along with #CAMPWARNERBROS this summer!

Week 7 #CampWarnerBros -Tom & Jerry Movie: The Fast & The Furry

Welcome to WEEK 7 of Camp Warner Bros! Tom & Jerry

I have partnered with Warner Bros. for 8 weeks of summer camp- and we will receive products in exchange for sharing my honest opinion and this information. #campwarnerbros

OMG…who doesn’t love Tom & Jerry! I’m over 50 yrs old and will stop whatever I’m doing to watch Tom & Jerry chase after each other. Can’t help laughing every time I watch those two!

MOVIE: Tom & Jerry Movie: The Fast & The Furry

Okay, let’s get back to CAMP stuff- the movie this week is Tom & Jerry Movie: The Fast & The Furry. Now this movie may be an oldie, but it sure is a GOODIE! Now, remember this is a CARTOON, and it’s humor. I know all the campers had fun this week because laughter is the best activity we can do!

About Tom & Jerry Movie: The Fast & The Furry

Tom and Jerry enter an extreme car race competition called the “Super Race” in order to win the grand prize of a beautiful, dream mansion! Driving suped-up hot rods that can adapt to any environment (land, sea or air), they compete in this wild race around the world, encountering famous landmarks along the way and leaving chaos in their wake.

Campers, this week’s camp activity is creating a DIY CARDBOARD CAR!

Tom and Jerry personalized their cars, too. The had so many adventures and saw landmarks that are worth seeing. You won’t stop laughing!

One of my favorite thing to do with my parents back in the day was to go to the DRIVE-IN movie theater. We all would have our blankets, pillows, and snacks! So many beautiful memories!

What about you? I wish we had one near us now- that would be a perfect family fun day. Well, for now, you can do it at HOME- create your drive-in theater and watch Tom & Jerry Movie: The Fast & The Furry.

Create this experience for your kids- easy and inexpensive- a Mom’s Dream Activity! Also, each kid can customize their car. The campers will love to play in these cars for weeks to come!

Click Here- to get printable instructions. You can print or make your own- It’s all about creativity.

We highly recommend the whole family to watch Tom & Jerry Movie: The Fast & The Furry, which is is now available to own on Digital, Blu-ray™ & DVD. This movie is GREAT for all AGES!

Here are the previous movie and crafts- #CampWarnerBros

Thank YOU! Please show us your CARS!!!

Week 6 #CampWarnerBros -Alex & Me Goal Chart and Family Workout

I have partnered with Warner Bros. for 8 weeks of summer camp- and we will receive products in exchange for sharing my honest opinion and this information. #campwarnerbros

During this weird time, it’s hard to keep on track and set goals, but we try to do it every day. My daughter being out of school and unable to hang out with friends; we try to take the time to get out and workout. Working out is not my favorite thing to do, but I will do it for my daughter! The movie this week is Alex & Me.

Week 6- Alex & Me Movie

This week’s Camp Warner Bros movie Alex & Me taught my daughter that DEDICATION to something would take you a long way. Alex Morgan is a young female athlete who learns how you need passion, determination, and self-worth to make all your dreams come true.

Alex & Me CD Cover Week 6 #campwarnerbros

About Alex & Me:

Teenager Reagan Willis has one dream – to play soccer like her hero, Alex Morgan. Her bedroom is a shrine to all things Alex, including a life-size poster of the Olympic gold medalist. Yet in the Willis house, Reagan lives in the shadow of her prep football superstar brother, Logan. When Reagan fails to make the cut of the premiere local soccer club team and is humiliated by her rival Claire, she’s certain her ship has sailed. But after accidentally hitting her head, Reagan’s poster of Alex Morgan suddenly comes to life, and everything changes!

Summer is a great time for campers to think of their goals – be it short term or long term! In Alex & Me, Reagan (played by Siena Agudong (“Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn,” and “Star Falls”) uses a chart to keep track of her daily soccer drills as she progresses towards her goals.

Track Goals

Here is the CHART you can print out yourself- Alex & Me Goal Chart

Alex & Me Week 6 #campwarnerbros chart

Campers can hold themselves accountable, and mark off each item on their list as they are completed! My daughter enjoyed writing her goals down for the week, and her goal was not soccer but ARTWORK. She wanted to paint a pair of shoes, so she created a daily task to get it done, and she finished the shoes in 3 days.

Family Workout

Another goal that we both made is to work out every day for five days- we go for a walk for two days and workout in our backyard for three days. I needed this far more than she did, but we had fun and will continue. I like how my daughter looked forward to working out.

So here you go our backyard workout with the BodyGym- we do 15 minutes each on the bar and then stretches.

Working out as a family Week 6 Alex & Me #campwarnerbros

In soccer, developing strength enables a player to control his or her body better when they are striking or heading the ball, making a save in a goal, or changing directions abruptly on the field. Participating in group physical activity can be fun, elevate your mood, and strengthen your body, and bond with your team all at the same time. Print this activity sheet HERE.

Week 6 #Campwarnerbros Alex & Me Activity Sheet

Same with any physical activity – it is super important to teach these tricks early. Getting kids off the video games and TV is so important right now. Yes, it is summertime, but it’s not time to VEG OUT! I saw a big difference in my daughter’s attitude and mood when she got more exercise, and outside time so this is something we will continue. Thank you, ALEX, for teaching my daughter about goals!

We highly recommend the whole family to watch Alex & Me, which is is now available to own on Digital, Blu-ray™ & DVD.

Here are the previous movie and crafts- #CampWarnerBros

Thank YOU! Please let us know what your family is doing to keep on track and how you are staying active!

Week 5 – Teen Titans Go! Vs. Teen Titans Character Banks #CampWarnerBros

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Teen Titans Go! Vs. Teen Titans. This week, when the forces of evil unite from across time and dimensions, it’ll take the combined efforts of distinctly different, yet similar Super Hero teams to keep the universe secure in the action-packed animated mash-up movie.

Teen Titans Go! Vs. Teen Titans DVD Cover

About Teen Titans Go! Vs. Teen Titans:

In Teen Titans Go! Vs. Teen Titans, the comedic modern-day quintet takes on their 2003 counterparts when villains from each of their worlds join forces to pit the two Titan teams against each other. They’ll need to set aside their differences and work together to combat Trigon, Hexagon, Santa Claus (that’s right, Santa!), and time itself in order to save the universe.

If your kids are into TEEN TITANS (which a lot of kids are) then great news- is now available to own on Digital, Blu-ray & DVD

OUR THOUGHTS~ Ok, I will admit- I have never seen a Teen Titan or Teen Titan Go show, so watching it from a newbie perspective- it was quite funny. Now yes, the humor is a hit and miss, but kids will love it! I do feel that this movie was far more based on the younger version- The Teen Titan Go’s, so just know that if you are Teen Titan OG fan. But there is a lot of ACTION, and that is what you want, so yes, we give this movie TWO THUMBS UP!

Are you ready for the CRAFT of the week!

TEEN TITAN GO VS TEEN TITAN CHARACTER BANK!

TEEN TITAN GO VS TEEN TITAN CHARACTER BANK! DIY for kids

Step One- Print Out the LOGO and the character you want to use HERE– cut them out and put aside.

Step Two- Next spray paint the mason jar OUTSIDE! (well in our area pretty much all the spray paints have been taken off shelves-we had some protesting in this area that caused a lot of damage) but thank goodness we had some at the house. Phew because after going to 2 Targets and 1 Walmart- I was done shopping and wanted to get home. Let dry- we did the night before, so it had plenty of time to dry.

Step Three- Grab the Mod Podge and paint it on the back of the character then put it where you want it on to the jar. Then paint over the image on the jar. Do the same thing with the logo.

Steps to create a Teen Titan Bank

Let dry and BAM you have a BANK! Now what, well kids love to earn money- right? So why not try this summer to give them money for simple chores around the house. Make sure to do chores according to age; here are some great examples.

Giving them personal chores like- making the bed, personal upkeep, thank you notes, and cleaning their room will help them in the long run. Don’t be a parent like I was, and now my 18 year old can’t do anything on his own- still asks me to clean his room.

Oh, I learned my lesson the 2nd time around with my daughter- she helps around the house every day and makes her bed. Now her room needs help, but I’m just grateful she is willing to help her parents out with chores.

My daughter had so much fun painting this piggy bank that she looked around the house for more jars to spray paint. She now has a collection of orange jars. She did say I can use one for flowers. Aww, what a sweetie she is, but I love how she found this craft fun and wanted to do more.

Remember to put a whole in the top- we asked DAD! Teen Titan Bank

Here is the PDF-INSTRUCTIONS to make your own Teen Titan Banks

Here are the previous movie and crafts-

Thank you and look forward to WEEK SIX next week!

Virtual #CampWarnerBros Week 4 – Scooby-Doo!: WrestleMania Mystery

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Virtual #CampWarnerBros Week 4 - Scooby-Doo!: WrestleMania Mystery  Movie Cover

Who doesn’t like a GOOD MYSTERY? My favorite sleuths have always been Shaggy and Scooby. Scooby-doo has always been my go-to cartoon! No wonder I love real mysteries now- Scooby-Doo and The Mystery Inc. gang always solved the mystery.

Well we have a mystery for you today- HOW DO YOU MAKE SCOOBY SNACKS SO GOOD?

Virtual #CampWarnerBros Week 4 - Scooby-Doo!: WrestleMania Mystery  Ingredients for Scooby Snacks

There is a secret and you will have to follow this recipe to know the secret that gave this easy snack recipe a TWO THUMBS UP in the Allen Family. Here is the recipe:

Virtual #CampWarnerBros Week 4 - Scooby-Doo!: WrestleMania Mystery  Recipe card!
Virtual #CampWarnerBros Week 4 - Scooby-Doo!: WrestleMania Mystery  Peanut butter and Chocolate Chips

We had fun making it and snacked on chocolate chips then got powdered sugar everywhere. Ohhhhhh yeah, one more thing is we added our special touch- instead of all CHOCOLATE CHIPS we did half regular chocolate and half white chocolate chips and OMFG these snacks turned our so good!

Virtual #CampWarnerBros Week 4 - Scooby-Doo!: WrestleMania Mystery  Yummy Scooby Snacks

We are READY TO WATCH – everyone’s favorite mystery-solving gang joins forces with WWE® in the action-packed animated movie – Scooby-Doo!: WrestleMania Mystery! (which by the way it is available to own on Digital, Blu-ray & DVD ).

About Scooby-Doo!: WrestleMania  Mystery:

When Shaggy and Scooby win tickets to WrestleMania®, they convince the entire Mystery Inc. gang to travel to WWE City in the Mystery Machine to enjoy the show. But the trip quickly turns into another mystery as WWE City is full of secrets! A mysterious ghostly bear appears and threatens to ruin the show and steal the championship title belt. With the help of WWE Superstars John Cena®, Triple H®, Sin Cara®, Brodus Clay®, AJ Lee™, The Miz®, Santino®,  and Kane® –  Scooby-Doo and The Mystery Inc. gang team up to solve the case before it is too late!

Fans of the old Scooby-Doo animated series will love this- now this movie came out in 2014 so the yes a bit old BUT still fun to watch. Now the wrestlers I knew were The Miz, Triple H, Vince McMahon, and John Cena but there were few more that I didn’t recognize. I forgot about all the cool phrases that gang always said like- “Jinkies!”, “Nice work Scoob!”, “Zoinks!”, “Let’s split up gang and the best one-

“Scooby-Doo, where are you?”

It was fun to share a cartoon from my era with my daughter. She wasn’t all that impressed with the story line- I think the GHOST BEAR (villain) threw her off but we had a great time hanging out and that is the most important part! Plus eating all the SCOOBY SNACKS!

Oh no I almost forgot about the COLORING PAGES- you need to download these and color! Now I know you wanted too- because I did too!

Virtual #CampWarnerBros Week 4 - Scooby-Doo!: WrestleMania Mystery

Here are the previous movie and crafts-

 Week 5 – Teen Titans Go! Vs. Teen Titans Character Banks

Thank you!

Inspire Your Child To Love Gardening

Environmental Education For Kids

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Environmental education can impact our children in a powerful way. It teaches them about current environmental issues all over the world and ways to become an advocate for our natural habitat. Environmental education can help children be more aware about the importance of sustainability, conserving natural resources and helping create a greener and healthier environment for our economy to thrive in. A great way to start teaching your children about the environment is through gardening, and Sprout pencils are an intriguing introduction.

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Virtual #CampWarnerBros Week 3- Gummy Bear Slime

Gummy Bear Slime- Oh my!

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Virtual #CampWarnerBros Week 3- Gummy Bear Slime

Are you ready for loveable bear hugs, digital culture references, life lessons – and Gummy Bear Slime! Well then- LET’S DO THIS!

My daughter used to make SLIME every day. I remember all the glue I used to buy, but I never bought gummi bears, so I was intrigued by how this slime would turn out.

WHAT DO YOU NEED TO MAKE GUMMY BEAR SLIME

What you need: Virtual #CampWarnerBros Week 3- Gummy Bear Slime

All you need is Gummy Bears, Corn Starch, and Powdered Sugar to make this slime. I had everything at home but gummy bears, so we went to our neighborhood Target and grabbed a few boxes. We needed extra gummy bears just in case we messed up or ate the first box before making the slime.

MAKING THE GUMMY BEAR SLIME

The process- Virtual #CampWarnerBros Week 3- Gummy Bear Slime

Making slime with my daughter was super fun, and we laughed a lot. The process was a little messy with all the corn starch and the powdered sugar, but oh so much fun! We even ate some of it; it’s okay all the ingredients are edible. The funny thing is that it tasted like bubble gum, but it was better as slime, not a snack.

The process was super easy and took less than 5 minutes. If you have young children- make sure an adult does the mixing of the melted gummy bears, that is some HOT stuff.

My daughter finds doing this very relaxing-

Okay, so we got the SLIME made, now what? Now we watch the movie -We Bare Bears: The Movie. My daughter knows who the Bare Bears are, but I didn’t. They are not the CARE BEARS! However, as an adult, you will pick up on some lessons in the movie- not sure if the kids will, but I did.

At first, the movie is a bit slow, but don’t give up- it will get so much better, and it does have a message. I don’t agree with everything in this movie, but I did get a lot from it- I hope that makes sense. I don’t want to give it away or put my two cents on it before you watch it.

The issues brought up do need to be addressed- just my adult mind working overtime these days. My daughter enjoyed it, and that is what is important. Oh yeah, it’s not a very long movie at all- just a little over 60 minutes.

ABOUT:

We Bare Bears: The Movie follows Grizz, Panda, and Ice Bear’s love of food trucks and Internet fame, which leads the brothers to unexpected mayhem, where they must go on a wild, hilarious and dangerous adventure to escape a foe that threatens to tear them apart. Watch as Grizz, Panda, and Ice Bear catch the attention of the Department of Wildlife Control and go on a wacky adventure as their world turns upside down, and the Bears are left with no choice but to go on the run!

We Bare Bears: The Movie is now available to own on Digital, Blu-ray & DVD- NOW.

Are you ready for WEEK 4 and guess what it is SCOOBY-DOO!- WrestleMania Mystery, and it looks like we will be making SCOOBY SNACKS!

Check out Week 1 and Week 2 and see what we have been doing in #CampWarnerBros.

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Are you ready for loveable bear hugs, digital culture references, life lessons – and Gummy Bear Slime! Well then- LET'S DO THIS!  #CampWarnerBros