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Editor's Note

Editor's Note

In this issue of North Shore MA Macaroni Kid: Pumpkin Scented Play Dough Connect the Webs Halloween Activity Lunchbox Treats... or Tricks! Apple Pie Smoothie Recipe Easy Pumpkin Muffins Quick Grab Lunches Lucy's Bookshelf: Moon Glowing by Elizabeth Partridge Local ...

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Pumpkin Scented Play Dough

Pumpkin Scented Play Dough

Bring the smells of fall to your next playdate or classroom party with an easy-to-make batch of pumpkin scented play dough!Ingredients 2 cups all purpose flour 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 1/2 cup salt 2 tablespoons cream of tartar Pumpkin pie ...

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"Connect the Webs" Halloween Activity

"Connect the Webs" Halloween Activity

This activity is an easy addition to a classroom party or even an afternoon at home! Here's what you need: Pieces of paper Black marker 3 pieces of Halloween candy for each activity sheet Here's what you do: Create 3 ...

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Lunchbox Treats ... or Tricks!

Lunchbox Treats ... or Tricks!

Whether it's a lunchbox treat or after school snack, add a smile to your child's face as they get this trick of a treat.Halloween snacks don't always have to be full of sugar. These healthy ideas will make you feel ...

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Apple Pie Smoothie

Apple Pie Smoothie

Breakfast is a struggle in my house. The kids can never decide what they want. Once they do, they take forever to eat and we are rushing out the door. Then I realize that I neglected to eat breakfast myself!To ...

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Easy Pumpkin Muffins

Easy Pumpkin Muffins

Nothing says fall like pumpkins and the yummy pumpkin recipes of all kinds. With just two ingredients, this recipe for pumpkin muffins will bring the flavors of fall into the kitchen of even the busiest cooks! Ingredients 1 boxed spice ...

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Quick Grab Lunches - Easy Wraps

Quick Grab Lunches - Easy Wraps

Now that school, sports and other after school activities are in full swing, quick, easy, grab and go lunches are needed more than ever.To save time in the morning, these wraps can be made in advance so the kids can ...

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Lucy's Bookshelf

Lucy's Bookshelf

Squirrel, bat, beaver, and bear prepare for autumn's end as the icy winds begin to blow. Very simple, but action-packed, text engage the youngest reader as the animals build shelters and feast in anticipation of the cold.Picture book, suitable for ...

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ABC's of Macaroni Kid

ABC's of Macaroni Kid

Welcome to North Shore MA Macaroni Kid! Take a tour of the website with the information below, and find out which features work best for you to keep you inspired, informed, and involved:•A is for Articles. Macaroni Kid offers timely ...

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Editor/Publisher Wanted for North Shore MA Macaroni Kid

Editor/Publisher Wanted for North Shore MA Macaroni Kid

With baby #3 on the way, I have decided to step down from my post as Editor/Publisher of the Newburyport, Merrimack Valley MA, and North Shore MA Macaroni Kid websites as of Dec. 31, 2014. We are currently looking for ...

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Library Storytimes

Library Storytimes

Libraries offer many wonderful free programs each week; link to your local library's website below to see regular storytime offerings by age group. Some require pre-registration while others have a drop-in format; some include crafts and other activities, as well ...

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2014 Museum Passes

2014 Museum Passes

Most libraries offer online reservation of discount passes via the library's website; otherwise, call ahead to make your reservation. You will need to pick up the pass at the library in person. Some passes need to be returned to the ...

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Kids Eat Free

Kids Eat Free

Here is a list of restaurants that have Kids-Eat-Free (or discounted) days in the North Shore MA area. Note that most usually require one adult entree purchase per child. IMPORTANT: Please remember our edition covers North Shore MA, so the ...

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Local Parents Groups

Local Parents Groups

Whether you're brand new to this parenting thing or you're a seasoned veteran, there's nothing like finding support amongst your peers. There are quite a few moms and dads groups in the North Shore MA area, where you can go ...

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