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It is speculated that Leonardo DaVinci, Vincent Van Gogh, and Pablo Picasso all had ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder).  They exhibited many of the classic characteristics a person with ADHD has.  All of these famous artists were passionate and creative geniuses with the ability to hyperfocus on their artwork, changing the way the world saw art forever. In order to help spread ADHD Awareness, My Little Villagers collaborated with extraordinary artistic children...

I had so much fun collaborating with some ADHDmazing kids of MLV’s Facebook community to create the video “ADHD Kids Speak Out,” which helped educate the world about ADHD from a child’s perspective.  I would love to do another awesome collaboration video to help spread ADHD Awareness, but this time, it involves something most ADHD kids love and are amazing at… Art! If your child has ADHD and is between the ages of 4 and 17, I would love for them...

“I see the questions in your eyes.  I know what’s weighing on your mind…”  You’ve been dying to know what my kids are giving out as Valentines, right?  (I know it’s not true, but humor me here.)  So… As many mothers do this time of the year, I spent a lot of time on Pinterest looking for cute homemade Valentine ideas for my children to make and give to their classmates, but then I got an Oriental Trading magazine in the mail and decided to take the more lazy approach this year.  I bought...

Valentine’s Day falls on a Sunday this year.  You know what that means…  Your kids won’t be in school and it is up to you to keep your little love bugs entertained all day.  Don’t panic.  I’ve got you covered.  Here are some kid-tested and approved Valentine’s Day activities and crafts I’ve done at my daycare.  Have fun and Happy Valentine’s Day! Love Jumps Individual or Group Activity: Have your child use a stethoscope (a toy one will work just fine) to listen to their heartbeat and/or...

Celebrate Mardi Gras with your kids with these fun activities, crafts, and food! Mardi Gras Fireworks Show Group Activity: The colors of Mardi Gras are purple (for justice), green (for faith), and gold (for power).  For younger children, have them give examples of things that are those colors.  (Ex. “A frog is green.”)  For older children, have them give examples of things that represent the color meanings. (Ex. “A king has power.) Now give each child a purple, green, or yellow scarf and have them pretend they...

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