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Check Out These Food Themed Ugly Sweaters

With all the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, it’s fun to take a break and participate in one of its silliest traditions — the ugly Christmas sweater. Here are a few DIY ideas for sweater creation and planning the perfect event. It’s amazing what you can accomplish with a few inexpensive crafting items, fabric glue and a healthy helping of creativity.  Sweater Ideas  Let It Snow - All over your sweater. Think cotton balls, silvery glitter and wintery scenes. Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer - Had a very shiny nose — right in the middle of your sweater — along with antlers and some really large googly eyes. You can even add a battery-powered red nose that lights up. O...

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Prince Albert Raiders Host Ugly Sweater Event

Prince Albert, Sask. – The Prince Albert Raiders are bringing holiday cheer to the Art Hauser Centre. On Friday, December 13, the Raiders will be hosting Ugly Christmas Sweater Night Presented By Lakeland Ford. The team will be wearing special jerseys for the evening as they take on the Winnipeg ICE. The jerseys resemble Ugly Christmas Sweaters with the Raiders logo on the front. The numbers on the back are gold outlined in black. The name bars are yellow with black lettering. An online auction for the jerseys will begin on Monday, November 18 at 1 p.m. CST. There is a buy now option for jerseys set at $450. The minimum bid is $250. The online portion of the auction closes...

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Christmas Party - Kid Games and Ideas

Simple Machine Science for Kids: Launching Ping Pong Ball Snowmen by Buggy and Buddy Whenever I  invite my kids to participate in science experiments, my main goal is NOT to make sure they master a set concept, but simply to allow them to explore the activity in their own way. Giving this freedom to children inspires them to make predictions and critically think about the world around them in a pressure-free setting.   We don’t really get snow in our neck of the woods so we have to create our own imaginary snow activities~ like our indoor snowy toy car ramp, or like this activity- launching ping pong ball snowmen!   Materials for Launching Ping Pong Ball Snowmen Ping pong balls (Optional: Draw snowmen faces on the...

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