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5 Shamrocks

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I hope you all have some St. Patrick's day fun!   Bust out your crayons and enjoy!

5 Shamrocks One green shamrock, in the morning dew,  Another one sprouted, and then there were two.
Two green shamrocks, growing beneath a tree;  Another one sprouted, and then there were three. 
Three green shamrocks, by the cottage door;  Another one sprouted, and then there were four.
Four green shamrocks, near a beehive  Another one sprouted, and then there were five.

Five little shamrocks, bright and emerald green,  Think of all the luck these shamrocks will bring!

Valentine for Dad

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This might be a little confusing, but my girls asked for a pop-up card for their dad this year, and instead of buying a $1,000,000 card (ok, I may be exaggerating a little), I thought I'd make my own.  So, here it is, and I'll try my best to explain how to make the pop-up.
Pop-Up How To:
1. Print out both pages and color it!
2. Cut out the around the three hearts
3. Fold the heart drawing in half with the picture facing you (make sure you do a good job folding down the middle or the pop-up won't work!)
4. Fold along the sides where the two little hearts touch the big heart
5. Fold the front of the card (the haiku part) in half
6. Place the folded heart inside the folded card, and touch the bottom point to the inside seam
7. Glue one little heart to the inside of the card
8. Put glue on the other little heart and close the card, making sure everything will close properly
9. Open it up!  If I've explained everything well, enough and you've been able to decipher my gi…