Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Have a Heart! (100+ Heart Projects!)

          Are you looking for some great inspiration, say like, over 100 ideas of things you can do with hearts? AND as an added bonus, be supporting a collaborative effort of over 70 bloggers to raise money for the American Heart Association?  Well, you've come to the right place!

(Isn't this an amazing sneak peek preview!)


This wonderful collaborative ebook which includes over 100 heart based projects/activities made by and with children from around the world, can be yours, FREE! Simply by donating $5 to the American Heart Associaton! 

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 OR you can purchase a hard-copy of this great book for $20 (softcover book)! $5 from each purchase will be donated directly to the American Heart Association to support continued research.

US $20.00

          This project, spear-headed by Jamie over at Hands On As We Grow has an amazing story of inspiration behind it. Make sure you grab some tissues, and take a few minutes to read about Ellie, a very brave little four year old girl who was born with a heart condition over on Jamie's blog. 


           For those of you who know Dane, you know he loves animals, and he was super excited to put together a heart collage to be submitted. We actually had to choose between quite a few animals he put together (giraffe, rhino, and lion). I'm sure there will be many more heart collages in our near future.  You can find this wonderful lion on page 39 of the book.  AND... If you are local, I'm sure the artist would be more than happy to autograph your copy! (Dane would really like to keep a running tally of how much $$ he has raised in this effort, if you donate for an e-book or order the hard-copy of the book, will you please let us know!)

That's not all!!!
Jamie has been a busy woman! In addition to collecting ideas, submitted by all of these folks:
hands on : as we grow
A Little Learning for Two Among Many Blessings
Angelique Felix
At Home with Ali Broken Treasures
Busy at Home
Busy Kids Happy Mom Carrie Saindon's Photo Journey
Child Central Station
Classified: Mom Classroom Magic
Creative with Kids
Creativity My Passion Critters and Crayons
De Tout et de Rien
Dilly-Dali Art Dinosaurs & Octopuses
Excited 2 Learn
Hand Over the Cookies Handprint & Footprint Art
Happy Hooligans
Heart Journey Imagination Soup
Jamie's Jumble
Kitchen Counter Chronicles Kreative Resources
Let Kids Create
Little Illuminationss Living Montessori Now
Loudness of the Lambs
Love and Lollipops  Mama, hocemo nesto da pravimo
Mama Pea Pod
Mama Smiles  MemeTales
Messy Kids
Mindful Meanderings  Mom to 2 Posh Lil Divas
Mommy Labs
Mommy Perks  Mum Paints Lives
Mummy Mummy Mum
My Creative Family  NurtureStore
One Artsy Mama
Peace Love & Rainbows  Play Dr Mom
Putti Prapancha
Rainbows within Reach  Reading Confetti
Ready. Set. Read!
Red Ted Art  Sense of Wonder
Share & Remember
Stacy Molter  Sun Hats & Wellie Boots
Teach Preschool
The Artful Child  The Chocolate Muffin Tree
The Craft Barn
The Educators' Spin on It  The Golden Gleam
The Imagination Tree
ANDThe Iowa Farmer's Wife  The Joy of My Life
The Kids Fun Review
The Outlaw Mom Blog  The Preschool Toolbox
The Seeds Network
Toddler Approved

She has also solicited sponsors!

craftprojectideas.com showing the love

Craftprojectideas.com is contributing $1 for every ebook sold this month! That means in addition to your $5 donation by purchasing the The Heart eBook, Craftprojectideas.com will donate another $1 on your behalf (up to $500!)!  (You can visit them on Facebook- please take a moment to thank them for their 

There are also a couple special giveaways from Melissa & Doug, Fudoo Boards and CraftProjectIdeas.com! Be sure to check back each over at Hands On As WE Grow each day to enter that day's giveaways!  

          AND there are GIVEAWAYS!

There is at least one giveaway per day through February 14, 
supported by many of the heart project collaborators:

AND there are Auctions!

Fundraiser Auctions:
♥  All proceeds of each auction will go to the AHA  

Melissa & Doug -  4 Trunki with Teddy Bear Auctions!

  1. Trunki with Teddy Bear, ends Feb 10
  2. Trunki with Teddy Bear, ends Feb 10
  3. Trunki with Teddy Bear, ends Feb 10
  4. Trunki with Teddy Bear, ends Feb 10

Fudoo Boards - 3 Fudoo Board Kits for Auction!
  1. Fudoo Board Kit, ends Feb 10
  2. Fudoo Board Kit, ends Feb 10
  3. Fudoo Board Kit, ends Feb 10

If you would like to donate to the cause, without participating in any of the other activities, You Can Donate HERE:

1 comment:

Unknown said...

How awesome that your son is so excited about this, and his art gets to be featured in the book!!!

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