One of the first acts of the Provisional Confederate Congress was to create the Committee on the Flag and Seal, chaired by William Porcher Miles, a congressman and Fire-Eater from South Carolina. The committee asked the public to submit thoughts and ideas on the topic and was, as historian John M. Coski puts it, “overwhelmed by requests not to abandon the ‘old flag’ of the United States. ” Miles had already designed a flag that later became known as the Confederate Battle Flag, and he favored his flag over the “//Stars and Bars//” proposal. But given the popular support for a flag similar to the U. S. flag (“the Stars and Stripes” – originally established and designed in June 1777 during the Revolutionary War), the “Stars and Bars” design was approved by the committee.
Adult Coloring is on the Rise: Trends indicate that one of our greatest and simplest pastimes - coloring - has become a sudden and quick-growing interest for adults. With the increasing demand, the industry for adult coloring pages, books, and supplies is on the rise. In fact, 5 out of the Top 20 Bestselling Books on Amazon are actually Adult Coloring Books.
Due to the rush on Thanksgiving Day many parents do not get the time to buy these coloring books for their children. Hence another alternative is the Thanksgiving coloring pages. These pages are available online and one can download an entire sheet and print them for the kids. It is very easy because one has to just select the page of the specific image, download it and print it so that the kids can do their color accordingly. It's a time saving process.
Our styrofoam spider craft is a terrific bug craft for children! You can pick the hobby for your child in line with the age. These Halloween crafts for kids will interest kids of all ages and, like always, we've made each one of them in our own home to make sure that they are child friendly and enjoyable!
There are many coloring page themes and subjects to choose from but nothing tops cowboy coloring pages! Boys love cowboys and little girls love them too. Children have been playing cowboys and Indians since the beginning of time. Or how about shoot em' up? What about a game of "pow, pow, pow"? It doesn't matter what you call it. It's all about being a cowboy. And for every kid who pretends to be a cowboy, you'll find a lot of hooting and hollering, running around, play toy guns and rifles, rope, and who knows what else. Your child's imagination is wide open, creative, and bound by nothing. And that's the beauty of a child.