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Cotton Ball Snowman Craft

Winter is here! This is an easy and fun snowman craft for toddlers and preschoolers.

Cotton Ball Snowman Craft for Kids

For this craft you’ll need:

paper glue cotton balls foam paper or googly eyes glitter sticker paper or construction paper scissors craft sticks orange paint

First I drew 3 large circles on a large paper and we added glue to the inside of the circles. Next, my

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Toddler Art Name Activity

Art Name Activity for Kids

Learning to recognize their own name and the letters that it contains is one of the first steps towards literacy. For young toddlers the key is to introduce and get them familiar with seeing the letters of their name. Here is a simple and fun art name activity for kids.

For this activity you’ll need:

Paper Paint Alphabet dough cutters or cookie

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Candy House Spring Activity

Spring Family Activity

I ran across this Easter Bunny House Kit for a few dollars while I was grocery shopping. I thought it was super cute, I had never even thought about making something similar to a gingerbread house for other holidays. It opens up a whole new door. Halloween candy house? I think so! Although Easter is already over I thought we could still be

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{Goof off day} Silly Felt Faces

Happy National Goof Off Day to you! March 22nd is National Goof Off Day and we are celebrating it as part of our {Celebrate the fun} Silly Holiday Series. Do you or your kids need an excuse to goof off and have some fun? Well, now you have one!

silly felt face activity

Part of goofing off is putting off optional responsibilities, so I say no house work

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{Easter Craft} Paper Plate Easter Bunny

Spring is finally here! To celebrate and to get in a festive spirit for Easter we decided to make this Easter bunny paper plate craft. My daughter’s cousins joined us in making these.

Easter craft for kids

For this activity you’ll need:

paper plate colored pencils scissors glue construction paper googly eyes

First we drew the Easter bunny’s nose and mouth and then we added googly eyes to it.

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Shape Art Activity for Kids

This is a simple art project for kids that helps children learn about shapes.

Shape art activity for kids

For this project you’ll need:

Paper Paint Sponge shapes (I bought mine at the dollar store but you could also make your own out of foam or sponge)

This activity:

Builds fine motor skills Teaches shapes Teaches colors Builds creativity

We decided on 4 shapes to use. We chose a circle,

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{Dinosaur Week} Fun Activities for Kids who Love Dinosaurs

Here are all the posts from Dinosaur Week all in one place. Enjoy!

dinosaur activities

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Dinosaur Fossils

salt dough dinosaur fossil

Salt Dough Recipe for Dinosaur Fossils

Salt Dough Dinosaur Fossils

 

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Tell a Fairy Tale Day with Magic Fairy Wand Craft

Fairy wand

Once Upon a Time,

There once was a mommy who loved her family more than anything in the world. Sometimes she felt the day-to-day monotony could put a damper on her and her family’s mood. To overcome this, she became determined to bring some fun and whimsy into their everyday lives. One way she did this was to celebrate a fun/silly/unique/unknown holiday once a month

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Dinosaur Craft for Toddlers

dinosaur craft

I wanted to incorporate a craft as part of Dinosaur Week here on Love, Play, Learn. My daughter is 22 months old and still has trouble with many crafts so I am always trying to think of fun ideas that she is able to do. This one is great because she gets to make a craft of a dinosaur which she loves and she gets to learn

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Salt Dough Recipe

salt dough recipe

This is a super easy salt dough recipe. Salt dough is great for making ornaments, handprint or footprint keepsakes, figurines, jewelry, dinosaur fossils, and much more.

Ingredients:

1 cup salt 2 cups all purpose flour 1 cup luke warm water food coloring (optional)

Directions:

Combine your flour and salt

Salt dough recipe

Add your water and

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