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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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Once There was a Snowman Felt Storyboard and Song

Snowman flannel storyboard

Once There was a Snowman is my daughter favorite song to sing and act out right now. I thought is would be fun to use our DIY Flannel Board and make some fun snowmen to act out the song.

I am joining with several other bloggers to bring you a winter blog hop. At the end of this post you will browse dozens

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Christmas Tradition: Gingerbread House

Gingerbread house

We started a new tradition this Christmas; Decorating gingerbread houses. Decorating a gingerbread house with a toddler is a little bit different experience than I remember. Something I have learned since becoming a parent is to just go along for the ride and don’t take anything too seriously. In this case, I let go of wanting a beautiful and picturesque gingerbread house and instead let my daughter enjoy

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Christmas Tree Traditions

Christmas Tree Tradition

Christmas Tree Tradition

For a few years during my childhood, my parents would take a us to a Christmas tree lot and we would pick out our very own Christmas tree. I remember feeling that there was something magical about picking out your own tree. I knew that when I started a family I wanted to do the same.

I know that artificial trees have many

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Gift Bow Christmas Decorating

Toddler Christmas Tree

This simple idea came to me as we were playing with our Christmas Sensory Bin. Why not take this Christmas tree that I found at the dollar store and use gift bows to decorate. This is perfect for young toddlers!

For this activity you’ll need:

A small standing Christmas Tree. We found ours at the dollar store Gift bows

This activity:

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Christmas Sensory Bin

Christmas Sensory Bin for Children

Christmas Sensory Bin for Children

We LOVE sensory bins. L.O.V.E. Here is a simple and fun Christmas themed sensory bin. Most of the items needed are probably things you already have on hand.

For this activity you’ll need:

Container ( I use a large plastic container purchased at Target) Green rice (for how to color rice go HERE) Various Christmas related items.

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DIY Christmas Memory Match Game

DIY Memory Matching Game Christmas

DIY Memory Matching Game Christmas

This is a super FAST and EASY DIY memory game! Use your left over foam Christmas shapes that we used in the Christmas Candy Counting and the Stocking and Tree Decorating.

For this game you will need:

2 pairs of each foam shape set. I used the trees, stocking, gingerbread, and snowman. Construction paper or

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Peppermint Scented Candy Cane Playdough

Peppermint Scented Candy Cane Playdough

Peppermint Scented Candy Cane Playdough

This fun festive playdough is perfect for Christmas! It can be used to make all kinds of Christmas shapes and it smells like we are in peppermint heaven. Since we already have that wonderful peppermint scent, we used our playdough to make candy canes!

For this activity first make your playdough. Here is the peppermint scented playdough

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{Raising Tots} 5 Ideas for a Toddler Friendly Christmas

Toddler Friendly Christmas

Raising Toddlers

Just in time to usher in the Christmas season we Welcome Rebekah from The Golden Gleam as our guest this week on {Raising Tots}. With all the hustle and bustle this time of year, she shares 5 ideas to keep Christmas toddler friendly.

***************************************** Toddler Friendly Christmas

Christmas

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{Christmas Traditions} Magic Reindeer food with FREE Poem Printable

Magic Reindeer Food

Magic Reindeer Food

This is a tradition that my mom has been doing with her grandchildren for many years. I am so excited to start the tradition with my own daughter this year. I love that children believe in magic and I want to bring as much “magic” into my daughters life as possible.

To make Reindeer Food you’ll need:

Oats Glitter

Here is the poem

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