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Birthday Cake Art

birthday cake art

 

Birthdays are fun and around here we like to make them into a big deal. It is that one special day that is devoted to celebrating YOU. This easy art project is fun to celebrate a child’s birthday or also makes a very fun gift for a grandparent.

What you’ll need: Paper Paint Paint brush Glue Glitter Assortment of fun items such as beads, pom poms, string,

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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

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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:

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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

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Easter Egg Chocolate Play Dough Activity

This is a fun Easter egg activity using chocolate scented play dough.

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For this activity you’ll need:

Chocolate play dough Pom poms Pipe cleaners Beads Plastic Easter Egg (Optional)

This Activity:

develops fine motor skills builds creativity Great for hand-eye coordination teaches Easter concepts great

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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

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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

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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

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Tissue Paper Valentine’s Day Craft for Toddlers

This simple tissue paper heart is a great Valentine’s Day Craft that even the youngest toddler could do. It also makes a great Valentines gift for daddy or another special someone in your little one’s life.

Valentines Day Craft for Toddlers

For this project you’ll need:

Construction paper Red or Valentine themed tissue paper (I bought ours at the Dollar store) Glue stick

This activity:

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Arts and Craft Supplies for Kids Guide

Arts and Crafts Supplies for kids

I have had requests for an arts and craft supplies beginners guide. If you are new to crafting with children, or you just want a quick reference guide of supplies that are essential for crafting with children, you have come to the right spot. I am going to share with you all the must-have supplies and household re-purposing items

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