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Halloween Sensory Bin Activity

I am a big fan of sensory bins and I especially love them for holidays! Last year we did a fun Witch’s Sensory Brew and this year we did this orange rice and black bean Halloween themed sensory bin. Sensory bins are so fun for toddlers and preschoolers and they provide so many great developmental benefits as well. 

Halloween Sensory Bin

For this Sensory Bin 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 so! Although Easter is already over I thought we could still be

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Easter Sensory Bin

Easter Sensory Bin

For this activity you’ll need:

Colored rice Shredded easter paper Plastic Easter eggs Easter container Assortment of Easter themed toys and decorations ( I got all mine at the Dollar store)

This activity:

promotes learning through all the senses builds fine motor skills builds language and vocabulary skills Builds pre-math skills Teaches about Easter concept  Click here for more benefits of sensory bins

First she

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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 sensory experience

First she put it inside the plastic egg to make an egg shape.

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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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30+ Must Read Easter Books

Since this is the first Easter that my daughter is actually understanding the concept, I thought it would be a great idea to ask my fellow bloggers for their Easter Book recommendations. For Thanksgiving, I asked my fellow kids bloggers for some great Thanksgiving book recommendations and I got fantastic suggestions, so I knew I would not be disappointed this time with Easter books.

Easter Book for kids

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Valentine’s Day Scavenger Hunt

What is more fun for a kid then going on a hunt to find “treasures”? This is a super fun scavenger hunt tailored for Valentine’s day. It is great because it serves as a fun activity but you can also use the items you hide as your child’s Valentine’s Day gift and/or items for a super cute Valentine’s Day sensory bin ( I will be posting about ours tomorrow).

Valentine's Day Scavenger Hunt
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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:

Helps to develop fine motor skills

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Opposite Day {Celebrate the Fun}

Opposite Day

The first Holiday we are celebrating as part of our {Celebrate the Fun} series is Opposite Day! The nice thing about this holiday, and the other holidays that I will be sharing as a part of this series, is it doesn’t matter if you celebrate on the “official” day. You can celebrate Opposite Day whenever you want to bring a little fun into your

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{Celebrate the Fun} Silly Holiday Series

I am SUPER excited to announce a new series on my blog: Celebrate the Fun. Each month I will be featuring on my blog an obscure, bizarre, silly, and fun Holiday and what my family did to celebrate.

Fun Family Traditions

I thought this would be a fun way to bring some excitement and whimsy into our lives. It is a way to take ordinary days in our family’s life

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