THE IMPORTANCE OF CREATIVITY AND HOW TO FOSTER IT

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 Why is creativity important? Is this a question you have asked yourself? Creativity should not be underestimated. Creativity in children is so important. Creativity helps teach cognitive skills such as mathematics and scientific thinking. Creative thinking involves imagination, basic use of the scientific method, communication, physical dexterity and exertion, problem posing, problem solving, making interpretations, and […]

20 Top Educational Videos for Kids

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We sometimes like to watch Youtube song videos on our TV or on our tablet as part of my daughter’s daily screen time. But we liked to watch educational youtube videos for toddlers and sometimes it is hard to know what is educational. I thought I would share with you some of our favorites educational […]

30+ Must Read Easter Books

Easter Books for Kids

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 […]

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 […]

The Best Kid’s Activities from 2012

Fine Motor Skills Activities for Children

2012 brought the creation of Love, Play, Learn. It was a year of firsts for me both in blogging and in the world of children’s activities. I have had so much fun with my daughter this year and have learned so much! I hope you have too. I have banded together with over 100 children’s […]

Fall Bucket list

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Fall is my favorite season. I just love everything about it; the colors, the baking smells, and cool weather. I decided to make fall bucket list this year because I wanted to make sure that we get all the things that we want to do this fall done ( for me if it is written […]

50 Fine Motor Skills Activities for Children

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Fine motor skills are small muscle movements that are usually coordinated with the eyes. The development of fine motor skills is important because they are used for a number of important functions such as writing and learning to tie a shoe. I have complied a list of wonderful fine motor skills activities for kids that […]

BOOK SHOWCASE

I decided that once a month I will showcase some of our favorite books to help others find some good reads for their toddlers Isabella loves books. I have been reading to her since she was just a few days old and she has really developed a love of books. This makes me so happy […]

5 Easy Ways to Raise Empathetic Children

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  Empathy is the ability to understand and share another person’s feelings. The ability to share in others’ emotions is beneficial in many ways. It allows children to anticipate how someone would react to something they may do. They will be more willing to share if they are able to understand how it would make […]

4th of July Books for Toddlers and Preschoolers

4th of July books for toddlers and preschoolers

I am sorry that things have been a little slow around here, we have been on a family vacation. Starting next week, I will be featuring some fun activities to do in celebration of the Fourth of July. We will be starting it off by reading Corduroy’s Fourth of July by Don Freeman. We will then […]

10 Tips to Boost Your Child’s Self Esteem

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I think that raising children with strong self esteem is one of most valuable things that parents can equip their children with. In doing so you will help to ensure that they will grow to be emotional healthy and successful adult. For more ideas on parenting click HERE. Here are 10 simple strategies to help […]

Family Activities For a Fun Summer

Summer Family Toddler Activities

1- Chalk Paint Contest  2- Make Sand Castles 3-Go to a Splash Pad Park  4-Run through the Sprinklers 5-Go to Story time at your local library 6-Go on a Nature Hike 7-Make an Outdoor Obstacle Course 8-Go to a Museum 9-Go to the Zoo    10-Camp out in your Backyard  11-Have a Family Dance Party  12-Go on […]