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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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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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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

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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 Tell a Fairy Tale Day with Magic Fairy Wand Craft Read More >>

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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ABC’s of Learning Through Play A-E

ABC's of Learning Through Play

A is Art:

When children make art they are doing much more then just exploring their creativity. By engaging in art activities, they work to develop communication skills- children can express themselves and their emotions through artwork. Along with communication skills, art helps children with their social and emotional skills. Children are allowed to explore and experiment with their

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{Halloween Activity} Foot print Ghosts

Foot Print Ghosts

Foot Print Ghosts

We made hand print spiders yesterday, so it only seemed fitting to make foot print ghost this week! This is a simple and spooky craft that is easy to make even for the youngest toddler.

For this activity you will need:

Black construction paper White paint Googly eyes Black glitter foam

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{Halloween Craft} Mommy and Me Handprint spiders

Halloween handprint spiders

Halloween craft handprint spiders

This is is such a fun and simple Halloween craft for toddlers and preschoolers. All that is required is their creepy crawly hands and some paint and they are ready to make this creepy crawly craft! Mom can get in on the fun too and you are left with a fun collaborative Halloween art project.

For this

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Gourd Monsters

Halloween and fall art craft for kids

This is a fun and cute activity that your kid will be sure to love. It will be something they will enjoy making and love to keep as a keepsake. These fun little monsters are perfect for Halloween or any time of the year! Pet rock, chia pet, invisible friend? Who needs ‘em? Now,

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{Raising Tots} Top Ten Tips for Painting with Your Toddler

Raising Tots Parenting Series

I am so thrilled to have Leanna of All Done Monkey! be the first guest poster on {Raising Tots} Mom to Mom Parenting Series here at Love, Play, Learn. Leanna knows that the mess that comes with toddler painting can make some moms want to run for

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