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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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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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Beach Pirate Treasure Hunt

Treasure Hunt Ideas for kids

Ahoy Matey! Summer be endin soon but me be wantin to get in some last minute beach fun. We were heading out to the beach for a family trip and I was thinking what would be fun for the little ones on the beach when they need a break from the water. What kid doesn’t like pirates, treasure, and a hunt? This pirate treasure

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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:

Paper Paint Alphabet dough cutters or cookie

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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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Simple Chocolate Play Dough Recipe

Chocolate Play Dough Recipe

 

This is a simple recipe for chocolate scented play dough. Chocolate play dough is great for pretend play; use in a pretend bakery, make pretend chocolates, or decorate chocolate easter eggs.

 

chocolate play dough recipe

 

For this recipe you’ll need:

2 1/2 cups flour (all purpose) 1 cup salt 1/2 cup cocoa

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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

Part of goofing off is putting off optional responsibilities, so I say no house work

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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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