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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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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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{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

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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.

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How to Praise Your Child so They Grow up Happy, Confident and Capable.

 

praise your child the right way

Praising your child is important and doing it the right way is equally important. There have been studies done about the harmful effects of praising children in a general sense instead of praising them for their effort or actions. Here are some easy tips for praising your child that will raise a happy, confident, and capable child.

Praise the action

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{Dinosaur Week} Fun Activities for Kids who Love Dinosaurs

Here are all the posts from Dinosaur Week all in one place. Enjoy!

dinosaur activities

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Dinosaur Fossils

salt dough dinosaur fossil

Salt Dough Recipe for Dinosaur Fossils

Salt Dough Dinosaur Fossils

 

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{Virtual Book Club for Kids} Dr. Seuss’ One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish Activity

one fish two fish red fish blue fish snack

I am so excited to be a part of the Virtual Book Club for Kids this year. I am joining with 40+ other bloggers in highlighting a new children’s author each month. We will be showcasing one book from that month’s author and providing an activity, craft, recipe or project to go along with the book. This is such a

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Sensory Bin 101

Why are sensory bins important?

sensory bin 101

Young children learn about their world by exploring and experimenting using their senses. By observing a young toddler exploring their environment you will see this in action. They look at, touch, smell, and taste just about anything they come in contact with- this is how they learn. When their senses are stimulated, messages are sent to their brain which builds

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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 celebrate a fun/silly/unique/unknown holiday once a month

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Dinosaur Fossil Excavation Sensory Activity with Edible Dirt

dinosaur excavation

I am so excited to share with you our last activity as part of Dinosaur Week on Love, Play, Learn. It had been fun, I hope you have enjoyed it. This is my favorite one so far and it was my daughter’s favorite thing we have ever done. She was so excited about it and played with it forever! In preparation for this activity we made Dinosaur Fossil Excavation Sensory Activity with Edible Dirt Read More >>