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Spring bucket list for families

We love making bucket lists as a way of organizing the most important things that we would like to as a family in a given

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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

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How to Dye Rice with Kool-Aid Tutorial

This is a simple tutorial on how to dye rice with Kool-aid. This is a great way to add vibrant colors and scents to rice for sensory bins.

koolaid rice tutorial

You’ll need:

1 cup rice 1/2 teaspoon Kool-aid 1 teaspoon rubbing alcohol large ziplock bag

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Easter Egg Chocolate Play Dough Activity

This is a fun Easter egg activity using chocolate scented play dough.

http://www.loveplayandlearn.com/category/play-dough

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

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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

 

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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!

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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

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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

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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

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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

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