The hot weather here makes water play the perfect afternoon activity.  Setting out a fun water bin in the afternoon keeps the kids cool while playing.  They can never get enough water play in the summer months.  This afternoon I set them up with a button water bin and

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My kids really love sensory play.  And there are so many ways my kids can enjoy this.  We really enjoy our essential oils too.  So we often use our essential oils when creating sensory play recipes.  But we are not the only ones that use essential oils for playtime.

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The kids and I have been enjoying a slow summer over here.  I have been blogging less and sitting poolside more.  Our fun summer times are almost over for this year.  School is starting soon!  So with back to school on my mind, even if I do not want

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Excited to be taking part in the Cool Math for Kids series this month hosted by Peakle Pie.  Today I will be sharing 5 ways to count and sort with foam shapes.  Finding fun ways to play and learn at my house is a hit.  This simple setup offers multiple ways

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We’ve been talking about different ways to make rockets* lately, and making all of our other favorite kinds of rockets.  For this experiment, we decided to try something new: dry ice rockets!

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This post is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group® and Wet-Nap®, but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #ConquerTheMess http://my-disclosur.es/OBsstV   We had making ice cream in a bag on our summer bucket list and summer is almost over.  It was now

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I have been staring at these back to school erasers on my desk for weeks.  I wanted to do something fun with them.  I was thinking about a sensory bag but still was not sure.  Then when I saw Preschool Inspirations Ocean Discovery Bottle I knew what I would

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  Not only is breakfast time on my mind with school starting soon but also after school snacks. I know I can find what I need at one of my favorite stores. I love shopping at Walmart for great values and selection. I look forward to stress-free after school

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Oh, my! School starts back for my kids in a few weeks and I am already thinking about our morning routine. Trying to figure out how I will manage getting all 3 kids to school for the first time this year. No more baby at home and now they

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It’s Summer, the temperature is high, kids often ask for an ice cream! Apart from ice cream, they have been asking for last couple days to make them a new batch of homemade playdough. Sadly, during a day, when a temperature has been too high and a sun is

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One night my husband wanted dumplings and I wanted pot pie.  So why not take both recipes and mix them together a bit to get a chicken and dumplings pot pie.  That way we both got something different but similar to what we wanted to eat.  The kids love

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This month’s theme for 12 months of sensory dough is sand dough!  We have made sand playdough before and my kids loved it.  I was trying to figure out what sand dough I would make this go round.  After some thought Foaming Beach Sand Dough sounded perfect.  Now  to

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I love lemon treats!  Lemon cookies, lemon cake, lemon yogurt covered almonds…  LOL.  When it came to L is for Lemon in the Cooking with kids series I could not wait to try a yummy lemon recipe.  Since we love our oreo truffles, or cookie balls, I thought we

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With July being National Ice Cream Month we couldn’t think of a better excuse to set up an Ice Cream play activity. It gave us the opportunity to experiment with a variety of pretend ice cream mixtures whilst focusing on developing my three year olds fine motor skills.  

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