I love wooden toys!  Wooden toys seem to last forever.  There is such an amazing variety of toys out there.  I wanted to put a few on my toddler’s wish list so I went searching for the best ones around.  I saw some favorite classics, a few we already had,

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It is time for another fun play recipe!  This time, for 12 Months of Sensory Dough, we are playing with cloud dough.  So many fun recipes for cloud dough.  You can see how the kids and I played with it recently here:  Peppermint Cloud Dough.  When it came time to come up

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How the Grinch Stole Christmas is one of our family movie traditions.  We watch it every year.  The kids just love it and so do I.  So to extend the movie we mad a fun Grinch paper plate craft to hang on the art wall. The kids just loved

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Christmas is going to be here before I know it!  But it is never too late to get in the kitchen with the kids and make yummy treats for family and friends.  The kids and I often make friends at places we frequent.  So the kids get excited to

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As the mom of three boys I guess stepping on Nerf darts and finding Nerf guns hiding under my bed was bound to happen one day.   Well, those days are here!  Over the last few years my boys have gotten a few Nerf guns here and there but my

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My kids never sit still for long.  I am always looking for simple yet fun ways to keep them busy.  Gross motor activities are great to keep them moving and improving their large muscle groups.  This snowman ball toss game was a great gross motor activity that kept them

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It is time to start thinking about what fun Christmas craft to try with the kids this year.  Spending time crafting with kids is a fun way to spend time together.  It is also fun to make crafts for others.  I know my kids love bringing home holiday crafts

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  This month’s All Things Kids Series is focused on Christmas!  One of my favorite times of the year.  I love the decorations, music, movies, food!  I also love crafting with my kids.  We set out to create stackadoo Christmas Cards.  We came up with fun Christmas Tree Cards to give to our family.

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I had so much fun putting together the Apple Scented Sensory Play Ideas post that I set out to create a Pumpkin Scented Sensory Play Ideas post too.  Apple and pumpkin are two of my favorite scents in the fall. Adding those scents to playtime is a fun way to

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Getting to finally cut with a pair of scissors has always been a big deal at my house.  Something about them just gets my kids excited.  Using scissors is often harder than it looked to my kids.  Finding fun ways to work on scissor skills with them has helped

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Here is a fun Fall Sensory Table idea for you and the kids. It even has a Pumpkin Spice scent.  I have been dying to make “clean mud” with the boys for a long time.   Now was a great time to try it.  We had a great time making

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For us, Thanksgiving is our next fall holiday!  I love spending time with my family for a great meal on Thanksgiving day.  Not that we ever need an excuse to get together for a meal.  As much as I enjoy spending time with my entire family I absolutely adore

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  My kids love books and I do too.  Over the years we have never collected a lot of Thanksgiving themed books.  So last year I set out to fix that.  I ordered the kids a few new books.  This year we are still adding to our collection.  While

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Yes, I will say it again! I love holiday crafts!  The kids and I love using our simple holiday crafts to decorate the house or create gifts for others.  Halloween is on our minds so we decided to try a potato print spider craft.  I have a bad habit

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