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We love books and we love fall!  So what better than to go on a hunt for the best fall books for children out there.  We have many fall favorites already but we always enjoy adding a new book to our collection.  There are so many I still want

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  My oldest loves cloud dough. A fun, fluffy, and yet moldable play material you can make at home. We have been playing in it for years. He never gets tired of it. I recently asked him if he could have anything he wanted with an apple scent for playtime what would it be.  His answer CLOUD DOUGH.  So I set

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Fall is in the air here in the south.  The leaves on a few trees are starting to change color and the evenings are getting cooler.  Fall is my favorite time of the year here.   I took a box of fall themed items we used in play activities

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COLORS, COLORS, COLORS! There are so many AMAZING coloring learning activity ideas around for children. Having hands on color activities for kids can make learning their colors so much more exciting.  Being able to get involved in color sorting or matching can be more interesting than just reading about colors

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We love SCENTED sensory play.  Anything I can add scent to I will try it. After doing our Apple Scented Apple Volcanoes I knew we would have to try pumpkin spice scented pumpkin volcanoes! Now to just figure out how to do this.  It took some thought but I

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  We love books at our home as most families probably do.  We can never get enough of them and there is always a new book we want to read.  I often share a photo on my FB page of books we have and love.  Today I am going to share

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We love holiday inspired kid activities.  With Halloween coming up, the kids and I have gotten the Halloween boxes out for playtime!  The kids have not had slime to play with in a while so I made some Halloween slime  for an afternoon play activity for them. Even though

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Each season brings so much excitement for crafting with the kids.  We are enjoying the fall season here right now.  The trees are changing colors and the leaves are falling.  I love fall tree crafts.  The kids and I have done a few over the years and I am

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        We love dinosaurs at my house!  I think lots of kids enjoy the large magical creatures.  We had a lot of fun taking part in Play, Craft, and Learn with Dinosaurs hosted by Craftulate this year.  I wanted to put together a fun and inspiring list

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If you follow FSPDT activities and crafts then you know I have been on an apple kick.  Once I decided to plan some apple fun with the kids, the ideas just kept coming.  Today I am sharing a classic science experiment with a twist.  Apple Volcanoes are easy to set up

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Shark Week started August 10th (updated post- shark week is a different date this year 2018).  I have told myself year after year that next year me and the kids will do something fun for shark week. Well, here it is almost the end of shark week and I

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Apple Nachos have been on my to try list forever!  We finally got around to making them today.  Having a bag full of apples from the apple farm was inspiring. This snack was a  big hit with the kids.  I must say I wanted to keep the apple nachos all

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We have been having a wonderful summer!  I can not believe my kid’s just went back to school.  I am not ready for the early wake ups and extra busy days.  But I am excited about the Fall being right around the corner.  I love fall weather and all

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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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