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Several years ago we made a Rock Box- A Construction Theme Sensory Bin.  My oldest just loves playing in this rock box.  We had to put it up for a while when little brother was younger but he is now old enough to play in it too.  Baby brother has

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    It’s so great to be over here on Frogs Snails and Puppy Dog Tails sharing a fun easy to set up gross motor activity that the kids love – our Shark run is one of the many activities that we are doing to help support our eldest

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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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Sponge Bombs!  I have seen these on so many different sites that I could not tell you who came up with it first, but sponge bombs are everywhere. Over the summer my cousin suggested that at our next family reunion we should try and make these.  I loved the

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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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Another fun play recipe as part of 12 months sensory dough!  This month I have an Easy Soap Dough Play Recipe to share.  This dough was a big hit with the kids. I love that I had everything I needed in the pantry to make it and did not have

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    We have the beach and all things beach on the brain over here at my house.  We love taking a summer trip to the beach to enjoy the sand and sunshine.  The kids and I have been having a little fun with beach or ocean inspired crafts

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Last year I cut up some pool noodles for a pool noodle water bin. We have since had a lot of fun with these pool noodles.  One of the things we tried last year was pool noodle boats.  They kids had a lot of fun with them in the bath tub.

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We love going to the beach in the summer months.  We are getting ready for an upcoming trip and I wanted to look for a few books for the kids about the beach.  I put together a list on Beach Books for Kids.  Hope you can find a few

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    With Mother’s Day right around the corner I have put together a list with craft ideas for the kids to make for mom or grandma… I came across so many great ideas I decided to extend this post to include more than just 10 gift ideas for you.  Hope

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We love trying out new print art for each holiday.  With Easter right around the corner we decided to try the classic handprint chicks this year.  I love print art because I can do it with my multiaged kids and I get a keepsake out of it.  One day

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  This weeks A-Z cooking with kids is all about EGGS!  How awesome is that with Easter this weekend?  We made some of our traditional deviled eggs with an Easter twist.  Getting the kids in the kitchen with me is always fun.  You never know what will happen.  But

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I have 3 boys ages 1-5 yr and they never STOP!  I know all kids like to go, go, go but all kids are a little different too.  Mine never stay still and always like to be busy doing something.  I can not say much as they take after me.  I eat standing up and

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  Do you and the kids love candy science?  We do over here at my house.  Finding ways to use up candy that does not include eating it is always a plus at my house.  So what better to do with a few bags of jelly beans than to

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