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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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  We had so much fun with our Heart Potato Stamps last year that we wanted to try more potato print art.  After buying a LARGE bag of potatoes we were not able to eat them fast enough.  They started to sprout.  I kept a few for an art project.

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 We had a  really fun NOON YEAR’S party last year.  The kids and I made party hats, and noise makers, I set up a balloon drop, and watched the Sprout Channel and followed their countdown to noon year’s.  We had cookies and little plastic party glasses with apple juice.

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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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I remember watching Toy Story 1 and 2 with my oldest when he was little.  He just loved them! After having 2 more sons I got to continue to watch Toy Story 1,2,3 with all my boys.  My husband and I were just as excited when Toy Story 4

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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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If you have ever heard the words chug jug, boogie bomb, med kit, floss…. Chances are you have a Fortnite loving gamer in your life. The Ultimate Fortnite Gift Guide is for them! I have 3 children and they all like something related to Fortnite even if they do not

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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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  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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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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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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I can not believe summer is gone and Fall is here!  I do love Fall.  One of the first things that comes to mind when I think of the beginning of Fall is Apples!  When my oldest child was little, he loved the book 10 Apples Up On Top

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