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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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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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    Last year we made Yogurt Cup Wind Chimes.  The kids loved helping to make the wind chime and it is still out in the tree a year later!  We set out to make a new wind chime this year out of another recycled material.  Here is what we came

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Last year I really wanted to make the classic pom pom shooter with my boys.  Traditionally I have seen the shooters made out of plastic cups.  I set out to try this with much disappointment.  It just didn’t work for us.  After a moment of clarity while putting clothes in the dryer, I knew just what I would do.

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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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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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It is time for another fun dough recipe.  This time we are exploring Fizzy Dough!  How fun to play with dough that will fizz up.  We have played with fizzy dough before and the kids always love it.  This dough is not only fun for sensory play but a

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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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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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If you follow along here on our blog you know we LOVE print crafts!  I love that they can be fun keepsakes and the kids love painting their hands, feet…  Print art does not always have to be about keepsakes and decorations.  Today we made fun Bee Footprint Puppets

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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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It is the final week of Spring Activities for Kids brought to you by Learn Play Imagine and Frogs and Snails and Puppy Dog Tails(FSPDT).  This week is Sensory Play!!  If you follow either of our blogs then you know we love SENSORY activities.  Today’s post is my favorite

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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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