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I love to find fun and easy treats to make for my kids during the holidays.  Treats that we can eat at home, take to class parties, or share with family.  With Halloween coming up I was not sure what we would try this year.  We have already tried

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Anyone else get really excited about Fall? It is one of my favorite seasons. I talk about it all the time. Where we live Fall is often the most enjoyable weather all year.  I must admit I also like Fall because you can start buying and making all things

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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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    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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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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    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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  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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There is just something magical about rainbow inspired activities.  All those pretty colors in one place just makes me smile, lol. But rainbow activities for young kids are a great way for them to learn while playing.  There are so many amazing rainbow themed activities out there I went

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  What better way to explore  science than with a DIY catapult?  The catapult is a great way to talk about trajectory and projectiles with kids. Trajectory- the path followed by a projectile flying or an object moving under the action of given forces. Projectiles- a body projected or impelled forward,

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I love making snowman crafts with my kid’s during the winter months.  It gives us something fun to do and we get to decorate our art all with winter themed  projects.  The snowman craft is easy to make and so cute too.  All 3 of my kids ages 3-7yr

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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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