Fall

I bought apple scent one year when we made apple scented soaps. Every fall now I get excited to get the apple scent out and see what playtime fun we can have with it.  My son was looking for something to do and I started brainstorming apple, fall, sensory, crafts, hummm what to

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We have been enjoying some new, and fun to us, apple snacks.  I had dreams of baking apple pie and apple bread but so far all the treats have been non-baked.  At least we are enjoying our apples and finding new ways to enjoy them.  The classic Apple Teeth

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We love making and trying different play recipes.  Today we used a fun recipe to make Apple Scented Soda Dough.   This one is a green apple scent so, a little different from our other scented play over the last few weeks.  I love it just as much as the

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Gross motor skills are used in the large muscle groups such as the arms, legs, and, torso.  Gross motor activities are often a go to idea for my high energy kids.  We can work on improving their gross motor skills and burn off some energy all in one!  One

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I know I know.  More potato print crafts! Yes, more potato print crafts.  But how fun and cute are they. This mama was determined to put those sprouting potatoes to good use. It was so much fun seeing what all we could make out of simple potato prints.  We

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So we got pretty excited and creative with our last bag of uneaten potatoes. Here is another fun craft to make with the kids.  The potato print owl was easy to make and turned out so cute.  We look forward to sharing a few more print crafts with you

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It is no secret that we love scented sensory play over here at my house.  So many fun ways to add scent to playtime.  With fall in the air I am anxious to start adding apple scent to playtime again this year. I was surprised at all the apple

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It is time for another sensory dough recipe for the month.  This is part of 12 Months of Sensory Dough Series. This month is all about Oobleck.  We often refer to this as goop but either way it is still FUN! With fall coming up so soon for us,

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We love print arts and crafts.  We decided to make some easy apple fingerprint cards one afternoon.  These cute little cards could be given to teachers, friends, or family.  We look forward to writing notes to family on ours.  We already had everything we needed in the craft closet

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Some science experiments you can just never do too many times.  The crystal science experiment is one of them for us.  We first tried this when we grew a clover crystal for St. Patrick’s day.  Then we tried growing a crystal rainbow next.  Now we have moved on to

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Where did summer go?  Or, at least the kids being out of school part, lol. School has started back for us and it has Fall on my mind.  For some reason when I went in my craft closet the other day, my box of yarn seemed to say “use

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  Not only is breakfast time on my mind with school starting soon but also after school snacks. I know I can find what I need at one of my favorite stores. I love shopping at Walmart for great values and selection. I look forward to stress-free after school

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Oh, my! School starts back for my kids in a few weeks and I am already thinking about our morning routine. Trying to figure out how I will manage getting all 3 kids to school for the first time this year. No more baby at home and now they

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We love sensory play and we love science.  Anytime we put thew two together the kids just love it.  I love “hands on” learning and this Pumpkin Spice Fizzy Science is just that.  A great way to let the kids explore and learn all at the same time.  Great activity for

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