Kid Activities

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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        We love dinosaurs at my house!  I think lots of kids enjoy the large magical creatures.  We had a lot of fun taking part in Play, Craft, and Learn with Dinosaurs hosted by Craftulate this year.  I wanted to put together a fun and inspiring list

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This month’s theme for 12 months of sensory dough is sand dough!  We have made sand playdough before and my kids loved it.  I was trying to figure out what sand dough I would make this go round.  After some thought Foaming Beach Sand Dough sounded perfect.  Now  to

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This summer I have been slowly working on our large back deck to add a few new playspaces to it.  I have completed a water wall and obstacle course for the kids.  They have been enjoying these simple new editions. With outdoor playspaces on my mind I thought it would be

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We love feeding the birds.  We also love making our own bird feeders.  Since I had robots on my mind and a juice carton sitting in my keep for project pile, it just seemed right to create a  Robot Juice Carton Bird Feeder with the kids.  I set out

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