Toddler 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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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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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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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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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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COLORS, COLORS, COLORS! There are so many AMAZING coloring learning activity ideas around for children. Having hands on color activities for kids can make learning their colors so much more exciting.  Being able to get involved in color sorting or matching can be more interesting than just reading about colors

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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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All 3 of my kids LOVE bendy straws.  We keep them handy.  And of course bright colored bendy straws are even better. My 3.5yr is all about using scissors right now.  It is still a bit new to him and he always wants to know what he can cut

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I just love rainbow themed kid activities.  The bright colors are so inviting to me and my kids.  Using rainbow themed activities with young kids is an easy way to go over colors while playing. Today I am sharing how to make a fun and easy rainbow button sensory

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Things have been so crazy over here at my house the last month.  With sick kids, doctor appointments, family events… I had hoped to share this activity with you weeks ago and never had a chance to find the time to do it with the kids.  The kids finally

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You have heard me say it (or type it) before that we love sensory play at my house.  I love coming up with fun play recipes for the kids and they love the freedom to explore through play.  Sensory play is a great way for kids to experience different

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Recently I put together an Apple Scented Sensory Play post.  After looking at our own activities I was clueless for a moment what NEW sensory activity we could try this fall. After a little thought, Apple Scented Noodles sounded perfect for playtime. This would be easy to make with

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