Toddler activities

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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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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Excited to work with B. Toys to bring you this post.   So, if you follow along with us here, you know we love B. Toys!  I recently set out to put together a list of activities just for their Stackadoos.  So many fun ways to play with just

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Apples! I never get tired of coming up with apple themed activities for my kids.  I might even go a little crazy when it comes to apple inspired play.  This month’s sensory bottle series was all about Fall and what else would I want to do than an EASY

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I love finding simple activities that keep my kids busy.  Sometimes you just need a few minutes to put the clothes up, wash the juice cup, or maybe run to the bathroom.  If I can find something fun for the kids it buys me a few minutes to get

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APPLES! I love coming up with apple themed learning activities. Today I am sharing a DIY apple color match activity for kids.  This was so easy to make and my child loved it. We can also reuse this over and over.  I like that this activity can be modified

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  In trying to come up with a fun way to go over animals with my toddler and letters with my oldest, I decided to try animal coloring pages.  Coloring is something we can all do together. Having fun and learning is a plus at my house.  The kids

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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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My kids have really been enjoying getting back to the basics this summer.  For playtime we often get out the chalk, jump on the trampoline, go swimming, kick the ball in  the yard, or go for a walk just to name a few things we have been enjoying.  The

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 If you follow my blog you know we love water play.  It is one activity that both my boys can enjoy together.  I am always trying to find something fun for them to do together.  My oldest son has washed his cars outside before and always wants to get

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  I love to find simple and fun ways to add learning to our days.  This craft stick color sort is just that simple and fun.  I used things I had on hand and set up a a tray and invited my younger kids to come play.  They both

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  Super excited to be taking part in  40 Sensory Bin Fillers Hosted by Little Bins for Little Hands.  What a great resource for sensory bin play from so many wonderful bloggers.  They are all in one place here on the home page .  A must click on link to

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This week on Play, Craft, and Learn with Dinosaurs we are focusing on Gross Motor Skills.  Gross Motor Skills work on the large muscles in the body.  Getting kids up moving around by crawling, walking, running… works to improve their gross motor skills.  Setting up gross motor play for

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