Toddler activities

Last year I really wanted to make the classic pom pom shooter with my boys.  Traditionally I have seen the shooters made out of plastic cups.  I set out to try this with much disappointment.  It just didn’t work for us.  After a moment of clarity while putting clothes in the dryer, I knew just what I would do.

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Any Minion fans out here?  My family has really enjoyed Despicable Me, Despicable Me 2, and the Minion movie. Those cute and silly minions are just loveable. Recently we had a minion birthday party for my youngest.  I wanted to come up with a simple yet fun game for

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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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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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I love sharing fun themed busy activities each month with you all.  It is a great reason for me to put something simple yet fun together for the kids.  And since it is a busy activity I get a few minutes to prep dinner or fold clothes while the

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