We love SCENTED sensory play.  Anything I can add scent to I will try it. After doing our Apple Scented Apple Volcanoes I knew we would have to try pumpkin spice scented pumpkin volcanoes! Now to just figure out how to do this.  It took some thought but I

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   Fun watermelon themed activities and crafts for the kids.     Watermelon Themed Activities For Kids Frozen Watermelon Oobleck by Learn Play Imagine     Citrus Mint Watermelon Cooler by Mama Papa Bubba\   Watermelon Ice Pops by Mama Papa Bubba  9 Books About Watermelons by Gift Of Curiosity   Watermelon

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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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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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 We had a  really fun NOON YEAR’S party last year.  The kids and I made party hats, and noise makers, I set up a balloon drop, and watched the Sprout Channel and followed their countdown to noon year’s.  We had cookies and little plastic party glasses with apple juice.

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  There are some simple science experiments that we just never get tired of.  The great thing about having 3 kids all different ages is that each one of them gets to enjoy activities I have done with the other kids before.  The older ones have done most of

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We’ve been talking about different ways to make rockets* lately, and making all of our other favorite kinds of rockets.  For this experiment, we decided to try something new: dry ice rockets!

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It is time for another fun dough recipe.  This time we are exploring Fizzy Dough!  How fun to play with dough that will fizz up.  We have played with fizzy dough before and the kids always love it.  This dough is not only fun for sensory play but a

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WOW, what a year it has been!  My boys are growing so fast. They are now 6yr, 2yr, and 3yr.   We had lots of fun in 2014 playing, crafting, and exploring. We look forward to doing the same in the new year 2015.  As I reflect on the

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  My oldest son asked this year to make volcanoes.  We started with some in the bathroom sink and have been finding more fun ways to explore and play with them since.  With the Christmas holidays approaching, I set out to come up with a “Rudolph Volcano” for him

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For the love of Apples!  I can not stop thinking up apple play ideas, lol.  Now that it is finally September, maybe I will get hit with another theme for inspiration.    Apple slime is quick, easy, and low cost to make and play with.  It can get messy

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We recently made Apple Scented Soda Dough and had left over ingredients. My gears were turning to think of what else we could do that was apple scented and fun!  The idea for DIY Apple Scented Frozen Paints came to mind.  I could not wait to see how, and

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We love our water table.  Water play is one of my kids favorite afternoon activities during the summer.  Once fall comes we stop putting water in the table and start adding new sensory material that we can have just as much fun with.  With fall fast approaching I thought

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    My oldest and I love to read books before bed.  Since both little brothers are asleep it is our quiet time together.  Unfortunately, it doesn’t happen every night anymore but we treasure the nights that we get.  One of my son’s favorite story characters is Little Critter

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