Rainy Day Activities: Indoor Shower Ball Pit

shower ball pit

Today is one of those rainy days when all I want to do is curl up in my pajamas with a good book and relax the day away. Of course, being stuck inside means the kids have at least seventeen times the amount of energy they normally have, and by mid afternoon my dreams

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25+ Easter Activities for Kids

easter activities for kids

March is flying by and Easter will be here before you know it! I’ve rounded up LOTS of fabulous Easter activities for kids from last week’s Tuesday Tots and from our own collection to share with you! There are arts and crafts, sensory play, science, books, and more included in this Easter round-up. Be

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Peter Rabbit Small World Book Play

Easter activities

My kids and I are huge fans of classic stories. The Complete Tales of Beatrix Potter are some of our favorites, and of course the most popular of those is The Tale of Peter Rabbit. To give my kids a chance to act out the story which is GREAT for comprehension, I created a

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Our Favorite Picture Books

favorite picture books

These are some of our favorite picture books (in alphabetical order). By favorite, I mean we’ve read them minimally 10 times each…true favorites! Click on the title to see the full blog post or a link to the title on Amazon. Check back often for new additions! 🙂 Our Favorite Picture Books Arthur’s Chicken

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{Pretend Play} Opening Christmas Presents!

Today I am thrilled to be guest posting on Bath Activities for Kids! Head over there now to check out my full post: Twas the Night Before Christmas Bath! It is definitely our most fun and interactive bath time yet! Go now! Here’s just one of the many exciting activities that made up our

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Run, Run As Fast As You Can…to make Gingerbread Cloud Dough with your Kids!

To make our plain cloud dough a little more festive for the upcoming Christmas season, we turned it into GINGERBREAD! Gingerbread cloud dough is as easy to make as regular cloud dough, you just add a little bit of cinnamon and ginger in with the flour and oil, and it smells great, too! Then

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Before Five in a Row: Pinterest Style!

Update: All the Before Five in a Row and Five in a Row book boards are now combined into this one Five in a Row (FIAR) Book Activities for Kids board on Pinterest for easy browsing! Before Five in a Row & Five in a Row I’m starting Pinterest boards for each of the

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The Lorax Themed Sensory Bin with DIY Truffula Trees

the lorax

Since we took L&L to see The Lorax movie at the theater recently and since watching this older video of The Lorax repeatedly, they have taken to using the theme often during their pretend play. For weeks now they have been building The Once-ler’s house from Lego Duplo blocks and using dollhouse and Lego

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