Caterpillar and Butterfly Activities for Kids

caterpillar and butterfly activities

Welcome to Tuesday Tots! I just ordered our very first butterfly kit which is due to arrive later this month. My 3 and 5 year old are so excited to watch their very own caterpillars turn into butterflies! In anticipation of their arrival, I was excited to see that lots of caterpillar and butterfly

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Ladybug Activities for Kids

ladybug activities for kids

Welcome to Tuesday Tots! This week I’m featuring lots of ladybug activities for kids from the Tuesday Tots linky and from our archives. I grew up calling these insects ladybugs, but have also learned people call them ladybird beetles and lady beetles as these aren’t truly bugs. Whatever you choose to call these 6-legged

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Planet Earth Crafts for Earth Day

planet earth crafts

I love Earth Day! It’s such a small holiday that most people probably don’t take much notice, but I do and I try to ensure my kids do, too. We work hard all year to reduce, reuse, and recycle in our household, but we try to step up our game in April in anticipation

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Planet Earth Paintings – Process Art for Kids

planet earth paintings

Looking for a fun Earth Day project to make with your kids? Try these process art, marbled Planet Earth Paintings! My kids had so much fun creating their little planetary masterpieces, and the finished art really looks like planet Earth from outer space. The project is so simple to set up, and even little

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Simple Science for Kids: Testing Homemade Bubble Solutions

homemade bubble solutions

Let me start by apologizing in advance for all the photos, but testing our homemade bubble solutions was such an amazing experience!! This is MUST-TRY simple science for kids, and you probably have all of the ingredients to get started RIGHT NOW in your kitchen pantry!! I hope the photos relay just how awesome

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25+ Heart Activities for Kids

Tuesday Tots is a weekly link-up sharing posts for kids 5 and under co-hosted by In Lieu of Preschool (me), Rainy Day Mum, Growing a Jeweled Rose, and Learn with Play at Home. Be sure to follow our Tuesday Tots Pinterest board! Thanks to all who shared on Tuesday Tots last week! To see

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Dinosaur & Volcano Small World Play in the Bath

It’s time for another Wash & Learn with Bath Activities for Kids! This week we bring you Dinosaur & Volcano Small World Play in the bath, and it might just be my preschoolers favorite bath time so far. My 4 year old actually requested something to the effect of “dinosaurs and volcano with lava

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Submarine Science for Kids

I am always looking for ways to combine fun and learning for my two preschoolers and I love it when I can find great science activities for young children. When I spotted a baking powder submarine toy for a few bucks in our local Marbles kids’ museum gift shop, I knew it would be

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Science Experiments in the Bathtub

This Wash & Learn collaboration with Bath Activities for Kids focuses on SCIENCE! For our bath time we focused on the science concept of surface tension and did several experiments in the bathtub that the kids would simply consider play. My goal isn’t for the kids to learn all the reasons behind what happens

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Antarctica: Learning Through Small World Play with Penguins in the Bath!

Luke and Lilah (ages 4 and 3) have loved penguins ever since we read aloud the chapter book, Mr. Popper’s Penguins, and their penguin love was recently re-energized when we made the Penguin Bowling set from the December Kiwi Crate. With colder days upon us and winter right around the corner, they are also

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