Category Archives for "Play Activities"

Make Your Own Little Sandbox for Indoor Construction Play

Do you follow In Lieu of Preschool on Facebook or Pinterest?? While shopping this past Christmas, I kept seeing the cutest little indoor sandboxes on display.  I especially loved the one for construction play and knew my two preschoolers would have a blast with it.  I just couldn’t see paying $25-$30 for a box of […]

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A Cupid Bath for Valentine’s Day

We are so excited to be participating in Valentine’s Bath Week with some of our favorite blogs: Bath Activities for Kids by Growing a Jeweled Rose, Living Life Intentionally, and The Pleasantest Thing!   We are kicking off the week with A Cupid Bath for Valentine’s Day!! This fun bath time was easy to set-up for […]

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15 Christmas Sensory 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!There were lots of great sensory activities with a Christmas theme shared on Tuesday Tots last week: everything from red and […]

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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 Twas the […]

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Christmas is Coming! 10 Great Activities to Get You Ready!

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. For those in the US, Thanksgiving is this Thursday!  We hope you all have a great day with your families and enjoy some good food!!!With the countdown to […]

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Must-See Math on Tuesday Tots! #linky

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. I’ve been in a math mood this past week!  When I saw several math posts shared on Tuesday Tots, I was drawn right to them!    Here are three must-see […]

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Wash and Learn: Math in the Bath!

The kids have been having the most fun playing in our educational baths and showers!!  This week, we’re going to share with you a a recent math activity we did: Math in the Bath.  This one couldn’t be easier to set up and my 4 year old had a blast playing and learning with numbers!!  If […]

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BOB Books Printables for Beginning Readers: Set 1, Book 1 Mat and Book 2 Sam

For more fun kids’ activities from In Lieu of Preschool,   follow me on Facebook, Twitter, G+, Sulia, RSS, and/or by email today! I am over the moon excited to share this post with you today!  I have teamed up with an AMAZING group of kid bloggers — 3 Dinosaurs, Royal Baloo, Rockabye Butterfly, This Reading Mama, and Walking by the Way […]

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