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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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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Blueberry Banana Muffins: Baking and Book Making

blueberry banana muffins

This past week the kids and I did 3 themed learning activities involving blueberry banana muffins! Yum! We baked together, did a hands-on, messy play activity in the sand box that the kids have begged to repeat all week long, and even wrote and illustrated books about the process that the kids enjoy “reading”

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Flower Number Cards

flower number cards

**This counting practice activity for kids is brought to you by Malia of Playdough to Plato. There’s no surer sign that spring has begun than seeing the bulbs in our front yard sprout. And after this year’s rainy, cold Seattle winter, I decided to celebrate by creating these colorful flower number cards. They were

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18 Spring Activities for Kids

spring activities for kids

March 20th came and went this year, but we are STILL waiting for it to start feeling like spring! In the meantime, I’ve rounded up some of the best Spring Activities for Kids from last week’s Tuesday Tots and from our archives in hopes this will hurry the warmer weather our way!! There are

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Bubbles Backyard Photo Shoot

Bubbles Backyard Photo Shoot

Yesterday I shared our homemade bubble solutions and some photos of our fun. We had a fabulous time. So fabulous in fact that I ended up taking 1,008 photos. Yep, 1,008! There were too many good ones to include in yesterday’s post, so here are some more. I was truly amazed at how these

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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+ 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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Easter Color Matching Activity with Carrot Cake M&M’s

easter color matching activity

Have you tried the new White Chocolate Carrot Cake M&M’s? We love them so much, I created a free printable to use with them. You might think this Easter color matching activity is intended to help children learn to match colors…or to work on fine motor practice as they use their pincer grip to

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