Category Archives for "Play Activities"

{Raising Tadpoles: A Documentary} – Day One: We have Tadpoles!!

Last week my mom told me she had found some tadpoles for Luke (4.5yo) and Lilah (3yo).  I have to admit that regardless of how L&L felt about it, I personally was super stoked!  Being able to watch the life cycle of a frog or toad first-hand would be simply amazing.  What better way for […]

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Mad Bubble Scientist: Simple Ingredients, Amazing Results!

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Come check out my latest WRAL: Go Ask Mom guest post which shares instructions for a really fun and super simple science experiment your kids will LOVE: Mad Bubble Scientist!  Using everyday ingredients I’m sure you already have on hand, you’ll be able to create some really amazing bubbles!!! Read my latest post on WRAL: […]

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Make a Track: Get Moving & Practice Motor Skills!

I have tried on several occasions to teach my 3 and 4 year old children how to weave in and out of a set of cones.  It’s such a great way to practice all different kinds of movements, but despite my best efforts, they just don’t “get” it!  As we were playing with sidewalk chalk on our […]

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A Fizzing Good Tea Party: Color & Chemistry Experiments Disguised as Play

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Last week, the kids and I had so much fun making volcanoes in the kitchen, that yesterday when 4 year old Luke decided he was going to work on a 196-piece Lego kit rated for ages 7-12, I knew 3 year old Lilah would want need something fun to do, and it would have to […]

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