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Toys and Games for Fine Motor Practice

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There are lots of easy, simple, and free fine motor skills activities you can do at home, but sometimes you want something that’s already ready already.  Am I right???  So here are some of our favorite commercially available toys and games for fine motor practice! What do you mean by fine motor practice? Wikipedia defines […]

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Thanksgiving Secret Message Bath Game

Thanksgiving secret message bath game

Here’s a simple Wash & Learn activity that your child will love: a Thanksgiving Secret Message Bath Game!  Break out your turkey basters for a little seasonal fun & learning in the tub!  Your child will work on learning (or reviewing) their letters and colors, while also practicing fine motor skills, having a blast, and getting squeaky clean!! Play […]

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200+ Fine Motor Skills Activities from The PLAY Group

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  Fine motor skills are so important!  These skills are the coordination of small muscle movements in body parts such as the fingers, often in coordination with the eyes.  Daily practice is best to ensure children will have adequate motor control when it’s time to begin writing.  Fine motor skills practice should start with babies […]

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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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5 Halloween Paper Plate Crafts on Tuesday Tots! #linky

Let me start this week’s Tuesday Tots post with a confession: I have never, ever done a single paper plate activity with my two little ones!  Aren’t paper plate crafts a requirement of childhood?!?!  Maybe I can remedy this apparent lack of traditional crafting this week so my kids can one day look back and […]

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Sidewalk Chalk Ideas & Activities ROUND-UP! #linky #pinterest

We have been on a sidewalk chalk kick lately, and now with the cooler days of Autumn right around the corner, we’ll probably be doing more and more!!  I love sidewalk chalk activities because they are so thrifty (I stock up when I find sidewalk chalk on sale!), it’s art with virtually no clean-up (Thank […]

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25 Life Skills to Teach at an Early Age

Have you thought about what “life skills” you want your children to be learning?  Wait, what are life skills, you say?  According to Wikipedia, Life skills are problem solving behaviors used appropriately and responsibly in the management of personal affairs.  They are a set of human skills acquired via teaching or direct experience that are […]

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Painting Outdoors: Exploring Paint Tools from Rainbow Creations

We were recently contacted by Susan from Rainbow Creations, an online children’s arts and crafts supply store based in the UK, to see if we’d like to review some painting products.  Since we LOVE to dabble in art, I told her we’d be thrilled to and asked her to make our package a surprise!The package, […]

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