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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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Christmas Tree with Lights Paper Craft

This is one of my favorite Christmas crafts we’ve ever done and it is so simple! Head over to WRAL: Go Ask Mom to check out our Lighted Christmas Tree Craft guest post!!         The trees are much prettier than the photos suggest.  We made them one evening and hung them in 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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