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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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Perfect Painted Pumpkins for Halloween!!

We have done it!  We have perfected the art of painting pumpkins…in this case, mini pumpkins!  The process is so simple that toddlers can do it, yet it’s so mesmerizing and beautiful to watch how the art unfolds — or should I say drips and runs — that adults will not want to stand on the sidelines […]

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10 Snow Activities for Kids

There were lots of great snow activities shared on Tuesday Tots last week!  There were activities using real snow, sensory snow, and lots of snowflake and snowmen crafts and snacks shared.  Here are some of my favorites!!! 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 […]

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Antarctica: Small World Play with Penguins

Antarctica small world

Luke and Lilah (ages 4 and 3) have loved penguins ever since we read aloud the chapter book, Mr. Popper’s Penguins, and their penguin love was recently re-energized when we made the Penguin Bowling set from the December Kiwi Crate.  With colder days upon us and winter right around the corner, they are also fascinated […]

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A Christmas Tree Suncatcher

Do you remember our Suncatcher Bats from Halloween?  I searched for a piece of recycled plastic to use for making those but couldn’t find anything on hand that would work, and I ended up improvising with plastic sheets run through the laminator.  They turned out darling!  Well…as darling as bats can be that is!This past […]

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Christmas Bubbles

Christmas bubbles

This is such a simple indoor bubble activity to set up and my kids have such fun with it that we’ve already done it several times!  To make our bubbles more festive for the holiday, this time we made red and green bubble solutions for Christmas!! First, we started by making our homemade bubble solution, […]

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Simple Sticker Christmas Trees

This is one of the easiest crafts my kids have done this Christmas!  These Christmas trees with sticker ornaments couldn’t be simpler and the kids had a lot of fun crafting them.  Coloring, painting, and using stickers are great for fine motor development which will help with future writing!!   Here are the very easy directions: 1. […]

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Run, Run As Fast As You Can…to make Gingerbread Cloud Dough!

gingerbread cloud dough

To make our plain cloud dough a little more festive for the upcoming Christmas season, we turned it into GINGERBREAD!  Gingerbread cloud dough is as easy to make as regular cloud dough, you just add a little bit of cinnamon and ginger in with the flour and oil, and it smells great, too!  Then you […]

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