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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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Painting WITH Pumpkins: Art Exploration with Preschoolers

Remember last week when I told you we spent a whole afternoon painting WITH pumpkins?  Well I was so excited then to tell you about the Rolling Pumpkin Paint Stamp we invented that I didn’t get into the other fun ways we experimented with paint and pumpkins, but now I’m back to tell you all about them! […]

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Pumpkins on Tuesday Tots! #linky

‘Tis the season for PUMPKINS!!   And there were some GREAT pumpkin activities shared last week on Tuesday Tots!! Here were some I added to my own must-do list:1.  Fist (Knuckle) Print Pumpkins from Putti’s World2.  Mr. Pumpkin Head from Loving My Nest3.  Halloween Favors: Pumpkin Play Dough from A Mom Not a Professional Nor […]

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Halloween Shower Art!! {Themed Shower Play for Kids}

April showers, step aside because… Halloween showers give kids creative artsy powers, AND keep them entertained and learning while they wash! Here is my first ever Themed Shower Play for Kids post, with many, many more planned to share with you because my kids had so. much. fun!!  Walking through Michael’s yesterday I saw a jumbo foam pumpkin.  It came with foam […]

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Make Your Own Rolling Pumpkin Paint Stamp

Luke (age 4) and Lilah (age 3) experimented painting with mini pumpkins all afternoon.  We had a blast and I am going to share with you all the different techniques we tried, but towards the end of our painting experimentation session, I got an idea that turned out to be so successful and dare I […]

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A Fun and Easy Way to Paint Pumpkins!!

For more fun kids’ activities from In Lieu of Preschool,   follow me on Facebook, Twitter, G+, RSS, and/or by email today! What’s a better way to get into the FALL spirit than to decorate pumpkins?!?  We had such fun in the past painting these rainbow flower pots and this DIY bird bath, that we decided to use a similar method […]

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