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125+ Ways to Practice Making Letters

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  Here are lots of different ways you and your child can practice making letters!  A lot of the ideas use everyday objects you have around the house, so could basically be considered FREE, or at least very thrifty!  These “making letters” ideas will mostly appeal to the 2-5 year old age group, especially the […]

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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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7 Activities to Play & Learn Letters

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 Jeweled Rose, and Learn with Play at Home.  Be sure to follow our Tuesday Tots Pinterest board! Thanks to all who shared on Tuesday Tots last week!  I featured over 25 heart activities for kids last week, so be […]

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An Uppercase and Lowercase Alphabet Game

For more fun kids’ activities from In Lieu of Preschool,   follow me on Facebook, Twitter, G+, Sulia, RSS, and/or by email today! This is a fun and simple activity that doesn’t take long to make or do.  Alphabet Toss-Up incorporates movement into learning to get kids’ interest piqued and provides practice differentiating between upper and lowercase […]

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Merry Christmas Letter Play for Kids

  Our shower time today was pretty simple to set up, yet packed a big punch in the categories of fun and learning!!  The basic plan was the kids would make and match letters, and when they completed the whole activity, I’d tell them the “secret” Christmas message they had created!  Secret message activities are […]

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BOB Books Printables for Beginning Readers: Set 1, Book 3 Dot

For more fun kids’ activities from In Lieu of Preschool,   follow me on Facebook, Twitter, G+, Sulia, RSS, and/or by email today! Here are the FREE Printables for Beginning Readers Set 1, Book 3: Dot printables I promised you for this week!  Be sure to download my printables as well as click the links below to see 5 more sets of […]

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{Wash and Learn} Letter Building Alpha-Bath!

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This is the first week of Wash & Learn: Turning Bath Time into Learning Time, a collaboration between Growing a Jeweled Rose and In Lieu of Preschool where we will each be sharing fun and educational bath times for preschoolers focused on a particular subject or skill.    This week our focus is on the […]

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