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Toys and Games for Fine Motor Practice

fine motor practice

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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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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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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Chapter Books for Preschoolers: Mr. Popper’s Penguins

Mr. Popper's Penguins: chapter books for read aloud to preschool kids

I’ve had lots of questions about when to start reading chapter books and what chapter books to start with, so I thought I’d keep a running log of the chapter books I’ve read with L&L: #8 Mr. Popper’s Penguins by Richard and Florence Atwater We finished this book this week.  It was quite a treat […]

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