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Fancy Chocolate Cupcakes for Valentine’s Play

   I’m not sure what it is about a cupcake that makes people love them so much, but we’ve found that even cupcakes made from play dough are super fun — especially when they’re made with chocolate play dough that smells DIVINE!  Here are our fancy chocolate cupcakes for Valentine’s play: Materials Needed: Play Dough […]

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Chicka Chicka Boom Boom Alphabet Bath

Welcome to this week’s Alphabet edition of Wash & Learn!   After you read about our alphabet bath, be sure to hop over to see the fun bath time shared by Crystal on Bath Activities for Kids.This week we were blessed by a visit from Oma, my mother in law.  She brought along a whole […]

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Make Your Own Little Sandbox for Indoor Construction Play

Do you follow In Lieu of Preschool on Facebook or Pinterest?? While shopping this past Christmas, I kept seeing the cutest little indoor sandboxes on display.  I especially loved the one for construction play and knew my two preschoolers would have a blast with it.  I just couldn’t see paying $25-$30 for a box of […]

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Valentine’s Day Fun for Kids in the Bath

Welcome to Valentine’s Bath Week!!   We hope you are enjoying all the fun bath times shared so far!  Today we want to share with you some more Valentine’s Day fun for kids in the bath: A Candy Hearts Writing Activity! The idea behind this Valentine’s activity for kids is for them to give them […]

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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 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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