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Like I mentioned in previous posts about our sensory bins (links are at the end of this article in case you missed them), I’ve recently made a couple more because L&L (ages 4 and 2-1/2) are so into them these days. The bin we used to let the two of them play in seems better […]Continue reading
Let me begin by saying I am not an expert on sensory bins by any means. The idea is all over the internet and I have no clue where it originated, but L&L are sure glad that someone somewhere came up with it! I created our first bin about a year ago when Luke […]Continue reading
L&L have had a sensory bin for awhile now, but I’ve never posted about it. Due to an increase in their level of pretend play and them asking to play with the bin a lot more often, I’ve recently made them two additional bins. I thought I’d start sharing our photos of what’s in them […]Continue reading
Recently I wrote a post titled 25 Ideas to Get Your Child Ready to Write. #2 on that list was to make a sand or salt box: Make a sand or salt box. “Write” or make designs in it using a finger or some sort of utensil (a chopstick, a cotton swab, an unsharpened pencil). […]Continue reading
If you missed “Snow, Snow, Snow: Art and Sensory Fun Part #1“, start here!Here’s how Day #2 of our project went:First we admired how puffy the homemade snow paint dried. Pretty cool! We’ll definitely be making this paint again! 🙂 I taped L&L’s 3 painted circles together into snowman shapes. Next I laid […]Continue reading
Rock collections can be lots of fun and very educational, too! We’ve just started our own. How do you start a rock collection? Start talking to your kids about rocks. Look for cool, interesting, or pretty rocks on nature walks. Search for fossils. Ask relatives to collect interesting rocks they find, especially if they live […]Continue reading
I find it so hard to think about it being winter right now with day after day of this crazy ~60 degree weather. Oh, it’s gorgeous, don’t get me wrong! But I’m afraid our chances of seeing any real snow this winter are very, very slim. So I’ve come to the realization that if it’s […]Continue reading