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Artsy Leaf Rubbing: Nature Art for Kids

leaf rubbing

The kids and I tried our hands at leaf rubbings today!  Oma and Grandad visited us this week on their way home from a multi-state trip and Oma brought L&L several different types of leaves they had collected.  The leaves were already starting to become brittle, so this was a perfect way to get a […]

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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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Even More Fun Activities for Kids using a Turkey Baster

Yesterday I shared 5 Fun Activities for Kids using a Turkey Baster as a guest post on WRAL: Go Ask Mom.  Click here to read my original post and even find out where I’ve found turkey basters for just a dollar each!!!   But that’s not all!   Here are EVEN MORE ways to have fun with a turkey […]

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Run, Run As Fast As You Can…to make Gingerbread Cloud Dough!

gingerbread cloud dough

To make our plain cloud dough a little more festive for the upcoming Christmas season, we turned it into GINGERBREAD!  Gingerbread cloud dough is as easy to make as regular cloud dough, you just add a little bit of cinnamon and ginger in with the flour and oil, and it smells great, too!  Then you […]

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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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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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