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How to Make Kid Size Scarecrows

 Let the kids take part this Autumn and make their very own scarecrows, kid size! Sugarsnips shows us how to make these easy scarecrows for the season!   So a few weeks ago we had multiple plumbing “issues” which resulted in not 1 or 2 or even 3 visits from the plumber but the inevitable getting […]

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A Sticky Spider Web Halloween Activity for Kids!

This sticky spider web activity Halloween activity can be done in any doorway, hallway or other somewhat narrow place that you have. I have pocket doors that are about six feet wide and it worked perfectly. I used painter’s tape and made a spider web to span the width of the door. I only made it on […]

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Halloween Shaving Cream Sensory Activity

A little sensory activity for George while Henry was at school! Simply just shaving cream on a baking sheet. I added food coloring in orange, red and yellow to add some color for Halloween!     George was very hesitant to touch it at first. Until he held out his hand and I squirted the […]

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Sticky Foam: A Birthday Cake in the Window

To celebrate the week before George’s birthday, Henry made a birthday cake right on the front window. We received these foam platters from Michael’s Creatology line, that come in a brightly colored shapes one, as well as a sports edition with balls, trophies and so on.     These Foamies are perfect for sticking to […]

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Happy Birthday Sensory Bin

It was George’s Birthday over the weekend! George turned 2! This Happy Birthday Sensory Bin, that No Twiddle Twaddle is sharing today, would have been a perfect activity during the party, and may just be something we do for the fun of it this week to extend his birthday!     Hi! I’m Bethany from […]

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Large Tube Gravity Experiment

While fixing up George’s new big boy room, we got new carpet for the room and ended up with this large carpet tube. This was such a treat for the boys! And I think you could go to any carpet store and they’d be happy to give you any tubes that they have. Or this […]

16 Materials Perfect for Toddler Busy Play

Lots of Busy Play Ideas to Keep Kids Busy

These materials and activity ideas will definitely come in handy to keep kids busy when I just gotta get something done! I have been trying my best to prepare myself and the kids for when the baby gets here in a couple of months. Right now, I’ve been thinking about how in the world am […]

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A Clean Up Method: Blocks Transport

Does this look familiar to you? A tub of blocks, dumped out all over the floor? This constantly happens in our house. Any tub of toys gets dumped out in its entirety. Blocks are very common to be strewn about the floor. And this time it happened while I was trying to get dinner on […]

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A Busy Play Activity: Styrofoam Destruction

  Who knew Styrofoam packaging from a ceiling fan could provide such entertainment to two little boys? Add some tools [real tools!] to some good old Styrofoam and let the boys have a blast destructing it. Or is that all they’re doing? At one point Henry was scooping soup Styrofoam pieces and at another time […]

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Fine Motor Activity with Drawer Knobs & Screws

Another toddler busy play activity! I’ve been after my husband for some nuts and bolts. I know he has a bunch somewhere [he saves absolutely everything, I'm sure he has a stash!]. I decided to take a look for some myself and while doing so, George happened to find these drawer knobs with their screws! […]