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Painting with Eggs & Rolling Balls

Gets the kids moving and creative at the same time while painting with eggs. Just the plastic Easter egg kind, not real ones! [Though that brings an idea...] It’s sometimes hard to do a toddler art activity when all they do is just sit and create. Henry is particularly this way. That’s why big art is […]

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Learning with Blocks: Shapes & Colors

I went back to the basics for George to learn shapes and colors with a block activity since he’s been all about the blocks lately. A very fast setup [excuse the scribbles on the paper!]. While the boys were busy scribbling, I traced a few blocks in different shapes onto a large piece of butcher […]

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St. Patrick’s Day Craft: Wreath

We’ve been having some fun with St. Patrick’s Day crafts and decorating the house with plenty of rainbows and shamrocks! We added to the collection with a shamrock wreath to display. Henry and I made a wreath like this before for Valentine’s Day. This time we made it with shamrocks and green and orange colors […]

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Sort by Color Button Activity

A simple sort by color activity for toddlers. This is simplified to make it as easy as it gets for toddlers just learning their colors. George has been slowly learning his colors. Ever so slowly. Some days it seems like he gets it and knows them all, but other days it’s not even close. So […]

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Shamrock Window Craft for St Patrick’s Day

We made these shamrock suncatchers to hang in the window! So pretty and an easy toddler craft for St. Patrick’s Day.     Here’s how Henry and I made our shamrock craft for St. Patrick’s Day, I laid out a piece of contact paper, sticky side up. Henry added gold glitter. And more glitter. [We may have had a glitter […]

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Pick up Blocks! A Fine Motor Activity

This is a quick block activity to promote fine motor skills for the toddlers that just loves blocks! Add in an everyday item such as your kitchen tongs, and it makes it fun and exciting to just pick up blocks! Block activities have been a top choice for the boys lately. But cleaning up the blocks really […]

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Homemade Heart Bird Feeder

Make your very own homemade heart shaped bird feeder to feed the birds this February for Valentine’s Day and National Bird Feeding Month!     I’ve been seeing these a lot around blogs lately so I wasn’t sure if I wanted to post another one. But this is probably the one Valentine activity that Henry was […]

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Valentine Letter Learning & Matching Activity

Match up Scrabble letter tiles to candy hearts for a letter learning activity that’s perfect for Valentine’s Day! The boys have been begging for a water activity lately. And seriously, I am just blank lately! This is what I came up with… though I recommend doing this activity in something other than water because I now […]

Valentine Heart Button Craft for Kids

This heart button craft is a colorful and pretty Valentine craft and can be a fun learning activity for kids too! I know I said the Valentine Tissue Wreath was one of my favorite Valentines craft, but this button craft is my favorite!   I absolutely love how this looks on my mantel right now. It glimmers […]

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14 Learning Activities for Toddlers

Learning activities for toddlers are pretty much as basic as it gets when it comes to intentional learning activities. These learning activities are more to introduce a concept to the toddler, then to test his knowledge on it. Some basic things an older toddler will start to learn are: Differentiating colors Differentiating shapes Recognizing letters […]