Tracing Numbers on Tape

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A quick setup for toddlers for tracing numbers that works on recognizing numbers and also is great practice writing for older preschoolers and even kindergartners. I taped numbers on the floor with painters tape. We're huge on using tape in our house. I use it for a lot of activities with the kids. Everyone asks, is it going to ruin my floors? The answer is, I don't know. Try ...

Flour Play Sensory Activity for Toddlers

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A wonderful go-to busy activity, not to mention sensory activity for toddlers, is to set out a tray for flour play! I set out a jelly roll pan with a layer of flour spread along the bottom. Be sure to only add as much flour as you want to clean up, because it is guaranteed to spread... (but wait, don't get discouraged, check out these 10 tips to keep messy play clean, plus we ...

25 Active Ways to Learn Indoors with Tape

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I have a thing with tape. I kind of like it.... just a little. Okay, maybe a lot! It comes in handy for activities, especially for active ways to learn pretty much anything! The great thing about tape is it gets the kids moving indoors. When its too hot, or too cold to be moving outside doing activities with sidewalk chalk, you can come inside and learn with tape! 25 ways ...

Halloween Dice Game Free Printable

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Today's post is a dice game math activity for kids! Katie from Gift of Curiosity is sharing a free printable dice game for hands on : as we grow readers only! I'm Katie from Gift of Curiosity, and I’m so excited to be here at Hands on as we grow to share a fun Halloween Dice Game I created for my kids – and that you can download for free! My kids are very excited about the ...