Yarn Monsters: A Halloween Craft for Kids

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Yarn Monsters! Just in time for the spooky Halloween season. There's not much to these monsters, but I think they turned out kind of cute. Henry and I used the same technique we did for our Yarn Circle Garland. Henry did very well cutting the yarn this time. I handed him a pair of my scissors (boy, was this a special occasion to him!), and he had no problems at all ...

Number Match Slap with Playing Cards

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I just realized the potential of playing cards and learning numbers. Duh! We played a number match game with them, they're great for number recognition! Even more so than recognizing numbers, a deck of playing cards are absolutely wonderful for one to one correspondence. George practiced a little of that with this number match to help him out. I sorted out all the cards ...

Pumpkin Scented Rice Sensory Bin: Bonding with Your Kids

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Today's post is a wonderful rice sensory bin for toddlers themed for the fall, shared by Amy of  The Connections We Share. Not only is it fun, but its also a bonding experience with your kids. A pumpkin scented rice sensory bin is a great way to bond with your children. It is interesting, safe, easy to make, and creative to deal with. Here are the steps that you need to ...

Sticker Name Recognition Activity & Personalized Books for Kids

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George is just beginning to learn the letters of his name, and recognizing it (besides just a 'G'). I have got to share with you these books that my boys received from our sponsor, I See Me!, that are helping a ton! George got The Very Important Preschooler (affiliate link), even though he's not technically in preschool yet, he goes to daycare two morning a week, and to him, ...