New Birthday Tradition: Make it a ‘Yes’ Day

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I've been in a fog a lot lately.Not sure why, but I can't seem to snap out of it. I even almost forgot to plan George's 3rd birthday party, even if it is a low-key birthday party. Thankfully, our sponsor, Citi Simplicity has features for forgetting! A credit card that alleviates the frustration of late fees and a penalty rate. Don't get me wrong, I didn't miss George's birthday, ...

Pumpkin Activities for Kids! 40 Ways to Learn, Play & Decorate!

40 pumpkin activities - lots of things for kids to with pumpkins

T'is the season for pumpkins! But what do you do with them (aside from making a jack-o-lantern or setting them out on your front porch)? I've scrounged the blog world and came up with 40 amazing pumpkin activities for kids, that preschoolers (and even toddlers and babies!) can enjoy doing. Twelve pumpkin activities. Eight learning activities with pumpkins. Fourteen decorating ...

A Window Fall Tree Craft for Toddlers

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Of course, after George did the apple tree craft, he wants to do another one. He goes in these streaks a lot. Often its with water activities... but he does it with painting a lot too. This time its apple trees. I usually try to switch it up a little so we don't get bored, and hopefully to get him interested in another aspect or technique. But repetition is great for young ...

Search for & Match Shapes to Their Outlines

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I made a quick game for George to match shapes with their outlines. While George was gone with Grandpa to run an errand, I quickly searched around the house to find a few objects to trace. I used a large piece of butcher paper (but any paper, even file folders would work like Growing Play did, what I was inspired from). The objects I traced were ones that would be easily ...