20+ Activities to Start Learning Letters

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To continue on our quest to reading, we're continuing on reviewing [for Henry] and learning letters [for George] right now. They have to know them before reading, right? Be sure to check out what Jillian of A Mom with a Lesson Plan is sharing about Reading Rewards today for our summer reading program! The very first step is to recognize letters. But, I can even put this into ...

Make Your Own Telescope Craft for Kids

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The boys and I made this super simple telescope craft out of a recycled International Delight creamer bottle. I've said it many times, but raiding the recycling bin has so much potential and so much fun that's free! I have a Upcycling Recyclables board on Pinterest that I keep handy to find new stuff to do with my recycling! We saw these International Delight bottles and ...

Nature Scavenger Hunt: Perfect for Young Kids

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The boys and I had a much needed evening in our yard doing a nature scavenger hunt! To be honest, ever since I started working on the Camp Mom: Summer Activities Pack, I haven't spent nearly enough time playing with my kids. We still have done activities and played every day, but not nearly enough. It was time to take a break from 'blog work' and focus on the kids and just have ...

Must Have Ride On Toys for Summer!

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We recently received a powered ride on toy from Monster TRAX, the Dirt Racer 22. Something I swore my kids would never have... until my kids rode one of their cousin's and spent the entire afternoon riding around their back yard. Monster TRAX offered me the Dirt Racer for the kids and I hesitantly accepted, because I knew deep down my kids would absolutely love it... and I'd be ...