40 pumpkin activities, decorating, and learning to do with the kids

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

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 […]

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10 Not-So-Frightful Spider Web Crafts & Activities

Spider web crafts and activities are so much fun for Halloween! It makes a spider not so frightful after all! I just spotted an adorably spooky spider Halloween costume for kids on our sponsor’s site, Pottery Barn Kids. How cute would Louis be in that?! How cool would it be to accessorize this costume with a […]

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25 Just Plain Fun Activities for Active Kids

My kids are definitely active kids. They rarely just sit to do activities, so we include a lot of movement in our activities. Lately, we’ve been doing a lot of gross motor activities that involve learning for the Move & Learn series, but what about just to get them moving just to have fun? These […]

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10 Shape Activities for Toddlers! It’s Hip to be Square!

We’ve been having a little bit of fun lately doing some hands on shape activities! George is on a shapes kick right now, anytime he asks for an activity, he’s been asking for ‘shapes’. Can’t say no to that! I keep the shapes we work on pretty basic. Usually the square, triangle, circle. And then […]

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Promote Fine Motor Skills with 30 Activities & Materials

Fine Motor Skills have always been put on a back burner in this house, until recently. What a difference a year makes! Last year, Henry wouldn’t sit still, or have any desire to do anything that didn’t involve a lot of running around. We were really into activities that promoted his gross motor skills at that […]

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Move & Learn Their Way Through Preschool

Have fun moving and learning all the tools a preschooler will need. From letter sounds to science projects. Preschoolers are learning a lot every day. Especially when they are in school. When they’re home, they are too, of course. We have the most fun learning and reinforcing what they learned in school when we do […]

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34 Things to Make & Do with Playdough

Playdough will never be boring again! I always wonder what thing can we make from playdough now? It really does take creativity so it doesn’t get too boring. [Otherwise we're always making tracks in our playdough.] I now have no excuse to not break out the playdough [and neither do you]! Whether we want to […]

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10 Creative Art Activities for Preschoolers

Art activities get so much more intricate and focused when toddlers become preschoolers. Its amazing what a year means in these young ages! Since Henry has been a preschooler, he has become a little more focused [believe it or not...]. Which means the art projects, as well as other activities, we do can also be […]

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Get the Kids Moving Inside When its Too Hot Outside

When its too hot outside, do a gross motor activity inside. I don’t know about where you’re at, but right now, its starting to really get hot out and super humid and muggy. That means more time indoors. And that also means we need to get moving indoors since the boys have a lot of […]