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26 Tin Can Crafts & Activities For Kids!

Upcycling is free. Upcycling is versatile. Upcycling can be done with things you have on hand. Tin can crafts and activities are a great way to upcycle! Tin cans… I have a lot on hand, at all times! Here are 26 tin can crafts, activities, holiday ideas, as well as music makers that you can do- with […]

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25 Active Ways to Learn Indoors with Tape

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 […]

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Googly Eyes Crafts & Activities for Halloween

There’s something fun and spooky about googly eyes that kids just love to use for Halloween activities! Here’s 12 halloween activities using googly eyes! Googly eyes make great monster crafts, and I have a few of them to share too, but they’re great to add a little spooky element to just about anything, even playdough! […]

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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 […]