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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 […]

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20+ Activities to Start Learning Letters

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 […]

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10 Gross Motor Activities YOU can do Outside with the Kids

Thanks to Quaker® Big Chewy Granola Bars for fueling [aka sponsoring] me up to do these gross motor activities with my kids!  We love to get active here. Gross motor activities are always a favorite, and its that time of year where we can get out and really get active again outdoors. Here’s the kicker for this. I’m […]

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32 Objects for Strengthening Fine Motor Skills

We have been loving fine motor activities! George seems to prefer these types of activities, so we tend to do a lot of them! To have some quick activities ready to go, I started jotting ideas to do that are great for fine motor skills. I realized they end up in just a few different […]

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35 Name Activities for Preschoolers

Last year in three year old preschool, names were a big deal. So I can only suppose they will be again this year in four year old preschool. Henry learned to recognize his name pretty early on. At first, he thought any word that started [or even had one] with an H meant it was […]

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40 Gross Motor Activities to Get Your Kids Moving!

Gross motor activities. I’m a huge fan of ways to get the kids to move! For two major reasons: It wears them out! Number one reason by far! It’s good for them to learn to move in new ways and build muscles and what not and so on… you know… all the technical learning stuff […]