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Homemade Finger Paint for Toddlers Tape Resist Art

As George is getting older, it’s getting more interesting to keep him entertained during activities with Henry.¬†Especially art activities. Because he’s usually stuck in his high chair with nothing to do. To solve this, I included George in the activity this time. I made my own homemade finger paint [its an edible recipe found At […]

Baby Sensory with Ice

Along with breaking out the pool to cool off every day, we found some other activities to do outside and make the heat more tolerable. We beat the heat. Something easy for George to do [that Henry enjoyed as well] that kept him cool was simply¬†a bowl of ice cubes. Though they didn’t stay frozen […]

Frozen Paint Summer Art Project For Kids

Even when its miserably hot outside, we’ve been keeping cool with lots of ice and even frozen paint! This is a great summer art project for kids on a hot day! [If its too hot outside, get them active indoors with 12 indoor gross motor activities.] So far, George has played with ice cubes [a […]

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15 Quick Sensory Activities from Hands on Moms

A quick list of 15 sensory activities for kids to do from other hands on moms! I’m feeling the need to share what some of my hands on moms have been submitting here lately! I’m in awe of the stuff these ladies do! Check them out and be inspired by their sensory ideas to do […]

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Washing Toys Water Activity for Toddlers

One of the most basic water activities you can do is to wash the toys. Its a perfect indoor water activity for toddlers to do. Just make sure to prep just a bit so there’s not a complete mess to clean up. I laid down a shower curtain that I keep on hand just for […]

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Mixing Colors on the Window

I set up an activity for mixing colors, without actually mixing them physically, just with light. As you may know, I love activities and crafts for the window. We have a huge picture window in our living room that just begs to be played with. This activity was pretty easy and fast to set up. […]

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Reuse Lotion for a Smelling Sensory Activity

A sensory activity can be done with almost anything! As the simplify part of the Seventh Generation 7 day Journey to Natural Beauty, I did some spring cleaning and found an entire basket full of lotions that I haven’t touched in years probably.   Simplify My Routine: Reuse Before Throwing Out Since I don’t use […]

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25 Sensory Activities for Kids

Sensory activities are almost always a no fail activity. It opens the door for free play. It lets the kids explore a material. And its just fun! Sensory activities tend to end in a mess at our house. But if you’re not a mess fan, take preventative measures with our 10 tips for keeping messy […]

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Water Activity with Newspaper

This is one water activity that actually just grosses me out… I have a thing against certain items being wet… bread especially, but paper isn’t much different. The wet newspaper is not something I’d like to touch myself. But, oh did my boys! They loved this sensory activity! It was only water and newspaper too! […]

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Sensory Activity: Dry Pasta Noodles

Pasta noodles make for a great sensory activity for toddlers and preschoolers to explore with their sense or touch and even sound. I set out a tub of macaroni noodles along with several items to play with.   Items to include for this touch and sound sensory activity: Macaroni [or other small dry pasta] Bottles […]