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My Top 3 Valentine’s Day Crafts for Toddlers

January 29, 2020

With Valentine’s Day just a couple weeks away, I thought it would be the perfect time to share my top three Valentine’s Day crafts for toddlers. These crafts are super simple and they are great for handing out to friends and family or for a fun Valentine’s Day activity. Valentine’s Day Cards Supplies Cards Stamps Stickers The best part about this craft is that you can make it just as unique as your toddler. Take a piece of computer paper…

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Awesome Homemade Play-Doh Recipe

January 9, 2020

Play-Doh is one of our favorite winter activities. My kids will sit and play with it for hours. Yes, it does get a little messy, but it is worth the mess. We often start off our homeschool day with sensory play. We like to change it up between play-doh, a baking box, a rock box, and a rice box. My kids love this part of our day! (Details on these other sensory bins coming) Why is sensory play important? Sensory…

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Christmas Salt Dough Ornaments

December 6, 2019

I remember how much fun I had making ornaments back when I was a child and I hope it is a tradition I can pass along to my daughter as she grows up. These salt dough ornaments are extremely easy to make and they come out beautiful every time. You can use these ornaments to decorate your tree or give them as presents for grandparents and other family members. Supply List Salt Flour Water Rolling Pin Cookie Cutters Baking Sheets…

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Craft Time: Thankful Turkeys

November 18, 2019

Thanksgiving is a great time to teach children what it means to be thankful. Here is a simple craft that will give you an opportunity to start talking with your kids about what they are thankful for. Their answers just might surprise you! This activity could also be used as a way to make science fun! Before you start your art project, show your child a picture or video of a real life turkey! Point out the different parts of…

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Free Thanksgiving Word Search

November 11, 2019

Are you already dreading making Thanksgiving dinner this year because you know it will be nearly impossible to keep the kids entertained while you cook? Well, here is a free word search to help keep your kids entertained for at least 10 minutes! Woot! This word search will also broaden your children’s vocabulary and get them thinking about why we celebrate Thanksgiving every year. Download this word search and print it out for free today!…

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Free Halloween Word Search

October 27, 2019

Eager to build your children’s vocabulary? Try out this simple Halloween word search I created. Take the time to go over each word on the search list with your child to help them with pronunciation and to give them a short definition of what each word means. Your children will enjoy searching for Halloween-themed words and you will be excited to know that they are enhancing their vocabulary!…

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Five Little Pumpkins: Free Printable Activity for Kids

October 26, 2019

“Five Little Pumpkins” is a story I read as a child. I also memorized it for kindergarten. Now, as Halloween approaches my children and I have fun reading this short story. I put together this recreation of the story leaving parts out for my kids to fill in the blank and create their own story. It is so much fun to see what they came up with! Different pumpkins are missing on the pages for them to draw and color.…

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Halloween Party Made Simple

October 2, 2019

Halloween is one of my favorite holidays to throw a party for! ???? I always feel like I have a million fun ideas that come to mind. Plus, I love to create crazy, spooky, tasty party treats and do really cool decorations for these events. ???? For the past few years, I have thrown fun Halloween parties for my family and friends. Most of these parties were on a budget and I had to get creative with my ideas while…

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Pumpkin Play Dough Recipe

September 28, 2019

There may be affiliate links in this post and sometimes we earn a commission when you purchase through our link. Doing so will not change the price you would pay for your product, but it will allow us to continue bringing awesome survival tips and encouragement to moms everywhere. Play dough is a staple in our household. It is the perfect activity to enjoy on those raining days when going outside is not an option or when I need to…

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Craft Time: Leaf Rubbing

September 17, 2019

There may be affiliate links in this post and sometimes we earn a commission when you purchase through our link. Doing so will not change the price you would pay for your product, but it will allow us to continue bringing awesome survival tips and encouragement to moms everywhere. This is a simple, yet fun fall activity you can enjoy with children of all ages! What You’ll Need ✓ Leaves ✓ White computer paper ✓ Crayons Step 1: Collect Leaves…

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