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Pre-K Scissor Practice with Nature

June 4, 2019
Basket of Flowers + Leaves for Scissor Practice

I don't know about you, but my little one is fascinated with scissors. Probably because kids love anything that is potentially dangerous. He is always asking to cut things so I wanted to build on this interest and incorporate nature by creating a scissor practice basket. We filled the basket with some flowers that were starting to wilt in a vase, but we've also collected leaves and other plants from the yard to use for our scissor practice baskets. The…

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Muffin Tin Monoprints + Circle

June 3, 2019
Muffin Tin Monoprints

This post contains affiliated links for your convenience. I only write about products I love and all thoughts and opinions expressed are my own. For more information see Legal. SHAPE TRILOGY The Shape Trilogy by best-selling author/illustrator duo Mac Barnett and Job Klassen is made up of three books about a group of shape friends. The books are named after the three shapes respectively, Circle, Square and Triangle. Each shape has their own unique personality. Triangle is mischievous, always playing sneaky…

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Best Children’s Books for Father’s Day

May 30, 2019

With Father's Day right around the corner I've come up with this list of modern picture books about dads. Some "I love daddy" books can be REALLY cheesy, but these books are sweet, a little silly and have great illustrations. Give dad the gift of making memories reading to his children...I mean, does he really need ANOTHER neck tie? Dad will love ending all of the Father's Day fun by reading one of these books to his little ones before…

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PETER RABBIT FIRST BIRTHDAY PARTY

May 7, 2019
Peter Rabbit first birthday party blueberry pie smash

I can't believe we just threw another first birthday party! It feels like just yesterday we were throwing Teddy's first birthday party and now Scottie is one and Teddy is almost three! With Teddy's party we picked the PARTY ANIMAL FIRST BIRTHDAY theme because his nursery was a zoo theme and I wanted to reuse a lot of his decor. It worked out so well and saved us a ton of money so we did the same for Scottie. Scottie's…

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Believe: A Pop-Up Book of Possibilities

April 26, 2019
Believe: A Pop-up Book of Possibilities Best Children's Book for a Graduation Gift

When I graduated from high school someone gave me a copy of Oh, The Places You'll Go by Dr. Seuss. I thought it was such a thoughtful gift and I still have it to this day and have read it to my kids. I love giving books as gifts and I recently found a book by Candlewick Press that will make the perfect graduation gift for your loved ones! This post contains affiliated links for your convenience. I received Believe:…

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