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Flower Sensory Bin

May 31, 2020

We’ve been spending a lot of time in the garden lately and I noticed Teddy showing a lot of interest in bugs (especially worms). Scottie on the other hand had a massive meltdown when a worm touched her foot. Since play is a safe place to experience things in a fun, less stress way I thought a little bit of bug-themed “exposure therapy” might be just what she needs while expanding on Teddy’s current interests and giving them both some…

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Flower Tinker Tray

May 31, 2020

It's been a minute since I posted a new themed tinker tray. As part of Flower Week for U Ready Kids Camp, my free at home summer camp I thought we needed a fun, colorful flower tinker tray! Tinker trays are so versatile and can be used over and over again in different ways. These flower tinker trays can be used on their own or with kinetic sand, play dough, contact paper, mirrors and sensory bins. They can also be…

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PLAYDOUGH PUZZLE WITH LOOSE PARTS

May 10, 2020

Create your own puzzles using play dough and small toys and objects from around the house. Easy set-up, easy clean-up and helps kids practice fine motor skills, shape recognition and critical thinking. ⁣ ⁣ Just roll out your favorite play dough and stamp different shaped objects into the dough and set them aside. (You can even have an older child do the set-up for a younger sibling). To make it easier put the objects on the tray and to make…

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Fine Motor Bug Sensory Activity

May 9, 2020

We’ve been spending a lot of time in the garden lately and I noticed Teddy showing a lot of interest in bugs (especially worms). Scottie on the other hand had a massive meltdown when a worm touched her foot. Since play is a safe place to experience things in a fun, less stress way I thought a little bit of bug-themed “exposure therapy” might be just what she needs while expanding on Teddy’s current interests and giving them both some…

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Cheerio Snacktivity Placemat – Bugs (Free Printable)

May 8, 2020

Who says you shouldn't play with your food? Over on instagram I had the chance to team up with some awesome instagrammers to share activities using cheerios. Cheerios are a favorite snack in our house so I was excited to come up with a cheerio activity that would work for toddlers and preschoolers. I decided to create a placemat with a few simple activity prompts to do with the cheerios. Since we've been spending a lot of time in our…

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