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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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SENSORY BIN FAQ

April 26, 2020

Sensory Bins. What are they, why you should use them and how to use them successfully and everything in between. Here is everything you've ever wanted to know about sensory bins! If I  haven't answered all of your questions, addressed your concerns, alleviate your fears and convinced you to give sensory bins a chance let me know and I'll write a follow up post answering any additional questions! This post contains affiliate links for your convenience. I make a small…

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Cheerio Snacktivity Placemat- Garden (Free Printable)

April 23, 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, and because this week is Earth Week I gave it…

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MAKE OLD TOYS FEEL NEW

April 5, 2020

Do your kids have closets full of toys and yet they act like they have nothing to play with? It might feel like you need to go buy new toys just to keep them engaged in play but there are so many ways to breathe new life into the toys you already have by taking them out of their usual context and helping kids discover new ways to play with them. Here are just a few ideas -if you have…

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Ideas to Keep Kids Connected with Their Friends During Social Distancing

March 29, 2020

VIRTUAL PLAYDATES Kids can talk to friends virtually and do a mutual activity together. We've used Facetime and Group Facetime, an app called House Party, and Zoom to talk with family, friends and even our entire preschool class (which was a little crazy!). SHARE VIDEOS Kids can take turns filming their own “educational” videos like dance lessons, cooking shows, storytimes, puppet shows etc. to share with friends.  TOY EXCHANGE Kids can exchange a favorite (sanitized) toy with a friend so…

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