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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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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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ROCKETS OF AWESOME FOR BACK-TO-SCHOOL

September 5, 2019

It is back to school time again! Which means time to go back to school shopping for your little ones. When I buy kids clothes I look for basics with a little bit of something special (like a little pattern detail or a cool texture etc.) Comfort is also key, because no matter how cute something is, if its scratchy or too tight I know my kids aren't going to wear it. I try to stay away from logos, cartoon…

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DIY SCRATCH ART (WITH A CRICUT)

August 22, 2019

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. When I taught elementary school art one of my favorite easy end-of-the-year, "I don't feel like writing a lesson plan" activities was scratch art. I'd buy Scratch Art paper in bulk and cut the pages in half and let the kids draw whatever they wanted for half an hour. If you've never…

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IKEA KITCHEN ICE CREAM SHOP HACK

July 17, 2019

Our IKEA Duktig Kitchen hasn't been getting a lot of love lately. Teddy doesn't pay much attention to it anymore, and Scottie likes to open the cabinets and pull out all of the stuff and throw it all over the floor. I thought it was time for a little makeover to make the play kitchen exciting again and encourage more dramatic play. There are so many awesome IKEA kitchen hacks and makeovers on Pinterest, but none were exactly what I…

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