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DIY Playdough Carrots for Easter Baskets

February 3, 2023
Too Many Carrots Children's Book and Orange Carrot Playdough

Do you remember those carrot-shaped bags of M&Ms you'd get at Easter time? How about a non-candy version that is easy and inexpensive to make for your little one's Easter basket or for a fun Easter gift for your child's classmates? We made these DIY playdough carrots as party favors for my daughter's PETER RABBIT THEMED FIRST BIRTHDAY PARTY and I think they'd be the perfect gift to add to an Easter basket. Read below to see how we made…

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Birthday Cake Play Dough Activity

January 28, 2023
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Does your little one have a birthday coming up? Help them celebrate with a fun Birthday Cake Play Dough Activity. Set up an invitation to create with your choice of colorful playdough. Roll out a large piece of playdough and drape it over top of a Bundt cake pan or an upside-down bowl. Set out a tinker tray with small loose parts. We used bead necklaces, decorative paper straws, gems, pom poms, mini erasers, glow-in-the-dark stars, wooden numbers from a…

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Magic Ice Stencil Painting Activity for Kids

January 8, 2023
Magic Ice Stencils Painting Salt Paper Snowflake Preschool STEM activity for Winter Education Consultant

Are you looking for an activity that will really WOW your kids? Then you need to try this COOL (pun intended) art and science activity. Keep reading to learn how you can create magic stencils for ice painting using salt! It is easy, fun for all ages (adults included) and best of all it is inexpensive to create! Your kids will ask for this activity again and again and there are so many different variations and themes you can use…

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SECRET DECODERS WITH MAGNA-TILES

February 10, 2022
Magna-Tile Secret Decoder

Who didn’t love those secret decoder glasses with the red lenses as a kid? There was something so fun about pretending to be a spy, searching for secret messages or pictures. Like most of my ideas, this Secret Decoder Magna-Tiles Activity was inspired by observing my kids at play. My daughter was hiding little drawings between Magna-Tiles and she noticed how parts of her drawing disappeared when certain color Magna-Tiles were on top. This gave me the idea to create…

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SNOW PAINTING ACTIVITY WITH COOKIE CUTTERS

February 1, 2022
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Need a quick snow day activity for when its too cold to go outside to play? Bring the snow inside and try this quick and easy snow painting activity. Fill up a bin or a pan with snow, grab the watercolors and let your little ones do some snow painting. To extend the fun add some cookie cutters to create fun shapes to paint. Kids can use them like a stencil or pack the snow inside the cookie cutter to…

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