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Toy Recommendations for Christmas 2019

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When I asked Rosebud what she wanted for Christmas this year, she didn’t have an answer. Luckily for her, I have found some cool toys that she will be excited to find under the tree on Christmas morning. When I’m looking for toys for her, I try to choose things that are open ended to encourage creative play. I also… Read more »

Our Fall Crafts

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Are you looking for some quick fall crafts? Here are some of the crafts Rosebud and I have done so far this fall. These are simple glueing activities that are perfect for toddlers and preschoolers. Leafy Tree Supplies Leaves, Paper, Glue, Green paint. First, we made this leafy tree. It started out as just a simple leaf collage. Rosebud and… Read more »

Fall Halloween Sensory Bin

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Last week, I took a trip to the dollar store. Of course, they had all their Halloween stuff out, so I picked up a few things to put in a Halloween sensory bin for Rosebud. She is loving it so far! What’s in the bin? Acrylic leaves, pumpkins and acorns, Pompoms, Mini jack-o’-lanterns, Glittery spiders, Sticky eyeballs, Tongs, Small bowls…. Read more »

Ice Cream Sensory Bin

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Years ago, I saw this creative ice cream shop sensory tub by Counting Coconuts. I thought it was a neat idea and always wanted to put together my own ice cream sensory bin. Back then, I didn’t have any kids and it’s been years since I’ve been able to do any lesson planning for my job. Well, I finally made… Read more »

12 Bug Books for Preschoolers

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Rosebud has been talking a lot about the bugs we’ve been seeing outside lately. She’s decided that a lot of them are scary which is why I put together the rice and bugs sensory bin. Honestly, I can’t stand bugs. there’s just something about them being creepy and crawly, but I didn’t want Rosebud to be scared every time she… Read more »

Rice and Bugs Sensory Bin

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Here is another quick sensory bin that I set up for Rosebud. I love having a couple sensory bins on hand in the kitchen to occupy Rosebud while I make dinner. I’ve limited her screen time to a bare minimum which I’ll write about in another post, but I need plenty of activities that will entertain her. This one does… Read more »

Top 10 Water Play Toys for Toddlers and Preschoolers

Besides the warmer weather, one of the best parts of summer for kids is the water play. Playing in the water is one of Rosebud’s favorite things. There are so many benefits to water play. It can cool you off on a hot day. It’s a great sensory experience for kids and you can practice almost any skill or concept… Read more »

Flowers and Water Beads Sensory Bin

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Here is a fun spring themed sensory bin. Rosebud and I love flowers and I through this together in less than five minutes. After we waited for the water beads to puff up to full size, it was all set for play. This kept Rosebud busy for over an hour while I made dinner. What’s in the bin? Flowers tube… Read more »

My Favorites for April 2019

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It’s better late than never, right? Here are my favorite things and blog accomplishments for the month of April. This time, I have another book, a fruit smoothie recipe, Peeps play-dough and several articles. Blog Accomplishments I’m so excited! I made enough Amazon affiliate sales to get my account approved. For those who don’t know, you need three sales within… Read more »

My Favorites for April 2019

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It’s better late than never, right? Here are my favorite things and blog accomplishments for the month of April. This time, I have another book, a fruit smoothie recipe, Peeps play-dough and several articles. Blog Accomplishments I’m so excited! I made enough Amazon affiliate sales to get my account approved. For those who don’t know, you need three sales within… Read more »