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Ducks in a Row Sensory Tub

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I put this one together several weeks ago. It’s very simple, but it was a big hit because of the water. You can put anything in water and kids will enjoy it. What’s in the tub? Small rubber duckies, Mini rubber duckies, Small cups and scoops, Water and that’s it. We scooped, poured, compared the sizes and colors of the… Read more »

Rubber Ducky Painting

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Here is another simple art activity. Lately, we’ve been using rubber duckies for a lot of our activities. It’s a way of transitioning out of Easter themed activities into spring. I keep hoping that if I act like spring is here, then it will show up. My plan hasn’t worked yet, but there must be warmer weather in our future…. Read more »

Peeps and Pompoms Sensory Tub

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I know Easter has passed, but why not keep playing with eggs and peeps? Rosebud loves all the textures in this sensory tub. What’s in the tub? Plush peeps, Plastic Easter eggs, Regular and sparkly pompoms, Small cups, Mini shovel and spoons. Rosebud made up her own activity. She found a basket and loves to transfer the pompoms from the… Read more »

When Plans Get in the Way

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I think of myself as organized and like to think things through. I prefer to stick to my routines until I get bored out of my mind and then I’ll finally switch it up. I usually prefer familiarity over adventure. Although I’m not opposed to trying new things, it sometimes takes some convincing. I like to think of myself as… Read more »

An Unexpected Field Trip

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The other day, I had to stop at the pet store to buy litter and cat food. Originally I was heading to one of the pet stores in the next town because they have a different selection of food. When we told Rosebud about the pet store, she started talking about all the animals she’d see. There was one problem…. Read more »

11 Lessons A Toddler Can Teach You

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Here are some lessons that I’ve learned since Rosebud has brightened up my life. 11. Talk to the cats as if they will respond. Tell them about your day, get them involved in what you are doing even when you are brushing your teeth. 10. Always eat your veggies first. It’s the best part of the meal! 9. If anyone… Read more »

I Fired My Nurse

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The inspiration for this post came this afternoon after an experience at the grocery store. I hate grocery shopping with a firey passion for a lot of reasons which mostly involve the people I encounter there. This particular store plays some sort of monopoly where you get tickets every time you shop there. The only way you ever benefit from… Read more »