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Sensory & Interactive Play

We’ve talked about the amazing benefits of play dough. We’ve shared the best play dough recipe ever. We’ve even made play […]

Image Credit (cropped & text added): © Chris Parfitt | 05.11.08 | CC by 2.0 You know we can’t get enough of play […]

We’re back today with our sponsor Ella’s Kitchen giving you the low down on how to set up a food […]

Today we’re once again exploring ideas for building good eaters through food play with our sponsor Ella’s Kitchen, producer of […]

Since our post on homemade play dough made of Jell-O remains one of our most popular posts of all time, […]

Have you ever noticed that no matter how many toys your kids have, they are always drawn to things like […]

Here’s something fun.  Continuing with our focus on tangible ways to eat better, parent better, organize better and just generally […]

Happy Friday friends!  I’m not gonna lie, I’m not anticipating a restful weekend. I’m totally swamped trying to put a […]

Happy Friday guys!  This week I’ve got a quick and easy playtime activity over on eHow’s Mom Channel that I’m […]

A few months ago I was asked to come up with a series of educational at-home activities to do with […]

Surprise! You’re getting a twofer today. Since our Midweek Musing is a little light (What can I say? I just […]

You know how we love a good messy sensory art project here at MPMK. So far we’ve tackled DIY finger paint, […]

It’s gooey. It’s gummy. It’s like glue. It’s oobleck! I love activities that correlate with children’s books, and this is […]

I love activities that are cheap, easy, and entertaining for more than just a minute. This is one of my […]

A few weeks ago C finished up his first year of preschool and they had a little carnival to celebrate. […]