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Sensory & Interactive Play

Happy Monday everyone. I’m pretty thrilled to be able to announce today that Allison of All for the Boys will […]

Homemade playdough – If ever there was a quintessential DIY this is it!  Parents and children have been happily cooking […]

I’m at momtastic this week sharing my favorite new painting technique.  S and I picked it up at toddler group […]

Aren’t these water bead eggs cool?  They were unbelievably easy and inexpensive to pull together and I think the kids […]

I’ve been doing a lot of lamenting about C dropping naps over on the facebook page lately (which, by the […]

I’ve been on the lookout lately for a new activity both the kids would enjoy. S is going through an […]

I was recently lamenting on the facebook page that I find myself blogging about fun activities for the kids more […]

photos via Play at Home Mom   Are you guys familiar with children’s light boxes?  I recently ran across two […]

Scavenger hunts (whether outdoors, in the car, or just in the living room) are a perfect kid activity.  Along with […]

You all seemed to really enjoy the DIY Toys that are Totally Worth the Effort post a few weeks back. […]

I’ve had cardboard boxes on the brain ever since I included this amazing birthday party in one of my Weekend […]

If you’ve been here since the beginning, then you’ll remember the “diggers and dumpers” sensory box I made for C […]

photo via The Imagination Tree   Remember the sensory box?  Well, say hello to his little brother, the treasure basket […]

What would you get if you combined Made by Joel‘s latest super simple toy and Craft Jr.‘s free Easter printables?  […]

Over at momtastic, I’m all about toothpicks and marshmallows for impromptu structure building and color mixing fun (see above for […]