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Rainbow Water Bead Sensory Bags for Babies and Toddlers

Rainbow Water Bead Sensory Bags for Babies and Toddlers

With two little kids running around and art play groups for toddlers every week, we do a lot of sensory activities around here.  I especially love water beads but since they aren’t safe for little mouths, we had to get creative with how to use them.  These rainbow water bead sensory bags were the perfect(…)

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How to Make Edible Paint for Babies and Toddlers

How to Make Edible Paint for Babies and Toddlers

We are always being asked how to make yogurt paint so I thought I’d show you just how we do it around here.  Making baby safe paint is super easy using two ingredients, yogurt and food coloring.  We use it weekly for art play group.  The colors always come out beautiful and vibrant and did(…)

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Feet Painting Toddler Disco Party

Feet Painting Toddler Disco Party

This art play group was too much fun! I wasn’t going to do feet painting at first because I was worried it might be too crazy but I’m so glad we went for it! Parents definitely had to hold onto their kids tightly but we all got to boogie down for this awesome yogurt feet(…)

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Make Your Own Sensory “Bean” Bags

Make Your Own Sensory “Bean” Bags

A few weeks ago, I made an alphabet bean bag toss game based on the book Chicka Chick Boom – Week 4 of the Preschool Book Club Series I’m a part of.  It was a really fun literacy extension of the book.  On the fly I made some sensory bean bags made from rice, a ziploc(…)

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Make a Play Boat from a Cardboard Box

Make a Play Boat from a Cardboard Box

There’s pretty much nothing you can’t do with a cardboard box and making a simple boat for kids is no exception.  These are so easy and fun! A friend gave me a nice long cardboard box a while back, because I am a hoarder of all things crafty, and I made it into a duct(…)

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10 Beautiful and Engaging Sensory Art Activities for Toddlers

10 Beautiful and Engaging Sensory Art Activities for Toddlers

I’m so excited to write this post.  We do soooo many engaging and absolutely beautiful sensory art activities for toddlers at our home, especially during play group.  It was killing me that all the pics were just piling up on my computer and the thought of writing a post for each one was a bit(…)

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Glow in the Dark Dancing Ballerina Skirt

Glow in the Dark Dancing Ballerina Skirt

I don’t know about you but I was totally blown away by the opening ceremony at Sochi last week.  Granted there were a few technical problems, but overall it was bursting with creativity and just so cool.  My daughter is obsessed with being a ballerina these days so when the dancers came out wearing twirling(…)

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Sensory Boxes for Babies and Toddlers – Part Two

Sensory Boxes for Babies and Toddlers – Part Two

Sensory boxes from cardboard and duct tape were such a big hit at play group a few weeks ago, I decided to make more.  I would love to make a whole sensory box city some day.  That would be so cool.  Anyway, these were a big hit as well.  The first one was a big(…)

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Happy Halloween – DIY Candy Headbands

Happy Halloween – DIY Candy Headbands

If you’re anything like me, the idea of your kids consuming heaps of candy for Halloween is not exactly appetizing, so a bunch of us moms have gotten together to share ideas of candy fun that doesn’t involve eating. Yay!  By the end of the week we’ll have shared over thirty super fun candy art and(…)

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