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Make Your Own Geoboard

Make Your Own Geoboard

I love coming up with new, hopefully innovative, ways to use styrofoam. It’s always popping up in some package or game.  I’m thinking this geoboard my almost 3 year old made for my 1 and half year old counts.  Geoboards are a fantastic way to practice shapes, strengthen and develop fine motor skills and encourage(…)

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Easy Shape Painting for Toddlers

Easy Shape Painting for Toddlers

It’s always the most simple ideas that are the best.  This was so easy and yet so effective.  I picked up some 3D shapes at Michaels recently (yes, I have a problem #cantstopbuyingartsuppliespleasehelp) with my 40% off coupon and have been waiting for inspiration to strike.  We had a play date this weekend and Gigi(…)

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Mirror Art Activity for Toddlers

Mirror Art Activity for Toddlers

I bought this wall mirror at a local thrift store for five dollars.  It’s been sitting by the side of our house for months, when finally I was inspired to set it up for the girls.  Turns out mirror art is soooo much fun!  I duct taped the mirror to our coffee table because coffee(…)

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Contact Paper Mural – Enjoy the Journey

Contact Paper Mural – Enjoy the Journey

This invitation to play is about enjoying the journey, something my dad often reminds me of after hearing stories, good or bad, about my girls.  On a tray, I set up dreidels cut out from Gigi’s drawings and paintings that we’ve accumulated piles of.  I added some gold tinsel, gems in different shapes and glitter(…)

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