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Bat Pumpkins – A No-Carve Pumpkin Decorating Idea

We’re kicking off thirty days of Halloween crafts with this super cute bat craft. You don’t have to get the knife to make a cute Halloween pumpkin. Here’s our no-carve pumpkin idea that only requires paint, googly eyes and construction paper. Our bat pumpkin was so much fun to make. The kiddo loved painting the …

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Sports Valentines Printables – Candy Free Valentine’s Day Ideas

Dollar Tree is the best place for small, cheap toys, isn’t it? It’s a great place to shop for frugal valentine gifts, too. These little balls were in a package of three for $1, so I decided they’d make great sports valentines to give out in class (or in our case, to our son’s little playmates). 

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10 Easter Sensory Activities for Toddlers

If you’ve been following for a few months, you know I’m all about sensory bins, play dough and other sensory activities. But I’ve been short on time lately, so I haven’t been able to put my own bins together just yet. If you’re looking for some inspiration, though, you’ll find plenty in this list! Here …

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10 Exciting Easter Books for Preschoolers

To say that I’m a book addict would be underestimating my love for books. I have shelves full of them, and that means that my kiddo does, too. But reading stories to him has been a tremendous aid in helping him understand what the holidays are all about. Here are 10 Easter books for preschoolers …

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Printable Monster Valentines and Memory Match Game

So, clearly, I’m really into creating printable valentines this year. They’re much more personal than the valentines that you buy in a box from the store. With three different designs, these monster valentines are sure to be a hit with your kids. And there’s plenty of white space near the top to attach a treat …

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Edible Play Dough for Valentine’s Day

Recently, I searched for an edible play dough recipe. I didn’t just want something taste-safe… lots of homemade play dough recipes are safe to taste, but you’ll end up with a stomachache if you eat a couple mouthfuls of it. And that’s when I stumbled on an idea so obvious that I literally slapped myself in the …

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101 Non-Candy Valentines

Looking for candy-free alternatives for Valentine’s Day? Whether your child’s school won’t allow candy, or you’re just looking for a sugar-free way to celebrate the day, you’re sure to find the perfect valentine in this HUGE list of noncandy valentines.

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Valentine’s Day Sensory Bin

Since it’s been too cold to venture outside much for the past couple of weeks, we’ve had to resort to good old fashioned rainy day activities to keep the little guy busy. One of our favorite activities are sensory bins. The kiddo can play with one for hours pouring, shaking, sifting, driving his trucks through …

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Bells, Bows and Peppermint Christmas Sensory Bin

Our son is really into musical sounds lately, so I knew that I wanted this Christmas sensory bin to include something that makes sounds. What’s more appropriate during the month of December than some good old jingle bells? So, with a little inspiration from my fellow bloggers’ peppermint sensory bins, I created this Bells, Bows and …

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