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The Ultimate Guide to Developing Fine Motor Skills

April 7, 2014

Fine Motor Skills are important to everyday activities such as tying shoes, writing names, and buttoning a shirt. Little hands need practice to develop these skills and strengthen hand muscles. What Are Fine Motor Skills and Why Develop Them? is a great place to start if you aren’t sure what fine motor skills really are […]

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Dog’s Colorful Day

July 8, 2013

Dog’s Colorful Day is a fun book for young children. The book naturally leads to learning activities focusing on colors and numbers. It’s a favorite around our house. Dog’s Colorful Day: A Messy Story About Colors and Counting About the book: Dog starts off the day with one black spot on his ear. But it […]

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Roll-a-Monster Game {Free Printable}

October 11, 2012

Over at Totally Tots this month I’m responsible for posting lots of fun activities to go along with the Monster theme. We chose the book If You’re A Monster And You Know It as our starting point. It’s a fun little book that grabbed Jonah’s attention. One of our favorite Monster activities was the Roll-a-Monster […]

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B is for Bugs {Printable}

July 26, 2012

Our life has been full of creepy, crawly bugs lately. We’ve watched caterpillars grow and change into butterflies. We’ve stopped to watch a parade of ants and then watched them problem-solve when the sidewalk chalk paint interrupted their procession…And don’t even get me started about the war the Mr. has been waging with the wasps […]

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Pound the Sound: a sensory sound game for preschoolers

June 20, 2012

In my last post, I shared about Preschool Hammer Practice using common household items. Today, we’re going to extend the activity by adding some letter sound practice! Prep your materials: Using a marker, write letters on your piece of styrofoam. You can choose target letters that you are working on, or write the entire alphabet, […]

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Preschool Hammer Practice

June 19, 2012

One of Jonah’s favorite things to do is practice using a hammer…preschool style. If we’re working in the basement, he often asks for this activity to work alongside of us. This is a trick I learned while I was in college, but it’s probably all over Pinterest already. I’m sharing it anyway for the two […]

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Mommy & Me: Shape Building

May 21, 2012

I’ve got a post over at Totally Tots today sharing a fun and easy shape building activity. It’s a super simple one to make…like 2 seconds. Easy-peasy! Jonah and I took some time while Asher was hanging with Daddy to build some shapes. (You can see the tutorial for setting up this activity in my […]

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