Play Paleontologist: Dinosaur Bones Sensory Bin

dinosaur bones sensory bin

If your kids like dinosaurs and playing pretend, they’ll LOVE playing paleontologist! I created a dinosaur bones sensory bin and my two had a blast pretending to be scientists while hunting for dino bones. This is great fun anytime for a dinosaur lover, and it also makes a great go-along activity to a science

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Easy DIY Bath Tub Drawing Board

bath tub drawing board

Looking for a way to get your child excited about writing? Try this bath tub drawing board! It’s simple to set up and will motivate even the most reluctant writers. It’s also fun for kids who enjoy writing and drawing! This is a great way to get pre-writers interested in writing as well as

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Easiest Ever Easter Snack Mix

easter snack mix

Need a quick, simple, and cute recipe to serve up for Easter this year? Try this Easiest Ever Easter Snack Mix! It couldn’t be any easier to put together, and it is sure to please with white chocolate carrot cake M&Ms (yes, they are as good as they sound), and some seriously adorable bunnies!

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Easter Sunrise Craft for Kids

easter sunrise craft

As a young girl growing up, my fondest memories of Easter were of waking early. Not to see what was left in my Easter basket as one might guess, but to go to Easter sunrise service. Sometimes it was held at church, sometimes at a member’s house, sometimes in a church garden, and even

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Slinky Apple Snacks

slinky apple snacks

I almost feel silly writing about our slinky apple snacks as they are so, so simple to make, but the fact that our apple peeler turns literally hundreds of apples each year into snacks my family eagerly devours, I just have to share it in case you haven’t come across this wondrous device yourself.

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After School Activities for SPRING

activities for spring

Welcome to The After School Party cohosted by Parent Teach Play, The Educators’ Spin On It, Little Wonder Days, and This Reading Mama. Be sure to check out our After School Pinterest board for lots of great activities for kids ages 5+. Welcome to the After School Link-Up! Spring is just around the corner

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Coffee Filter Rainbow Craft

coffee filter rainbow craft

We love rainbows at our house, so as we were experimenting with coffee filter art this past week, rainbows were one of the first projects we attempted! This coffee filter rainbow craft was so simple to make, and yet turned out so cute! We tried making the rainbows a bunch of different ways, but

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Coffee Filter Art 3 Ways

coffee filter art

We did our very first coffee filter art this past week. I didn’t look up any tutorials before we began, so what we did was all in the name of experimenting. We came up with 3 different methods for creating coffee filter art, and each one makes the end product a little different! My

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Arts and Crafts for Kids

crafts for kids

Welcome to The After School Party cohosted by Parent Teach Play, The Educators’ Spin On It, and Little Wonder Days. Be sure to check out our After School Pinterest board for lots of great activities for kids ages 5+. Welcome to the After School Link-Up! Last week there were so many great arts and

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An Easy Way to Teach Shapes

easy way to teach shapes

Isn’t it great when learning can be FUN?!? Here is an easy way to teach shapes that kids will love! The materials are cheap, the set up is simple, and the learning is hands-on. This math activity is a great way to introduce shapes to kids, and also to use for practice and review.

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