Painting Pancakes: Modern Art You Can Eat

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Super easy and super fun! This is a really easy edible art project… Painting Pancakes Instead of boring plain old syrup on your pancakes, why not paint them! I was surprised by painting their pancakes the kids actually used less syrup than when they drizzled their pancakes or dipped bites in a syrup puddle.  This […]




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Make Your Own Granola: Perfect Toddler Cooking Activity

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I got this idea from chatting with Kellie, from Chicks With Kidz, she had a great idea/suggestion to include my kiddos in making our own variations of trail mix.  We eat granola regularly for breakfast, but I have always been the one mixing it up!  With her encouragement my one year old now has a […]




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Painting with Shaving Cream: Frugal Crafting

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This is my preschoolers favorite way to paint!  Basically, it is what it sounds like; shaving cream mixed with paint.  We usually mix the shaving cream with tempera paint as it has the smoothest consistency and is the cheapest!  We have three tubs of primary colored paint: red, blue and yellow that we mix to […]




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Stop and Go: The Perfect Rainy Day Preschool Activity

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This is a super simple activity I remember playing when I was a kid.  Basically, we created a stop/go sign and one person got to be “in charge”.  When the sign said go we ran around like crazy banshees!  When it said stop, we’d stop.  Super simple!  Kept them entertained for quite awhile.  I even […]




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Texture Tubs, Touch Testing and a “T” Hunt: I Love Preschool Learning

Texture hunt

My kids and I enjoyed learning about our sense of touch yesterday.  We started with a hunt for different feeling “items”.  We then tested them on our arms and practiced feeling vocabulary.  A letter hunt for “T” items to find in a tub of beans and playing with a variety of textures finished out our […]




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Preschool Fun: Outlining our Bodies

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We really enjoy our Chalkboard/Refrigerator, and this week it made the perfect canvas for making body outlines.  The kids had so much fun outlining themselves, I think we must have done it a dozen times!  We used the bathroom mirror, a cardboard box, butcher paper and shaving cream in the tub. … My 2 year […]




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Easy Preschool Caterpillar Craft

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So simple and one of my childhood favorites.  This craft was able to be done almost completely without adult “interference” by my (just about) 3 year old. … Material Needed – egg carton (the cardboard kind is easier to decorate) 1 carton = 2 caterpillars – pipe cleaner (1/2 per caterpillar) – paint, markers or […]




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