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Valentine Math

Valentine Math

I am all about incorporating holiday themes to make learning more fun! Manipulatives are a hands-on way to learn common preschool and kindergarten concepts. They are also one of the easiest things to swap out for a holiday theme. I made this sweet little Valentine Math Mat to use with conversation heart manipulatives! If you don't have candies, don't worry: you can do the same activities with cut ...

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Playdough Valentine DIY

Playdough Valentine DIY

We have always celebrated Valentine's Day with homemade gifts. I like to keep it simple with something like a handmade heart card (that I usually stay up way too late crafting with doilies, stickers, the whole 9 yards 😅). Last year, I also made the kids a set of melted crayon hearts. This year, I'm giving them an "XOXO Dough" playdough valentine! You can find my favorite homemade ...

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Valentine’s Day Kids Books

Valentine’s Day Kids Books

Stool | Cape | Dress | Pink Rug | Braided Rug | Lamp This little book corner has been something I've wanted to put up forever. The Ikea spice shelves have just been sitting in a closet for years simply waiting on me to make a final decision on where to put them, whoops. So they finally found a home in Harper's room as a place I can ...

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Build a Snowman Sticky Window

Build a Snowman Sticky Window

During the winter months I frequently draw inspiration from our favorite cold weather activities and find a way to bring them inside for endless (and warmer) toddler and preschool activities. Your kiddo can build their own snowman over and over (and over!) again with this sticky window snowman activity! For this winter activity, you will need clear contact paper, painter's tape, paper plates, and construction paper. Cut ...

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Snow Sensory Writing

Snow Sensory Writing

Sensory writing is a great way to introduce and practice handwriting skills with toddlers and preschoolers! This snow-inspired writing activity allows kids to use their fingers to copy the snowman flashcard's letter into the shaving cream. This lets little hands practice fine motor coordination and planning without the frustration of holding a writing tool. It is also forgiving and fun to erase which leads to less time spent ...

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Christmas Breakfast for Kids

Christmas Breakfast for Kids

These festive and fruity Christmas tree waffles add a little extra (but easy) cheer to holiday breakfasts, brunches- or anytime, really! Not to mention, they're completely adorable! Get in the holiday spirit by making this Christmas breakfast for kids before going to the tree farm early in the season. Or extend your Christmas morning traditions by letting the family help themselves to a DIY Christmas tree waffle bar ...

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Welcome back, Elfie!

Welcome back, Elfie!

December is finally here and we are so excited to begin our favorite month of traditions! The fun starts right away on December 1 when our Elf on the Shelf, Elfie, rides in on her snowflake to join us for the holidays- and what an entrance she made this year! The best part was that it actually snowed a TON outside as well, making it just about the ...

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Little Boy Gift Guide

Little Boy Gift Guide

This little boy gift guide is inspired by my 4-year-old little guy that loves all things building, art, puzzles, and cars. A few of these items are favorites that we already own and a few are things I just know he'll love to open on Christmas! 1. Logic Puzzle - This sliding logic puzzle seems like such a fun way to stretch his little brain. I love that ...

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Bright and Colorful Dollhouse Makeover

Bright and Colorful Dollhouse Makeover

I am sooo excited to finally be sharing this post- It's a long one, but I promise it's worth it! First take a tour inside my dollhouse's bright and colorful makeover and then check out my guides for a collection of the very best houses, families, furniture, and accessories to create your own! Renovating a dollhouse is definitely a labor of love, but I really enjoyed it as ...

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Baby’s First Christmas Gift Guide

Baby’s First Christmas Gift Guide

Guys, I am so obsessed with this gift guide; how cute is it ?? I'm tempted to just leave it all unwrapped under the tree! I know Santa- and Santa's relatives ;) - are always excited to celebrate baby's first holidays, so I loved putting together this little Baby's First Christmas Gift Guide for you to shop and share from! I try to think ahead when shopping for ...

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Little Girl Gift Guide!

Little Girl Gift Guide!

I'm so excited to start Christmas shopping this year and I decided to create some gift guides to share with you all as I start to plan! They will be filled with a combination of favorites we already have that I recommend checking out for your lists as well as new things I'm excited about this year! First up is the little girl gift guide I created for ...

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Paper Doll Fall Leaf Craft

Paper Doll Fall Leaf Craft

Fall in Ohio sure is showing off this year! We've had absolutely beautiful weather and the most stunning foliage painting our entire neighborhood. Inspired by nature and the beauty around us, I created a simple paper doll fall leaf craft by using a gorgeous variety of leaves that we collected during a nature walk to dress up our paper doll drawings in gorgeous outfits! As you can see, ...

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