Summer Fun for Kids from Crayon Box Chronicles

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Heather of Crayon Box Chronicles beautiful baby girl Savannah Hope was born earlier this month, after two in-utero surgeries. She has had a third surgery since birth for CDH, and she and her family are taking life one day at time. I’m joining a group of bloggers who are showing support through donations, fundraising, and […]

Toddler Fun: Discovering Animals

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Eric Carle is this month’s author for the Virtual Book Club for Kids, and his frequently animal-themed books have led Anna and I to do a lot of fun toddler activities about discovering animals! We adore Eric Carle’s classics (affiliate links) – Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? and The Very Hungry Caterpillar. […]

Playful Preschool Learning Ideas for Home or School

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I love hands-on, play-based learning – particularly when it comes to learning activities for preschool-aged children! I was thrilled to contribute to the new Three to Five: Playful Preschool ebook (affiliate link) with several of my favorite bloggers! This ebook is full of wonderful activities you can download and complete with your child using household […]

Denise Fleming Book Activities

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Denise Fleming is April’s author of the month for the Virtual Book Club for Kids, and the kids and I really enjoyed reading several of her books together! Here are three of our favorite Denise Fleming books, with activities to go with them! Links in this post are affiliate links – purchasing anything through these […]

Marcus Pfister Books and Activities

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Marcus Pfister is the author of the month for the Virtual Book Club for Kids, and my kids enjoyed reading several of his stories! Pfister’s books feel very mellow to me, which makes them great picks as bedtime stories. Many of them include lessons, also – in a way that doesn’t feel preachy to kids. […]

Learning Through Play with Spielgaben

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I first wrote about Spielgaben educational toys about a year ago; I’m back today to write about the new, three-tray presentation that we were sent to review – it is the same product, but a new presentation, and extended curriculum. Even if you missed my post last year, followers on Instagram will recognize this toy. […]

Creative Preschool Sensory Play with Ice Balls

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This post contains Amazon affiliate links to items we used for this creative preschool sensory play setup. If you purchase anything through these links, we may earn a small commission. This does not affect the price of the item for you. Thank you for supporting this blog! Four-year-old Lily adores sensory play, so I am […]