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Over 100 Terrific Easter Activities for Kids You’ll LOVE

Easter is one of my absolute favorite holidays, I mean who wouldn’t get excited about their savior raising from the dead? That is something so very special and a perfect reason to celebrate!! I have previously shared how we teach our children the REAL meaning of Easter and that is still how we teach our children about the TRUE meaning of Easter to this day.  Today I am going to share over 100 terrific Easter activities for Kids you’ll LOVE!! There are so many great Easter activities around the web from so many great bloggers. What better thing to do Continue Reading…

valentines day play dough

Wonderful glittery and soft valentines day playdough

Play dough is always something we have around for the kids to use in our house. It is such a great sensory medium for kids to use, and given tools to play with it they can play for hours. We decided to make some Valentines Day Playdough when it was time to make a new batch of playdough since Valentine’s Day is right around the corner. Even as my kids get older they still love sensory ideas. They will play in bin or with play dough for hours. We make our own play dough a few times a year and Continue Reading…

African Safari

Awesome African Sensory Idea for Kids You Need to See

Our topic this month in our Mother Goose Time Curriculum has been African safari. There have been many fun things we have done while going through this unit, but one that was really enjoyed by both of the boys was making our own African sensory idea that became an extension off of the lesson. Quite a few of our activities are made with our MGT materials. That’s one of the things I love so much about this curriculum it is very hands on it is for kids, and they provide you will all the materials and the manipuatives you need for the Continue Reading…

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Light Table Activity

One of this months manipulatives in our Mother Goose Time curriculum was these translucent shapes. We have used them in quite a few different ways through out the month one of the kids favorite ways was using them for a light table activity. Each month Mother Goose Time sends some really amazingly wonderful manipulatives every month with their curriculum. This month was no exception, they included some translucent shape blocks. We have used them through out the month for many different activities, and have had lots of fun with them. The first way we used them was on our activity mats Continue Reading…

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Math Games With PlayDough

This month with our Mother Goose Time Curriculum we are learning about Aesop’s Fables and Folktales with that we received some fun colored sticks to go along with the Aesop’s Fable ~ Bundle Of Sticks. With those sticks the kids were supposed to use the spinner and play dough to learn number concepts. We decided to extend the activity and continue to use them through out our week. Because both Ethan and Gabe are pretty sufficient in knowing how many sticks are associated with that number, I decided to changed things up a little to challenge them a little bit Continue Reading…

Outer Space Ideas for Kids

100+ Outer Space Learning Ideas For Kids

This month in our Mother Goose Time Curriculum we are learning out Space. Each month we use a the preschool curriculum with our preschooler, but my 1st grader loves to do the activities with him. I look around and put together activities that are a little more challenging for him to do along with our unit. So here is my round up of all of the great outer space resources I have found for the month. Great Outer Space Learning Ideas For Kids   Our Favorite Astronomy Books on Amazon Most of our astronomy books have been purchased from the thrift store or Continue Reading…

Outer Space Sensory Idea

Outer Space Sensory Bin Idea

This month we are working on Outer Space in our Mother Goose Time curriculum, we put together one of our old outer space sensory bins that I have already shared previously on the blog this month. We also put together another sensory bin for the kids they have really enjoyed. What’s Inside the Space Bin? Water Beads Black Space Sand Water Outer Space TOOB We have used this bin in a couple different ways the first couple days we had water in the bin and used it as a water sensory bin, after those couple days we drained the water Continue Reading…

Valentine Day Sensory Play

3 Valentine Day Sensory Bin Ideas

Sensory Bins are used regularly in our house. Not only do we have fun learning using them but 1 of the ways to get Ethan calmed down is tactile activities, sensory bin being one of them. For Valentine Day we made a few different sensory bins for the boys to explore. We have made MANY different sensory bins for the boys, you can head over to our sensory bin page to check out all of them including some more Valentine day ideas ones. Some times we just reuse Valentine Day Water Bead Sensory Bin What’s Inside The Bin? Water Beads Continue Reading…

flubber recipe

Flubber Recipe

Over the years we have made many different sensory bins for the kids. We have made flubber for the kids to play with inside of their sensory bins and it is always a favorite. When stored in a Mason jar in between uses it can last for about 3 weeks, so you can get quite a bit of play out of a batch. Sometimes we have added glitter, I have also seen people use clear glue for a very interesting and fun looking flubber. Change it up and have fun with it, your kids will love it. How To Make Flubber Continue Reading…

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Construction Sensory Bin

This is a sensory bin that I made for the boys a while ago but never got around to sharing. So I finally decided to get the post finished and share it with you all. This is a very simple sensory bin that of course my boys loved, because what boy doesn’t love playing in a construction sensory bin 😉 I could see girls loving it to though! We used our DIY Sensory Table to play with our sensory bins this time. I also do not have pictures of the kids playing in the bin, so you only get pictures Continue Reading…

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St. Patricks Day Sensory Bin

** This post contains Amazon Affiliate Links, thank you for supporting us!** Since Ethan still continues to love sensory bins, I continue to make them for him they are 1 thing that will calm him and help him focus better. I shared 1 of our other St. Patricks Day sensory bins not long ago. For this bin I just used water and water beads, but added a few extra St. Patrick’s Day goodies as well. The nice thing about water beads is that when you are done using them you can strain out the broken ones and let them dry Continue Reading…

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St. Patricks Day Sensory Bin

We have put together another fun St. Patricks Day Sensory bin for the kids to play in. Sensory Bins are something my 2 younger boys and even sometimes the older kids enjoy playing in, we add in learning aspects to our bins, and the kids work on misc fine motor skills while playing. Some bins are messier then others but most of our bins are easily cleaned up so the boys who made the mess can help clean in up! What’s Inside The Bin: For our filler we used our Rainbow Rice Mini St. Patrick’s Day mugs (perfect size for Continue Reading…