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  • Itsy-Bitsy Spider

    GHOSTS & GOBLINS, SPOOKS GALORE SCARY WITCHES, AT YOUR DOOR! JACK-O-LANTERNS, SHINING BRIGHT WISHING YOU A HAUNTING NIGHT!! Halloween is upon us! What a cute decoration you can do with your kiddos! Materials: * Orange or White Construction Paper (what ever color you would like behind your spider!) * Black Paint * Paint Brush * Paper Plate (for paint) * Googley Eyes (A helpful hint is to have either wet wash clothes handy or a sink handy to wash their …

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  • What I Have Learned From Children’s Books

    Have you ever re-read a story from your childhood and realized there are so many wonderful messages hidden inside?

    Obviously I love children’s books. And I love what they have to say! Especially reading them once you’re older and finally understanding the meaning behind the words. Recently I have been pinning tons of quotes that I see on Pinterest and realized, duh, I should blog about them. There are too many great quotes not to share. So …

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  • Paper Pumpkin Craft

    “Round and ’round Across the ground Makin’ a thumpin’ Bumpin’ sound Came that Thumpety, bumpety, Thumpin’ Bumpin’ Round and Roll-y Runaway pumpkin! During this blog sesh, I was in the fall spirit! I don’t know about you but fall is my most favorite time of the year!! I mean what is there not to like??!! Well, as I was thinking “fall,” I thought of making pumpkin decor for hanging around windows or in the kids playroom. You will see that …

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  • Classroom Safe Candle or Night Light

    This can be a project for either preschool OR elementary! It can be used as a friendly classroom candle, or a comforting night light for a preschoolers nap time. I personally love to do crafts using mason jars. There are so many different ways you can use them! I was just going through the house and found flameless candles and they just happened to be next to my extra mason jars. And an idea popped into my head!! Make my …

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  • Cooking With Your Preschooler

    Cooking can help your little ones learn and practice some simple math concepts and help build their language skills. The experience of making meals with you can set the tone for future healthy eating habits and also to build up their self-confidence.

    It may take a little flexibility and creativity and some low key  prep work, but with the right expectations your time in the kitchen with your preschooler can be a wonderful and memorable  adventure you’ll both enjoy. 

    How …

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  • 7 Things to do While You Read!

    I was blog hopping today and came across this wonderful blog post from I Can Teach My Child on what to do while you’re reading to your child. I am sure that I have mentioned these things before but just to refresh your memory Here are the 7 great things to do while reading from I Can Teach My Child (with my own little notes as well):

    1. Read the title, author’s name, and illustrator’s name. These are such important concepts …

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  • Back To School!

    Bring your smiles everyone.  Hop on down for some preschool fun.  Singing, dancing, playing too; lots of fun for me and you.  Running and jumping in the sun, exercise is so much fun!  Bring your smiles everyone, hop on down for some preschool fun! It’s “Back to School,” for everyone!! Parents have to get back in the groove of things, schedules and back to daily routine. So why not start organizing homework areas and bedrooms to make this school year …

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  • Poetry and Preschoolers

    Poetry isn’t necessarily something that interests everyone. Some people like it and some people don’t. What you might not know is that, more often than not, preschoolers are drawn to poetry! What is it about this style of writing that just seems to attract the little bitties? Preschoolers are “born poets.” Poetry is all about using your imagination {which we all know preschoolers have an abundance of} 

    If you haven’t already noticed, you will now-preschoolers are much more drawn to a …

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  • Summer Journals

    Summer Time is a time for family, friends and a whole lot of FUN!!!

    This blog will be about creating a super cute Summer Journal or Summer Book. Ill give you a few fun ideas to create this book!

    The only materials really needed are:

    a notebook {or you can use loose pieces of plain white computer or construction paper} All depends on what your kiddos work better with! And markers, crayons, or colored pencils Of course, you can always …

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  • Benefiting From The Sweet Sounds of Music

    Music 

    Music is a natural and important part of life for everyone, even toddlers! Toddlers might sing, clap, or tap to the rhythm of nursery rhymes, sing to their stuffed animals and even enjoy the sound of singing from their teachers or parents. Hey… we’re good, right?! But this early exposure to music serves more than just entertainment. What it does is kick start learning and serves as an important cue in your child’s routine and has life long benefits …

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