LEGO Duplo Shape Sorter

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  Several years ago we created our own shape sorter using wooden blocks and a can of formula.  In honor of LEGO week, we decided we would make a shape sorter for Little Sister using LEGO Duplos.     Toddler Approved shared a similar idea which includes a fun color sorting twist!  Be sure and […]

25+ Totally Awesome Science Fair Projects

25 Totally Awesome Science Fair Projects

  ‘Tis the season for science fair projects!  We had our first science fair experience last year when my oldest son was in kindergarten.  I was truly amazed (and overwhelmed) at the complexity of science fair projects.  As a former teacher, I wanted to make sure that my son wasn’t just showing off a cool […]

Easter Eraser Sorting with Tweezers

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  I found these cute little Easter erasers in the Dollar Spot at Target a few weeks ago.  We used them for this great sorting and fine motor activity! Sorting is a wonderful skill to encourage cognitive development in preschoolers.  And using tweezers helps build the small muscles in the hands that your child will write […]

Four Leaf Clover Hundreds Chart Activity

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After we made our Valentines Day Hundreds Chart Activity, I thought it would be fun to make one for St. Patrick’s Day as well!   This Four Leaf Clover Hundreds Chart activity is great for helping children see patterns in the hundreds chart and use clues from the remaining numbers to fill in the missing numbers. […]

Gross Science Experiments

Gross science experiments

  Do you have a child who gravitates toward things that are gross?  Or perhaps you would like to pique your child’s interest in science ?  We’ve rounded up the grossest, most disgusting science experiments we could find!  These experiments definitely aren’t for the squeamish or the faint of heart!   Our Favorite Gross Science Experiments:   What is […]