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Mother’s Day Coupon Ideas For Mom

Mother's Day Coupon Bouquet I love the idea of giving "coupons" for Mother's Day.  My Love Language is definitely "Quality Time", so things like that always tend to mean more to me than anything else!  I also love cute and easy homemade gifts as well, so this Mother's Day gift idea combines these two ideas into one!  Another variation of this homemade Mother's Day bouquet could be writing things you love about Mom (or Grandma) on each craft ...

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Shapes For Toddlers

Circle, Oval, Square, Triangle, Rectangle… identifying these basic 2-dimensional shapes and naming them gives our toddlers a foundation  to understand more complex geometric shapes and structures in the future.  Plus, it is amazing to see how many shapes we can see in God’s creation!  These shape activities for toddlers are a great way to introduce toddlers to the shapes they see in the world around them!SHAPE ACTIVITIES FOR ...

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Personalized Pot Holders For Mother’s Day

Personalized Pot Holder  Looking for a easy personalized gift for Mother's Day? Or even for a Dad who is no stranger to the kitchen?  Why not encourage your child to create a personalized pot holder!  Most Moms (and Grandmas) are in the kitchen for a good amount of time each day.  When they go to grab something from the oven, what better time for them to think of that precious child?!?! Oven Mitts and Pot Holders Here's what you'll need: ...

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Loving the Little Years: Motherhood In The Trenches

Loving The Little Ones: Motherhood In The TrenchesI just love the title of this book by Mom of 5 and author, Rachel Jankovic: Loving the Little Years:  Motherhood in the Trenches.  "Motherhood in the Trenches" is such a wonderful description of life with babies, toddlers, and preschoolers.  At the end of the day it's easy to feel battle-worn when doing life with little ones!I first saw Loving The Little Ones as I was searching for another ...

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Playdough Shapes Activity For Toddlers

First published Sept 2016.Playdough Shapes What I loved about this easy shape activity using playdough is that it was super simple to set up and used things we already had on hand.  Yet provided about 30 minutes of entertainment and exploration for Little Sister.  This toddler had a blast making playdough shapes, despite the fact that she hasn't been feeling well.Aside from doing puzzles together and reading an occasional book about ...

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Roll Hop Shape Game For Toddlers

First published Jan 2016.Hop Roll Game For Toddlers Played a simple game that introduces shapes for toddlers while also encouraging gross motor development!  This is a super easy indoor activity to begin with, but I was able to reuse the taped shapes I used for our Tracing Shapes with Trains activity which made it even easier!Little Sister (22 months) loved this Hop Roll Shape Game!  Although this is one of our first experiences with ...

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