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Pattern Play With Blocks

Matching up blocks to their shape and color is a fantastic activity for older toddlers. Add pattern play to change it up and add difficulty for preschoolers.

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I Spy Counting Sensory Bin

“I Spy” never gets old! And using it adds counting (and even addition) to a simple cereal sensory bin for preschooler to practice counting.

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Sticky Sensory Tracing for Preschoolers

Tracing for preschoolers is a great way to build their confidence as they learn to write. Combine sensory with tracing has a hands on way to learn to write.

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Snowman Scrap Match Up

Turn scrap pieces of wrapping paper into a fun matching and sorting learning activity.

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Up, Up, Up with Inclined Planes

Make an inclined plane for kids to setup and test to see what makes a car race further and faster. Raise it up to see what happens. Does it go further?

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Classic War Card Game for Kids

This War card game for kids doesn’t require strategy or skills. But kids can practice number recognition and number values while learning about winning or losing.

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Walking Water Experiment

A walking water experiment itself is astonishing enough to impress kids. Add in a little color mixing to a walking water experiment and they’ll be amazed!