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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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Hail to the Chief

Read about the history of voting, presidential trivia, or a duck who thinks he should be in charge, in this list of recommended books for kids ages 0-9.

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How To Turn A Favorite Book Into A Board Game

I think we can all agree that great books are great and that a great board game is nearly as great as a great book. This crafty (and pretty great) activity will have you and your kids turning a favorite book into a brand new board game with a whole lot of artistic family fun. […]

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Grocery Store Math Bingo

This printable game will help kids practice their math in the real world and, fingers crossed, keep them entertained while you shop!

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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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Hinky Pinks — A Rhyming Synonyms Vocabulary Activity

My oldest daughter is a member of her school’s logic games and puzzles club this year in 6th grade and has recently introduced her little sister and my wife and I to the linguistic world of hinky pinks (also called hink pink and hinky pinkies, depending on the # of syllables used). Not only fun […]

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Found (Sock) Poetry Game

Poetry is a wonderful way to get kids thinking about words in a not-so-literal sense. Encourage your child’s poetic side with this silly found poetry game.

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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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Stretching Exercises With Kids

Nearly six years ago a doctor discovered that I have a degenerative lower back issue. This came after being practically immobilized for two weeks. Months of physical therapy followed and an at-home stretching regiment was introduced straightaway, but before long I’d abandoned it with a flurry of frivolous excuses. Unfortunately, stretching had never been a […]