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Fishing for Letters, Numbers, Shapes, or Colors – Printable

Let your child go fishing for letters, numbers, shapes, or colors. What a fun way to learn through play!   Getting Ready: Print the cards and cut out the fish. Punch a hole where the mouth would be. Thread a paper clip through the mouth hole. Use a magnetic fishing pole (from the dollar store …

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Baby Activity – Pumpkin Songs

Here are Pumpkin songs that B loved as a toddler. Pumpkin, Pumpkin Pumpkin, pumpkin Sitting on the wall. (Child sits on the floor.) Pumpkin, pumpkin Tip and fall. (Child tips and falls over.) Pumpkin, pumpkin Rolling down the street. (Child rolls on the floor.) Pumpkin, pumpkin Trick – or – Treat.   Pumpkin Play (tune: If …

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Nuts and Bolts

An inexpensive activity that promotes the development of motor skills is to play and experiment with nuts and bolts. Get 3-5 bolts of various sizes, the corresponding washers, and the corresponding nuts. Let your child figure out which ones fit together and practice screwing on the nuts. I started with 3 of them for B. …

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Go Away Big Green Monster Activities for Kids

Here are a bunch of great Go Away Big Green Monster activities for your child based on the book by Ed Emberley, a favorite among children’s books. B is going through a phase of nighttime fears and issues with scary monsters, so I’m hoping that by reading the story and participating in some of these …

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Crayon Resist Paintings

Crayon resist paintings are simple and fun to do. I remember doing this when I was younger. Draw a “secret message” with a white crayon and have your child paint over it with watercolors to see the message appear. This is a neat activity if you are working on letter of the day, shapes, introducing …

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