Monthly Archives: August 2014

Easy DIY Felt Board

The boys love playing with felt boards at the library, so when I saw this post about how to make one, I figured it was worth a try. It ended up being pretty inexpensive and easy to do. I already … Continue reading

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Summer Scavenger Hunt

Scavenger hunts are so much fun. Last year we did a nature scavenger hunt, but this year we did a few more things. I printed a sheet with the pictures of the things we had to find plus included some … Continue reading

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Sensory Bags

Using an idea from Growing a Jeweled Rose, I made three sensory bags for the boys – an ocean sensory, number sensory, and a mixed sensory bag. In each bag, I put some kind of liquid and a few fun … Continue reading

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Shaving Cream Sensory Bag

Another fun sensory project for my Sweet Pea. (Of course Love Bug joined in, too.) Shaving cream inside a plastic bag is such a cool feel. I added in two colors of paint to make it a color mixing activity … Continue reading

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Tomatoes and Lettuce!

We had a few leftover cherry tomatoes that were getting old and some slightly wilted lettuce, so instead of wasting them completely, we turned them into project material! First, the tomatoes. I gave Love Bug and Sweet Pea some bowls, … Continue reading

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Squirt Bottle Painting

Early in the summer we were really anxious to get outside for some projects (well, I was anxious anyway – they were just excited to do a project!). Our first one was really simple. I put slightly watered down tempera … Continue reading

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Marker Bundles

I found this super simple rainbow doodle idea to change up our typical crayon and marker drawing. Both boys (especially Sweet Pea) love using markers. What I did was bundle two different colored markers together with tape to make a … Continue reading

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