Monthly Archives: December 2014

Getting Started with Art

We first started doing art projects almost 2 1/2 years ago, when Love Bug was just over 2 years old. I had gotten ideas for different art activities and sensory fun from several blogs and had found lists of essential … Continue reading

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Fun with Maps

I recently got this awesome idea for some map exploration fun. I know I’ve mentioned before that Love Bug is really into maps, so I figured he would like this. All I had to do was print out a few … Continue reading

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Follow the Yarn Surprise Game

What a fun and easy game to set up! I took a long (very long) string of yarn (it was especially fun for the boys because it was multicolored and keep switching colors) and trailed it all around the house, … Continue reading

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Clothespin Cotton Ball Painting

I found this simple, easy to set up idea on Pinterest. We put paint in a muffin tray and then attached clothespins to cotton balls for easy to grip paint “brushes.” This really couldn’t be any easy to set up … Continue reading

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Making Ornaments

This year we decided to make two kinds of ornaments – basic salt dough painted ornaments and fun glitter painted CD ornaments. For the salt dough ornaments, we just mixed flour and salt together, and then added water to form … Continue reading

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Bath Snow!

I’ve been trying to come up with some fun new bath ideas (usually it’s just shaving cream) lately. One great idea that I found on Pinterest was for bath snow. All it takes is baking soda and water. I didn’t … Continue reading

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Water Absorption Science

Like our recent sink vs. float science activity, this one was incredibly easy to set up and do. We set out a few different things like foil, wax paper, felt, paper towel, etc. along with a bowl of water. Then … Continue reading

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