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Toddler Time: Busy Bag Series Part 2

I’m sharing some experiences and ideas from the recent busy bag exchange I posted. Read part 1 and part 3.   Today I’m sharing the 19 activities that were part of our toddler exchange. I’m also sharing what my 18 month old daughter, Adelaide, thinks of the activities we’ve tried

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Toddler Time: Hosting a Busy Bag Exchange

  This is part 1 in our 3 part busy bag series. Read Part 2 and Part 3. Recently I hosted a busy bag exchange with 20+ of my friends (and their friends). It’s an idea that I’ve seen around the web lately, especially getting inspiration from here and here.

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It’s Summertime…

It's the middle of July! How did that happen? I hope you're enjoying lazy days by the pool, sipping cool drinks, and losing yourself in breezy romance novels. Yeah. Me neither. People keep asking me if I'm enjoying my summer and I tell them no. Then I mention something about

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Wednesday Words– Synonym Turkeys

The third grade at my school does Synonym Turkeys every year. The students choose a word and write it on the turkeys' bodies. Then they look up their words in the thesaurus and write synonyms on the feathers (sometimes with correct spelling, sometimes without. 🙂 ) My favorite was this

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Freebie Friday–Turkey Bookmark

Howdy! If you're lookin' for a fun Thanksgiving craft to do with the kiddos, we've got you covered! I thought a bookmark would be a fun holiday/reading/art connection. It was supposed to be a simple little coloring activity, but it morphed into something a bit more involved. I've done it

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Wednesday Words–Turkey in Disguise

Considering the books I read to my class each November, it's a wonder any of them actually sit down to a plateful of turkey on Thanksgiving! No worries, though, they're still counting the days until they can savor mom's home roasted turkey goodness! So far we've worked our way through:[Click

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Snow Ice Cream

Photo (& another snow ice cream post) from HERE Getting lots of snow where you live?? Making snow ice cream might be just the after school (or snow day) activity you're looking for. Save some for us!

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