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Category: busy bag

Counting Carrots Spring and Easter Busy Bag

I put together this busy bag for Adelaide last spring and realized that I never shared it here! It is so simple but because it's such an open ended activity, she played with it quite a bit. At the time, she was 2 but at almost 3 she still enjoys

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mini busy bag exchange

Last fall, I hosted a pretty massive busy bag exchange with 20 of my girlfriends. We did a toddler aged and preschool aged exchange (and most of us participated in both.) Those posts have a ton of ideas and remain our most popular posts on the blog. The busy bags

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March Busy Bag: Counting Leprechaun Gold

We’ve got a new printable busy bag activity for you in honor of St. Patrick’s day. Counting Leprechaun Gold. There are 10 pots of gold, each with a number 1-10. Using plastic gold coins, chocolate coins, pennies, or the printable coins included in the download, your little one will count

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Get Better Bag

Recently the daughter of my dear friend had to undergo surgery and has had to take it easy at home while she recovers. I was really feeling for her (and her mother!) trying to fill the long days at home and I wanted to do something fun for her. I

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Valentine Busy Bag

I want to share a fun heart themed busy bag with you today. Use the pattern cards and heart cut outs to make colorful heart patterns. This is a great opportunity to practice continuing patterns and building your own patterns. I used wooden heart discs from Hobby Lobby for our

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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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