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DIY Snow Globes

DIY Snow Globes

Add some mess-free glitter to your little one’s life with the easiest (and cutest) snow globes! Materials: Any small jar (we used baby food jars) Glitter Kiddo-selected figurines Water (can also add a 1-2 teaspoons of glycerin or baby oil) Strong craft or hot glue…

Make Your Own I-Spy Bottle

Make Your Own I-Spy Bottle

Looking for a simple, engaging activity to keep little minds and hands busy? Make your own I-Spy bottle! You only need a few materials! Here’s what we used: Dry rice Food coloring ZipLock bag White vinegar Mini objects from Speech Tree Co. Sensory bottle Paper…

Keeping it Simple: The Holiday Edition

Keeping it Simple: The Holiday Edition

Let’s face it, the holidays somehow sneak up on us every year! Between baking, gift gifting, and end of the year commitments, we are all exhausted and broke. To keep things festive (and frugal), the gals at WTP wanted to share some of our favorite…

Save the Animals Fun Arctic Sensory Bin | KidsPlayTricks Highlight

Save the Animals Fun Arctic Sensory Bin | KidsPlayTricks Highlight

We dove into the Arctic Unit of the At-Home Preschool Curriculum by KidsPlayTricks and wanted to highlight this fun arctic sensory bin we did! We had fun rescuing the arctic animals, playing with the water beads, and matching the animal figurines with cute printables. This…

Sweet Sensory Bin with Letters

Sweet Sensory Bin with Letters

Looking to provide your child with exposure to pre-literacy and pre-writing practice? Check out this sweet sensory bin we made with alphabet cookies and frosting! We love getting creative with pre-writing and adding a tactile component. Practicing in shaving cream, sprinkles, play dough, rice, sand,…

Pre-Writing Fun with Preschool-Aged Kids

Pre-Writing Fun with Preschool-Aged Kids

Before your child can begin drawing shapes and writing letters, they must develop a good foundation of visual motor and fine motor skills, as well as proximal strength for stable posture. They also need to develop building blocks of pre-writing through lines and strokes. Below…

Fine Motor Skill Practice with ABC Crayons

Fine Motor Skill Practice with ABC Crayons

Looking for a fun activity that provides your little one with an opportunity to practice fine motor skills? Make some ABC crayons! These colorful letters are a great way to practice fine motor skills, increase exposure to the alphabet, and can be used as crayons…

Hopscotch Nature Sort Activity

Hopscotch Nature Sort Activity

We are continuing the Nature unit in the at-home preschool curriculum by KidsPlayTricks and want to highlight this All-Star activity. This hopscotch nature sort activity is fun, engaging, and provides opportunities to practice gross motor, sorting, and language skills. Materials This activity is so simple!…

Pre-Writing Fun with Nature Unit by KidsPlayTricks

Pre-Writing Fun with Nature Unit by KidsPlayTricks

When it comes to teaching pre-writing skills, our biggest tip is to keep it light and fun! This week we had some pre-writing fun with nature, using our preschool curriculum by KidsPlayTricks. The Nature Unit in this preschool curriculum provides the printables you see in…