Paper Cutting Station

Paper Cutting Station

Activities for ages 3 to 6. Teaching kids to cut with scissors is an important life skill and helps build fine motor strength and hand eye coordination they'll need for writing alphabet letters and words later. But if handing over a pair of blades to young...

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Must-try Playdough Mats

Must-try Playdough Mats

Activity for ages 2 to 6. These must-try playdough mats are a squishy, hands-on way to develop kids' fine motor skills while they practice upper and lowercase letter formation, letter sounds, 2D shapes, counting and writing the numbers 1 to 10. They're...

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Green Apple Playdough Recipe

Green Apple Playdough Recipe

Activity for ages 3 and up. This amazing smelling green apple playdough recipe uses only two ingredients and makes a soft, stretchy, silky dough your kids will love. The no cook playdough recipe is great for kids to make from beginning to end - no...

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Fine Motor Super Pack

Fine Motor Super Pack

Activities for ages 3 to 5. When my three year old looked at me with his big blue eyes and asked for help, "writing like his daddy", I immediately launched into super mommy mode - pulling together 18 motivating games that would develop his hand-eye...

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100 Free Playdough Mats

100 Free Playdough Mats

Activities for ages 3 to 6. Playdough mats are an easy way to grow kids' imaginations, develop fine motor skills and teach important skills like counting and the ABCs. This roundup of 100 free playdough mats includes some of our favorite finds from...

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Valentine Counting Cards

Valentine Counting Cards

These Valentine's Day counting cards are a perfect math game to add to your Valentine's Day collection and they are great for building fine motor skills too! In the mood for more Valentine's Day fun?! Grab our V Day activity pack for kindergarten and preschool....

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Peanuts Movie Activities

Peanuts Movie Activities

My kids love the Peanuts movie so you can imagine their joy when they snagged these adorable, FREE Peanuts trick-or-treat bags at Safeway. Two of their favorite things bundled into one reusable bag?! Smile-worthy! I am proud to be a Safeway compensated...

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Autumn Spiced Salt Dough

Autumn Spiced Salt Dough

Pumpkin spice, cinnamon apple, and mulled cider - we love the scents of fall and just couldn't get enough of this warm and cozy autumn scented salt dough recipe.  This dough takes a mere minutes to mix up and is the perfect, no-fail recipe for little chefs to...

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The Stages of Block Play

The Stages of Block Play

Activity for ages 1 to 7. Block play is a huge deal at my house. My kids adore building with blocks and I love their enthusiasm because blocks are so open-ended and grow with children, not to mention they are an excellent toy that encourages fine motor development. My...

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