Toothpick STEM Structures

Toothpick STEM Structures

Activity for ages 4 to 8. Need an easy way to help kids build engineering skills they'll need for their STEM future? These 24 printable challenge cards are perfect to use in STEM centers, makerspaces, or math stations. Kids will love learning about 2 and 3-dimensional...

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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 measuring, no...

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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 our favorite finds from across the web. They're the...

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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 blogger....

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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 make....

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Apple Pie Playdough Recipe

Apple Pie Playdough Recipe

This apple pie playdough recipe will have you craving a slice of warm ooey-gooey apple goodness. With my oldest going off to Kindergarten, I was not looking forward to the end of summer, but this sweet and spicy smelling apple pie playdough recipe had me looking...

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Pirate Themed Playdough Kit

Pirate Themed Playdough Kit

Playdough kits: I'm addicted to making them and the kids are addicted to playing with them.  For an upcoming family trip to the beach, I decided to surprise the kiddos with an ocean themed playdough and a bounty of pirate themed items to play with during the visit....

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Free Apple Playdough Mats

Free Apple Playdough Mats

Activity for ages 2 to 5. We love playdough recipes and activities! With fall just around the corner, it's the perfect time to whip up a batch of oh-so-yummy green apple playdough and get some hands-on number practice. These free apple playdough mats are a perfect...

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Ice Cream Playdough Recipe

Ice Cream Playdough Recipe

Ice cream playdough recipe for ages 3 to 6. This simple, two-ingredient ice cream playdough recipe looks and smells good enough to eat. Well, guess what?  You can! My kiddos have never been more excited to get their hands on the dough as they were this homemade...

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