Category Archives: Arts, Crafts, and Games

Sensory Development, Fine Motor Skills, and Gross Motor Skills

DIY Stained Popsicle Sticks with Food Coloring

My daughter wanted to make something for her friends at school.  We recently found out some of her friends are moving away and will not return to school in the fall.  Also, we wanted to finish this school  year in … Continue reading

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Fun Ways to Play with Foil

We began today like any other day… dropped off sister at school  and came home for breakfast.  When he was done, he asked if we could do something fun. Oh, sure! I let him color and cut foil.  I thought … Continue reading

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Child Activated Play

In the past, I often got frustrated when my son couldn’t sit down to do his work.  I decided to choose my battles with my son when it comes to learning styles.  Maybe he just need more time to mature. … Continue reading

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20 Spring Time Activities for Young Children

This is my collection of activities for Spring.  I always believed Spring is the time for new beginning or a fresh start.  It lifts my sprite when I think about fresh showers, rainbows, butterflies, ladybugs, green meadows, duck pond, spring … Continue reading

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Back to Basics: DIY Sensory Play Recipes

Back to Basics Sensory play can be a wonderful tool for young children to explore  their senses in a fun way.  It motivates young children to use  their fine motor skills,  helps with hand-eye coordination and visual processing. There are … Continue reading

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DIY Budget Friendly Dolls for Girls and Boys

    This DIY Toy  project has stretched out my imagination but, this gives me great  joy in knowing  that I am a part of a positive movement to bring back  creative play time for kids. I realized, if I … Continue reading

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DIY Stained Clothespins with Food Coloring

I am so happy!  I can finally conclude my  search for this DIY project! This idea came to me when I was  watching my kids play with colored pasta in ” rainbow snow” sensory activity.  You can see it here.  … Continue reading

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