1. Tin Foil River Outdoor Water Play

    One of the very first things I pinned on Pinterest was a tin foil river. I have often wondered if this activity would actually be worth it. Does this actually…

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  2. How to Build a Changeable Water Wall

    This fun DIY water toy can be built and re-built again! After building a wall with tubes and funnels for playing with rice, the boys and I wanted to build…

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  3. Dinosaur Activity for Kids - Ice Eggs Excavation

    Excavate dinosaurs from ice eggs! We did this fun dinosaur activity to help use up some of the boys' restless energy the week before baby sister was born, and…

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  4. Sand Box Play on a Budget

    I must confess, I have a love/hate relationship with sand boxes. My boys LOVE to dig. It's one of the main things that they want to do outside, and they…

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  5. Homemade Moon Sand

    Moon sand is fun, but it's much cheaper to make your own, especially if you want a lot. This is a fun sensory play material that you can put together…

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  6. Playdough Bugs

    Last week, we had a great time creating playdough bugs! I put out playdough (I had fun making spring colors!), pipe cleaners cut into segments, toothpicks, straws cut into segments,…

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  7. Build a PVC Pipe Play Tent/Fort

    PVC pipe is a great material for building a play tent or fort for kids! After we had fun playing with our marble run for a while, we recycled the…

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  8. Toddler Craft: Construction Paper Bird's Nest

    Even toddlers can enjoy this bird's nest craft! The middle two boys are studying birds this semester with Exploring Creation with Zoology Vol. 1 from Apologia's Young Explorers series (Amazon…

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  9. Sensory Play with a Funnels and Tubes Pegboard

    Vinyl tubing, funnels, and a pegboard make a GREAT sensory play station! Owen (4.5) and Jonathan (2) adore any type of sensory play. Pouring, scooping, digging - they love it…

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  10. Three Ingredient Snow Dough

    Late January and early February always feel like the blah part of winter, I think, and that has definitely been true this year! After a stomach bug and a head…

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