1. Our Own Toy Story...

    It was a quiet afternoon. The toys had settled in for a little art time... Things were going well until Woody got a glimpse of his portrait. "Why did you…

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  2. Make a Puzzle Countdown Calendar

    Gresham is turning 4 next Sunday!! He is so excited. He wants to have a dinosaur birthday party. I told him a little over a week ago that his birthday…

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  3. ABC Poster: Fun with Cutting and Gluing!

    Yesterday, I needed something constructive for Gresham to do with scissors. He LOVES to cut. And glue. We had some magazines lying around, so we decided to cut out alphabet…

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  4. Making a Story with Digital Photos

    One thing that my boys enjoy doing (and that we really should do more often) is using their toys to make a story. We pose the toys and take pictures…

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  5. Make Your Own "Brown Bear, Brown Bear" Book

    Today's idea is courtesy of a college professor who really impacted my development as a teacher, Dr. Jimmie Russell. Dr. Russell taught future teachers at OBU until she lost her…

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  6. Homemade Silly Putty

    We got this recipe for homemade silly putty from Kids Activities Blog. What a great idea! This stuff is stretchy, squishy fun that leaves no residue behind. Here's how to…

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  7. Easy Puzzle Craft

    Here is another great preschool idea from the September 2010 edition of Family Fun Magazine! Tape seven craft sticks together with masking tape. (Or however many you want!) Flip over…

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  8. Milk Jug Ball Game

    We made this fun "ball catcher" out of an empty plastic milk jug today. This is a simple idea - just cut the bottom off a milk jug! I can't…

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  9. Marshmallow Catapult

    This weekend, we did a fun project from the May 2010 issue of Family Fun magazine - a marshmallow catapult! Actually, we didn't have any marshmallows, so we have been…

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  10. Game with LEGO Bricks: Timed Building

    I don't know what your kids are like, but mine sometimes struggle with getting out bunches of toys and then not doing anything with them except acting wild. I have…

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