1. Cereal Box Name Project for Preschoolers

    This name project was so simple, but it was Owen's favorite out of everything we've done recently!  He has been becoming increasingly aware of letters that he knows on books…

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  2. Indoor "Texas" Snowballs

    Well, we've made it to the point of the Christmas season where we are so close to the big day that the boys are completely wound up, and yet we…

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  3. Salt Dough Christmas Ornaments

    In all the years that I've had children, we've never done salt dough ornaments at Christmas!  Well, last week I decided to give it a try.  The boys really enjoyed…

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  4. Easy DIY Christmas Candle Jars

    These Christmas Candle Jars are a great homemade gift that kids can make and give! The boys enjoyed making fall candle jars, and I bought a couple of extra jars…

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  5. Pattern Block Snowflakes

    Back in the fall, we made art with construction paper shapes made from tracing pattern blocks.  It was a lot of fun, and I was very happy with how our…

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  6. Turn Catalogs into a Christmas Collage

    We can tell it's the Christmas season, because lately our mailbox has been looking like this: Before taking a pile out to the recycle bin, I had the idea of…

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  7. F is for Fish Preschool Unit

    A few weeks ago, Owen learned that F is for fish is his preschool time.  (In fact, I was trying to remember when exactly we did this fish unit, and…

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  8. Make a Thanksgiving Book

    Here is something to do with little ones to keep them busy during the holiday week! I made these Thanksgiving books with Gresham (6) and Owen (3) last week over…

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  9. Thanksgiving Creations with Duplo Legos

    Keep the little people at your Thanksgiving celebration busy with some Duplo building ideas! (We also have a some ideas for "big boy" Legos here!) Aidan and Gresham designed an…

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  10. Pine Cone Turkeys

    Owen and I made some pine cone turkeys for our table this Thanksgiving!  My mom still has a pine cone turkey that I made in elementary school, so it was…

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