How to Color rice using Acrylic paint

Rice is a great sensory material for sensory bins and sensory play. With just a few materials and 20 minutes, you can go from plain rice to having colored rice using acrylic paint to playing! Playing with colored rice feels very different than playing with colored chickpeas or even beans, yet they absorb and reflect …

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Must-Have Art Supplies for One Year Old This Year

One-year-old toddlers love to explore, and art is a great opportunity to do so. If you are looking for safe, non-toxic, and messy art supplies for one Year Old, read on, as I have some great ideas for you. As an art, sensory, and toddler teacher, I know a few things about one-year-olds making art. …

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Dollar Tree Homeschool Supplies for Toddlers on a Budget

If you’re homeschooling a toddler on a tight budget, the Dollar Tree is about to become your new best friend. You won’t believe the amount of affordable homeschool supplies and learning resources you can score for just a buck each. Come shop with me on this homeschool haul video to learn about some of my …

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25+ Exciting Summer Activities for Preschoolers to Keep Them Busy

From splashing in water play to embarking on nature scavenger hunts and creating some cool sensory bins, these ideas are perfect for keeping little ones entertained and engaged all summer! We’ve curated 50 simple yet exhilarating Summer Activities for Preschoolers and toddlers guaranteed to make this season unforgettable.  But here is a secret: I have …

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Easy Mother’s Day toddler art

looking for an easy Mother’s Day toddler art activity toddlers can do? Spring is here and with that lots of flowers are blooming! Let’s create a fun art & crafts flower collage activity today. This is a great Mother’s Day craft! Let’s go for a walk and collect some flowers. Then head home to create …

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Easy fix when playdough is too sticky

Love the idea of making playdough but hate that when you try a homemade playdough recipe and then it is too sticky. I tried hundreds of recipes and finally figured out how you can fix any type of homemade playdough recipe and make it less sticky! Playdough is one of the best ways to keep …

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Nature playdough Recipe using Real Flowers

spring playdough

It’s time to welcome spring with a new nature playdough recipe! Here is the easiest spring playdough recipe you can make at home or at school to welcome this new season. For a printable copy of this spring playdough recipe, scroll to the bottom of the post. Supplies: What Flowers to use? For this nature …

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The Best Glitter Valentine’s Day Sensory Bottle

Sensory bottles are a great sensory activity for babies and a calming tool for toddlers and kids. Make this Valentine’s Day bottle to celebrate Valentine’s Day When using sensory bottles, like this Valentine’s Day Sensory Bottle, it’s essential to ensure that the materials inside are safe and age-appropriate for your baby. Always supervise playtime and …

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Valentine’s Day sensory bin using Colored Rice

Looking to make an easy sensory bin to celebrate Valentine’s Day? Try this colored rice recipe using paint and play all month long. I love to add this to my IKEA sensory table and leave it there all month long for my toddler to enjoy. It is also a favorite sensory recipe in my sensory …

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