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Snow Crazy Sensory Bin!

As the old song goes, Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow! But, if it just won’t snow, follow these simple instructions for creating an awesome (and warmer) winter-themed sensory bin, complete with [...]

  • Sensory bin materials

Snow Crazy Sensory Bin!

As the old song goes, Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow! But, if it just won’t snow, follow these simple instructions for creating an awesome (and warmer) winter-themed sensory bin, complete with [...]

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5 Fun and Teachable Tub Time Activities!

This winter, warm up your kids’ bodies AND their brains with a mad science bath, complete with beakers, test tubes, funnels, and more from Learning Resources’ Primary Science Deluxe Lab Set. These hands-on activities will [...]

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DIY Craft Dough Penguins!

From here to Antarctica, penguins capture the hearts of many. With their irresistible waddle to formal attire, they are undoubtedly entertaining to observe and explore. There are 18 species of penguins, each with its own [...]

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DIY Polar Bear Blubber Glove!

The average winter temperature in the Arctic is -30° Fahrenheit. During the short summer months, temperatures usually hover around 37° to 40°. Seems freezing most, but it’s home sweet home to the Polar bear species. [...]

New Year’s Eve Confetti Cannon!

A New Year’s Eve celebration isn’t complete without confetti! This easy-to-engineer confetti cannon is sure to make your countdown one to remember. Applying some simple physics principles, this project gets kids thinking about what air [...]

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10 Fun Indoor Activities for Kids!

We had our first snow day today! My boys are always so excited by the first snow of the winter. As soon as they woke up, we bundled up in our snow gear and went [...]

SMART Toy Reviews by Real Moms!

In a rush to fulfill holiday wish lists for family and friends, it can be challenging to find just the right gift for everyone on your list. Especially when it comes to gifting for kids, [...]

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Holiday Sensory Baggies!

Sensory objects are toys or activities that are designed to help engage a child’s attention both cognitively and physically. By stimulating one or more of the five senses, sensory objects/learning tools may help raise interest [...]