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Quaddler Approved! {Casdon Toy Dyson Vacuum Review}

When choosing toys for the quads, my favorites inspire imaginative play, problem solving, and creativity.  Consequently, I was pleased when they received a Dust, Sweep and Mop… 582 more words

Toddler Activity

What to Play? T'is the Season of...Silly Walks!

Silly December Walks

monkeys, dogs, cats, snakes, alligators, hawks, chickens, bunnies, ninjas, marshmallows, horses, giraffes, elephants, sharks, butterflies, otters, ants, spiders, gorillas, bumble bees, lions, octopi, snails, bugs, reindeer, pigs, fairies, dinosaurs, snowmen, penguins. 290 more words

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Make the Stars Shine

Top bread-stars with cheese-stars and make them shine. Make star sandwiches; build star towers; build a star town! 145 more words

Building Activities

How Do You Play With Your Food?

No matter the reason behind a child’s food aversion or picky eating, food-play is usually recommended as part of the solution. Most of us can remember being told to stop playing with our food when we were kids, but what were we actually doing way back then? 163 more words

Building Activities

Dream Kitchen

My sister’s daughters have a kitchen from Pottery Barn (you know, the play kitchens little ones have), and my parents mentioned that they want to get one for Penelope. 335 more words



I was playing pretend with the kids. There were knights and queens and dragons.
We were all getting into it. Suddenly, my oldest looks up and says, “We need a princess.” 34 more words

My Kids Say Weird Stuff

Broccoli Forest

Making a broccoli forest is a fun way to play with a variety of foods and textures (including veggies!) and pretend play is an important building block for development .  202 more words

Building Activities