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Remember these #Sesamestreet fellas? If you have an #infant get #fingerpuppets and wiggle them left to right to see if they can visually track them with their eyes. 19 more words

Speech & Language Development

Stick Buddies

There lies under the old oak
Rotting in our front yard
A pile of small twigs
I wouldn’t move for the world.


Practice Measuring with Rice

This is one of those activities I love:  easy to set up, great for learning, and free.

That’s a hard-to-beat combination.  :)

Anyway, while busy in the kitchen/laundry room, I set this up for my girls and was amazed at how involved they became.  160 more words

Activities For Kids

Playing Eskimos

It’s mid-winter and the weather is cold, especially at night. Unfortunately we get quite cold with lots of wind, which brings down the apparent temperature, but it doesn’t often snow :( 354 more words


Harold and the Purple Crayon

“Harold and the purple crayon” is one of those books that was given a “second chance”.  When Hannah was younger, I borrowed this book but she didn’t quite take a fancy to it.   156 more words


Below by Nina Crews

The use of photographs in picture books is usually limited to non-fiction and ‘word books’ for children — and for good reason, since using pictures of real people as the characters in a book can end up looking somewhat cheesy. 249 more words

Children's Books