Everything Early Childhood {Week 8}

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Happy Wednesday! It's time for bloggers to link up their early childhood ideas. Loved the ideas shared last week! What is Everything Early Childhood? Each Wednesday, I'm asking kid bloggers to link up early childhood learning and play ideas here. I will feature the most-clicked posts as well as ones that were my favorite. Before linking up, here are a few guidelines: only link up activities for early childhood (baby, toddler, preschool) you may link up to 3 posts each week try to … [Read more...]

4th of July Sensory Bottle

4th of July Sensory Bottle

I can't believe it's the last day in June and I haven't shared our sensory bottle of the month yet! Today, I'm sharing our 4th of July sensory bottle. Not only does this look patriotic, but this bottle is a great way to teach about density! Here's what I used in the bottle: 1 plastic Voss water bottle (found at Walgreens, gas stations, and TJ Maxx) 1/2 cup of corn syrup (with blue food coloring) 1/2 cup of vegetable oil 1/2 cup of red lamp oil (found at Michaels) glue to seal … [Read more...]

Fun in the Sun Summer Activities

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Disclosure: This post is sponsored by JELL-O brand. As always, I only share products that I love and all opinions expressed are my own. Compensation was provided by JELL-O brand via Mode Media. I'm so excited to share some really Fun in the Sun activities! My kids love to spend time in the sunshine, so we planned some fun activities to enjoy together outdoors! A couple weeks ago I shared our ideas for a Fun in the Sun picnic. Today, I'm sharing all about our fun morning in the sun! (I'm also … [Read more...]

Friday Favorites – End of June

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How is it already the end of June?! This month just flew by! I am a huge fan of summer and I wish it would last longer. We live in the Midwest, so it's very cold and snowy for a good part of the year. When spring and summer get here, we are always outdoors. The kids love doing anything outside! Here are some of my favorite moments from the past two weeks... Dating my husband is one of my FAVORITES. He is my rock and my best friend. We haven't been going on too many dates since Lincoln … [Read more...]

Pigeon Activities Inspired by Mo Willems’ Books

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Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. See my disclosure for more details.  We had the best time with this week's book themed day. We didn't choose just 1 book, but we focused on all the books in the Pigeon series written by Mo Willems. If you haven't read these books before, you have to read them ASAP! They are so great to read to children because they are silly and fun. Earlier this week, we spent a whole day with Pigeon activities inspired by Mo Willem's books. In the morning, … [Read more...]

Everything Early Childhood {Week 7}

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Welcome to the Early Childhood link up! Looks like y'all are having a great summer. I love reading your posts and seeing what you're up to! What is Everything Early Childhood? Each Wednesday, I'm asking kid bloggers to link up early childhood learning and play ideas here. I will feature the most-clicked posts as well as ones that were my favorite. Before linking up, here are a few guidelines: only link up activities for early childhood (baby, toddler, preschool) you may link up to 3 … [Read more...]

7 Activities We Do Every Day to Prepare for Kindergarten

7 Activities We Do to Prepare for Kindergarten

Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. See my disclosure policy for details. My oldest son will be in Kindergarten when the new school year starts. We've decided to do a dual enrollment, which means he will go to Kindergarten in the morning and then we will homeschool in the afternoon. This summer I'm trying to prepare him for Kindergarten. We aren't doing anything too extensive, but these activities will keep his skills sharp. Most days, when my 10 month old and 3 year old … [Read more...]

9 Reasons to Dress Up Every Day!

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Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Costume Express. As always, I only share products that I love and I think you will love! All opinions expressed are my own.  If you come over to our house on any given day, you will most likely see my children dressed up in costumes. Hardly a day goes by when they have not dumped out the costume bin and put on multiple costumes. They LOVE to wear costumes! As a mom, I simply love watching them use their imagination to play, explore, and create memories … [Read more...]

Everything Early Childhood {Week 6}

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It's Wednesday...which means it's time for the Early Childhood link up! I loved pinning and reading through last week's posts. Can't wait to see what are linked up today! What is Everything Early Childhood? Each Wednesday, I'm asking kid bloggers to link up early childhood learning and play ideas here. I will feature the most-clicked posts as well as ones that were my favorite. Before linking up, here are a few guidelines: only link up activities for early childhood (baby, toddler, … [Read more...]

Dragons Love Tacos Book Activities

Dragons Love Tacos

Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Please see my disclosure for more information. Today I'm excited to share with you some really fun activities for one of our favorite books, Dragons Love Tacos. I got this book for Troy earlier this spring and the boys and I have enjoyed reading it many times. I've been wanting to do book themed days throughout the summer, so I decided to start with this book. This book is all about dragons and their love for tacos. However, the dragons do … [Read more...]