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Tree Bark Rubbings: Such a simple and interactive outdoor activity for toddlers and preschoolers!

It's Day 4 of our 31 Days of Outdoor Activities for Toddlers! Today we experimented with creating Outdoor Tree Bark Rubbings in our backyard

ALL NATURAL LEAF THREADING ACTIVITY for kids - engage with Nature, get creative…

Kids can engage with Nature, get creative and develop their motor skills with this all natural leaf threading activity.

This simple preschool activity brings to life P.D. Eastman’s beloved book, The Best Nest, as your child reads the book, searches for nest building material and then creates his or her own nest. It’s a fun hands-on learning experience that your child will love!

This simple preschool activity brings to life P. Eastman’s beloved book, The Best Nest, as your child reads the book, searches for nest building material and then creates his or her own nest. It’s a fun hands-on learning experience that your child will

Learn one phrase that will help you build problem solving skills in kids this school year. If your child says,

Learn one phrase that will help you build problem solving skills in kids this school year. If your child says,

9 Pretend Play Ideas Inspired by Nature

Kids love imaginative play and always seem to be naturally drawn to it. With the weather warming up, why not encourage some outdoor fun with these 9 pretend play ideas inspired by nature!

This would be perfect for learning the alphabet. For each new letter, an animal could be made with handprints. This would be great for memorization.

Fun preschool art activities, A to E hand print alphabet arts for Kindergarten kids, kids hand painting ideas, hand printed arts for preschool kids

Invitation to create a fairy garden with golden dough, glass gems, driftwood and fairies!:

LE PLAT Invitation to create a fairy garden with golden dough, glass gems, driftwood and fairies!

GALAXY DOUGH is super smooth, ultra sparkly, & really stretchy. This no cook recipe takes seconds to make & is so FUN!

GALAXY DOUGH: a super smooth, ultra sparkly, & really stretchy play material for kids. This no cook recipe takes seconds to make & is so FUN! My kids played for hours!

Last week, we had a great time creating playdough bugs! I put out playdough (I had fun making spring colors!), pipe cleaners cut into segments, toothpicks, straws cut into segments, and googly eyes. The boys got right to work making bugs and caterpillars! This one is Gresham’s spider.  He asked for a whole white pipe …

STEM--Play Dough Bugs - Make several colors of play dough and put out some loose parts for building bugs.

Play Dough Creation Station: A super simple play prompt that will keep your child entertained

Play Dough Creation Station *Super simple play prompt that will keep your child entertained. I don't think to add buttons, pipe cleaners, beads and such