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If you have an Easel but only thought it was for painting then think again! This Blog post shares some wonderful ideas on just how to get the most out of your easel. Sometimes Easels are overlooked in a toy …

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Sometimes the simplest ideas are the best ones. This walking obstacle course is filled with sensory objects. If you take a quick look around your house you are sure to find lot’s more ideas too. This would be a great …

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I love this idea from BusyBrissyMum. It is a fun interactive way to do some face painting. Use a glass door or thick plastic sheeting (available at hardware or craft stores) to create a fun (clean-able) face painting station. Watch …

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You are probably thinking why is this crazy lady already posting about Christmas? Well if you are planning on making a Recycled Craft then you need to start sending out the requests. Some of these projects need bottles, lids and …

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My Children and I had the enjoyment of reviewing this 3D coloring box from FrenchBazaar.com.au $24.95. You color each scene and stack them into the holder to create a dimensional set like an old-fashioned playhouse. Even though it was basically …

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Tongue Depressors or Large Craft/Popsicle Sticks Paints Stickers Full tutorial over on our Sister site CraftBits.com

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Tom Bedard (Love his creations) shares his experience with just what happens when you try to divide up a sand table.  What I love most about this article is it’s a simple idea to rejuvenate and old unused play area or …

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Bottle Tops are one of those things you should automatically be saving. Even if you don’t have a use for them at some point your school or child care center will put our a request for them. Wouldn’t it be …

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There are lots of color sorting Pompom ideas floating around the internet but I love this one as it reminds me of a Rainbow. Kids are going to love this colorful invitation.  Visit Learning4Kids.net for the tutorial

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Lessons Learnt Journal is a great resource for ideas that are tried and tested. Pauline shares her top 5 ideas for items to use for water play.  I remember when my kids were young letting them just hang out with …

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The colors alone catch your adult eye so imagine a child’s eye. These brightly colored top 5 activities are from Thrive360Living.com.  Colors are a great way to engage a young child and the ideas are simple (affordable) and amazingly …

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This tutorial on our sister site was created back when Chalk vinyl didn’t exist. I would suggest making this with the vinyl for more durability but if you want to keep the costs down then a place-mat and some paint …

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Check out this wonderful Kids Restaurant blog post by Katie Heap from Live Craft Eat.  The free printable menus are fun to use and encourage healthy eating whilst you play.…

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Childs Play Music shares this article on creating musical instruments with scrap metal. How perfect would these be for yard play? Not only do they resemble up-cycled or reclaimed art they are practical and imaginative. I don’t think I would …

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Our house has just had a run of well runny noses. Even though I would like for the kids to lay in bed and rest, it never happens. It doesn’t matter how sick my children are they still have a …

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