Pumpkin Sensory Balls

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This is a super-easy activity to do with your little ones, and great for strengthening little hands and of course fun sensory play! Start with two orange balloons: I used two to make sure it is nice and strong (also if one breaks you have a spare. I put one balloon inside the other one: … Continue reading Pumpkin Sensory Balls

Montessori Inspired Autumn Leaf Pinning Tree

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Once a month we are part of a Montessori Educational co-op - This month my friend used a wooden tree from Hobby Lobby and had the children do leaf pinning work with leaves glued to clothespins. I couldn't find one at my local Hobby Lobby, so decided to make my own. It turned out more … Continue reading Montessori Inspired Autumn Leaf Pinning Tree

Pumpkin Fall-Themed Mosaics

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Autumn is one of my favorite seasons, with the weather becoming crisp and cozy and everything starts having a holiday theme. I was inspired to make this fun little pumpkin activity by an Instagram post (forget the author, sorry!). First I printed up a great pumpkin outline from http://www.donteatthepaste.com - I liked the simple structure, perfect … Continue reading Pumpkin Fall-Themed Mosaics

*Nature Fossils* w/Autumn Scented Playdough – RECIPE INCLUDED!

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I love the smells of fall. I also love spices and warm baked goods. My preschooler loves play dough and I make her a fair amount on a frequent basis. I started with this wonderful recipe I found at Domestic Superhero  - I absolutely LOVE this recipe and it turns out amazing EVERY time! I made … Continue reading *Nature Fossils* w/Autumn Scented Playdough – RECIPE INCLUDED!

Leaf Hairstyles – Fall Preschool Activity

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Fall is one of my favorite times of year - I love the colors and the crisp weather and all the yummy scents and tastes. Now that the weather isn't as hot, it's easier to take walks with my girls and it's fun to pick up random leaves, flowers grasses and seed pods. My preschooler … Continue reading Leaf Hairstyles – Fall Preschool Activity