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5 Minute Camping Dramatic Play

Oh my goodness! We had SO much fun with this dramatic play.  It took me five minutes to set up.  I put the tent up, made a little fire, and put some sleeping bags in the tent. I made the logs out of rolled up brown paper, and the fire was just construction paper. We… Continue reading 5 Minute Camping Dramatic Play

The Educated Parent

5 AMAZING parenting tricks

I absolutely love how magical and exciting and fun it is to have toddlers in my home.  Both my boys bring me so much joy and light.  I love watching them grow and learn, but the weight of teaching a tiny human to be a good human is definitely overwhelming.  There are so many great… Continue reading 5 AMAZING parenting tricks

Imaginative Play · Learning Activities · Play Advice · Sensory Play · Small Manipulatives

Calling all firemen, policemen, garbagemen, and construction workers!

We LOVE community helping trucks and workers in our house!  There are so many easy activities that are fun and great ways to teach our kids about our communities.  This activity took 20 minutes to set up, and I really think most of you would already have everything in your homes.  Both my 3 year… Continue reading Calling all firemen, policemen, garbagemen, and construction workers!

Play Advice · Sensory Play · Small Manipulatives

How To Do Play Dough

Ask yourself the following (extremely very important) questions Do you want to have your children play creatively? Do you struggle with big messy activities? Do you wish an activity would keep your child’s attention for more than 5 minutes? Does play dough with your children intimidate you? If you answered yes to any of these… Continue reading How To Do Play Dough

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Top 5 Sanity Saver Toys

(This post contains affiliate links, at no extra cost to you. What that means is if you click and purchase something I will get a percentage of that sale. I participate in affiliate sales to help support my blog and to keep it running.) I feel like there are a few toys I like maybe… Continue reading Top 5 Sanity Saver Toys