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More ABC’S in Food and Nature

For pancakes:   Plastic container squeeze bottle (like mustard and ketchup) Pancake batter, and griddle After you cook the pancake on one side turn it over. Using the squeeze bottle filled with a favorite flavor icing or topping print your child’s … Continue reading

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Make a pie plate tambourine

1 foil or tin pie plate 6-8 flattened bottle caps…metal String Ice pick Adult help is needed to use the ice pick to punch the holes where they are going to hand from the pie plate. Punch one hole in … Continue reading

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Outdoor Painting

This is one of my favorite activities with toddlers and Preschoolers.  It is so easy and they just love it.  Supplies needed: Small foam paint brush (disposable type) or a real small brush you don’t care about. A small bucket … Continue reading

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Take apart old machines

Curiosity and creativity go hand in hand. Children have a head full of questions to ask.  This “on hands” activity will delight them and keep them busy and learning in the process. Supplies needed: Hammer, screwdriver, plier Newspaper Small appliance or … Continue reading

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Shine Copper Shine

If you have any copper in your house, getting it shined up is a big job.  Children love it so put them to work. Supplies needed: 5 Tablespoons of salt 1/2 cup of vinegar 1 slotted spoon Copper pennies,bowls, pitchers, … Continue reading

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More ABC’s while you drive

Supplies needed: Assorted magnetic-backed letters, numbers, shapes,and toys A stainless steel cookie sheet or cake pan with a lid Bag to keep them in As you drive along let you child make words or pictures with the magnetic pieces.  Some … Continue reading

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An interview with a family member

If you are going on vacation or have a family member living close by, take time to let your child inview them to learn and preserve the family history. Supplies needed: a tape recorder or video camera empty cassette tape … Continue reading

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