Summer Sensory Baskets for Infants and Toddlers

Young toddlers are interested in the world around them.  There are so many new things to experience!  A great way to allow your child to develop her senses is to spend a lot of time outdoors — and to let her to touch things!  So often we say, “Don’t touch that!” “Put that down!” If […]

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6+ Activities for Toddlers in 1 Toolbox!

The other day, my husband was putting together L’s new chair in the living room.  L, of course, wanted to take part.  She busied herself finding all of the screws and putting them in the holes, constantly getting in the way of my husband and causing him a lot of frustration!  I immediately knew she […]

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Activities for Toddlers in the Kitchen – Unloading the Dishwasher

There are certain things that adults consider to be tedious chores that have to be completed each day.  One of these in our house is unloading the dishwasher.  I do it every day after breakfast.  Lately, L has been helping.  I didn’t force her to do this, or even suggest it.  She just sees herself […]

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