ABC · crafts · fine motor · sensory

light table 

We are LOVING our diy light table. There is just something about the light quality. For this activity, I put a bit of paint in a ziploc bag and duct taped it shut. That’s it. The kids loved these things! We used them on and off all day.  Some of our favorite ways to use… Continue reading light table 

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crafts · fine motor · process art

basket weaving 

So on second thought, using our laundry basket during potty training week may not have been my smartest mama move but we’ll make due. And this one was worth it. Jackson LOVED this. One of our neighbors wandered over and it became a collaboration as she incorporated a completely different weave pattern.  Great fine motor… Continue reading basket weaving 

crafts · fine motor · process art · science · sensory

fizzy chalk ice

A sweet summer activity! There are a bunch of different ways to do this (just google/pinterest “chalk ice” or “chalk paint”). This is our version.  I LOVE the colors of our chalk so I decided to use that instead of food coloring or liquid watercolors. I grated chalk and put it in muffin tins. You… Continue reading fizzy chalk ice

crafts · fine motor

stringing 

I put together a quick invitation to play for the boys this morning, stringing pasta onto yarn. Jackson really got into it… stringing, making patterns, counting, switching between yarn.  Lucas worked hard on the process for a bit. He especially loved hanging the yarn over the side of the table and watching the pasta slide… Continue reading stringing