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Easy To Hold Sponge Shapes and Stamps

The Younger was getting frustrated when we would do activities with stamping or sponge painting. It was hard for her little fingers to grasp onto the stamps, and a lot times she would drop the sponges into the paints or wasn’t able to control them to paint how she wanted to on the paper. She…
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Making Flowers with Scrubbing Sponges

Spring is upon us, and we are scheduled for a few days of rain in my Northern California town. My girls like the rain, because they know that it helps flowers to grow, and they LOVE flowers. Today we will be making flowers using paint and scrubbing sponges. Supplies you will need: Paint Scrubbing sponges…
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Painting with Cups

Today we played with cups again (hence the title of my post, no?). I wanted to do something that she could really get into, and mess is usually best! I got all the supplies together, and I decided we’d learn about size and the relationships of size difference. I set everything up, and after I…
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Toddler Painting Activity

Today, I was pressed for time between the gym and work. I decided to set up some painting for The Younger, because she seems to be happiest when she’s painting, and this falls into the category of one of my favorite activities for toddlers. I set up everything we needed, which only took about 2…
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Painting fun!

I’ll admit it. I’ve been scared. Very scared of painting. The mess. The clothing. The mess. The furniture. The mess. Did I mention the mess? Call me paranoid. Yes, I am. BUT, it went much better than I expected. And when it is literally FREEZING outside for like 5 days straight, desperate times call for…
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Saturday painting!!!

Miss Haven wanted to repaint her room and get it all pretty before visitors start coming to see her. We picked out some paint at Home Depot and dedicated our Saturday to doing her room. First thing to do was to get rid of the dark purple on the wall. This took 3 coats of…
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The Canvas

I’m no artist, and I won’t pretend to be, but the beauty of kids rooms is that it’s okay for things to look like a small child did them! In fact, I was going for that look with the style I opted for. It’s not perfect, but I love how it turned out and I’m…
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Paint with Water

Mommy bought me these really great mess free books that I use a paint brush and water to paint on. The pages have different color stripes and dots on them and when I paint them with water they blend together to make lots of colors. Mommy loves them because she can trust me and not…
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