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Interactive Learning Wall for Kids: Snowman

This is a great activity board for teaching children about shapes (rectangle, circles, triangle, square) sizes (biggest circle, smallest circle) colors (choose colors for the buttons, hat, and arms that you think the children need to learn) counting (3 buttons) emotions (turn mouth upside down to make a sad snowman) Materials:
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Freebie Friday: Snowflake Gross Motor Learning

So this past week, I saw two similar activities that I really LOVED. The first one is from Roots of Simplicity. She created a great gross motor reading activity by writing words on snowflakes and taping them to the ground (check out her post for details). Then, Emma at Mummy Mummy Mum linked up a very…
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Snowed In Fun: Indoor Snowball Fight

Jonah has been asking since October to have a snowball fight. He wants to go sledding, build a snowman, go ice skating, and above all: have a snowball fight. The problem is, we haven’t had much snow this year. In November, we were able to go outside and enjoy a light dusting; other than that,…
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Layered Foam Snowflakes

If you read last week’s Snow Scene post, then you remember I got a big bag of winter related foam shapes at a yard sale for $1.  We have made many fun kids crafts for my small investment.  Today, I will share how we made these layered foam snowflakes. Supplies you will need: Foam snowflakes Glue…
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Snow Scene with Shredded Paper

The snowman theme continues.  Today, I will show you how to make more snowmen using items I picked up for $1.  You are probably thinking that I got all my supplies at the dollar store.  Well, you’re wrong. I only got one of the items at the dollar store.  This summer, while visiting yard sales,…
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We’re Building Snowmen Over Here!

We have been building SNOWMEN! OK, so they haven’t been real ones, but whatever. We’ll take what we can get… It doesn’t snow here in the bay! Yet again, I was inspired by an activity that was linked up at my Thrifty Thursday Linky Party. Jessica over at  Preserving Life’s Memories shared this adorable Felt…
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Glitter Snowflakes

You all know my love of glitter and the dollar store.  Well, this kids Christmas activity combines both of those things.  With just a few simple and inexpensive supplies, you can make some gorgeous holiday decor to brighten up your place. Supplies you will need: Packing foam snowflakes from dollar store Glitter Glue, cup, and…
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Making Snowman Pops

It’s become a necessity to take treats to your child’s class on his or her birthday, so today was my turn. Troy is not a cake or cupcake child. He loves the idea, proceeds to eat the icing, then says “Mommy, I don’t like this” and throws the rest away. It makes me cringe every…
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Winter Craft: Sock Snowman

*This craft is suitable for ages 2 and up. Just increase or decrease assistance depending on age. Materials: 1 plain white adult sport sock about 12 inches long old newspaper sheets piece of white string (about 10 inches long) 1 short adult sock of any color (except white) for hat 2 large googly eyes (1/2…
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And Winter Marches on…

Snow can wait, I forgot my mittens. Wipe my nose. Get my new boots on I get a little warm in my heart When I think of winter I put my hand in my father’s glove. I just came in from taking my dog for a five minute walk around the neighborhood.  But it took…
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