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Colorful Rainbow Scavenger Hunt with Printable Clues

Click here to read Colorful Rainbow Scavenger Hunt with Printable Clues on Hands On As We Grow® We love scavenger hunts! I took this one a step further than we usually do and made it a rainbow scavenger hunt with clues! It’s getting to be spring, which means rainbows! They’re so cheerful and happy. Plus, […]

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Interactive Musical Storytelling Activity for Busy Indoor Fun

Click here to read Interactive Musical Storytelling Activity for Busy Indoor Fun on Hands On As We Grow® Keep your kids busy and active indoors with a fun musical storytelling activity from Amber! I like to have a few simple activities in my back pocket for when my kids are feeling busy and loud, but […]

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Toddler Friendly Peel and Stick Tape Art

Click here to read Toddler Friendly Peel and Stick Tape Art on Hands On As We Grow® We love playing with tape! Prepare to have plenty of fun with this super simple peel and stick tape art from Alisha! Fine motor development and artistic expression are essential skills needed for writing development and this activity […]

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Valentine’s Day Sight Word Hearts for Early Readers

Click here to read Valentine’s Day Sight Word Hearts for Early Readers on Hands On As We Grow® Work on Valentine’s Day sight words with a sweetheart reading activity, from Julie, that’s perfect for early readers and kindergarteners! My son is getting into beginning reading and sight words. As we start his reading journey, I […]

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Try Our Eric Carle Art Challenge with Your Kids

Click here to read Try Our Eric Carle Art Challenge with Your Kids on Hands On As We Grow® Build your own Very Hungry Caterpillar out of tangrams with a fun Eric Carle art challenge from Julie! Then, snuggle up and read your very favorite Eric Carle books together. My son and I love creating […]

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6 Activities to Cure “I’m Bored” with Goldfish Crackers

Click here to read 6 Activities to Cure “I’m Bored” with Goldfish Crackers on Hands On As We Grow® Cure those boredom blues with 6 activities you can do with Goldfish crackers – a total pantry staple! “I’m bored.” “Mom…this is boring.” These have become common phrases lately in our home. I’m welcoming them because […]

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Simple No Prep Customizable DIY Abacus For Toddlers

Click here to read Simple No Prep Customizable DIY Abacus For Toddlers on Hands On As We Grow® Work on counting skills with a super simple activity that’s perfect for toddlers! Make Lisa’s DIY abacus for toddlers with items you already have at your house. Counting is such a fundamental skill for kids to learn. […]

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Cookie Cutter Painting for Valentine’s Day

Click here to read Cookie Cutter Painting for Valentine’s Day on Hands On As We Grow® A simple way to get creative for Valentine’s Day, especially great for toddlers, is with a heart shaped cookie cutter painting activity! I love finding new ways to paint, especially for the holidays. Using cookie cutters is such a […]

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Stamped Heart Valentine’s Day Pipe Cleaner Craft

Click here to read Stamped Heart Valentine’s Day Pipe Cleaner Craft on Hands On As We Grow® Make your own stamps out of pipe cleaners for a stamped heart Valentine’s Day craft from Brigitte! It’s already almost Valentine’s Day! Valentine’s Day seems to just require all of the crafts. And I’m 100% okay with that. […]

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Make Your Own Melting Snowman for a Funny Winter Craft for Kids

Click here to read Make Your Own Melting Snowman for a Funny Winter Craft for Kids on Hands On As We Grow® Your kids will love this funny melting snowman with a funny take on a traditional winter craft activity from our Member of the Month, Jen. Did you know that you don’t have to be […]

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15 Easy & Fun Learning Activities for Toddlers at Home

Click here to read 15 Easy & Fun Learning Activities for Toddlers at Home on Hands On As We Grow® Teaching your toddler at home is as easy as 1, 2, 3 or A, B, C! Learning activities for toddlers are super simple to DIY with these 15 easy activity ideas. Working with your toddler on […]

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Upper & Lowercase Letters Heart Matching Activity for Preschoolers

Click here to read Upper & Lowercase Letters Heart Matching Activity for Preschoolers on Hands On As We Grow® Try this fun heart matching activity to teach the difference between uppercase and lowercase letters! I had no idea what Henry knew at this point when it came to upper and lowercase letters. He could recognize […]

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How to Make Your Own DIY Preschool Reading Activity with Magnet Blocks

Click here to read How to Make Your Own DIY Preschool Reading Activity with Magnet Blocks on Hands On As We Grow® Turn your magnet blocks into a fun and easy preschool reading activity with this idea from Julie! My kids love their magnet blocks. I’m constantly looking for new ways to use this toy […]

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Snazzy & Simple Snowflake Symmetry for Kids

Click here to read Snazzy & Simple Snowflake Symmetry for Kids on Hands On As We Grow® Snowflake symmetry is an amazing math learning opportunity for preschoolers when we’re stuck indoors during the cold winter months from Sarah at How Wee Learn! The snow is coming our way. We had some big, fluffy flurries in […]

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