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Easy Low Prep Preschool Race to Practice Color Words

Click here to read Easy Low Prep Preschool Race to Practice Color Words on Hands On As We Grow® This simple, low-prep literacy activity from Erin gets kids racing to practice color words! My daughter has declared that her favorite color is coral. Sadly, that word is not among the kindergarten sight word lists. Unless, […]

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Rainbow Window Art for Kids to Make That’s Gorgeous!

Click here to read Rainbow Window Art for Kids to Make That’s Gorgeous! on Hands On As We Grow® Check out absolutely gorgeous rainbow window art from Erica of What Do We Do All Day? You’ll love this fun art project for kids to make! As a mom of two rowdy boys, I am all about […]

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20+ Activities to Start Learning Letters

Click here to read 20+ Activities to Start Learning Letters on Hands On As We Grow® Dig into early literacy skills for your toddler or preschoolers with 20+ cool hands-on ways to start learning letters together! We’re on a quest to start reading, so we’re continuing with reviewing and learning letters right now. They have […]

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33 St. Patrick’s Day Crafts for Kids that Boost Fine Motor Skills

Click here to read 33 St. Patrick’s Day Crafts for Kids that Boost Fine Motor Skills on Hands On As We Grow® Brigitte loves these 33 fun St. Patrick’s Day crafts for kids that also boost fine motor skills! Spring is almost here! Which means all the St. Patrick’s Day crafts for kids are on tap […]

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Learn to Spell Your Name & Make a Rainbow

Click here to read Learn to Spell Your Name & Make a Rainbow on Hands On As We Grow® Make a rainbow and learn to spell your name! This colorful literacy and letters activity is perfect for preschoolers! George has been learning to spell his name. And he’s getting so much better at it! This […]

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Super Silly Animal Sounds Activity for Toddler Language Skills

Click here to read Super Silly Animal Sounds Activity for Toddler Language Skills on Hands On As We Grow® Work on budding toddler language skills with a fun animal sounds activity from Julie! It’s simple to make and easy to play! My one-year-old is rapidly learning new words and language. So I’m all about finding […]

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Learn to Skip Count by 5 Using Nickels for Preschoolers

Click here to read Learn to Skip Count by 5 Using Nickels for Preschoolers on Hands On As We Grow® Teach your kids to skip count by 5 with nickels in this low-prep math activity using a common household item, from Erin. My five year-old recently announced that she wants a watch. Presumably, this is […]

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Super Simple Number Match Slap with Playing Cards

Click here to read Super Simple Number Match Slap with Playing Cards on Hands On As We Grow® Grab some playing cards for a lively game of number match slap! You’ll love this super hands-on way to work on number matching skills! I just realized the potential of playing cards and learning numbers. Duh! Super […]

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Sweet Candy Speech Activity for Toddlers!

Click here to read Sweet Candy Speech Activity for Toddlers! on Hands On As We Grow® Teach your toddler new words and concepts using sweet treats. Your toddler will love this candy speech activity idea from our Member of the Month, Rebecca. Rebecca, our Member of the Month, pulls double duty with activities. Not only […]

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Jumbo DIY Cardboard Puzzle Perfect for Toddlers and Babies

Click here to read Jumbo DIY Cardboard Puzzle Perfect for Toddlers and Babies on Hands On As We Grow® Does your baby or toddler love puzzles? Your child will love this DIY cardboard puzzle that grows with them from Julie! We love puzzles in our house. It’s such a fun way to work on problem […]

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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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