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Mickey Mouse Marble Painting Craft for Kids

Mickey Mouse Marble Painting Craft for Kids

Marble painting is a fun and easy craft that makes a unique painting each time. The great thing is that you don’t need great fine motor skills, you don’t need any artistic ability — and best of all, there’s no wrong way to do it! […]

How to Make a Wooden Peg Doll: DIY Little Mermaid

How to Make a Wooden Peg Doll: DIY Little Mermaid

I didn’t even know that wooden peg dolls were a “thing” until I discovered this Little Mermaid peg doll. It turns out that these peg dolls are a toy used in Montessori and Waldorf schools for pretend play, color matching, and other activities. They can […]

Printable Mermaid “Color by Letter” (great for preschool & kindergarten)

Printable Mermaid “Color by Letter” (great for preschool & kindergarten)

This free Color by Letter worksheet featuring is not only fun for mermaid lovers, but it also helps preschoolers and kindergarteners with letter recognition.

The picture uses the first 7 letters of the alphabet. Since those are the letters of the musical alphabet, it’s also reinforcing the skills kids need to play a musical instrument.

Pretty cool, right?

But before we get to the Color by Letter worksheet …

I have another real treat for you if you know a little girl who is crazy about mermaids:


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As you can see below, the Mermaid Color by Letter worksheet comes with both the coloring page and the “key,” so you can see the finished product.

Of course, you can substitute or switch around some of the colors if you want. Maybe your daughter would prefer a mermaid with brown hair!

Just click on the image below to download as many copies as you like.

Enjoy!

Mermaid Color by Letter Mockup

 

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Walt Disney World 2020 Reopening Dates & Details

Walt Disney World 2020 Reopening Dates & Details

Yes, Disney World has finally announced their re-opening dates for the parks. In this post you’re going to learn not only when the parks are going to open, but also the new parks hours, changes that you’ll see a guest, and new protocol and requirements. […]

Free Printable Dinosaur Word Searches (Easy & Challenging)

Free Printable Dinosaur Word Searches (Easy & Challenging)

Whether your kids are studying dinosaur in school, learning about them at home, or just can’t enough of those huge prehistoric animals, hear are 3 printable word searches they’ll love. The first 2 are easy (no up and down or diagonal words) and the last […]

Free Printable Dinosaur Coloring Pages (with names!)

Free Printable Dinosaur Coloring Pages (with names!)

I recently read that a third of all children between around the ages of 2 and 6 have what researchers call an “intense interest” about something.

While the most common intense interest at that age is vehicles like cars and trucks (that was definitely my son), the second most common is dinosaurs.

Think about it: you probably know a kid (in my case, it was my nephew) who can rattle off names of tons of dinosaurs and can you you where they lived and what they ate.

Well, here’s a fun treat for these kids — printable dinosaur coloring pages!

As you can see, each of these 5 pages is labeled and in a “cartoony” style (because I prefer my dinosaurs to be cute and not scary.)

 


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Tyrannosaurus Rex Coloring Page

Tryannasaurus coloring page

 

Apotasaurus Coloring Page

Apatosaurus coloring pages

 

Pterodactyl Coloring Page

Pterodactyl coloring page

 

Stegosaurus Coloring Page

Stegosaurus coloring page

 

Dino Egg Coloring Page

Dinosaur Egg printable coloring page

 


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Sensory Ziploc Paint Bags for Babies & Toddlers

Sensory Ziploc Paint Bags for Babies & Toddlers

Imagine your toddler or preschooler painting with multiple colors, swirling and smearing the colors together, digging right into it with their hands and fingers … … without making any mess. Sounds too good to be true, right? Well, not if you make a paint sensory […]

10 Easy Sensory Activities for Preschoolers: Bins, Bottles, and Playdough

10 Easy Sensory Activities for Preschoolers: Bins, Bottles, and Playdough

Do you want to keep your preschooler busy and happy while learning — without spending a ton of money? Then check out these 10 easy sensory activities. What are the Benefits of Sensory Play? One of the benefits to you is that is frees you […]

3 Free Printable Unicorn Word Searches (2 Easy & 1 Challenging)

3 Free Printable Unicorn Word Searches (2 Easy & 1 Challenging)

Here are three unicorn word searches, all with different designs, for the unicor-loving girl in your life to have fun with.

The first two are fairly easy, and the last one is more challenging, so there should something just right for your child’s age and ability level.

 


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Easy Unicorn Word Search One

Easy unicorn word search one mockup

 

Easy Unicorn Word Search Two


Easy unicorn word search two mockup

 

More Challenging Unicorn Word Search


Challenging unicorn word search mockup

 


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9 Summer Arts and Crafts for Toddlers: Paper Flowers, Sidewalk Paint, & More

9 Summer Arts and Crafts for Toddlers: Paper Flowers, Sidewalk Paint, & More

One of the many nice things about doing crafts with kids is that it can be either and indoor or outdoor activity. We’ve done crafts not only at the kitchen or playroom tables, but also along the side of the neighborhood swimming pool or at […]