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Beginning of the Year Child Informational Sheet: For parents to give to teachers

BOY Child Info-10   Last year at Meet the Teacher, I presented Blake's teacher with an informational sheet about him. A part of me was nervous, giving her a whole sheet of paper about my child because I didn't want her to think I was "THAT" parent (as a teacher I know what THAT parent… Continue reading Beginning of the Year Child Informational Sheet: For parents to give to teachers

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Easy No Cook Playdough

We have a fun time at our house making our own things rather than purchasing them. Why buy playdough if you can make it with ingredients already in your cupboard? Many no-cook playdough recipes call for cream of tarter. I don't know about you, but I don't have cream of tarter sitting around at my… Continue reading Easy No Cook Playdough

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Skymags Magnetic Tiles

I know magnetic tiles have been all the rage for many young kids.  I never purchased any for B because he's always been so into Legos that I never gave them a second thought.  Also, every time I'd look into purchasing them I was a little bit in sticker shock! We were playing at a… Continue reading Skymags Magnetic Tiles

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Grow Your Own Crystals

  B loves "treasure" and "jewels" AND Science, so I thought it might be fun to combine them all into one fun at-home project.  Growing our own crystals! This was so fun and easy to do, even I was having fun with it! We made different shapes with our crystals, including a "B", spiral, and… Continue reading Grow Your Own Crystals

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An Update

Recently B visited his developmental pediatrician for his annual checkup with Dr. F. You see, it's been about 2 years since we received B's official diagnosis. Looking back on that initial post I can see how far we have come. Dr. F. initially recommended ABA Therapy. We tried that for a bit but it wasn't for us.… Continue reading An Update

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Easy Homemade Snow

  B has been asking if we can take a vacation where it snows. It's summer, so that makes it a little difficult, but there's also COVID-19 which puts a large damper on traveling, making it much less desirable. I can't exactly bring him to any place where it snows, BUT, I can bring snow… Continue reading Easy Homemade Snow

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Daily Summer Checklist with Choice Board Activities

Summertime is a time for fun, vacations, playdates, sun, and lots of activities outdoors. Our current pandemic has made summer look a little different this year, however, which means, not as many outgoing activities are happening for kids all over the world! Usually B and I spend our summers with friends at the playground, Disney,… Continue reading Daily Summer Checklist with Choice Board Activities

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Shaving Cream Fun: A sensory sensitive activity

If there's one thing my little guy dislikes, it's being dirty and feeling gooey things in his hands.  We've tried to make slime, and while he loved the process of making it, he hated the feeling of it. and refused to touch it. I've tried several times. He also hates walking in grass with bare… Continue reading Shaving Cream Fun: A sensory sensitive activity

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Homemade Butter in a Jar

  B and I made butter in a jar today! I've planned at least one science related experiment to do each day over the summer and today was great because we learned about changes in matter, specifically, physical changes: liquids to solids. AND it required physical activity! (Lots of shaking!) This was a fun activity… Continue reading Homemade Butter in a Jar

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Museum Virtual Tours for National Museum Day

If you're stuck at home during COVID-19 and want something to do, check out all of the free amazing museum virtual tours. And today is the perfect day to do so because, today, May 18th is NATIONAL MUSEUM DAY!  You can tour many online museums using these links! Click on an exhibit area in each of… Continue reading Museum Virtual Tours for National Museum Day