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  • How to Make a Felt Tiara
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    How to Make a Felt Tiara

    My daughter loves pretending to be a princess! Her birthday is in December, but I have been on a crafting kick lately. In addition to the felt pizza toy that I made my son for his upcoming birthday, I also made my daughter a handmade birthday gift. She really wants a tiara to wear when […] More

  • How to Make a Felt Pizza Toy
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    How to Make a Felt Pizza Toy

    My son is obsessed with pizza! If I would let him, he would eat pizza for every meal. His birthday is coming up in a few weeks. I looked on Amazon for some toy pizzas for him. However, when I saw a few felt pizza sets, I realized that I could just as easily make […] More

  • Rainbow Pipe Cleaner Sensory Bottle
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    Rainbow Pipe Cleaner Sensory Bottle

    When my daughter was an infant, I started making her some sensory bottles filled with various liquids and baubles. Even now as a preschooler, she still enjoys playing with the bottles that I made her. My son also likes playing with the various bottles. And I have continued making new bottles filled with new objects. […] More

  • Musical Pompom Sensory Bottle
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    Musical Pompom Sensory Bottle

    My kiddos love playing with the many sensory bottles that I have created from supplies found right in my craft cabinet. Last summer during story time at the local library, my daughter also made a fun musical pompom bottle that she and her little brother both equally love. Materials Empty plastic bottle with lid Nail […] More

  • Glitter and Corn Syrup Sensory Bottle
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    Sensory Bottle Ideas: Corn Syrup and Glitter

    My toddler daughter and I have been getting super crafty lately with sensory bottles. For parents and crafters not in the know, a sensory bottle is a recycled bottled filled with different objects and liquids. Sensory bottles can teach kids about sounds, colors, density, and viscosity. Making a sensory bottle is also great way to […] More

  • Glitter and Oil Sensory Bottle
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    How to Make a Glitter and Oil Sensory Bottle

    Repurposing old plastic bottles into sensory bottles is a fun activity to do with a young child. In my house, my daughter has an ever-growing collection of sensory bottles that we have made together. Our most recent creation was a glitter and oil sensory bottle.   To make the glitter and oil sensory bottle, I […] More

  • Soap Bubbles and Oil and Water Sensory Bottles
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    Sensory Bottle Ideas: Oil and Water, Soap, and Rice

    Sensory bottles are a simple activity to make with young children that use recycled bottles and materials found around the house. Recently, in my quest to do more activities with my toddler daughter, she and I created three new sensory bottles using oil and water, soap, and rice. In the first bottle that my daughter […] More

  • Dried Food Sensory Box
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    Making a Dried Food Sensory Box

    Lately I have been on a mission to do more activities and crafts with my daughter. I already read to her every night. I sing to her and dance with her. I talk to her all the time. We play with her evergrowing collection of toys. Her father and I take her to children’s museums […] More

  • Sensory Bottle
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    Making a Sensory Bottle: Wordless Wednesday

    Image Credits Empty Soda Bottle © 2012 Heather Johnson Washing the Soda Bottle © 2012 Heather Johnson Filling the Soda Bottle with Beads © 2012 Heather Johnson Filling the Soda Bottle with Water © 2012 Heather Johnson Adding Food Coloring © 2012 Heather Johnson Mixing in the Food Coloring © 2012 Heather Johnson Screwing on […] More