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35 Beach and Ocean Themed Sensory Play Ideas

Some of the best ocean and beach themed sensory play ideas for kids from kid bloggers.

I absolutely LOVE the beach and ocean. Unfortunately, living in southwest Ohio means the beach is at least 12 hours away and we are lucky if we get there once a year. Ellie has yet to experience a real beach or ocean so I wanted to bring the experience to her right here. Today I am featuring some of my favorite beach and ocean themed sensory play ideas for kids of all ages!  Beach And Ocean Themed Sensory Play Ideas for Kids Last week I made her a sand and seashell washing sensory bin outside. We really had a lot of fun with it and you can read about how to set yours up here: Beach Themed Water Sensory Table for … [Read more...]

Beach Themed Water Sensory Table for Toddlers

A super easy set up for a beach themed water sensory table for toddlers.

Usually around this time of year I start yearning for the beach. But alas, we live in Southwest Ohio and the beach is oh so far away. Ellie has yet to experience the beach, so this year I wanted to bring it to her. This is honestly SO easy to set up, I hesitated posting about it. It took me literally maybe 5-10 minutes. But those are the best kind of activities right? So here is the easy set up for our beach themed water sensory table, perfect for toddlers!Items for Beach Themed Water Sensory Table for ToddlersWater Sensory Table (ours came with a water wheel that is not pictured above) Sand (we used course play sand, you could … [Read more...]

5 Delicious Bread Recipes – Good Tips Tuesday #72

5 delicious bread recipes as featured on Good TIps Tuesday.

These 5 delicious bread recipes are going to make your mouth water today, I am SO hungry looking at these! A great excuse to get in the kitchen and start baking. :)5 Delicious Bread RecipesHomemade Flour Tortillas - The Gracious WifeBanana Bread That Your Toddler Can Make - My Bored ToddlerBread Vada - Treat And TrickHoney Challah Bread - WinnishBlueberry Muffin Bread - Best of Long Island & Central FloridaGood Tips Tuesday LinkUp PartyWe want this to be a resource for you to find Good Tips for your life, home, kids and everything in between! So what kinds of posts are you able to link up now? … [Read more...]

Daddy Loves You So Much Review from Tommy Nelson: Plus Giveaway!!

A review and giveaway of this adorable book for children and their daddy. Daddy Loves You So Much from Tommy Nelson.

Just in time for Father's Day, Tommy Nelson has this adorable little children's book, Daddy Loves You So Much. Perfect for your daddy to read to his little ones before bedtime or during reading times.If you saw the Mommy Loves You So Much book I posted about a couple weeks ago then you will recognize some things about Daddy Loves You So Much as well.Just in time for Father's Day, Daddy Loves You So Much is a sweet little board book for ages 0-4 that shares with children all the ways their daddy loves and cares for them. Each page shares a sweet picture of a familiar animal daddy taking care of his "child" in the ways described on … [Read more...]

Build Your Bundle Homeschool Curriculum Sale Coming SOON!

Build Your Bundle Homeschool Curriculum Sale Coming SOON!

One of the biggest homeschool curriculum sales of the season is coming soon and I have a quick preview of it today for you!The 2015 Build Your Bundle Sale is almost here! To celebrate the upcoming sale, they are doing a pre-sale giveaway for 3 bundles of your choice AND offering you a special coupon code. Enter to win 3 bundles of your choice!Enter this giveaway for a chance to win any 3 of 19 individual bundles. We cannot tell you what products are in the bundles just yet, but just know, THEY TOTALLY ROCK!There are several individual bundles, priced starting at $10. The 2015 Build Your Bundle Sale will consist of the following … [Read more...]

Fun Developmental Activities with Blocks

Fun and engaging developmental activities with blocks for toddlers and preschoolers.

I love simple play items that pack a powerful punch when it comes to developmental skills and play. Developmental activities with blocks are a very simple way to work on a ton of skills with your young toddler or preschooler at home.Who doesn't have wooden blocks in their home? And if you don't, definitely get some right away! They are so easy to find in the store or online and there are so many ways you can play with them. I love them!Here are some great options from Amazon:While the plastic building and stacking blocks are great too, you definitely want some good wooden ones as well. Wood offers so much more sensory … [Read more...]

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