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how to make oregano lotion

We use our homemade oregano lotion when we feel our immune systems need a boost.  Making your own skin products has a lot of benefits for you and your family.  In this chemical-ridden world, it is really hard to trust companies to make products that are free of toxins and chemicals.  Making your own oregano lotion…

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Montessori Valentine’s Day Activities

Here are over 40+ Montessori Valentine’s Day activities ideas for you and your children or students to share together.  Valentine’s Day is a time to embrace friendship and love, and I hope that there will be times for you and your children to embrace what is most important during this season.  All of these activities encourage…

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What is sensory processing and how can I understand my child?

What is sensory processing disorder?  How can I understand it and help my child?  Creating this post about sensory processing disorder has been therapeutic for me.  I have enjoyed reading about all things sensory because I know it will help me be a better mom, and parent, to my child.  My son over-reacts to several…

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preschool books for the letter h

Here are our favorite preschool books for the letter Hh.  We love going to the library and finding new books each week {or so}!! Reading is the most important activity you can do with your child to help them become self-sufficient readers and writers — and learners!!  We love reading books together, snuggled on the couch,…

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Lowercase Handwriting Pages for Preschool

Preschool Handwriting Practice – Lowercase {free printables!}

I am so excited to share our free printables for preschool handwriting practice of lowercase letters. I made the uppercase letters practice pages last week to help my son begin practice with his handwriting.  We are not focusing on lowercase letters, but some of the work we’ve done have the uppercase and lowercase letters side by side….

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top ten sensory play ideas for valentine’s day

I’m so excited to bring you ten sensory play ideas for Valentine’s Day!  I love providing my children with hands on experiences and these ideas will get your little ones’ hands messy and excited for many different tactile experiences.  Water, glitter, foam, felt, noodles, yarn, beans, so many options!!  And these ideas are simple enough…

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spaghetti sensory play for valentine’s day

We have enjoyed this incredibly simple spaghetti sensory play!  It is always great to have a fun sensory opportunity for the kids at least once a day.  Whether it is water, beans, or this fun cooked spaghetti!  I cooked it in some color so the kids could start thinking about Valentine’s Day! {This post contains…

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