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Age Under 2 years Archives Thanksgiving is on Thursday but it’s not too late to plan some fun and easy Thanksgiving crafts for your toddler. These activities were all done with my kids when they were toddlers ( 18 months – 3 years old) but have been repeated when they were older so rest assured that older siblings will love to join in on these easy Thanksgiving activities too. Check out our tips below to make these crafts even easier and more successful with your children. Toddler Turkey Craft This post is filled with advice for crafting with toddlers from accepting mess aversion to choosing good tools like plastic plates but this is my favorite –> Tip: If your child uses a booster for meals pop them in it when you are doing messy art too. Bubble Wrap Corn. Explore the texture of the bubble wrap and have fun with this easy activity. Tip: wrap the bubble wrap around a rolling pin for easy printing. Turkey Sun Catcher Use glitter glue for a lower mess glitter craft. Mini Pumpkin Prints 3D Handprint Turkey Torn Acorn Craft

pottery barn kids | building blocks Fathers Who Read We had a busy weekend around here. A four soccer game kind of busy weekend. As I sat down to write a blog post, I thought I might take the easy route and post this great picture of Rob and Katherine with a quote about dads and reading. Instead, I found a super alarming statistic. One study out of Modesto, California, showed: (1) boys who were read to by their fathers scored significantly higher in reading achievement; and (2) where fathers read recreationally themselves, their sons read more and scored higher than did boys whose fa- thers did little or no recreational reading. Only 10 percent of dads reported having fathers who read to them as children. I know in our house, I do most of the reading.

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