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Playdoh Valentine’s for Toddlers

Since I had such a great time making Kim’s playdoh recipe, I decided that I wanted to make another batch for Thomas and Fern’s Valentine’s exchange party. I made three batches of playdoh in about 1 hour. This made 26 balls. However, I needed 33 balls now told 39 balls! so I ended up making a fourth batch. I made a vanilla color, pale pink and hot pink. I used Avery’s bag topper template to create the customized header. I ended up using their online program to do the design work since it had a collection of clip art and …

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Valentine’s Day Mailboxes

Now that my kids are getting a little older, I wanted to make a little treat for them. Ok, a little mailbox to hold their treats. When I saw these plain mailboxes at Target, I knew just what I would do! I first thought that I would only put these out on Valentine’s Day, however, the more I thought about it, the more I liked the idea of having them out starting February 1st so that the kids could leave little notes for each other and for Daddy, not for Mommy is what I was told. (insert, sad, crying face) …

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Perfect Playdoh Recipe

My cousin Kim is probably one of the most amazing women I know. Not only does she have three kids, she runs a preschool from her home! OMG!!! With my two rugrats there are times when I have zero energy to move; I just don’t know how she does it. I recently asked Kim to send me her super awesome playdoh recipe. And, being the amazing, kind person she is – she sent it to me immediately! Kool-Aid Playdoh By Kim McCarthy 2 1/2 cups white flour 1/2 cup salt 2 packages kool-aid (unsweetened) 3 tablespoons vegetable oil (I used …

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Toddler Busy Bag Activity: Mr. Potato Head

For this swap, I decided to go a little more intensive and I made a Mr. Potato Head project. When I looked on the web and Pinterest for ideas, there was one which really jumped out at me; it was the laminated Mr. Potato Head where you change out the velcro body parts. What a great thing for a 2 year old to practice with! Mr. T is learning his body parts now and I know he is going to love this game!!! (Everything is “eyyyeeess” or “nosssse” right now.) Supplies Needed: Laminator/Pouches Printed Parts Velcro (normal strength, peel stick …