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Thoughtful Spot Weekly Blog Hop #77 featuring Welcome to Mommyhood, Growing Book by Book, The Science Kiddo, The Usual Mayhem & Powerful Mothering! Plus a new GIVEAWAY for moms on the go!

Thoughtful Spot Weekly Blog Hop #77

Welcome to the Thoughtful Spot Weekly Blog Hop! For those of you who are visiting Stir the Wonder for the first time, I’m a stay-at-home mom of a four-year old boy. We are just starting our homeschool journey and I write about all the hands-on learning activities we do and…

Ten Apples Up On Top by Dr. Seuss, book-inspired, hands-on math and fine motor activity for toddlers and preschoolers! | Stir the Wonder

Ten Apples Up On Top Math & Fine Motor Activity

Ten Apples Up On Top by Dr. Seuss is a great book to read when teaching toddlers and preschoolers to count to ten. To go along with this fun book I created a simple, hands-on math and fine motor activity that kids are sure to enjoy! This post may contain affiliate links. The Hands-On…

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Watercolor Drip Painted Easter Egg Garland

Happy Fine Motor Friday! It’s good for toddlers and preschooler to do a variety of fine motor activities. Having different activities helps work different fine motor muscles and hand coordination which is necessary for handwriting. Fine Motor Fridays is all about giving you a bunch of ideas to do with…

Block City inspired LEGO Print Mural

Block City LEGO Print Mural

I am so excited to be joining the Enchanted Homeschooling Mom and many other wonderful bloggers in the 2014-2015 Poppins Book Nook! The Poppins Book Nook is a monthly themed virtual book club for kids ages preschool and up. Each month participants will read a book based on that month’s theme and share…

Thoughtful Spot Weekly Blog Hop #76, featuring posts from Mini Monets and Mommies, The Art Curator for Kids, Suzie's Home Education Ideas, The Mad House and Pre-K Pages

Thoughtful Spot Weekly Blog Hop #76

Welcome to the Thoughtful Spot Weekly Blog Hop! For those of you who are visiting Stir the Wonder for the first time, I’m a stay-at-home mom of a four-year old boy. We are just starting our homeschool journey and I write about all the hands-on learning activities we do and…

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ABC Truffula Trees Gross Motor Matching Game

We are coming up on March 2nd, which is Dr. Seuss’ birthday also known as Read Across America Day! So to celebrate this day and a great children’s author I came up with a fun alphabet learning activity that also tapped into my son’s need to move! This post contains…

10+ Space themed activities for early learning covering math, science, fine motor skills, the alphabet and more! | Stir the Wonder

10+ Space Themed Activities for Early Learning

Right after Christmas, Caden was showing an interest in the solar system and outer space, particularly space aliens and UFOs. So for the past month or so, I’ve been following Caden’s lead and setting up many space themed learning activities! By using his interests we’ve been able to have fun…

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The Octonauts Water Sensory Bin

I’m so excited to be sharing another great sensory bin over at Enchanted Homeschooling Mom today! Caden  recently became interested in the TV show The Octonauts and I found these great books that the show is based on, so we just had to create a sensory bin to go with…

Thoughtful Spot Weekly Blog Hop #75 featuring posts from Sunny Day Family, Dabblingmomma, Sugar Aunts, Education Possible, and An Idea on Tuesday! | Stir the Wonder

Thoughtful Spot Weekly Blog Hop #75

Welcome to the Thoughtful Spot Weekly Blog Hop! For those of you who are visiting Stir the Wonder for the first time, I’m a stay-at-home mom of a four-year old boy. We are just starting our homeschool journey and I write about all the hands-on learning activities we do and…

DIY Liquid Watercolor Paints

DIY Liquid Watercolor Paint

DIY Liquid Watercolor Paint is an inexpensive way to add to your art and craft supplies! There are so many different activities you can use liquid watercolors for, including plain ol’ painting, messy painting, sensory bins and more! I’ve always wanted some liquid watercolor paints, but I never got around to…

There are so many Awesome Science YouTube channels out there for kids! Here is just a selection of cool channels we have come across! |STEM Saturday at Stir the Wonder

Awesome Science YouTube Channels for Kids

Welcome to another STEM Saturday! Every week we aim to share something related to science, technology, engineering and/or math. At the end of this post you’ll find more STEM ideas from the co-hosts and a linky where other bloggers can add STEM related activities! Many times Caden will start asking…