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Gravity Lab! Science Experiments for Kids | Poppins Book Nook at Stir the Wonder

Gravity Lab!

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 #72 | Stir the Wonder

Thoughtful Spot Weekly Blog Hop #72

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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Building Rockets with Shapes

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! We are continuing the space theme!…

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Wheelbarrow Walk Puzzle Fun Gross Motor Activity

We learned about this Wheelbarrow Walk Puzzle Fun Gross Motor Activity from our time working with an occupational therapist. It’s a great activity for working on coordination and arm strength. It’s also a fun activity for burning energy indoors, but will also work outside! I love it because you can…

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Smashing ABC Moon Rocks

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. Last week I shared the Fine Motor Space Alien and the week before that I…

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Valentine’s Day Mixed Media Heart Craft

Valentine’s Day is a wonderful holiday full of love, crafts and books too! Caden is still learning about all the various holidays and reading books and doing crafts is a great way to do that! This month we read Happy Valentine’s Day, Curious George! and made a simple mixed media…

Thoughtful Spot Weekly Blog Hop #71 | Stir the Wonder

Thoughtful Spot Weekly Blog Hop #71

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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Fizzy Alien Planet Sensory Play

Sensory bins are a fun way to combine play and learning! And if you create it around a topic that your child enjoys you just might get their attention and help them learn something! I made this sensory bin as a fun way to play and learn to recognize the…

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Moon Math Game

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! We are continuing the space theme!…

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Fine Motor Space Alien

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. Last week we started the space theme with this Moon Dust Writing Tray which combines…

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Fishing with Magnets

Exploring magnets is a fun way for preschoolers to learn about science and experiment! Fishing with Magnets is classic hands-on activity that kids love! By playing with magnets kids can learn the difference between metals and plastic or wood. They can also learn about compasses, other uses for magnets, geology…