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Our Favourite (& Most Used) Realistic Sticker Books

a. / b. / c. / d. / e. / f. / g. / h. / i. / j. / k. / l. / m. / n. / o. / p. Perhaps it is the wind and rain, although we are still going for our nature walks we are spending more time inside and my toddler is loving ALL the cutting, pasting, and sticker work!  Sometimes we use sticker books how they are intended, by sticking the stickers in the books often on predetermined pages. Most of all we use stickers for collage work, presented on a tray. Although we have used dot stickers my toddler in now more interested in stickers of things! I also like reusable stickers (especially...

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My Favorite Bath Gear for Children.

Though at times the effort of bathing both children in tandem (micro is still too young to share a bath with his sister — or, perhaps, I am still too terrified to embark on it) is daunting, I have come to deeply appreciate the ritual now that I have re-situated it in the middle of the day, just after lunch. A small blessing afforded by quarantine: getting the bath out of the way and passing the stretch of the afternoon during which midday doldrums normally strike in relative peace and calm. Once convinced to actually get in the bath, mini loves it in there. She will swim around happily, quietly for twenty minutes, creating elaborate conversations and plot lines with...

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15 great toys that make reading and writing fun

— Recommendations are independently chosen by Reviewed’s editors. Purchases you make through our links may earn us a commission.Study after study shows that building literacy early gives children a leg up, not only educationally, but social-emotionally too. Sadly, more than 1 in 3 American children enter Kindergarten without the skills they need to learn to read. Want to give your child a leg up on learning to read and write? Try toys! Say goodbye to boring old flashcards and letter-tracing worksheets. Here are 15 of our favorite toys that make reading and writing fun for early learners. Whether you have a little one who needs to start building reading and writing skills or a reluctant early reader, we've got you...

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Colorful Flower Suncatcher

These easy and colorful flower suncatchers are lots of fun to make. What a great way to preserve beautiful flowers and leaves from the garden! The post Colorful Flower Suncatcher was featured on Fun Family Crafts.

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Looney Tunes 1939-40: Keep On Keepin’ On

By the 1939-40 season, the pattern which had been established within the previous two years had become standard at Termite Terrace. There would be somewhere between a dozen and 16 black and white Looney Tunes, and between two dozen and 30 Merrie Melodies in color. What’s more, the use of Warner songs in the cartoons became more sophisticated. Action and gags no longer had to stop cold for music, and Carl Stalling more consistently used numbers as leitmotifs in a more natural manner to establish character or mood. Porky’s Hotel (9/2/39) – Porky is trying to run a hotel at Donut Center (What a Hole!). A customer of his establishment is Gouty Goat, a curmudgeonly character in a wheelchair with...

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