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The Best Fall Activities for Toddlers and Kids in 2020

Fall is upon us! My family lives in San Diego, so it’s only slightly perceptible. But the shadows are changing, it’s getting dark earlier and you can feel the energy start to shift.  The seasonal change brings a burst of creativity. And with it, lots of ideas for fall activities for toddlers and kids. My […]

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How to Make a Whimsical Dinosaur Garden with Kids

My kids have become dinosaur kids. They were somewhat interested in dinosaurs and then we started watching the PBS Kids show, Dinosaur Train. Now, they correct me when I pronounce michelinoceras wrong (I was pronouncing it mich-elino-sarus, oops!). Despite my mispronunciations, I really enjoy learning along with them and marveling at the magnificence of dinosaurs. […]

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Art and Activities

Imaginative and Easy Chalk Art Ideas

My kids love to play and create with chalk! And so do I. It’s an easy, imaginative, affordable, and colorful medium. And there are so many creative ways to use it. So, what can you make with chalk? We do a lot of basic drawing: race courses, cars, kitty cats, numbers, and letters. And we […]