B is for butterfly

I absolutely love to make letter crafts with L, each week we work on a new letter and make a craft with that letter! L is 2 so we are working on letter recognition and the kid loves to do crafts so it is great that we can combine the two.

B is for Butterfly

supplies needed

  • white paper
  • black crayon
  • colored tissue paper
  • liquid glue

You will start by drawing a large capital B on your paper and make sure you draw the “stick” of the B at a curve to make it look more like a butterfly, then draw a head and antennas at the top.


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Fizzy magic sand

Welcome to week 5 of my 7 week sensory series! I am going to share a fun twist on another activity I have already shared. How to make fizzy magic sand

If you have never made magic sand it is just flour and vegetable oil but you can check here to find out how to make it the right consistency.

supplies needed

  • flour
  • vegetable oil
  • vinegar
  • baking soda
  • mixing bowl
  • mixing spoon
  • turkey baster or liquid dropper

Follow these directions for making the magic sand and let your child play for a bit, then have them mix in the baking soda and drop in a bit of vinegar at a time.

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Falling leaves hand print craft

I know every one is ready for fall and excited for pumpkin spice, cool air, and falling leaves! It is also a fun teaching opportunity for kids and to get them excited for the changing seasons!

How to make a falling leaves hand print craft

supplies needed

  • brown paper
  • white paper
  • adult scissors
  • fall colored tissue paper (brown, yellow, orange, red)
  • glue

first you need to trace your child’s hand and forearm on the brown paper and cut it out.


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How To Make Oobleck

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We are now on week 3 of the sensory series! I am so excited about this weeks sensory project, it is so fun! L and I had a blast making and playing with oobleck! Have you ever heard of it? It comes from the Dr. Seuss book “Bartholomew and the Oobleck
” it is both a solid and a liquid! If you slowly run your fingers through it, it is like a liquid, but if you squeeze it, it will feel like a solid. L had a blast playing with this and making a mess with it and I even enjoyed playing with it too, who says the kids get to have all the fun??

How to make Oobleck

Items needed

  • container
  • corn starch
  • water

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Rainbow Rice

I started my new nanny job this week and I have been trying to think of fun projects to do with the 2 year old, since the boys I watched are now 7 I haven’t done a ton of sensory activities or crafts with them as I used to.

I am so excited to start a new 7 week series on sensory play! Each Tuesday for the next 7 weeks I will share a post on a sensory play project!

This week I will be sharing how to make colored rice! Come back next week to see what I use the rainbow rice for!

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