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Believe Me, It’s Worth Picking Up All The Paper (another screen free mesmerizing activity)

Recently, Mark has become obsessed, and I mean OBSESSED, with peeling things, particularly crayons and whole garlic cloves.  He peels the garlic while he sits on the counter next to me when I’m making dinner.  This is really useful on … Continue reading

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Two Mesmerizing (and screen free!) Activities for Toddlers

Today I have two great, mesmerizing, and (BONUS!) screen-free activities for toddlers (even for bigger kids and adults too).  The first is really super-duper expensive and perhaps a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.  The second? Practically free! And repeatable! 1.  Get your neighbors … Continue reading

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Mesmerizing (but screen-free) Activities (for two-year-olds)

Here are a couple favorite activities as of the past couple weeks, guaranteed to keep Ellie thoroughly occupied for at least a half hour, if not longer. 1. Cutting paper I knew that box of scrap paper from teaching would … Continue reading

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