Alphabet Slime

Clear sensory slime and transparent letters on the light table created an irresistible fine motor literacy invitation!


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GuideCraft Kitchen Helper: A Family Investment

Our top recommended kid purchase of all time is our Kitchen Helper stool. It has grown with our kids allowing them to safely join us in the kitchen in so many ways!

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Glittery Sand Sensory Play

When presented with a container of plain sand for sensory play our kids both chose to add something that reflected their personalities. We ended up with Glittery Sand Sensory Play! This post is part of our monthly Sensory Bin Challenge.

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Matching, Sorting, and Comparing Size with Trains

If we have one main educational philosophy here at Still Playing School it would be that you can use your child's interests to plan play based activities while introducing academic concepts. This early math lesson evolved naturally from our toddler's interest in Thomas the train!


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Cremation Memorial Glass by Pacific Northwest Glassblowing

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We have a new way to keep Violet extra close to our hearts! I didn't even know this type of memorial jewelry was possible before we had our pieces custom made but the whole process was the perfect way to remember our daughter. 

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Newspaper Mache Balloon Animal Craft for Kids

I fondly remember making these paper mache balloon animals in art class as a kid! You only need newspaper, glue, a balloon, and some art supplies for the adorable details.

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Plastic Bottle Water Tower for Kids

We have been having so much fun playing with water this summer from our homemade water wall to gross motor color mixing. Our latest creation was a water funneling tower made from recycled plastic bottles!

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