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Wooden blocks: open-ended materials for creative play. Simple open-ended wooden blocks for creative and constructive play.

Reggio-inspired Materials: Blocks - materials for creative play

natural tree blocks weekend project an everyday story Weekend Project: Make some tree blocks

Felt Hearts: Ease your kindergartner's first day at school by creating a little heart to keep in their pocket. Make a whole jar so you can always find one on days they need a little extra love.

Pocket Hearts: Have a parent make a heart and kiss it. Anxious child can bring it to school in his/her pocket to help ease separation anxiety.

Tree blocks. I SO want to make these! We have tons of wood in our yard from all the branches that broke off our trees in the last snow storm...just need to pick up some sandpaper. :)

This idea is perfect with the amount of downed trees/tree limbs we've had this summer.

Fill these with rice and use as hand warmers in children's coat pockets. Pop them in the microwave for a few seconds and your child's hands will stay warm.

ladybug bean bag tutorial *use plastic 'beans' from the craft store so that they aren't ruined if they get wet!

balloon sensory - fill with: flour, rice, pasta, salt, water, & corn  - let the kids guess what is in each one.

DIY SENSORY BALLOONS - Fill each balloon with a different tactile material.: rice, salt, hair gel, pasta, etc.