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lolly stick flowers

This was a combination of two activities. The first was the colouring (or scribbling). Nice for the motor skills, pencil grip, aesthetics  etc. The second was the posting game, fitting the lolly sticks into the slots in the box.   I used the flower shape from the...

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Daffodil flower cookies

Make cookie mixture following your favourite recipe. You could add food colouring to make them more daffodil-like. Cut out star shapes for the daffodil flower petals. Add a blob of cookie mixture for the daffodil trumpet.

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Spring flowers project ideas

Spring flowers project craft ideas:Narcis knutselenLollystokje bloemenCollage met natuur producten Spring flowers project Montessori trays for toddlers:What's on the shelves?Discovery basket: yellow all kinds of yellow things I had in the house.    Duplo primo flowers...

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Finger painting bunny hops

C was given finger paint for her birthday and we hadn't gotten round to trying it out yet. I found I had a bunny stamp (and later I also found a carrot stamp, so the bunnies could hop to the carrots!). I stamped randomly placed bunnies and we used the finger paint to...

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