Fine motor skills are important to little hands learning how to write. Here are 20+ activities from KBN bloggers that focus on developing fine motor skills.

The Importance of Developing Fine Motor Skills

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 20+ Activities to Develop Fine Motor Skills When I was a young mother of a precocious two-year old, I focused on teaching her everything she would need to know for Kindergarten. We worked on knowing what the colors were, how to count to 20 verbally and with objects, and the ABC’s. However, I overlooked the importance of developing fine motor …

The Best Craft, Education, & Parenting Posts of 2015 from the Kid Blogger Network.

Best Posts from the Most Awesome Bloggers in 2015

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Hello All! I am thrilled to be a part of the Kid Blogger Network!  They are an awesome group of bloggers.  As we start 2016, we decided to look back at all of the posts that we wrote in 2015, and share our best posts.  We write posts in many different topics, so today you can see them sorted by …

Gelatin is so much fun to play with? Gelatin- a choose-your-own adventure dessert, and Earthquake gelatin- a physical science activity, are tasty fun.

Gelatin — A Choose-Your-Own Adventure Dessert

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Gelatin is Utah’s State Food. As much as that sounds odd, it is a great state food for Utah. Families in Utah are usually larger, on average, than most other states. So desserts need to be quick, easy to make, and feed a lot of people.  But, let’s face it, just straight gelatin can get a little boring. So, people have …

Retro Re-Pin Party Last Featured Posts

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We have some important news to share with you today. Retro is celebrating 1 year of re-pinning today, and this is actually going to be our last Retro Re-pin Link Party. We have absolutely LOVED connecting with you and seeing your pins each week, but running a party takes a lot of time and effort. As link party participation has …

Learn with Play, a fabulous book of fun and educational activities for babies to Kindergartners, written by a who's-who of kid bloggers, is now available. Buy it now for only $9.95: (affiliate link) http://www.ebooktag.com/learnwithplay-jXzdf495cKbE

Learn with Play is Here!

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Have you ever heard, “Mom, I’m bored,” from any of your children? I know I have. Sometimes the hardest part of my job as a mom is finding fun, hands-on, entertaining, and educational activities to satisfy their needs. That’s why I’m so excited that Learn with Play is here! *This post contains affiliate links for the book “Learn with Play”, …

Retro Re-Pin Party 49

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Welcome to the Retro Re-pin Party! Here are some things that I blogged about this week: The Retro Re-pin Party is a quick, weekly link party where you can share some of your older (or “retro”) pinned blog posts and give them some new exposure while growing your Pinterest reach through re-pins.  Meet Your Hostesses! (Please consider following each host …

Retro Re-Pin Party 48

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Welcome to the Retro Re-pin Party! Here are some things that I blogged about this week:     The Retro Re-pin Party is a quick, weekly link party where you can share some of your older (or “retro”) pinned blog posts and give them some new exposure while growing your Pinterest reach through re-pins.  Meet Your Hostesses! (Please consider following …

Retro Re-Pin Party 47

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Welcome to the Retro Re-pin Party! Here are some things that I blogged about this week:     The Retro Re-pin Party is a quick, weekly link party where you can share some of your older (or “retro”) pinned blog posts and give them some new exposure while growing your Pinterest reach through re-pins.  Meet Your Hostesses! (Please consider following …

Utah is a dinosaur hunter's dream -- and some of the world's best dinosaur museums are found in Utah. We're partnering with some to offer a great giveaway.

Utah is a Dinosaur Hunter’s Dream, the Jurassic World Giveaway

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Giveaway | Jurassic World | Roar Utah is a dinosaur fossil gold mine! I mean, in Utah, dinosaurs are a big deal. Dinosaur fossils are so common that Dr. Scott, the paleontologist, from the PBSKids show “Dinosaur Train”, is based out of a field office in Eastern Utah. Dinosaurs are so prolific that Utah is a dinosaur hunter’s dream! There are …

Retro Re-Pin Party 46

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Welcome to the Retro Re-pin Party! Here are some things that I blogged about this week:   The Retro Re-pin Party is a quick, weekly link party where you can share some of your older (or “retro”) pinned blog posts and give them some new exposure while growing your Pinterest reach through re-pins.  Meet Your Hostesses! (Please consider following each …