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Category: Colors and Shapes

Age 2+

Water Balloons & Chalk! AGES 2+

This is an easy art, gross/fine motor and sensory activity! Art for young children is all about exploring new materials. Materials (affiliate links): Chalk Water

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Age 2+

Shapes and Road Tape!

Great way to talk about shapes! * This post contains affiliate links Materials Needed:Road TapeCars or other forms of transportation. Here is a video of

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Age 2+

Floating Lids! Ages 2+

Floating Lids! Kids love to play with water! AGES2+ Materials needed: 1 large bowl 1 smaller bowl Spoon Water Fruit Pouch Lids Posted by LEARN

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Age 2+

Transportation Counters!

There are so many different ways to play with transportation counters! They are great for many math concepts! Here,… Posted by LEARN as you PLAY-

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Age 2+

Coloring Sorting with Cars!

Color Sorting with Cars Color Sorting with Cars! My boys love playing and learning with cars! All you need for this activity is paper, markers

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Age 2+

Sorting Colored Pom Poms

Sorting Colored Pom Poms! This activity is great for working on color sorting and fine motors. Kysen has to squeeze the Pom poms with the

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Age 3+

Egg Carton Color Match! AGES 3+

This activity is great for color matching, patterning and sequencing skills. Materials (affiliate links) Large Building Bricks Egg Carton Printable or draw your own color

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Age 3+

Hammering Pegs!

My class loved hammering pegs into pieces of styrofoam. This is a great fine motor activity. Its also a great… Posted by LEARN as you

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Age 2+

Sorting with Color Hearts!

Sorting with Color Hearts!Head to the dollar store and grab a bag of these! They are great for sorting colors and color recognition! AGES 2+

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