the reading nook

Now, I know what you’re thinking. “Kathleen, you’re being a crunchy tree-hugger again!” But hear me out… if you’re tired of staring at all of the battery powered, noisy, flashy, and overly stimulating toys currently scattered across your living room floor, then keep reading.
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As a mom of four, I love kids activities that are easy to set up and can be played independently, while also encouraging sibling bonding, teamwork, and even some healthy competition. Today I'm sharing five of my favorite sibling activities that my children love to play and actually get along with one another while doing so.
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If you're looking for outdoor play activities and backyard games for your kids, we have 3 fun and inexpensive activities for your kids to enjoy in your yard. These outdoor activities will entertain, teach and engage your children.
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Looking for ways to keep your children engaged without depending on screen time? Then I encourage you to explore our wooden alphabet letters, letter and number blocks, and other keepsake toys - all designed to promote learning through creative play.
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This post is written by guest contributor Jessica Walters. She's sharing her creative uses for educational learning with our wooden name puzzles. Get ready to learn 3 fun toddler sensory activities!
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Our Guest Collaborator, Brittany Smith, is sharing her three key ideas to implement inquiry based learning, an invitation to learn, in your own home. 

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