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Quiet Time Activities

Ideas for independent play plus stuff to put in your "busy bag" aka life-saving bag of stuff when you are waiting for food, the doctor, etc.

Another pinner says::Printed these the second I pinned them. My kids went crazy! I haven't heard a peep from them since they left with the papers in hand. Cool coloring pages for creative kiddos, or just for me. :) fun for indoor recess days

Another pinner says::Printed these the second I pinned them. My kids went crazy! I haven't heard a peep from them since they left with the papers in hand. Cool coloring pages for creative kiddos, or just for me. :) fun for indoor recess days

Simple things for kids to do while waiting at a restaurant. Plus, what real moms do with their kids.

In The Backseat Activity Book

New Arrivals - House & Home - anthropologie.com

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{ON the GO Backseat Learning} *5 traveling games for kids

ON the GO Backseat Learning - Melissa & Doug Blog

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Toddler Busy Bags Under $1. How to create fun activity bags for your little ones for less. Some great, easy ideas here for preschoolers!

The perfect quiet time activity! It truly is magic when it comes to getting my kids to settle down and focus after lots of rowdy play.

Quiet Time Trick: Make Calming Lavender Play Dough

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7 Tips for Toddler Quiet Time (this saved my life when my three-year-old gave up napping).

Everyday Reading: 7 Tips for Toddler Quiet Time

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The Educators' Spin On It: Tips on Creating Individual Time for Each Child: Snapshots of Parenting with Purpose

Portable LEGO Kit | Mama Papa Bubba

Portable LEGO Kit for Little Travellers - Mama. Papa. Bubba.

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AWESOME guest post on teachmama.com by @Barb Peterson Peterson Peterson Peterson Peterson Peterson Peterson Hoyer: A Life in Balance -- seriously fun ideas for using plastic gallon bags for learning and fun-- which will you try first?

gallon ziploc bag activities for preschoolers - teach mama

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A CUP OF JO: 10 best documentaries

A CUP OF JO: 10 great documentaries

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Personalized Initial Letter Art.Have to get the girls to do their Initial.

Personalized Initial Letter Art (she: Darleen)

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Mini felt board travel case

i pasticci di dani: lavagna in panno da viaggio - tutorial

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Make Rainbow Loom Jewelry Without The Loom - simple for beginners. By MollyMooCrafts.com for #KidsActivitiesBlog

Make Rainbow Loom Jewelry - Without A Loom. So Easy & Cool

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So many great playtime activities here - my kids will engage in them all for unheard of amounts of time!

A children's librarian's picks for what to read next if your kids loved "Diary of a Wimpy Kid"

Book Nook: If You Liked Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Try . . .

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Camp Mom: an 84 page PDF download put together by the best playtime bloggers around - full of activities, reading lists, crafts and adventure ideas for making the most of your spring and summer break!

Spring Break Activities and Crafts for Kids: Camp Mom eBook

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  • Sarah Whitten

    I bought this last summer and LOVED doing things with my then 3yo. It is well worth the investment!!

This glow in the dark building activity keeps kids busy on a rainy day, and it only uses a few materials. Great boredom buster!

Glow in the Dark Boredom Buster - Inner Child Fun

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6 New iPad Apps for Little Ones...

6 New iPad Apps for Little Ones - Playful Learning

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