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Stars & Stripes Sticker Resist Painting

It’s been awhile since we did a sticker resist painting project, but I figured with the 4th of July approaching it was time!  We tried something a bit different with this project … watercolor spray paint! We used a canvas, star

Easter Sticker Resist Painting

In continuing our collection of sticker resist paintings for the holidays (see Valentine’s and St. Patrick’s), we HAD to do one for Easter.  Honor (my almost 3 year old daughter) still really enjoys this way to create! This time she used

Heart Sticker Resist Painting

 Inspired by (run by Jamie of Hands On: As We Grow) and our own previous tape/sticker resist paintings, Honor & I created this beautiful art.  A photo of this painting is included in the ebook collaboration that I highlighted yesterday. For this

Shamrock Sticker (resist) Painting

Since we had SO much fun with our other sticker resist projects (letters/message and Hearts), Honor & I decided we needed to do another one for St. Pat’s Day … a Shamrock Sticker (resist) Painting! The regular round up of materials

All About the Alphabet: Fun with learning letters

I believe very strongly that as parents we should help make learning fun for our kids.  Finding playful ways to learn the ABCs can be a really great start.  Here’s a round up of my own alphabet posts, as well as

PlayDrMom’s Easter Round-Up: an Egg-ceptional Eggs-travagenza!

This eggs-tra special post is a round up of all my eggs-traordinary Easter time fun! An Easter Egg Hunt that gets the kids moving and thinking.  Fun for the WHOLE family! How about fun ways to play and learn with plastic

St Paddy’s Day Ideas

Looking for some ways to celebrate St Patrick’s Day with children? Here are some ideas: Be sure to check out my post from last year with fun ideas such as making a leprechaun trap, an indoor gardening project of growing “hair”

Lots of LOVE-ly Valentine’s Day fun!

This is a post to round-up all my Valentine’s Day related posts.  Click on the photo to take you to the original post! Valentines Ideas Superstar Valentines Paratrooper Valentine Rocket Valentine – “You’re a blast!” Fishy Valentine Variety of Valentines (Toddler

What’s in the BabbaBox?

Have you heard about BabbaCo?  Have you received a BabbaBox yet?  Well, this month we got our FIRST BabbaBox!  And I can’t wait to tell you all about it!  I’m also excited to say that BabbaCo and PlayDrMom have formed a

An Alphabet Adventure … Virtual Book Club for Kids, July 2012

The kids and I have REALLY enjoying diving into the books for this month’s feature. Audrey Wood is an amazing children’s author and illustrator … who is married to another amazing children’s author and illustrator (Don Wood).  It’s no wonder that

PlayDrMom turns One!

I can’t believe it’s been a year since I began this journey.  I really didn’t know what to expect … but I never could have imagined what has unfolded. I have learned so many skills while creating the blog and growing

Share A Smile! (Smile-a-thon closing)

If you’ve been flowing closely, you know that a couple of weeks ago I posted about the start of a wonderful collaborative fundraising effort for Operation Smile.  And, now … so quickly, we are at the end of the blog-style Smile-a-thon.