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Star Wars Sensory Bin

Lil’ Red is my sensory loving guy and gets excited as soon as he sees me putting together and activity that involves tongs! This morning I grabbed a handful of Star Wars characters and my “famous brown crinkle paper” and set up a Star Wars Sensory Bin.

Star Wars Sensory Bin

He sat right down and began to dig in the K-Nex box with his black tongs looking for the Star Wars characters I had just hidden. He loved using the tongs to dig and grab each character!

Star Wars Sensory Bin

If the tongs did not provide the results that we wanted he just used his hand to fish out a Star Wars character and place it into the tongs, lol.

Star Wars Sensory Bin

When he was almost finished but couldn’t find the last guy he decided to get on the table and really dig in to be sure he wasn’t missing one of the Star Wars figures. He didn’t realize he had dropped one on the floor so he was baffled for a few seconds as to where he had gone!

Star Wars Sensory Bin

I left Lil’ Red and Big Red alone for a few minutes and when I came back I found this!

Two Chewbaccca’s had been put into a Parmesan cheese container along with the porcupine balls that were already inside! Silly boy. He was so proud of himself for doing something mommy had not expected.

Star Wars Sensory Bin



Star Wars Day Quirky Blog Hop
Join us as we celebrate Star Wars Day – May 4th with some wonderful galactic inspired crafts, recipes and activity ideas!

Try this Star Wars Sensory Bin from Something 2Offer

The Jenny Evolution has some great Activity Books for All Ages

Yummy Rogue One Ice Cream recipe is a favourite from Nerdy Mamma

Share It! Science News has some fabulous Activities for Exploring Planets with 2 Suns!

Make some of these fabulous Droid Crafts from Play & Learn Everyday

These DIY Party Favours from Kidz Activities would be a hit at any party!

Mrs LeBlancs Learners are learning Star Wars in the Classroom

Defying Gravity! Sounds like great fun from Kid Minds

Make your own Airplane Fly Off like Royal Baloo!

Brush up on your galaxy sums with Daily Math from 3 Dinosaurs

KC Edventures is sharing a great Planets Math Activity

Erupting Death Star plus an I Spy Printable, some fun ideas from Little Bins

Peakle Pie shares some cute Paper Plate Ewoks

Link up your Star Wars Posts below:

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Homemade Quesadillas and Cinco de Mayo Unit Study

I really feel strongly about teaching my children to independent and that includes learning how to cook! I realize that many recipes that we often have for lunch or a snack could easily be made by Eldest and Princess if given the time to learn. Today we are sharing how to make homemade quesadillas.

Homemade Quesadillas

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Foam Blocks Stacking Activity

Sometimes the simplest of activities is very enjoyable for toddlers and preschoolers. We have a nice set of foam blocks that Big Red had gotten as a present from his aunt a few years ago. I have been very cautious to keep them in very good condition by making sure they are put back into their zippered pouch.

Foam Block Stacking Activity

Lil’ Red is just at the right age to really be able to enjoy this set of foam blocks. This particular set is really awesome since it comes with letter, numbers, and objects with words. We have used this set of blocks for all sorts of fun learning.

Stacking blocks and knocking them down is by far one of the funnest things a young child can do. It’s a great way to learn cause and effect. Stacking the blocks as high as they will go before tumbling over is Science.

Leaning letters and number can be more fun when playing with hands-on objects like foam blocks.

Foam Block Process Art Exploration from Life Over C’s

Foam Blocks in Water from Still Playing School

Roll a CVC Word Game from Mom Inspired Life

Sticky Foam Blocks from Teach Me Mommy

Making Ten Math Activity from School Time Snippets

Fine Motor Precision Math Engineering Activity from Sugar Aunts

Foam Blocks Stacking Activity from Something 2 Offer

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Mouthwatering Recipes To Try This Week

I think one of the hardest things right now as a parent is get ting a decent meal on the table. With multiple people in the house it means multiple taste buds to try to appease. Check out this weeks featured posts with mouthwatering recipes to try!

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We want this to be a resource for you to find Good Tips for your life, home, kids and everything in between! So what kinds of posts are you able to link up now? Check out this awesome list!

  • Recipes & Cooking Tips
  • Homemaking Tips
  • Parenting Tips
  • Kids crafts & Activity Tips

Your hosts each week are:

4 The Love of Family

A Bird And A Bean

A Diligent Heart

Day by Day in Our World

Simply Sherryl

Something 2 Offer

Successful Homemakers


Looking for the previous link ups? You can find them all right here.

mouthwatering recipes

This week our featured posts are:


Jalepeno Hush Puppies from Don’t Sweat The Recipe

Lemon Rosemary Salmon and Hummus from GiGi Eats Celebrities

Ultimate Peanut Butter Protein Smoothie from Successful Homemakers

No Churn Chocolate Swirl Ice Cream from The Misadventures of Mommyhood

Slow Cooker Roasted Chicken from Don’t Sweat The Recipe

Lemon Cheesecake Crumble Bars from Day By Day In Our World


Now let’s get to today’s Good Tips Tuesday party!

  • Link up your recipe/cooking, homemaking, parenting, and kids craft/activity tips below (4 per person please)
  • Please link directly to your post, not to your main blog page. All links that do not follow this will be deleted.
  • Visit other posts in the party, comment, tweet, pin and let them know you came from GTTuesday!
  • We will feature 4 posts each week, picked via We will each be picking our favorite post from the week and pinning all of the featured posts and favorite posts to the GTTuesday Pinterest Board!

Follow Good Tips Tuesday #GTTuesday Board on Pinterest.


We can’t wait to see all the amazing posts you will be linking up this week!


Angela, Erin, Marlene, Laura, Laurie, Sherryl, & Thaleia

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Stella and Dot Sales

Stella & Dot ‘s Spring Stylist promotion

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**This post contains affiliate links and I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on my links.

Love Stella & Dot jewelry and the idea of earning extra income? Well then you should consider becoming a personal Stylist with Stella & Dot! While we all love jewelry (and money!), being a Stylist is about so much more. It’s about having the freedom to style your own life and truly enjoy your work. If any of those things intrigue you, then April is the month for you to pursue your passion for style.

Anyone who signs up to be a Stella & Dot Stylist will receive:

  • A fabulous business to call your own
  • The ability to work from home and earn extra income sharing the jewelry that you love with others
  • Training and support from amazing and successful women
  • Free jewelry, as well as significant discounts
  • Expense paid vacations
  • A personal website and online business center
  • and much, much more!

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