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Below a few create clips to watch for Easter Stories: 
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If you thought pinatas were only fr a birthday parties – think again!! Fill balloons with wrapped candy, notes and other treats, then inflate. Kids can pop their balloons with toothpicks to get Easter Treats!
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Easter Ring Toss You will need: Paper plates glue, paints or crayons and a paper towel tube. Glue the tube onto an upside down paper plate. Cut the inner circles out of the other plates and decorate the rings. See who can get the most rings over the tube.
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You will need: paints, paper plated, pegs and either pieces of cotton wool or pieces of sponge or pomp oms. Draw an egg on the page, and let your child decorate it with the different coloured paints.
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Toddler Easter Biscuits: You will need: either home-made biscuits, or user Marie biscuits instead. Make icing with icing sugar and a little water. Separate and add food colouring. Let your children decorate with sweets!
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You will need: Potatoes, a knife, paints, a marker and a piece of paper. Cut shapes into the potato as per the picture. Dip the potato into paint, and push the cut-out onto the paper. Draw the shape and decorate with a marker once the paint has dried.
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Egg Smash Painting  You will need: Egg Shells, paint, a paper and either push pins or prestick. Pin or stick your paper a surface outside. Fill the egg shells with paint, and let your child throw the eggs at the paper. Frame your new art piece!
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You will need: A think piece of card, Masonite or wood. Dip your child/children’s hands in paint and create a print as per the picture. Decorate using a marker, ribbons and pink paint. Make a hanger with a piece of ribbon. Remember to put a date on it!
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Salt Dough Activities – Hand Prints Roll out a piece of salt dough. Draw around everyone’s in your family’s hands and colour them in or dip your hands in paint and press them into the dough. Allow to dry!
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Day 15,16,17,18 Easter Create an egg shape, put a hole in the top and allow to dry.  Decorate with paint and thread a ribbon through the hole for hanging.
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Salt Dough Activities – Feet Hearts. Eggs and Hand Prints
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You will need:  Coloured paper, markers, and scissors. Trace your child’s hand onto the coloured paper, cut it out and fold as per the image. With a marker, draw the face, ears and legs.
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9-12 Month Old Interesting play surfaces— eg. grass and sand- To explore textures and develop body awareness as she creeps, crawls and cruises Balls- To crawl after, and to learn the game of ‘roll’ and ‘catch’ with mom Plastic containers for filling and emptying
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12-15 months Old Acitivites What do you need: Activity walker, or push cart. How To play: Your little explorer may be walking by now, but may have to practice more of balancing and walking. Encourage them to bring a new toy towards you by pushing it. It gives the toddler confidence to walk until they...
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12-15 Months Old Activities What do you need: Just yourselves How To play: This simple play ideas for 12-15 month old requires no preparation at all. Your Little one will have a lot of fun! Play chase with your toddler around the house, in a garden, or any area that is safe to play. Keep...
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Day 14 Continued  Activity 2  Best Ever edible No-Cook Play Dough Recipe 2 cups plain flour (all purpose) 2 teaspoons vegetable oil (coconut oil works too) 1/2 cup salt 2 tablespoons cream of tarter 1 to 1.5 cups boiling water (adding in increments until it feels just right) Gel Food colouring (optional) Have fun while...
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Day 14 Continued Play – Purple/Blue Scavenger Hunt You will need: Just yourselves and a basket or a bag. Ask your child to bring you something that is either blue or purple: Find something blue/purple that is soft Find one blue/purple snack item Find something blue/purple this is hard Finding something blue/purple that you play...
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Day 14 Continued Song – The Purple Song Rhyme 
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Story — The Very Hungry Caterpillar Activity — Colour Match You will need: Look around and see if you have blocks, shapes, pom poms, buttons, pegs, or even food that is different colours. Show your child how to separate them into different colours, while telling them about each colour and shape.
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12-24 Months Old Activities What do you need: A firm box Scissors Thick Straws cut into pieces How to Play: Cut holes into the box lid. Including push and pull toys in your child’s daily play is very important, because when you think about it, we use these forces everyday in our daily life! Here...
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3-6 Months Old Your time and your patience! Lie baby on his tummy in a puppy position – lie opposite him face to face Make exaggerated facial expressions, move your head encouraging him to watch and follow In tummy lying, roll a ball slowly to and fro, side to side helping baby to move his...
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3-6 Months Old Your baby is more alert and interested in is world Baby can focus on smaller objects and toys further way Eye muscles are stronger and more coordinated for visually tracking your face and toys
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Day 13 Continued Play – Red Light, Green Light Let your child stand still. When you say Green light they can run, jump, skip or do jumping jacks. When you say Red Light, they need to stand still until you say Green Light again.
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Day 13 Continued Rhyme Fruit Salad 5 red apples on the tree. 1 for you and 4 for me! 5 yellow bananas on the tree. 2 for you and 3 for me! 5 purple plums on the tree. 3 for you and 2 for me! 5 green pears on the tree. 4 for you and...
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Day 13 Activity – Green I Spy In a box or on a tray, collect green items around the house. 1. Describe the item using words, and let your little one guess which item you are describing. 2. Use a blind fold and let your child feel the object. Let the use words to describe...
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For the 3-6 Month Old Your Time and your playfulness! Lie baby on your lap Facing you. Rub and Tap baby’s hands together in the mid-line.  Encourage baby to reach to your face and to explore his own Pausing waiting and taking turns, is the dance of connection Tap and rub baby’s feet together. Making...
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For the 3-6 Month Old Your baby is responding and engaging more often with you As parents, you feel your baby’s love which reinforces his/her love for you Baby enjoys playful back and forth interactions with you
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12-24 Months Old Activities What do you need: Any empty container with a lid Cut a ‘slot’ or hole in the lid Gather any items that are able to fit in the slot How To play: Depending on your child’s development,  start with something as simple as a card or a block work up to...
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Day 12 Continued  Play – Follow the Leader Make two identical “activity pads” using paper like the picture below. You need to copy the sequence of the person that starts. The one that can copy it correctly, gets to choose the next sequence. If you use coloured A4 cardboard, you can use your feet too...
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Day 12 Continued  Song: Put your Apple in the Air (Tune: Twinkle, twinkle little star) (Remember to do the actions) Put your apple in the air, Hold it high and leave it there Put your apple on your nose, Now reach down and touch your toes. Put your apple on your back, Now please lay...
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Day 12 Continued  Activity 2 – Threading an apple You will need: A paper plate or card Punch String or wool
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Day 12 Story – The Very Hungry Caterpillar Activity – Apple/Red What you need: Plain paper Black marker Red paper and glue Using a black marker, draw two apples on a piece of paper. Let your little one tear up pieces of red paper or if you have tissue paper, make it into little balls....
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6—9 Months Old  Babies are learning to use their arms and hands to Manipulate objects They are gaining a stable sitting position which frees their arms for use Babies are learning to shake, bang, pull and poke objects Both hands work together to bang objects and pass them from hand to hand Finger movements develop...
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12-24 Month Old Activities  What do you need An upside down bin,  but you could easily swap the bin out for a table top A plastic tray or even a kitchen floor. Different types of tape and scissors. How To play: Cut lengths of each type of tape Fold a tiny bit under on each...
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6-9 Months Old Everyday Objects as Toys Make your own shakers and rattles out of sealable containers with rice inside Formula tins are great for banging shaking and turning Tie toys onto a ribbon or string for baby to pull Look for objects with holes inside for baby to poke fingers into Finger foods encourage...
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Self Feeding Acclivities: What do you need: Handful of Cheerios. For older children: Use a chopstick, pencil or anything long and thin, being careful to make sure that there are no sharp ends on the item How To play: Show your little one how to stack the cheerios before eating them. For older children show...
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Day 11 continued Watch – Outer space
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Day 11 Continued Play – Sun and Moon Game What you need: Cut out shapes for the sun, moon, and stars in different colours x2 and “hide” the one set around the room, while you hold the second set in your hands. When you hold up your shape/colour, let them find the same one that you have...
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Day 11 Continued Song – Hey Diddle Diddle  Hey, diddle, diddle The cat played a fiddle The cow jumped over the moon The little dog laughed to see such fun And the dish ran away with the spoon
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