Creativity Runs in the Family

bit knitting pretend play

The Bit has been interested in my knitting for a long time, and she likes to pretend to knit, which usually involves hitting the knitting needles together or hitting them on things. But sometimes she really gets into the illusion, like she did over the weekend. We were hanging out upstairs together, and I had […]

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Going Off the Grid

shape play tanagrams

A few months ago we did yet another toddler busy bag swap, and one of the items was a tanagram set with little pictures you’re supposed to try to line up the shapes like. The Bit has never played with it, but she found the shapes the other day when they got knocked off her […]

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Playdough Profusion


It’s funny how kids go through cycles with things they want to play with. As any regular readers know, I’m a little obsessed with playdough, but the Bit doesn’t always feel the same way. But pretty much all this month, she’s really been into it. On the 4th of July when we had people over […]

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