Lovevery Block Set

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The Block Set by Lovevery is my new favorite toy! This is a comprehensive block set that’s truly the one and only block toy kids need in the playroom.

Designed to entertain kids from 18 months past 4 years, the set includes 70 wood pieces in a rainbow of 18 different hues and 18 different shapes and tools all in a wooden storage box that converts into a pull car.

Toddlers can explore connections and pattern play with threading blocks of different colors or match different blocks to start learning how to sort and categorize — and how things fit together spatially. They can use the wooden friends in imaginative play to create stories, talk about feelings, and build empathy.

Children can is the modular features to experiment with physics concepts like cause and effect, force, magnetism, velocity, and gravity.

Kids can assemble a simple box car in a sequence of steps and see how the storage box transforms into something new.

All little ones will enjoy making a domino trail by standing up the planks for a fun challenge requiring advanced dexterity, hand-eye coordination and balance.

Here is a quick video show you all you can do with this beautiful box of toys https://youtu.be/yVi-ePHM37U

Click the links in the article to buy your own The Block Set by Lovevery.

Disney “Dole Whip”

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This is a refreshing, light, low calorie, and low-fat dessert your whole Nanny Family will enjoy during the summer months. If you love Dole Whip (a Disney Park fan’s favorite frozen treat), you’ll love this super-refreshing, dairy-free dessert with the texture of soft serve found on the epicurious web site. You will get best results by using a food processor, but if you don’t have one just use a blender.

You Will Need:

4 cups frozen pineapple chunks
1 cup canned unsweetened coconut milk
1 frozen banana
Pinch of kosher salt
4 fresh pineapple wedges (optional)

What to Do:

Process frozen pineapple, coconut milk, banana, and salt in a food processor until very smooth. Divide among glasses or cups and garnish with pineapple wedges, if using.

References:

Recipe from epicurious
Photo by Stephanie Felzenberg

Craft Stick Patterns

Creative Wednesdays This is an inexpensive project to make for toddlers and preschoolers that just takes a few minutes to make. I start with making simple designs of triangles, squares, and rectangles for toddlers and make designs more complex as the children grow and develop their matching skills. Just google craft stick pattern ideas for […]

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Dinosaur Fossil Sand Toys

Products Nannies Love Who doesn’t love dinosaur fossils? The best sand toys inspire hours of imaginative play for children. Whether it is a trip to the beach or just a sandbox in the backyard, these dinosaur sand toys are sure to provide hours of summer fun for you and your Nanny Kids. The best part […]

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Berry Frozen Yogurt Pie

Cooking for Kids This is a refreshing dessert or snack to serve to the children on hot summer days or anytime of the year. It’s much easier to make and to serve than ice cream cake. This pie can hang out in the freezer for weeks as long as it’s well wrapped. Just thaw it […]

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4th of July Paper Plate Hats

Creative Wednesday July 4th is Independence Day in the United States of America. Here is a very inexpensive, fun, and easy craft to make with your Nanny Kids to wear this weekend to help celebrate Independence Day. Although there are seven red stripes on the American flag to represent valor, six white stripes to symbolize […]

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Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookie Bars

Cooking with Kids All children like helping bake a quick and easy treat. Have the kids help gather the ingredients, measure the ingredients, and mix the dough. These one-bowl oatmeal chocolate chip cookie bars are not only easy, but they’re also incredibly delicious. They are soft, chewy, and loaded with chocolate chips — everything bar […]

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Patriotic Balloon Paper Plate Paddle Games

Creative Wednesdays I’m always looking for new games to play with the kids in their backyard in the summertime. So I had the kids decorate paper plates to make paddles to play with balloons. Have children decorate the paper plate paddles in red, white, and blue for Independence Day. Have the kids make up games […]

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Whole Roasted Cauliflower

Cooking for Families This is an impressive vegetable dish with Parmesan cheese and garlic to serve to your Nanny Family. You can roast this whole cauliflower head, with just 10 minutes of prep. Whole baked cauliflower makes a delicious vegetarian main dish or a healthy low carb side dish. I love serving for special occasions […]

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Dad Ticket Book for Father’s Day

Creative Wednesdays I love helping my Nanny Kids learn to enjoy giving gifts to their family. But there is no reason to spend money to help my Nanny Kids make gifts for their family members. I found these adorable Dad Tickets online to print out for my Nanny Kids to fill out to give their […]

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