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The Magic Bucket: Simple Ways to Incorporate Thematic Fun

The following was written by contributor Jaimie  of Two Chicks and a Hen.

WWhen my older daughter went to all-day kindergarten this year and my younger daughter started a small part-time preschool, I found that between balancing work, school commitments, home responsibilities, and everything else, I was generally more tired and distracted than I’d like.  When we’d have a window of time to do something fun, or when the kiddos needed a little prodding to find something to do, I’d sometimes come up short.  I needed some more tricks to keep in my back pocket.

At the store one day, I came across a cute steel bucket and wondered what purpose we could find for it.  Inspiration struck, and the Magic Bucket was born.

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