No Non-cents Nanna

Practical tips and advice for a family friendly lifestyle

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5 Learning Experiences Children Get from Playing Dress-up

Have you heard the expression “Play is a child’s work”? 

Child learn by exploring and trying out new things during role play when they dress-up. Costumes can be simple; elaborate or authentic. Kids dressing up in a costume of some kind is not just for Halloween or a school play. Dress-up/ dramatic play items don’t need to cost much.

This post will share 5 of some of the many benefits kids get from having dress-up clothes to play with along with some links to dramatic play collections including this author’s on-line store, plus more resources to find dress-up clothes and a list of dramatic play props.. READ MORE

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Dozens of the Best Resources for Kids Busy Bags

You are new teacher or  mommy who wants to put together the best educational busy bags for your children.

But, where do you start to gather kid friendly stuff on your budget? This post will share DOZENS ideas and links to inspire you as well as where to beg, borrow or buy those fun little sensory play items that go into busy bags.

Busy Bag Collections make wonderful gifts with  kid friendly stuff . This post will start out with a dozen Busy Bags pieces parts that I have done myself in recent years. READ MORE

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Rockin’ Model Photo Contest October 21 in Colorado Springs

 Rockin’ Rockabilly Fest event at The BUZZ October 21, 2017, 374 north 19th st, Colorado Springs!

Hot Diggety Dog! My good friend Shannon Kay Short, Outside the Frame Photgraphy is putting on a RETRO Model/ Photo Contest at the Rockabilly Fest this weekend Ocotber 21, 2017. Outside The Frame‎ Model Contest for CASH Prizes!

The BUZZ Pub is located at 734 N 19th street, Colorado Springs. You should see the fabulous rockin’ vintage cars in the parking lot. The inside event is 3 to 8 pm. Philly Steak Steak will be there at 1PMThis No Non-cents Nanna donating a few of the fun prizes from my on-line Heart Felt Play Store, so, of course I  just had to publish a blog post about it to tell everyone in the Colorado Springs area. READ MORE

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