Outdoor Distractions: Winter Wonder

With a winter that has been very mild it is bound to make kiddos go crazy; they crave that white fluffy stuff that they can make into balls and throw at things. Well, last night gave them the ammunition they so desperately wanted. With that comes the inattention that I,…

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Getting Ready for Winter Center

Centers are a very useful tool in teaching but making them can be time consuming and sometimes difficult. Here is a teaching center focused on animals and how they get ready for the winter using pictures of animals before winter and during winter to encourage the children to use their…

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Sunday Snippet: Marvelous Moon

Our little squirt absolutely LOVES the moon! I’m not sure what she finds so captivating about the moon but she is asking to see it every time we walk through the door. I suppose we can blame her love of the moon on a magical evening where the full moon…

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Sunday Snippet: Amazing Apples

It is absolutely, positutely, 100% fall (at least according to the position of the Earth’s axis in relation to the sun!) and we took full advantage of our fantastic fall weather this Sunday by going to Uncle John’s Cider Mill in St. John’s, Michigan. This cider mill is one of…

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Sunday Snippet: Finding Fungi

This Sunday the weather was absolutely beautiful so we took full advantage of it by exploring the yard. Having been cooped up inside a lot lately due to thunderstorms it was refreshing to be able to get outside and enjoy the sun and slight autumn breeze. When we got outside…

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