Send a Hug Activity for Kids

Sending a Hug Activity for Children

This activity for children is easy to put together and makes a sweet gift from a child to a family member or friend.  The age for this activity can begin as early as 2 and extend well into elementary school aged children. My 3 year old completed the hug in the above image. Materials Needed [Read On]

Unique Ways to Celebrate Earth Day


Are you looking for active and unique ways to celebrate Earth Day with your children? Me too. So, I came up with a list. I thought I’d share it with you. “Now I see the secret of making the best persons, it is to grow in the open air and to eat and sleep with [Read On]

Montessori Art for Continent Studies


Part of my Montessori Art Album required brainstorming a list of of Art ideas that would extend into continent studies. Montessori Art is very much about the process rather than the outcome. I was thrilled to be “forced” to spend time thinking about the art, culture & history of other countries. These ideas could not [Read On]

Teaching Kids Computer Science

Teaching Kids Computer Science

We spend so much time thinking and worrying about our children’s screen time that we forget that there are productive and beneficial ways to utilize technology within our children’s learning environment, as a part ofthe environment, not replacing any other vital part of the learning (e.g. we’re not trading hands on science learning for an [Read On]

10 Ways to Create an Outdoor Learning Space


This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Kiwi Crate. All opinions are 100% mine.   One of my big goals this coming year is to create an Outdoor Learning environment for my sons. I am not “crunchy”. I am not “crafty”. I am not even particularly organized to be totally honest. [Read On]

Bird Feeding at Home & around the Classroom


If you have ever thought about setting up a bird feeder for your home or classroom, do it! You and your children will learn so much and the birds will appreciate your efforts. We’ve had a blast setting up three easy & inexpensive feeders around our home.  One of my big goals in moving outside [Read On]