10 More Small Ways to Live Greener

Exactly one year ago today, I published this post about small ways to live a more green lifestyle. Tips on energy reduction, recycling and utilizing indoor plants are just a few of the great ideas included. But with another Earth Day soon approaching, I decided to share ten more small ways to make a positive impact on our planet.

If everyone does even one small thing, it can make a huge difference!

Continue reading

11 Fun Friday Ideas for Your Homeschool

Because sometimes making Friday a little extra special is completely worthwhile!

Continue reading

27 Ways to Play Outdoors This Spring

Spring has sprung here in the Midwest, and we couldn’t be more relieved to be spending more time outdoors!

Continue reading

Dinosaur Fossil Dig Activity & Extensions

It’s time for another dinosaur post! 😀

Today’s activity is a DIY dinosaur dig designed for your little paleontologists.

Continue reading

Dinosaur Texture Play

Bundle (4-year-old daughter) loves dinosaurs. We’ve done dinosaur unit studies, activities and field trips at a fairly solid rate for almost two years! I have to admit, I’ve learned way more about them through teaching her than I ever thought I would. 😀

Continue reading

Ice Storm Downtime

The storm we were prepping for finally hit!

Of course, the usual indoor activities of Netflix, playing “dinosaur” – a glorified game of chase – and lots of naps have happened too. I’m working hard on being content in the quiet, still moments. I’m glad God reminded me this weekend to slow down a little with this beautiful storm.

Continue reading

Sensory Ice Play

Is anybody else a parent of a Frozen fan? This house is full of Frozen related items, and Hubby and I could probably belt out every lyric from every song of the movie.

I recently found a pin from Learning and Exploring Through Play with this cute and easy winter, nature-themed sensory play idea, and I knew I had to try it!

Continue reading

Library Dramatic Play: A Wintry Invitation

So it’s 20 degrees with a windchill of who-knows-let’s-not-go-outside-to-find-out where we live! So with lots of indoor play ahead, I put together this little invitation to play for my library-loving daughter to enjoy.

Continue reading

Christmas Activities & Resource Roundup

How are the first two weeks of December almost over?!

Last night I saw a couple of different social media and blog postings asking readers: “What are your December/Christmas lesson plans like?” I thought it might be fun to share some fun and festive resources and activities we’re using this holiday season!

Continue reading