Category Archives: Education

Daily Activities for Young Children- February 2018

I have been asked to do a monthly calendar of activities and this is my first for this year.  I am sorry it is late in the month, but I hope you find it helpful.  Other than activities, I wanted … Continue reading

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Ant Day

DAILY FUN ACTIVITY: Eat lunch outside and then count the ants. Our theme today will be Ant Day! Talk about Ants. Ants are social insects. Social insects live together in colonies. They depend on each other for survival and can … Continue reading

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Boat Day

Today’s Quick Summer Learning Fun Activity:  Make Popsicles with 2 cups Hot Water, 2 Cups Lemonade, 1 box strawberry gelatin.  Pour into popsicle molds or small paper cups and freeze.  This lesson is good for: measurement, counting (ingredients), color mixing … Continue reading

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More Boney Science- Strength of Bones

The calcium in bones helps to make them very strong. To explain the strength of bones, take a sheet of paper and roll it into a tube making sure that the top and bottom overlap in the tube. Tape it … Continue reading

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How Do We Get Bruises?

This is an advanced concept that you can teach to your young child and they can actually grasp the idea. Over the years, I have done this experiment with preschoolers and they will come to me and say to me, … Continue reading

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Rice Cake Bird Feeder

Make a Bird feeder with your children. You will need: Rice cake for each child (or as many as you would like to make) Pipe cleaner butter knife Peanut butter (shortening or lard) bird seed Let children put a pipe … Continue reading

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Lentil Sprouts

As plants are beginning to sprout, there are some that are enjoyed in dishes, in sprout form. Let your children grow their own Lentil sprouts to try. For this project you will need: dried lentils Water cheese cloth quart jar … Continue reading

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