Category Archives: recycle/reuse/repurpose

Milk Carton Birdhouse/Pom Birds

This is a cute activity that will need some parental supervision and parental cutting.   MILK CARTON BIRDHOUSE WITH POM BIRDS: For this activity you will need: Clean cardboard milk carton (quart, pint, or half-gallon will work.) Construction paper of … Continue reading

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Math Mania: Early Childhood Math

Math can be such a fun learning experience for young children.  I wanted to share some ideas, lessons, and tips for teaching math to young children.  Most of the activities shared in “Math Mania” will be for children aged 3-8. … Continue reading

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Straw Bale Gardening

I was raised in a rural community.  I was raised with gardens and canning and freezing food for the family.  I have had chickens and Nigerian Dwarf Goats as pets.  I enjoy everything about the country life.  I like the … Continue reading

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Seed Packet Lessons

Seed Packet Lessons   This lesson covers science skills of classifying and predicting, graphing, sorting, seed planting.  It covers Math skills of graphing, sorting, counting, functions with whole numbers.  Language arts skills of communication. For this lesson, you will need … Continue reading

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Produce Sorting

This is a quick activity that can be done on many levels.  I am going to try and give ideas for doing this in several different ways.  It is ok to try all of these, because children learn in different … Continue reading

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Recycling Dryer Lint– “It’s For The Birds”

I love to find ways to use things we would throw out in a new way that is helpful.  For years, I have made lint bags for the birds in my yard.  This is a great, quick project for your … Continue reading

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