Tag Archives: Education

Two Week Meal Plan

Hi! I have not been around for a while, we have moved recently and are in the throws of renovation, we just finished up football season, and so many other things that keep life jumping!! I recently joined a couple … 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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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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Early Childhood Education Thematic Unit- Farm (Part 2)

Early Childhood Theme Unit- Farm (Part 2) Fall is a great time of year to use farm produce in science experiments.  Here are a few you can try: SCIENCE Pumpkin Activities: Even if you don’t carve pumpkins in the fall, … Continue reading

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Early Childhood Thematic Unit: Farm (Part 1)

FARM THEME During my 20 years in education, I met some amazing creative teachers.  There were groups of us who would create resources and share with one another.  Most of our creations were basically put in a file online for … Continue reading

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