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Wildflower Seed Bombs

Add a sprinkle of color to your landscaping by making these Wildflower Seed Bombs!  These also make beautiful gifts!     Tis the season for flowers!  As part of our garden thematic unit, we made some wildflower bombs to throw in the front of our yard!  We desperately need some color and beauty in our lives right now as we are all in the midst of the pandemic.  Making these wildflower bombs is a fun way to spread a little sunshine.  It ...

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Garden Activities for Kids: A Weekly Plan

This weekly plan includes lot of garden activities for kids!  Incorporate flowers and gardening into your everyday learning with these simple ideas!    This week my kids start back to school, albeit online.  We have been told their expected instructional/learning time will be minimal so I wanted to have a plan to do some fun thematic activities, especially for my kindergartener.  I thought I would share this simple weekly activity ...

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Baseball Card Sleeve Seed Planter

Watch your plants take root by making this simple seed planter using a baseball card sleeve!     This activity is an oldie but a goodie!  We originally made these sleeve planters way back in 2011 when we were discussing Day 3 of Creation:  Flowers, Plants, and Seeds!  But I thought this fun activity deserved a post of its own.   Now that my boys are a bit older, we have so many baseball/basketball/football card sleeves ...

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How to Learn at Home During a Pandemic

Wondering how your child can learn at home during this pandemic?  A comprehensive list of at-home resources for families to use during the coronavirus pandemic.  Our Home Learning Tool Kit is helpful for kids of all ages!   First of all, I am praying fervently for the entire world as we face the most devastating health crisis of our time.  But as harmful and destructive as the COVID-19 virus is, may we choose to look for the good ...

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5 Ways to Make Reading Fun

How do we as parents make reading fun for our kids instead of something that they dread?  We are sharing five fun ways to encourage more reading in your home!     As parents, we all know that reading should be an important part of our child's daily routine. Not only is it a great way to bond with our children (of any age), studies have shown that 20 minutes of reading a day has significant long term benefits for children that ...

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The Ultimate List of Dr. Seuss Activities for Kids

These Dr. Seuss Activities to go along with his beloved books are perfect for kids of all ages!  Children can learn about rhyme, repetition, and rhythm while reading these eccentric books that have stood the test of time. Hands-On Dr. Seuss Activities  Dr. Seuss is one of my favorite children's authors because his stories both captivate the attention of young children and teach important literary concepts such as rhyming and ...

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