39 Clues Scavenger Hunt

Aunt Amy gave Emma the first six books of the 39 Clues series, and after Emma devoured the first four, Joel and I decided they might be … [Read more...]

Baby Signs

My first year of teaching, which was in a K-5 Multi-Cat. Special Ed. classroom, I had a student whose parents were hearing impaired.  The … [Read more...]

Scarecrow Treats

Aedan was on treat duty recently at preschool.  He is on this big kick of answering almost every question with "I don't care.  You pick!"  I … [Read more...]

Halloween Sensory Table

Admittedly, some (many? most?) of the activities I dream up for the kids don't inspire the reaction I envisioned.  Maybe they swap out … [Read more...]

Seed Science

  We had a brief sensory tub of fall seeds, mostly so we would have a contained place for harvesting sunflower seeds and gluing them … [Read more...]

Sunflower Season

Early autumn is such an akward season for home decor in our house; we have soooo many Halloween things that are too Halloween-ish to get … [Read more...]

Dinosaur sensory tub

I very loosely considered this a sensory tub/table. There isn't much to scoop or measure, but there are plenty of textures and imaginative … [Read more...]

Water Beads

I've been feeling bad about sitting down with my computer to work for a few minutes here and there while Aedan is home with me in the … [Read more...]

Preschool Dairy Cows

Today preschool was all about dairy cows.  We read several books and shared our background knowledge about cows.  At centers time, my … [Read more...]

Dressing for Disney

As we planned our Disney trip, my imagination went wild thinking about all of the cute outfits I could make for the kids - mostly Emma. I … [Read more...]