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Fun Christmas Cone People

The past week we have all been very slowly recovering some flu and have not done a lot of our usual activities, instead the kids have started with all their Christmas crafts.  One of the ones we worked on this … Continue reading

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Creating our own Maps

Both kids have become really interested in maps.  We have found a number of their fictional Viking stories include maps and the kids love looking at them and figuring out where the different events written about in the stories occurred. … Continue reading

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Christmas Crafting with Tiger Items

Last week I happened to go into our local Tiger store and I spotted some lovely Christmas ornaments which I bought not really knowing what we were going to do with them.  But as  it happened my daughter ended up … Continue reading

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Why We LOVE Audio Books

We LOVE audio books.  LOVE them.  But let me start by saying in no way do I think they take the place of reading with the kids – they are not a substitute for that one on one time but … Continue reading

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Norse Myths

I have mentioned time and time again this past year how my two have been reading Viking themed book after Viking themed book after Viking themed book.  I thought it was going to be a quick theme for us but … Continue reading

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Horace and Harriet – Friends, Romans, Statues

I definitely feel like we have hit the right combination of reading material with my daughter – she loves reading non-fiction as well as historical based stories, stories with a slight adventure and stories with strong women characters.  But my … Continue reading

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Enjoying Learning

I will never deny that I have moments when I wonder if we are doing enough learning activities.  Am I providing enough learning opportunities but still providing the kids with free time to explore and play on their own ?  … Continue reading

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