Good Old Fashion Fun!

Source: Miraculous, Magical Moments in Minutes: Over 500 Quick, Easy Activities for Adults and Children to Share, by Becky Baxa. More information can be found on pages 83-88 Drop the clothespin in a bottle. If you don’t have any clothespins, play a modified version of this long time favorite. Use an un-sharpened pencil and an […]

Another Day… All Home Together… What Will We Do?

With the outbreak of Coronovirus, families have found themselves together for days on end with more days to come. Homeschooling may not be your thing and now you are faced with 24/7 responsibilities. As you place on the hat of teacher, as well as parent, many are scrambling for resources and ideas. We certainly don’t […]

Back to School! Let the Learning Begin!

  Sight Word Fun! Parents can help reinforce classroom learning through fun, exciting games at home  in ways that kids will never even know they are still learning! For your new reader, here are a few ideas to practice sight words: 1.  Hide and Seek  Using Post-It Notes,  cardboard, construction paper, deck of cards or note […]

More Than a Piece of Chalk

Chalk… a stick of originally white porous sedimentary carbonate rock.  A form of limestone composed of the mineral calcite.  It gets on our fingers and clothes and now , a popular children’s “toy” available in a rainbow of colors for children to play with each summer. Such a scientific description for a whole lot of […]

Creative Family Fun Resource

Are you at a loss as to what to do when your child claims boredom? The Pinterest site listed below was originally created to support parents, children and families.   It is inspired by the basic concepts presented in the book:  Miraculous, Magical Moments in Minutes: Over 500 Quick, Easy Activities for Adults and Children […]