Are you ready for Pi Day? Here’s a heads up so you can gather whatever you need to celebrate this fun math holiday on 3-14. We always have fun with it! I put together all sorts of Pi Day carols, crafts, activities, links, etc. here: Celebrate Pi Day on 3-14! Have fun!
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Looking for some really great holiday gifts for your kiddos that won’t just end up as clutter by the end of the day? Here’s some of our all-time favorite educational gifts, plus some that are on the list for giving this year (good thing Jack and Alex don’t read this blog!). Makey Makey: We got [...]
Fall may be just around the corner here in North America, but that’s not so for all of the world — or the galaxy. Today is the first day of spring on Mars! Discover Magazine says: Today, September 14, 2011, is the vernal equinox for the northern hemisphere of Mars! If you want to be [...]
(via The New Yorker — cartoon by Willian Haefeli) Happy Mother’s Day (or Mothers’ Day) to all the mamas out there.
I am a terrible blogger lately. I am also a terrible house cleaner, homeschooler, bedtime book reader, writer and general person. I mostly hold my belly and groan. Hopefully I’ll be done with my progesterone soon and perhaps that will help. Next week I have my first prenatal appointment (the doctor won’t see me until [...]
Don’t forget that Monday is Pi Day — 3/14. In honor of the day, here’s oodles of fun ways to work it into your homeschool. Celebrate Pi Day with fun games and activities Crafts, songs, links, lesson plans and a video to help celebrate Pi Day (from yours truly). Let Them Eat Pie! Beth has posted [...]
We had a fun New Year’s Eve at home last night. A few highlights… Making resolutions Making “Smokin’ Texas Caviar” from Vegan Fire and Spice because it’s made of black-eyed peas (it’s good luck to eat them on New Year’s Eve!) and our whole family loooooooves the stuff Talking about our favorite times from 2010 [...]
Hope you had a great Halloween! Got extra candy? Here and here are some fun and educational ways to use it.
I forgot to post that I signed our family up for the Halloween Box Swap at Mind Games. We got our swap family’s information the other day and gathered some fun things while we were shopping yesterday. It should be fun!
I always find out these things once the day has already started and I have no advance prep time. In case you want to take part and haven’t prepped either, I threw together a bunch of poetry ideas here (in every subject!). I figure poetry is too fun to relegate to one day so [...]