Everything your child really needs to know before starting kindergarten

How Wee Learn Naturally

Kindergarten Readiness.  As a Kindergarten teacher I get asked about Kindergarten Readiness all the time.  As it turns out, if a Mama has a little one approaching school age, and you mention you teach Kindergarten, there is only one thing they really want to know. What does my child need to know for Kindergarten? And…

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Developing toddlers language through playing outside!

5 Natural Language Development Activities for Toddlers

What is the most important thing for toddlers to learn?  What is the one thing, above all others, that will benefit these wee ones most in their years ahead?  Of course there are many opinions to these questions – but want to know what I think? I believe (very strongly.  VERY strongly) that above all else,…

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the cutest homemade birthday cards for kids to make!

Homemade Birthday Cards for Kids to Create!

Let’s face it, if you are a parent you are likely looking for ways to save a bit of money.  Kids are expensive!  So I want to share a way we save over $100 every year.  Making homemade birthday cards! Not only does making homemade birthday cards save you $100 (or 40 coffees out, 2…

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Wrapping hearts with yarn as a Valeninte's day craft

Wrapped in Love (and yarn)

Winter and yarn crafting go hand-in-hand around here.  If you spend any amount of time on our farm you will likely leave with a hat.  (Whether you want one or not …) With big sister busily crocheting chicken hats for the flock, and Mama still making hats almost as fast as the little ones are…

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playing with cars and racing to sort the letters is a fun way to practice the abc's!

Zoom and Sort the ABCs

I was realizing that I haven’t written very recently about painter’s tape activities.  When I looked through my posts, I realized that most of my posts involving my beloved green tape took place last winter.  Rather fitting when I think about it. The temperature has dipped well below the -20 mark, our time spent inside…

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