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Christmas Cooking With Kids

December 07, 2017

I say ‘Christmas Cooking’ but if truth be told, what my kids really want is for me to do some cooking and then let them…

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The Polar Express By Chris Van Allsburg

December 05, 2017

  Most of you are probably very familiar with The Polar Express as both a book and a movie. It is an absolute classic and…

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Christmas Playlist

November 30, 2017

We are in full Christmas mode here, despite it not quite hitting December as yet. So: in order to stay sane in the mess of…

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Silent Night and Other Christmas Carols Illustrated by Lee Krutop

November 28, 2017

  Not a story book, as such, but still a beautiful book to read and look through, Silent Night and Other Christmas Carols, is a…

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Gardening activities for kids

November 23, 2017

This post is all about how you can get kids learning in the garden. You don’t need a lot of space for gardening activities with…

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The Giving Tree By Shel Silverstein

November 21, 2017

  I actually can’t believe we haven’t (until now) reviewed this absolute classic. The Giving Tree is such a beautiful book and when I recently…

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Family Fun – Create a Design Brief

November 09, 2017

One of the lesser-known text types that is bound to raise its head throughout your child’s schooling, is the design brief. This is basically an…

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The Pigeon Needs a Bath! by Mo Willems

November 07, 2017

  We have featured ‘The Pigeon Needs a Bath’ on our website a long time ago, but we’re revisiting it this week because our current…

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Fun Free Printables for the Younger Years

November 02, 2017

Fun Free Printables! At this time of year, a lot of school age kids are getting a bit tired and winding down from studies. In…

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I Must Have Bobo By Eileen Rosenthal

October 31, 2017

  When my husband was young, he had a security blanket named Bobo; now our son has his own security blanket named Blankie. When I…

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