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Acts of Kindness for Toddlers & Young Kids

This week we’ve been making an effort to talk with our older daughter about things we are thankful for. So far, I have gathered that she is thankful for leaves (especially red ones), grass, gloves, firetrucks, dogs, and Dum-Dums from the doctor. It’s a start. I was thinking about ways to carry this gratitude through the […]

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Book Review

Book Review: Anna Hibiscus books by Atinuke for kids 3-7

  What do you do when are so happy you may explode?  Well, in the picture book Anna Hibiscus’ Song, Anna Hibiscus asks this question to her many family members as she experiences a day in her home in amazing Africa.  Her Grandfather counts the reasons he is happy.  Grandmother squeezes Grandfather’s hand.  Her aunties […]

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Nature Study for Kids

Forget pinning cool things online for enrichment activities….just get outside and study nature!   Are you feeling overwhelmed with finding enrichment ideas for your kids? Sometimes it can be difficult trying to be sure that your kids are exposed to many different things, and sometimes we can overlook the beauty right outside our door.   Nature study: a […]

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