There’s something special about bread. It may be its universal nature, found in different forms all around the world. Ann Morris’ book, Bread, Bread, Bread takes a fantastic around the world photo journey examining bread throughout a variety of cultures. … Continue reading
I was lucky enough to participate recently in a conference at Utah State University. It was so much fun (and a little surreal) to teach a session at the front of a room where I had sat through many, many … Continue reading
‘Tis the season of the Great Pumpkin! I was putting together an activity to accompany the book The Garden That We Grew by Joan Holub when my memory flashed to a Pinterest pin I had seen which used a technique … Continue reading
Alphabet Awareness is a critical component of emergent literacy. Children often master the capital letters first, quickly discerning between those large strokes. But once the focus turns to the lowercase letters things can get a bit dicey.
I’m sharing some ideas at two different spots this week. First, I’m over at Simple Kids, talking about what we learn about child development from the silly things kids say. Here’s a little taste:
Color mixing can be magical! No, better than magic, it’s science! The process of observing, hypothesizing, and testing repeats itself over and over again the moment you present children with a little colored water and a few eye droppers.
I’m so excited to be starting up the ecourse today, but I also wanted to share this guest post I have over at The Organized Parent. It really is my favorite playdough! Just smelling it puts me in a good … Continue reading