Category Archives: Get Outside

Book of Textures

I’m really excited to share this guest post with you from Rachelle Doorley of Tinker Lab:  When it comes to outdoor play, kicking a ball around, cooling off in the pool, or spending hours at the park probably come to … Continue reading

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Weekend Reads 4.2.11

10 Secrets to Raising Good Listeners {Janet Lansbury} The Brain Remembers Best When Actively Involved in Learning {Early Childhood Brain Insights}

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Weekend Reads 3.26.11

OK, looks like the switch has been thrown and we’re up and running with the new design, thanks to the amazing work of Brandon at Sunday Ventures!  There may be a few kinks to work out on this first run, … Continue reading

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Simple Ways to Keep Little Hands Busy at Christmastime

This is an exciting time of year!  And sometimes that excitement, left unchanneled, can wreck havoc on your sanity.  If you’re finding that the nervous energy in your house is being directed into whining, fighting, or general destruction, consider ways you can … Continue reading

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Snowy Ice Cream – Perfect for a Stormy Day

We’re crossing our fingers, hoping for a white Christmas this year.  Looks like we may end up with rain instead.  (We may just have to head for the mountains!)  For those of you with plenty of the white stuff in your … Continue reading

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Repost: The Winter Games…..Outdoor Ideas for Preschoolers on a Snowy Day!

It has been plenty cold around here, so I thought I’d go back to last year  for a re-post of outdoor winter activities!  Enjoy the holiday weekend!

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Fall Leaves and Gingersnaps! (Recipe at Bottom!)

We went on one of my favorite fall outings today!  Armed with a great book, some craft supplies, and a pile of snacks, we headed up the canyon near our house to explore fall in one of its best displays!

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Weekend Reads 9/25/10 – More Fall Fun!

I’ve mentioned before how much I love fall!  It may be my favorite season!(My condolences to those of you living in less seasonal areas.  Though you can remind me how nice 70 degrees feels when I’m buried in snow for … Continue reading

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