What to Pack for the Next Adventure

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Scooter Circles

So… the picture quality isn’t great, but you see those curved lines behind the scooter (aff link)? That was this morning’s math conversation. When you go straight with wet wheels on a 3 wheeled scooter, the center (rear) wheel is equidistant from the two sides. What happens when you turn? Is it possible to get…

Coffee Filter Parachutes

I love finding simple, creative ways to explore with my kids. When I came across this idea for coffee filter parachutes, it fit the bill because 1) – we already had coffee filters and pipe cleaners (chenille stems) 2) – it required very little finesse or talent. Pinterest and I don’t get along very well.  3)…

A Summer Plan – FREE PRINTABLE

Last year, as I was bringing my kindergartner home for the summer, I knew that we would need some kind of guidance, at least for the first couple of weeks, to keep us from the “I’m bored!” “What can I do now” stage. My then-five-year-old is a creative, out-of-the-box thinker. If you give him options…

Summer of Wonder Bingo – FREE Printable

It’s almost summer time, and the pressure is on to fill our lives with the best activities – to make the most of the weather, vacation, and time together. There are lists all over Facebook and Pinterest of the bazillion things you should do with your kid this summer. I decided to make my own…

The Easiest Sprouts Ever (seriously)

My success in gardening and helping things grow has been marginal, at best. Which is pretty pathetic considering my grandparents were farmers and we always had a garden growing up.  So imagine my excitement to find an easy, quick, mess-free, edible growing experiment that even my 3-year-olds could handle. So happy.  You need  A clear…