Category Education

Back-to-School Night

Dear Mom, I really hope you have lots of fun. My teacher is really nice. Thank you for letting me go to this school. Thank you for packing me good lunches. Thank you for being a great family. I hope you love Miss Wilson. I love you! Love, Bob
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Shaving: 101

We went to the library drop-in again this week. There was a big tub of shaving cream for the kids to muck around with. Only the brave Thomas ventured in (though I’m sure little miss Dea would have joined him if she was at the daycare). How fun is this? Maryam loved the drop-in. Her…
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Edible Math Fun for Preschoolers

Baby Bear loves patterns and numbers, so we took some of her M&M snack and played some games during our tea party. You don’t need anything special for counting with little ones. Even your food can do! Start with easy things like numbers and counting. Then move on to color sorting, sequencing from most to…
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Alphabet hopscotch

We are taking advantage of the last precious warm days outside. Baby Bear is learning letters in preschool, so I try to find fun ways to reinforce it at home. You don’t need anything special do this besides chalk.
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Starting Off The School Year With A BANG!

Turns out that my wonderful, adorable, so well behaved angelic children, are just plain children after all. Noisy, talkative, interrupting children. Both of them have been getting into trouble at school. Lex actually had to call me yesterday to explain what he had done and to let me know his card was now on yellow. They…
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Proving the Pythagorean Theorem for KIDS

Math Nerds and People who think they hate math unite! This is really cool and helps me to understand something so abstract as A2+B2=C2. An it is also something that is simple enough for young children to understand and do by solving puzzles.  Plus by teaching you, I am helping to learn it better myself!
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Preschool Shapes and Math Exploration

Since I never liked math growing up, I really am trying hard to teach my children good math habits.  The reason most people don’t like math doesn’t have to to with the real way that mathematicians think about numbers.  I remember 4th grade math we had to memorize the times tables. We had to take a timed test…
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Clothespin Math – Preschool Math Activity

I was in the grocery store recently and happened upon these brightly colored clothespins. I just loved them and knew I could use them for an activity. You don’t need to have colored clothespins for this preschool math activity. Any clothespins you have on hand will work. You will need: Clothespins 6 paint cups or…
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Back to School By The Numbers

Well, the school year got back into full swing at the end of August, and while I was sad to say “good-bye” to time with the kids, I was also more than ready to say “hello” to routine…and freedom. School started for Hayden on a Monday and the rest of the kids followed suit on…
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