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Week 5: The Ocean

After the world travels of the last two weeks, and the fun of learning of other cultures, it was nice to explore the magic of the ocean. Again, summer has been increasingly busy, so there were so many extension activities I didn’t get to do for this, but I guess I’ll just plan better next

Week 6…Dinosaurs, Rocks and the End of Summer{School}

While most of my summers never quite go as planned, this one has been exceptionally wonderful for a variety of reasons, the biggest one being the great time my son and I had doing “school.” While I could never (ever, ever, EVER) teach a bunch of littles for a living (dear LORD give me teenagers

Homemade Summer School Week 3 & 4: We Are The World

So last week, was week three…however since we had VBS, and everyone started getting sick the last half of the week, we didn’t do much. But that’s ok because it is summer, and summer is supposed to be relaxed and fun. So things change. With VBS adding extra hours of my day where I wouldn’t

DIY creative notebooks for kids

Going places this summer? Do your kiddos like to “collect” mementos from your travels? Start a cheap, easy, creative (& interactive) notebook! It can be as in-depth as your kid wants, and it is a cheap way to store all of the maps, brochures, pictures, thoughts and memories in one spot. Perfect for summer vacations

I LAVA you and other silly jokes…Homemade Summer School Week 1

Ok, so if you missed my intro post, I plan on this being the Hardest Working, Best Summer I’ve Ever Had.  Why? Because I am on summer break, and I’m going to host my own ‘summer school’ for my four-year-old. I decided since I am a teacher, and he is a learner, and we have