Teaching a Kid How to Read

Now that I’m teaching reading for the third time I think I’m getting the hang of it.  Way back in my early years in college I took a class on how to teach kids how to read.  I’m not sure why I took it since I had no interest in…

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Edible Easter fun

As part of my 4 year old daughter’s Easter unit study we made a couple yummy edible crafts.  Our first one was a Crown of Thorns made out of pretzels and chocolate. I melted some chocolate chips in a bowl.  My daughter put some pretzel sticks into the melted chocolate…

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Pooh Sticks

If you are familiar with Winnie the Pooh you have probably heard of the game called Pooh Sticks.  The House At Pooh Corner by A. A. Milne describes the game.  Apparently, A. A. Milne invented the game to play with his son Christopher Robin Milne. To play, all you need a…

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Scotland Field Trip

  We are currently going through a unit study on Scotland. A field trip is always welcome around here. While we aren’t heading to Scotland, we did go and play a favorite game from Scotland. Golf! Prior to the field trip my boys watched You-tube videos of golf courses in…

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