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Easter Playsilk Basket Giveaway from Sarah’s Silks

A warm March welcome to Little Acorn Learning’s newest Sponsor, Sarah’s Silks! I can’t begin to tell you how special Sarah’s Silks have been to my family and business all of these years. It still amazes me how something so very simple can bring so much joy to a child like these beautiful playsilks do. …

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Bird Study and Nature Notebook Journaling

Supplies Needed: Bird Binoculars Nature Notebooks from September Monthly Curriculum Crayons/Watercolor Pencils/Pencils or Pens Bird Field Book from Public Library (optional) After your morning circle, take the children Bird Watching. Take along binoculars, a field book from your local library, your nature notebooks and something to color and write with for your journaling. As you …

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Enter Our April 2019 Photo Contest This Month’s Theme:  Gardening with Children 1. Follow @littleacornlearning on Instagram  2. Post and tag us in no more than 3 photos per family or school @littleacornlearning 3. Tag 3 friends in the comments here to do the same: www.instagram.com/littleacornlearning We will then share the photos and ask our Community …

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Adventures in Maple Syruping

My oldest daughter, who doesn’t live at home, rightly said the above video was like Maple Zen…when I sent it to her.  We tapped about 10 trees this year with new supplies we purchased from Tap My Trees (great resource for those of you who are looking to try this!) We did this on a …

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Beginner Crochet Five Week ECourse

Beginner Crochet with Instructor, Jennifer Tan Only $34.95 for ALL 5 Weeks! Learn how to crochet a variety of projects with one hook through a 5 week online course at Little Acorn Learning. Beginners and those who know a bit of crochet are welcome! Taught by fiber artist Jennifer Tan of Syrendell, this 5 week …

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Homemade Red Playdough for Valentine’s Day

Homemade Red Playdough Valentine’s Day is this week and what a beautiful, simple and inexpensive way to celebrate with the children (and grown ups) in your life. This is our own favorite recipe that we have used for over 15 years. We hope you enjoy it.  Supplies Needed: 2 Cups All Purpose Flour 4 Tablespoons …

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*Little Light of Mine* – February 2019 Photo Contest from Little Acorn Learning

This Month’s  Facebook Photo Contest theme is… *Little Light of Mine* *February Photo Contest from Little Acorn Learning*With Candlemas approaching in only 2 days, we thought it very fitting to host this month’s contest with the theme ** Little Light of Mine ** Show us photos of your littles ones embracing light and love. Our winners will …

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Homemade Butter Making with Children

This is such a simple and fun activity to do with small children. First just fill a clean glass baby food jar half full with heavy cream and add a small amount of salt. Then shake, shake, shake!!!!!! Shake for as long as you can – it will take up to 10 minutes until your …

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Make Your Own Icicles – Fun Winter Science Lesson

Make Your Own Icicles!  This is a perfect activity to do during the ‘Ice, Forgiveness’ weekly theme in our January Preschool/Kindergarten Book and our January Afterschooling Guide! It is also wonderful for those of you who live in climates that do not often get cold enough for the children to experience ice in this way. …

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Age Appropriate Chores for Children

A Good House This is the roof of the house so good. (Make roof with hands) These are the walls that are made of wood. (Hands straight, palms parallel) These are the windows that let in the light. (Thumbs and forefingers form windows) This is the door that shuts so tight. (Hands straight by side) …

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