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Nature as the Classroom

It’s back-to-school time and at Little Acorn Learning, we like to see our community teaching their children outdoors! Show us photos of your children learning in nature to inspire others to move their classrooms outside this year!  Here’s the info: This Month’s  Facebook Photo Contest theme is… *Nature as the Classroom*      It’s time for the August …

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Restore Workshop *Giveaway* for Lent with Elizabeth Foss!

A beautiful online friend of mine, Elizabeth Foss from In the Heart of my Home, has teamed up with Joy Messimer to offer a wonderful Restore Workshop during Lent. Elizabeth is a Catholic homeschooling mother, blogger and author who’s light shines through cyberland to many of us through her blog.  This course is designed for women …

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Backyard Maple Syruping

There are many really awesome things about living in New England and Maple Syruping is definitely one of them.  We have an abundance of maples in Connecticut and it is something I’ve wanted to do for a really long time.  This past Saturday we attended a class on Backyard Maple Syruping at a farm we …

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Children in Nature Photo Contest!!!!

Do you have photos of your children in nature?  Come join our March 2014 Facebook Photo Contest and enter to win a FREE e-book of your choice from Little Acorn Learning! How to enter to win a FREE e-book of your choice (a $24.99 value) from Little Acorn Learning: -Send no more than 3 photos …

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Identification Contest Winner and Wintery Scenes….

Well, my intentions are always good but sometimes life gets a hold of me and I just can’t keep up.  I apologize for the delay of announcing our Bird Identification Winner!   We asked parents to have their children do a bit of research and try to identify two birds here in Connecticut. Bird 1: …

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Bird Identification Contest!

 This Red-Bellied Woodpecker came to our feeders today.  We’ve seen this type of bird other years but this was the first time this winter that he’s made an appearance and it was pretty exciting.   This is the Tufted Titmouse.  He is here often with all of his buddies.  A very pretty bird but common …

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((Yarn Along)) and Giveaway Winner!

It’s Wednesday, Yarn Along Day and we are SNOWED IN big time. Another school cancellation and more snow to come this weekend!! A great day to try to finish up some projects around the house if I can keep the girls busy enough.   The never-ending baby sweater is coming along and really all I …

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The Waldorf Homeschool Handbook Giveaway!!!

How lucky I was to be asked to review this wonderful new book written by Donna Ashton and published by Audrey Press.  If you are already Waldorf Homeschooling or have ever considered it, this is a wonderful place to start for your planning and initial understanding of the method.  Homeschooling can be complicated and frustrating, …

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Introducing the 2014 Caregiver’s Calendar!

My new 2014 Caregiver’s Calendar is available through Little Acorn Learning!!  Check out a FREE sample month on the website!  This is a wonderful 12 Month calendar filled with important dates, festival celebrations, colors/grains/activities for the day, full moon dates and daily inspirational ideas or suggestions for each day of the year! This calendar is …

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