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We had such a fun experiment with this mushroom kit.  The mushrooms grow in recycled coffee grounds right on your windowsill in less than 10 days.  The process really amazed the girls and it was so much fun to watch and chart the progress.   The mushrooms seemed kind of yuck to us at first …

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International Homeschool Fair

We took part in an International Fair that was held by Connecticut homeschoolers this past weekend.  This was a timely opportunity for us because Maia had been really sick last month (we are still unsure why but luckily all blood results seem ok) and she missed another International Fair she was scheduled to be involved …

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Dandelion Tea

The children harvested dandelions from our playyard today so we could make Dandelion Tea together.   It is well-known that the root of dandelions have many healing properties.  A huge new grant has been put toward researching more about this beautiful “weed” after findings that dandelion root tea killed cancer cells.  The children did not …

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Homemade Stockmar Fingerpaints

So you may wonder what types of things I do instead of sorting through my dirty laundry. 🙂 Today at Little Acorn Playgarden we made our own Stockmar Fingerpaints. Using a simple homemade fingerpaint recipe we added beautiful Stockmar watercolor paint to achieve the colors we wanted. Here’s a helpful hint… do not tell your …

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King Winter Has Arrived!

Happy Winter Solstice from Little Acorn Learning! To Celebrate Winter in a Magical Way we have put together a Special King Winter Theme Book just for YOU! Everything You Need to Celebrate King Winter’s Arrival in Your Home or School!41 Pages of Waldorf Crafting, Recipes, Stories, Songs, Verses, Poems and ActivitiesONLY $15.99 PLUS EACH PERSON …

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