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Full Worm Moon Today – Build a Wormery with Your Children!

Today we welcome the Full Worm Moon. Go outside with your children tonight and look for the beautiful moon together! It is hard to imagine the ground softening any time soon here in Connecticut. Today my girls are enjoying a snow day!    After seeing my youngest daughter’s artwork today, I guess I’m not the …

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Life Moves…

It moves fast sometimes… bringing you here, there and everywhere in a blink.  That’s often what I feel… like my life is flashing by.  So many beautiful moments but hardly time to keep up with them all, never mind document. If you are still here in my space reading.  Thank you.  I know my posts …

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Painting with Wildflowers

The girls and I discovered an amazingly fun new way to create with nature today.  On one of your nature walks collect the tops of flowers that you come across (dandelions work great!).  On white paper, use the flower tops to “paint” pictures and see your child’s face light up when the color of the …

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May Day Crowns and Circle Time

May Day Crowns Although I prefer to use all natural materials and real flowers, I wanted to be sure the children could take these special crowns home to keep for playtime.   In this case I used artificial flowers with a wire backing, ribbon and colored bells.   To make these easy crowns simply measure …

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May Day Sale! 50% Off the Late Spring Festivals E-Book!

May Day Sale!   50% Off the Late Spring Festivals E-Book  from Little Acorn Learning! 50% Off our Late Spring Festivals E-Book which includes amazing ideas for May Day and Mother’s Day as well as other late spring festival celebrations.  Offer ends 5/2/13!  Price only $12.49 (was $24.99)!   Discount will calculate upon check-out. Get …

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Spring Nature Club – The Great Outdoors

This past Saturday was the first class of my Spring Nature Club.  Each Saturday morning for four weeks we will meet at a local park and spend our time fully immersed in the great outdoors together.  I love how the group is always mixed ages.  The children have so much to learn from one another. …

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Simple Butterfly Mobile

Today the children and I made a pretty spring Butterfly Mobile utilizing some leftover wool roving I had.  These little butterflies are so simple to  make and even little ones can help wrap the wool around.   Supplies Needed: Wool roving in various colors Light colored thread Two branches (ours were cut from our blooming forsythia …

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Fleeting Moments

Oh these moments, they are so fleeting – aren’t they?  I haven’t been in this space for a long time and find it harder and harder to keep up with my blog.  Yet, I have a deep desire to once again keep this place active and updated and I hope to find a way to …

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