Community Worker Dramatic Play Party

Community Worker Dramatic Play Party

At the end of our community worker theme, we had a little get together.  It was a great party.  It would have been a lot…

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Nursery Rhyme Party

Nursery Rhyme Party

My daughter loves nursery rhymes.  Once she learned them, she would say them  non-stop.  So, of course, since I’m working on interest led/child directed activities,…

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Plans and Goals for My Two Year Old

Plans and Goals for My Two Year Old

I like to plan. But, I also like to lay in bed.  I figured if I tried to have at least a simple list of…

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California History Field Trip: Native Americans and Exploring

California History Field Trip: Native Americans and Exploring

My  sister-in-law is homeschooling her 4th and 2nd grader.  She is not a fan of California history (crazy!), so I offered to try and put…

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Historical Fiction: The Civil War

Historical Fiction: The Civil War

 [Part of an ongoing series of historical fiction book lists for students and teachers. For the full list and to see more info, click here.] Slavery and…

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Tot School: Fall Themed Party

Tot School: Fall Themed Party

At the end of our Fall Theme (will be posting about it soon!), we had a fall party. We invited a few friends and had…

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Tot School: Family Unit

Tot School: Family Unit

This was a simple unit that I spread out over the month, but probably would have taken a week or so if I’d done an…

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Tot School: Book Focus - We're Going on a Bear Hunt

Tot School: Book Focus – We’re Going on a Bear Hunt

As I looked for good books and activities for the cave theme I was planning, I came across a lot of fun things to do…

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Tot School: Cave Theme

Tot School: Cave Theme

I’m not sure exactly when my daughter became interested in “caves”, but it happened.  All she wants to do after her bath, was for her…

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Historical Fiction: African Folktales

Historical Fiction: African Folktales

[This is a subtopic of Africa  and also part of an ongoing series of historical fiction book lists for students and teachers.  For the full list and...

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Historical Fiction: Africa

Historical Fiction: Africa

[This is part of an ongoing series of historical fiction book lists for students and teachers.  For the full list and to see more info, click here.]…

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Historical Fiction: Traveling West

Historical Fiction: Traveling West

[This is a subtopic of The West and also part of an ongoing series of historical fiction book lists for students and teachers. For the full list and...

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