Activities for “How to Make Apple Pie and See the World”

FIAR Selection Today we met with our friends to take a trip around the world but never left the farm! We had a great time with this Five in a Row selection How to Make Apple Pie and See the World by Marjorie Priceman. Find a copy here. As an Amazon Associate I earn fromContinue reading “Activities for “How to Make Apple Pie and See the World””

Lion Lessons + School Lessons

Did you know that a lion’s roar can be heard up to 5 miles away? These powerful cats can run up to 50 miles per hour in short bursts! Yet they rest up to 20 hours a day. These are just a few fun facts about lions, the subject of today’s nonfiction book, Lion LessonsContinue reading “Lion Lessons + School Lessons”

Misunderstood Shark – Ocean Theme Lessons for 4 – 7 year olds

Another shark week is in the books! Great memories were made along with a little more knowledge about our vast oceans and their creatures. Ocean life was the theme for all of our studies this week. The following lessons were specifically created for my daughter in Kindergarten; however, my older kids joined in for someContinue reading “Misunderstood Shark – Ocean Theme Lessons for 4 – 7 year olds”

Our Snowy Day Activities

The perfect book for our much awaited snow day, “The Snowy Day” by Ezra Jack Keats. It’s about a boy who explores the snow covered world around him. And much like Peter, in the book, my children woke up ready to go play in the snow.  First on the list, snow angels.  They were hardlyContinue reading “Our Snowy Day Activities”

Arctic Activities

“Pup and Bear” by Kate Banks, is a sweet story about kindness, in which a lost wolf pup is raised by a polar bear. We had received it through the Imagination Library, and it became an instant classic in our home. So of course we had to have some fun with it on this snowyContinue reading “Arctic Activities”

Hearts, Hearts, and More Marshmallows

“Can we eat the marshmallows?” was asked over and over by the children staring at the bowls of mini marshmallows. But the marshmallows were not for eating. Not today. Well, okay maybe a few😉. However, the majority were for a measuring activity to go along with our Valentine’s theme class. Today’s class opened with theContinue reading “Hearts, Hearts, and More Marshmallows”

Storm in the Night

FIAR Selection “Oooohhh!” The kids gasped as they moved in for a closer look. A few of them wanted to touch the cloud that had just raised out of the jar.  I kicked off FIAR, for our co-op this semester, by reading Storm in the Night by Mary Stoltz. It’s a great book about aContinue reading “Storm in the Night”