colors

how to make super-easy, beautiful flower pens
May 8, 2012 11 comments

how to make super-easy, beautiful flower pens

It’s Teacher Appreciation Week, a time I really believe teachers should get a little love, a pat on the back for all of their hard work, effort, and energy. Though ...

new for us friday: LeapFrog Peek-A-Shoe Octopus (& giveaway!)
November 26, 2011 47 comments

new for us friday: LeapFrog Peek-A-Shoe Octopus (& giveaway!)

As much as I have had a ton of success with LeapFrog products and love nearly everything LeapFrog, I knew that I needed to outsource a bit when it came ...

fun with food: learning in the kitchen with kids
August 31, 2011 29 comments

fun with food: learning in the kitchen with kids

Over the last few years, we’ve had a ton of fun with food over here.  I love food, my kids love food, my husband loves food, and we all really ...

new for us friday: 'take the cake' game (and giveaway!)
November 12, 2010 63 comments

new for us friday: ‘take the cake’ game (and giveaway!)

I wanted to jump for joy when my friends at Gamewright sent us Take The Cake, a perfect game for younger ones.   We’ve been playing it for three weeks ...

making learning fun in the candy aisle
July 27, 2010 1 comment

making learning fun in the candy aisle

So today we rocked it with a long morning bike ride, an even longer visit to the park, and a few errands to fill our fridge after a crazy-fun, jam-packed ...

surprise!: learning with silly bands
June 10, 2010 No Comment

surprise!: learning with silly bands

They’re colorful, they’re stretchy, they’re simple. They’re confusing, countable, and collectible. They’re animals, dinosaurs, princesses, vehicles, foods, toys, weather, and clothes. They’re on our floor, in backpacks, and on wrists. ...

flowers and colors, coloring flowers
April 8, 2010 No Comment

flowers and colors, coloring flowers

Part of our flower fun over the last few days involved our experiment for the Virtual Science Fair which was a lesson in backyard fragrances. But later that afternoon, I ...

colors, counting, reading, I can't believe what I'm seeing
April 4, 2010 9 comments

colors, counting, reading, I can’t believe what I’m seeing

Cora received an awesome gift for her birthday from her pal, Ava, and I’m thinking that I will soon make this book my “go-to gift” for little ones.  It’s a ...

cora's color game
October 19, 2009 5 comments

cora’s color game

During one of our first rainy-sick days last week, we all worked on making a color game for Cora. We had just re-discovered Owen’s Follow-the-Path Game for beginning sounds, so ...

colors in a jar
September 29, 2009 4 comments

colors in a jar

It’s a rainbow of colors around here–between the end-of-summer flowers still desperately hanging on and the leaves beginning to change, it’s gorgeous. So I thought I’d put to use some ...

new for us friday--candy, colors, chopsticks
September 25, 2009 8 comments

new for us friday–candy, colors, chopsticks

Today’s New For Us Friday involves three totally random but fun things: candy, colors, and chopsticks. It’s Friday. I couldn’t resist. Plus, I haven’t had Sour Patch Kids in years. ...