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toddler shapes: learn and play
February 22, 2014 3 comments

toddler shapes: learn and play

      The following guest post is written by talented and creative Australian homeschooling mom of two, Rachel Brown. Rachel writes the blog, Racheous, where she shares Lovable Learning ...

10 fun ways of helping kids learn the abc's
June 28, 2012 8 comments

10 fun ways of helping kids learn the abc’s

It’s so easy for us to say we want our kids to learn the ABC’s and 123′s before kids hit Kindergarten, but how do we actually do it? Is there ...

quick trick: keep. those. LIDS!
April 2, 2012 6 comments

quick trick: keep. those. LIDS!

How many of you have recycle bins that are nearly overflowing by the end of the week? I know ours is, despite all of the recyclables that I ‘rescue’ for ...

build your own bingo games: uppercase and lowercase letter match
December 1, 2011 15 comments

build your own bingo games: uppercase and lowercase letter match

Cora and I have been rockin’ the bingo games lately, with a new spin on bingo games that she really seems to love. And I’m sure the Smartie bingo markers ...

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 ...

how to use halloween candy for (sneaky) fun learning
October 31, 2011 15 comments

how to use halloween candy for (sneaky) fun learning

There may only be a few more days left until our Jack-O-Lanterns turn into lunch for the squirrels (if they haven’t already!), but the candy that my kids have collected ...

candy heart patterns
February 9, 2010 3 comments

candy heart patterns

For the last few days, we’ve been doing a lot of hanging out by the fire (which is what you have to do when you have no electricity in the ...

pop beads
May 18, 2009 3 comments

pop beads

Maddy received this awesome set of Pop Beads by Parents as a gift this past year, and we’ve been using them more lately to (secretly) work on everyone’s (okay, Owen’s) ...