Year: 2020

Activities with Keweenaw Apples!

Author: Nathan Walasek August 23, 2020 In Blog Comments (1)
Have you noticed apples ripening on a tree in your yard or on the wild apple trees around the Keweenaw? Apple season is almost here – fresh crunchy apples, cider, pie, applesauce….yum! Our August farm and garden theme ends here, […]

Creative Play, Horses and Farm Tours

Author: Nathan Walasek August 16, 2020 In Blog Comments (0)
This week it’s dramatic/pretend farm play for kids along with many resources for horse lovers. The farming and gardening theme for August continues! Did you try kitchen scrap gardening from last week’s blog? Or farm songs and fingerplays for the […]

Soil Art Activity + 2 More Themed Resources!

Author: Nathan Walasek August 9, 2020 In Blog Comments (0)
Can kids make art with soil? Yes! Can kids grow an avocado plant from a pit? Sure can! These resources, plus gardening with kids videos will keep kids busy exploring the August farming and gardening theme this week. Soil Art […]

New Theme for August: Farming and Gardening!

Author: Nathan Walasek August 2, 2020 In Blog Comments (0)
New month, new theme. In August we’re digging into the theme of Farming and Gardening. Join along with us – activities and learning for children of all ages, new each week. Farm Songs and Fingerplays Suitable for the youngest of […]

Ahoy! Talk Like a Pirate Day, + 2 more summer fun celebrations!

Author: Nathan Walasek July 26, 2020 In Blog Comments (0)
The July theme of Summer Celebrations has had such variety – from boat festivals to celebrating our siblings! Here are 3 more to wrap-up our summer celebrations theme: Albuquerque International Balloon Festival From Albuquerque to Taiwan, hot air balloon festivals […]

Around the World in Summer Celebrations!

Author: Nathan Walasek July 19, 2020 In Blog Comments (0)
Our July theme is Summer Celebrations! Check out our past blog posts for the 6 previous summer celebrations from around the world. Plus, you won’t want to miss these: Raksha Bandhan Raksha Bandhan, which is also often called Rakhi, is […]

3 Summer Celebrations – Around the World

Author: Nathan Walasek July 12, 2020 In Blog Comments (0)
The theme of summer celebrations continue all month long. Read about these three and think about how your family can celebrate too! Independence Days – Around the World In the United States, we celebrate Independence Day on July 4th, but […]

Let’s Celebrate Summer!

Author: Nathan Walasek July 5, 2020 In Blog Comments (0)
Does your family have a favorite summer tradition? All around the world families have traditions and special celebrations during the summer months. Come along with us as we explore some of them with this July theme all about summer celebrations! […]

Bug Theme Final Week: Flies!

Author: Nathan Walasek June 28, 2020 In Blog Comments (0)
Flies may not be your favorite insect, but there is so much to learn about them. These pesky creatures are all around us, but what do you know about this diverse bug species? Check out these great projects and resources […]

Busy as a Bee – 3 New Resources!

Author: Nathan Walasek June 21, 2020 In Blog Comments (0)
The Bumble Bee, A Poem “Buzz, Buzz, Buzz,” said the Bumble Bee. Here it comes, he’s after me. Oh no he’s not, for I can see, He’s on his way to the apple tree. -Unknown This week, delight in the […]