Blending Science and Art for Preschoolers

  I love being outside.  As a teacher, I tried to adapt as many classroom activities as possible for the outdoors.  As a parent I have tried to continue this practice.  This year’s mild winter is helping.  My four year old wanted to paint today.  I usually do not drag…

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At the Creek

I have been missing the creek where we spent a lot of time this past summer.   It is a great little spot with lots of rocks to throw and crayfish to catch.  This spot had an amazing effect on all of us.  The kids (and my husband) were completely engaged…

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Lunch (and dinner) Outside

Last week Mother Nature graced us with a near sixty degree day in February.  It was a beautiful reminder that winter will not last forever.  Before we know it, we will be spending long hours in the sunshine again.  There are obvious benefits to getting outside year round, but I…

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