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Julie Kirkwood
Works at Creekside Learning
Attended Virginia Commonwealth University
Lives in Loudoun County, Virginia
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We are going to 100% container gardens this year. Here are 10 things you can grow with your kids and a great way to learn about plants. 
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Calendar cards for April from +Jolanthe Erb 
 
The pocket chart calendar cards for the month of April are FREE and available for download on the blog today.

Download here: http://hscreations.net/1jHS7f7

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So many fun activities for Spring!
From +Suja Sundar at Blog Me Mom. 
 
Spring activities for kids 50 spring themed art projects, crafts, sensory play ideas and even window decor ideas -- all with a spring flair.
Details here->http://www.blogmemom.com/spring-activities-kids/
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Get the kids moving! Some great ideas from +Allison McDonald at No Time For Flashcards. 
 
Learn and move. These active ideas cover math, reading, even science!  http://www.notimeforflashcards.com/2014/03/active-learning-activities-for-boys-and-girls.html
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Love this list of ideas to keep tween boys busy. Bonus:  They're all screen free! Thank you +Sarah Dees from Frugal Fun For Boys.
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Resources for a BIRD UNIT STUDY that you can do in your own backyard.  
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Science and craft activities, learning how to identify backyard birds, make bird feeders, book recommendations and where to find even more resources. 

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#ad  How do we encourage our kids to think innovatively, whether they’re painting a picture or building a Lego tower? 
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Here are 5 Pinterest boards to follow for some inspiration.
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Learn about sea turtles. 
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What do sea turtles eat? How do they lay their eggs? Where do sea turtles live? We had fun setting up a pretend play habitat and learning all about these fascinating creatures. Guess what we used for pretend sea turtle eggs?
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Creekside Learning is SEASIDE Learning this week. Come see.
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I'd quite like to spend a week at the seaside!
 
20 GREAT PRESCHOOL SCIENCE EXPERIMENTS

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There are so many fun and easy ways to set up science experiments for the curious preschool crowd. This list has activities about space, basic physics, animal and nature studies, chemical reactions and more.
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Thank you +Melissa Klinker 
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Owner and Creator of Creekside Learning
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Loudoun County, Virginia
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Homeschooling. Naturally.
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Sharing ideas and resources for hands-on learning for science, math, literature, history and more for preschoolers through elementary school. Sometimes I write about my kids and Sensory Processing Disorder. I also share resources local to Loudoun Co., VA for homeschoolers. Learning  every day alongside my 9, 7 and 5 year olds. Creekside Learning.
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Homeschool mom to 3, rescuer of dogs, explorer of suburban creeks, sipper of perpetually cold coffee.
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  • Virginia Commonwealth University
    Social Work, MSW
  • University of South Florida
    Psychology, B.A.
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