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Marnie Craycroft (Carrots Are Orange)
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Attended Wesleyan University
Lived in Seattle, WA
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Teach Kids about Newton's Law

Kids love this activity! So easy to put together and the demonstration really sticks with kids!

http://carrotsareorange.com/newtons-3rd-law-for-kids/

#kbn #scienceactivities #stem #montessori
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7 Resolutions Your Family Needs To Make This Year

Here's how to be intentional with your kids and focus on your family this year!

Thanks to Horizon for partnering with us for this post!

READ MORE: http://www.coffeecupsandcrayons.com/7-resolutions-your-family-needs-to-make-this-year/

#newyears #newyearsresolutions #parenting #intentionalparenting #kidsactivities #familytime
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Love this activity!
 
New post (Color Graphing with Horses Free Printable) has been published on Wise Owl Factory
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Love this extensive list of ideas for learning outside!
 
The Outdoor Classroom.
Need some more motivation or ideas to get outside?  Check out this neat list of 100 activities to engage your family and create wonderful memories.  I will be posting this to my fridge and checking off as we complete one.  I wonder how many of these my family and I will participate in?  What is your favorite outdoor activity?

For more about these "not very adventurous people" and the way they wanted to change the tune for their two daughters, read here:

http://www.heraldsun.com.au/lifestyle/parenting/meek-family-tim-kerry-amy-and-ella-ditch-tv-for-100-outdoor-activities/story-fni0do1x-1226759408243
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Gardening with Kids

Where do you start teaching kids about gardening? I made this 'My Garden Plan' FREE printable download as one tool to begin the learning with kids.

I hope you enjoy!

http://carrotsareorange.com/garden-planner/

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11 Simple Ways to Teach Peace to Kids

->> http://carrotsareorange.com/teach-kids-peace/
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Secret Codes for Kids
This scavenger hunt activity incorporates math and literacy. It even got my youngest to practice his handwriting without complaint!
Get the how to >> http://buff.ly/1Oluybs

#math #literacy #superheros #indooractivity
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How lucky. An outdoor classroom.
Students at Hedge School in Carlow, Ireland grow food and cook outside while learning about ecosystems, climate and the different seasons. AP+E, an international architecture studio, designed Hedge School's award winning pavilion as well as created a year-round planting design with minimal main
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Take Care of my Boys & Write a Blog
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  • Carrots Are Orange
    Founder, Writer & Editor, present
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dedicated to developing our little spirits
Introduction
I write, edit and publish Carrots Are Orange. I feature Montessori ideas & activities for parents & educators to implement in the home, homeschool and classroom. I am currently getting Montessori certified which is a long way from the ten years I spent in business. I live in Seattle with my two young boys and husband.


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  • Early Financial Literacy

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  • #ece
  • #kidlit
  • #kbn
  • #montessori
  • #suliamoms
  • #kidsandmoney
  • #quirkymomma
  • #homeschool
  • #DIY
Education
  • Wesleyan University
    Economics, 1995 - 1999
  • University of Washington
    Business, 2004 - 2006
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