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Maureen Wagner
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I'm an Early Childhood Educator that facilitates a free drop in program for families with children birth to 5.
I'm an Early Childhood Educator that facilitates a free drop in program for families with children birth to 5.

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A New Year and An Expanded Adventure
For the past year I have spent half of every week looking after my grand daughter. People think my oldest daughter is lucky that I do this while I think I am the lucky one to be able to spend so much time with them and build a relationship with the little o...
A New Year and An Expanded Adventure
A New Year and An Expanded Adventure
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Old St Nicholas Had a Tree (with Signing)
I've done a post on this Christmas song in the past  This year I added sign language to it. Check out video to learn the signs then go to the past post to hear the song. Merry Christmas
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Roll a Dice and Decorate the Tree Game
I have been teaching Baby Sign Language classes to parents and educators this fall and I wanted a game that would include numbers and colours. With Christmas happening soon I thought it would be fun to create a game that I could try with my grand daughter. ...
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Gingerbread Peg Dolls
Happy Holidays! The Little One and her parents have been going for walks in the evening checking out the lights. My grand daughter loves it. I decided to combine her interest in lights with a gingerbread theme play box. I painted new peg dolls to look like ...
Gingerbread Peg Dolls
Gingerbread Peg Dolls
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Punked the Rotting Pumpkin
One of my favourite books to read in the fall and at Hallowe'en is Mousekin's Golden House.  It's an old book and I don't think it is printed any longer.   (I managed to find this one at a Friends of the Library sale) It's about a little mouse that makes hi...
Punked the Rotting Pumpkin
Punked the Rotting Pumpkin
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Marble Painting with a Toddler
Here is our first time using marbles with the Little One for painting. You may be familiar with marble painting but I'll take you through the steps. Cut a sheet of paper to fit your tray, any shape and size of tray, although keep in mind your little one's c...
Marble Painting with a Toddler
Marble Painting with a Toddler
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Who Lives in a Tree?
I built a tree around our tube stand and cut out some holes for our stuffed animals to live inside. The Little One loved it! The bird's nest is right at her level so that was the first stuffy to come out. Once it was out she played with the flap, opening an...
Who Lives in a Tree?
Who Lives in a Tree?
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A Dream Come True
Before we had grandchildren and we were dreaming of having them one day, my biggest dream was to have time to bake with them. Today that dream became a reality. The Little One and I baked for the first time. It was great being side by side.   Reading the re...
A Dream Come True
A Dream Come True
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Learning About Halloween
It's the Little One's first real Halloween. We've spent time reading books about pumpkins and costumes. And walking around the neighbourhood looking at decorations. At home I painted four peg dolls in Halloween costumes. A jack o'lantern, a monster, a ghost...
Learning About Halloween
Learning About Halloween
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A New Homemade Book
 One of the Little Ones favourite Hallowe'en books is  Duck & Goose Find a Pumpkin. After reading it many times I thought the Little One might have fun searching for her own pumpkin.    I hid a pumpkin in her backyard then took her out searching. Wherever s...
A New Homemade Book
A New Homemade Book
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