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Sarah Lashbrook
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Nature Crowns
With today's post, my hope is to illustrate just how simple learning from home can be. It doesn't take much preparation or planning in the early years to create meaningful learning opportunities. Not only that, but when a parent follows the child's cues and...

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Make a checkerboard mat using a square of blackout curtain fabric and fabric paint - so easy! Add some game pieces (I used the caps leftover from Buddy Fruits) and you've got a perfect, handmade stocking stuffer! 
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Super easy vintage Christmas garland made from upcycled Christmas cards! Get your scissors and glue out and have some fun :)
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The Jesse Tree: Noah's Rainbow and God's Promise
This is the third year that we've done a Jesse Tree, and I don't see an end to it any time soon. I simply love this tradition - what an awesome way to lead little ones through the Bible to the story of Jesus's birth. If you're not familiar with a Jesse Tree...

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Paper Stars Tutorial
When I was in first grade, I got in trouble with the law. The law being my teacher and the trouble being a note home. This was a pretty big deal to me. Not only did I consider my relationship with my teacher to be pretty darn special since we shared the sam...

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I'm Tired.
I'm tired. I am tired of my uncooperative back. I'm tired of not being able to walk normally or stand up without wincing. I am
tired of tantrums and complaints. I am
tired of little boys peeing on the couch. I'm tired of looking at our
gross, dirty green ca...

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Creating a Model and Reenacting the story of "The Three Billy Goats Gruff"
Preschoolers love role play. And I do mean love.  Give them a costume, give them a puppet, get involved in a story with them, and they're off and running. They cannot get enough of pretend play. Which is why reenacting a story is such a natural way to draw ...

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Friday's Art Smarts: Collage in the Style of Eric Carle
Last week, as a part of Daniel's school, we read "The Very Busy Spider". On Monday I showed you the puppets I made to help Daniel narrate, or retell, the story in his own words. Since I introduced those puppets, he's pulled them off the shelf several times ...

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Preschool Narration Ideas
Well. I've been a bit MIA lately. Blogging, I've discovered, is like a snowball. In the beginning, you have all this momentum because you're excited about whatever it is that you want to say. Then you build even more as things go along. You get your first c...

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My Florida
My Florida I've lived here my whole life. Sometimes when you grow up in a place and you still live there...and you see it everyday, you s...
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