Simple Science

Sometimes the simplest things are the funnest. This rainy week we set out to use our new preschool science kits (found here) and started by exploring with baking soda and vinegar. We did the standard volcano: The kids really did enjoy watching it fizz over the test tube and seeing their red and blue volcano lava mix…

The Easter Tree

Growing up, I always looked forward to this time of year. The nicer weather, brighter days, and evidence of life growing in the garden were great, but what I really looked forward to was Easter. In my family, Easter has always been a bigger deal than even Christmas. My mom would start getting into the…

For the Love of Crafts…

It’s the time of year where red glittery things line the store shelves and my 1st grader starts freaking her dad out with words like “boyfriend” and “Valentine.” I, on the other hand, am choosing to focus on all the amazing crafts I can squeeze in between now and the 14th. Today we had half…