• Blog

    Dandelion Unit Study

    Did you know that coffee can be made from the roots of dandelions? I definitely didn’t! We had so much fun learning this and more during our dandelion unit study this week. We used the Dandelion Mini Unit Study by Stephanie Hathaway Designs as the foundation for our exploration. At only $3, this little bundle is a huge bang for your buck. Additional supplies we used: Dandelion Wildflower card by Fiddlesticks Kids (artist Becca has a huge variety of Spring and Wildflower themed printables in her shop) Sandpaper Letter “d” Green and Yellow ID cards by Stephanie Hathaway Designs Erasable colored pencils Washable crayons Plenty of wild dandelions The Complete…

  • Blog

    Backyard Nature Walks

    With the arrival of Spring, there has been much rejoicing in our home. We live in a sweet 1940s house with vintage molding, original hardwood floors, light-catching windows, and only 600sqft of living space. Let’s just say that the expanse of our backyard after a winter cooped up inside with five people, two cats, and two parakeets is VERY WELCOME. I have high hopes for this year’s season of outdoor adventuring. Last summer was tough on me. I was heavily pregnant with our third baby, potty training my oldest, and making sure my 1yo son didn’t eat all the nature … lol. But I’m already impressed by my kids this…