What’s in the Box Wednesday: Teeny Tot


What’s the Teeny Tiny Tot been up to these days? Workboxes of course! Here’s her line up and some in action: 1. Her new Fisher-Price Laugh & Learn Piggy Bank Numbers Puzzle 2. Bead sorting. I found this tiny ice cube tray at Wal-mart and couldn’t resist getting it for school! It’s the perfect size for sorting little beads into:…

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Expedition Earth ~ South Korea


Ahn-yong-ha-seh-yo! We had a great week learning about South Korea, my preschooler especially liked the song this week, the vibrato was right up her alley! I apologize for the lack of pictures for this week, but the unthinkable happened on day 3…that’s right…I dropped my camera on the hard wood floor and well…let’s just say it’s apparently not okay to…

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Letter A for Apple


Since we did upper case letters last year, I thought it would be fun to go back through and do lowercase letters this year! Our first week was the Letter A! Where can you find all my Letter A activities? Download the Letter A for Apple activities! Download the entire Letter of the Week curriculum at once! We put all…

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Guidecraft ~ MagNeatos!


I’m so excited to announce that I joined up with an awesome group of Mom Bloggers who are teaming up to write reviews for Guide Craft! We’ll be doing lots of reviews and giveaways throughout the year so make sure to stay tuned in! And just to start things off with a bang, we received a super fun set of…

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China Craft ~ Paper Lantern


  This craft was a fun and easy addition to our China studies this week. Supplies: Construction paper or cardstock Decoration items like jewels, ribbon, markers etc Stapler Instructions: STEP 1: Fold an 8.5 x 11 piece of cardstock in half long ways. Cut horizontal slices every inch starting from the folded side and stopping about 1” from the other…

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China Craft ~ Paper Fans


Ni hao! For our study of China we decided to make paper fans! They were really easy and fun, but make sure to follow the directions, or like me you’ll be adding paper to them to make them work! Supplies: Paper (48 in. x 7 in.) I took 4 sheets of copy paper and glued them together end to end…

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China Craft ~ The Great Wall


This activity was such a fun addition to our China week that I think we’re going to use it for part of our Geography Fair display! We decided to use FloraCraft Styrofoam Bricks and they worked so well, I think we’ll use them again just for fun! Are you tempted? Want to make one? Here’s how: Supplies: FloraCraft Styrofoam Bricks…

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All About Spelling


We just started using All About Spelling this year, and frankly at this point you couldn’t take it from me if you wanted to! Yes, we LOVE it that much! And not only do I love it, but my kids LOVE it! Every now and then I’ll let them pick the order of their workboxes, and I’m not kidding you,…

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China Craft ~ Handmade Paper


This week for our study ofChina we made handmade paper! It was surprisingly easy, so if you were fearful, let me assure you that YOU CAN DO IT! Supplies: Blender Shredded or torn paper Water 2 Felt sheets (You will sandwich paper between felts, so if you want to make more than one sheet of paper, you’ll need more felt…

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Expedition Earth – China


Ni Hao! We had so much fun with our Geography Curriculum last week learning about China! Here are some of the fun activities we did for the week: We started off filling in our passport and putting on our flag sticker for China: We learned: Where China is on the world map & located Beijing, Huang He River and the…

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Mutiny!


I recently had a reader ask if my kids always have great attitudes and participate in everything I try. And in an attempt to keep it real and hopefully encourage other mom’s out there, I have to answer with a resounding “NO!” (Yes they were posing for this picture, but really, it does happen!) There are definitely days when no…

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What’s the Teeny Tot been up to lately?


Don’t worry, I know I haven’t posted much about the Teeny Tiny Tot this summer, but she’s definitely still going strong! She’s still up to her usual antics, and this year I’m hoping to add her into our school day in a smooth and calm manner. Yep, that’s my plan and I’m sticking to it! So here she is helping…

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