Water Experiment: Find Out What Absorbs Water!

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We've done a water experiment that focuses on what dissolves in the past... but I never thought to focus on what absorbs until I saw a post from Amanda of Not Just Cute in the Camp Mom: Summer Activities Pack. I think the materials that Amanda uses are probably better materials to explain the concept of  'what absorbs'. But we decided to use materials from nature instead. I ...

Learning Upper and Lowercase Letters on the Sidewalk

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This week continuing on our journey to reading this summer, we went outside to review [& learn] upper and lowercase letters! A Mom with a Lesson Plan [check out her new look, oolala!], is sharing easy ways to read 20 minutes a day today, so be sure to pop over and get those tips! No Time for Flash Cards recently posted about 4 ways to learn letters on your sidewalk. I took ...

Top 10 Water Experiments for Kids: For Learning!

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This list of 10 top water experiments for kids is part of a fun top 10 series that I'm participating with a bunch [25+] of kid bloggers. We're all featuring a Top 10 list of ways the kids can learn this summer. You can find the full list of everyone's top 10 posts at This Reading Mama. These are fun ones you want to check out! Water experiments are a favorite of the boys. Water ...

Craft for Toddlers: Nature Collage Suncatcher

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We started these nature suncatchers by going the nature scavenger hunt that I shared last week, and it turns out, its a great craft for toddlers to do! Contact paper is wonderful! For the little amount of flowers I have in my yard, these still turned out colorful and fun! The colorful frames added such a nice touch of color, I think! I found this idea to hang in the window ...