LDS Jesse Tree Christmas Advent

I have loved learning about the Jesse Tree tradition. Have you heard of this? You study the prophets in the days leading up to Christmas to help remember

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Service for Young Children: Share Christmas Treats

There is one thing my preschooler always loves doing, and that is eating sugar-filled anything. It is our tradition then to bake Christmas treats for friends each year.

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Service for Young Children: Singing Christmas Carols

Caroling helps lift one’s own spirits, and it is fun for the recipient as well. Singing Christmas carols for family, friends, or individuals in a local retirement center

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Service for Young Children: Give the Twelve Days of Christmas

Our family is trying a new tradition this year! We will be “elves” helping pass along the Christmas spirit by delivering gifts for the Twelve Days of Christmas.

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Service for Young Children: Donate Toys

Another thing we try to do each holiday season is revisit our abundance and decide which things we no longer need. We donate toys, as well as books

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Service for Young Children: “Giving Tree” Presents

A favorite tradition for our young family is to find a name on the community “giving tree” for whom to get a present. The giving tree, which is

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100+ Preschool Picture Book Lessons and Activities

If you’ve been following my blog for any length of time, you’ll know I love incorporating learning moments into familiar parts of our lives, especially reading favorite picture

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Fun, Mouth-Watering Gingerbread Books

I’ve always loved the tale of the gingerbread man. True, we could feel sad that a walking and talking anthropomorphic being has been eaten. But we’re talking gingerbread

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STEM Learning at My Public Library

There are so many STEM learning opportunities at my public library. Obviously, every area has it’s own budget. In areas like mine where we pay a lot of

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Go, Cubs, Go! Early Reader Freebie

I have a one track mind this week: Cubs baseball! My maternal grandparents lived most of their lives in Chicagoland. Grandpa always expected a Cubs World Series victory

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