Keeping Cool with Water Games During the Hottest Month

It’s August so it is hot around here! I know some people are headed back to school. Maybe because outside it is simply too hot. Whether you are

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Keeping My Redheads Safe in the Sun

Everyone in my family (husband, myself, and all three kids) has red hair, with skin sensitive to the sun. This is a difficulty, given the fact that my

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Thinking Outside of the Box: Springtime Learning Ideas

These last two weeks can be defined as thinking outside of the box. To be honest, I don’t usually think it is my style. I like to go

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Learning Games to Play with Your Toddler

Those moments when you and your toddler engage and play are some of the best moments a parent can have. When these fun moments can also be learning

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Summer Fun: Summer Activities Passport

One of the fun things I have done for my kids this summer to keep track of our summer fun was create a simple summer activity passport for

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Summer Fun: Mud Painting

When I think about summer, I think of the sudden increase is dirt and mud everywhere! Baths are a frequent necessity. Strawberry and Kitty love to dig, apparently

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Animal Tracks Measuring Activity

Since learning about various animal’s footprints was a fun activity before, we decided to go further and investigate animal tracks a bit more in depth. To practice my

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Footprints on the Moon Sensory Play

With the upcoming solar eclipse, we’ve been learning about the moon and sun. For this week’s activity, we learned about the surface of the moon, especially the 1969

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Pool Noodle Covered Wagon

In honor of the recent Pioneer Day (the Utah holiday that celebrates the arrival of the Mormon pioneers to Utah in 1847), we try to do something pioneer

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Summertime Outside Ice Play

On a hot summer day, what does one do for “Princess Preschool”? We play with ice! Building with ice is not easy. My daughter wanted to make an

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Backyard Circus

  I’ve mentioned before that my preschooler loves to move! Well, when I suggested we do a circus when we were at the playground  last week, she was

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Writing in the Snow Picture Book Lesson

In the book In the Snow by Huy Voun Lee, Xiao Ming and his mother walk in newly fallen snow and his mother shows him Chinese characters by writing

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