Tag Archives: 1st grade

Strawberry Cake

Last Sunday, my 6 year old spoke up and offered to make a strawberry cake for a potluck dinner at our church tomorrow – absolutely adorable at the time.  We won’t be in town to attend, but she finished decorating … Continue reading

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Syrup, Singapore Math, & Face Painting

Yesterday, I finished off most of the syrup and bottled it.  I still have a another round to complete, but this is the bulk of it.  We, of course, had to celebrate this morning with french toast smothered in our … Continue reading

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Chicken Snuggles

Who says backyard chickens aren’t snuggly??!

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Liberty Kids

If you have not checked out Liberty Kids, and have kids who are 5th grade and under, you simply must.  I had not been familiar with it until a few years ago when I saw it mentioned on another homeschooler’s … Continue reading

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15 Minutes Of Fame

My littlest performed in a figure skating show as a part of her skating club recently.  The performance raised a significant amount of funds to be donated to our local children’s hospital.  When the newspaper ran a little piece, guess … Continue reading

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Making Simple Edible Spring Nests

Thanks to my super mother-in-law, who sent the supplies home with us after a visit a couple of weekends ago for this easy and fun spring project, my littlest munchkin had a great afternoon in the kitchen while her sister … Continue reading

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Knitting & Cooking Eggs

My eight year old is REALLY into knitting right now.  Last night, she knit through her sister’s skating lesson… She knit all the way home in the car… She knit through our evening reading – Caddie Woodlawn, at the moment … Continue reading

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Tournament, Library & Shakespeare

We are in the final weekend of hockey season for our family.  Although I love watching hockey games, I must admit that I am ready to move on to spring sports.  Today was the first day of a three day … Continue reading

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Lessons In Caramel, Winter Fun, & White Fang

My eight year old asked if she could make caramel.  I suggested that she look up a recipe in our good old standby cookbook – Joy of Cooking.  She got experience using the extensive index and successfully located a recipe … Continue reading

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Kidmade Sleeping Masks

Having a variety of craft supplies on hand and accessible to the kids has always been a goal of mine.  I find that by saying yes as often as possible when inspiration hits one of them, I am always pleasantly … Continue reading

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