Category Archives: Learning Spaces

The Secret to Happy Kids (and Dogs, Too)

Want to know what makes my kids come alive, use all of their senses, stop fighting (for the most part), and work as a team to help each other with challenges?  It’s this: I so want to get outside every … Continue reading

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Our Learning Room

Of course, the kids can and do learn all over the house, and beyond, but this is our main Learning Room.  The maps and calendar are hung up higher than child-friendly height, but since we have a toddler, it’s necessary. … Continue reading

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“Mom, I Wanna Go Outside!!!”

This was a different kind of week.  We did a lot of math (for us) and  a little bit of handwriting each day, and then we did this: While we were outside, we chopped up our rotting Jack-o-lanterns and Halloween … Continue reading

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Our New Art Room

We’ve had many spaces for art in our home, but having a very active toddler has compelled us to designate a room in our house just for art.  I believe that kids should be able to go and create whenever … Continue reading

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