Camp Covid: Activities and Ideas for kids and families

Chain Reaction

On Friday nights at my house, we tuck in with a good book, a great TV show, and a roaring fire in the fireplace. And on one particular Friday night, I looked at my 5 and 8-year-old and said, “let’s watch Reading Rainbow. We could use a little LeVar right about now. Am I right or… Read more »

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TiPi: A Garden Fort for All Seasons!

Maine – Need a little backyard magic?  Friends, an edible tipi (Teepee, Tepee) is the ticket! This is where fun meets nutrition and education. Who’s with me? Simply drag sticks out of the woods or buy bamboo poles at a garden shop. Dig holes to drive your sticks into the ground. Just a few inches deep will do. Lean… Read more »

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FROZEN: Antarctica at your fingertips

We didn’t set out to study Antarctica. We stumbled onto it through a book, which is my favorite way to discover anything. And if you don’t have a copy of MAPS  by Aleksandra and Daniel Mizielinski, do WHATEVER you must do to add this book to your collection. It’s a children’s book, but honestly I’ve come close… Read more »

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Part 2: Building a Pirate Ship!

Hey all!  I see the Pirate Ship blog yesterday was popular. Something about Pirates. The masts and rigging are much easier to make than I thought it would be. Okay, onward. The key to the masts is the wood plinth blocks I glued to the cardboard to hold the tie downs that clipped to the… Read more »

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Which Number Comes After Three?

Hello Friends,   Welcome to my  blog! I am so glad you are here. You can read an updated version of this blog by clicking here. I hope you’ll check it out : )   Anna ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   We are using small pasta shells as the sea shells for our beach. First step, Mom writes… Read more »

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A Submarine With a View

Hi, Friends! I’m so glad you are here. Check out an updated version of this project and post here! And thank you for stopping by! ~~~~~~~~~~ “So we have an ocean that we plan to fill with LOTS of sea life. And it looks like we’re going to need a way to motor around and see… Read more »

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There’s an Ocean in our House!

If you want to spend some time learning about the ocean, you need the mighty sea in your house!!!! So we are making a 15 foot mural that will set the mood and create a natural home for our crafts and adventures. I will hang the mural on the rather short and mostly useless wall… Read more »

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