News: The Latest and Greatest

Crescent Moon of Yellow Cheese… How Delicious You Are!

Here’s a fresh spin on homemade goldfish! I found a fantastic easy recipe here. It’s fast, too. We used cookie cutters to press out crescent moons for our Space Camp. But we also made cheddar sharks… …and dinosaurs… and dolphins… …and more. How many cookie cutters can you fit on this extra bit of dough?… Read more »

Read More

A Puzzler

Our voyage has taken us deep into Space by now. In addition to exploring the solar system through crafts, books, and science experiments… there is also play. This one is for my friends with craft aversions. No glue, tissue paper, paper plates or construction paper were used in the making of this post! I found… Read more »

Read More

A Toddler Date Under the Stars… @ 3AM!

I’ve warned you about how my brain works… that out of the many voices talking in my head (sometimes to each other) not a one of them ever suggests I quit while I’m ahead or just let it be enough. And so in that fine setting, the thought started, “If I am going to teach… Read more »

Read More

Fly Me to the Moon!

Want your pumpkins occupied for the morning or afternoon? Send them straight to the moon. This lunar themed sensory bin is the ticket for space exploration! Your roasting pan will be home to a load of silky “moon sand”, space toys and small containers for sand molding. Here’s the step by step. SUPPLIES: Flour (10… Read more »

Read More

3-2-1 Blast Off!

Want an exciting way to teach your pre-schooler to count backwards? Watch video of Space Shuttle launches. This is how we are starting our day, by watching Discovery launch over and over again… and counting along! With the launch looped in the background, we embark on making our very own Space Shuttle, using a paper… Read more »

Read More

The Days You Just Say UGGH!

Ever spend an ENTIRE day doling out discipline? I mean the whole day; to the point that you can actually feel your brain cells give up, surrender, and die? @&!#%^! So instead of writing a blog post last night, I had a nice cold beer. Cheers! Anna P.S. We’ll be back in the game tomorrow…. Read more »

Read More

Letters in Space

Now that we have our brilliant night sky, time to fill it up with space words, images and letters! We are starting the letter ‘A.’ ‘A’ is for Alien!!!! I love him so much, we made three more. And stuck them on Mars as… drumroll please… Martians. No brainer. A is for asteroid… We simply… Read more »

Read More

DIY Curiosity Rover!

Did you watch the coverage of the Curiosity Rover landing on Mars? What a thrill! While the world saw a marvel of modern engineering, I saw that and something else! I saw two paper plates, an apple sauce cup, string, and tissue paper. Yes, this is what I’ve become. But I’m very cool (at least… Read more »

Read More