Four Ways to Use Stones in the Classroom

There is something so special about a stone. They are unique treasures that kids love to collect, play with, and display. They are also inviting learning tools! Here are four ways to use stones in the traditional, homeschool, or outdoor classroom setting. Beginning Sound Search My four year old has been interested in alphabet letters … Continue reading Four Ways to Use Stones in the Classroom

Hands-On Ways to Retell “Room on the Broom”

Retell the story Room on the Broom with story stones and clothespin characters! Your child will love these hands-on activities. Recently I teamed up with four amazing bloggers to share crafts and activities to go along with the book Room on the Broom by Julia Donaldson. I decided to focus on the skill of story retelling through sequencing. Story … Continue reading Hands-On Ways to Retell “Room on the Broom”

St. Patrick’s Day

With St. Patrick’s Day right around the corner, I thought it would be fun to bring home a Shamrock plant for Sonny to investigate. He grabbed his magnifying glass and looked closely at the plant. I asked him what he noticed about the plant. He noticed that the leaves were green and there were a […]