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Easter Egg Letter Find

If you are anything like me, you are about to have lots of empty plastic eggs left after Sunday’s Hunt.  Spencer and I have already done two hunts this season and I have two bucketfuls, not to mention the ones from last year and the eggs I bought this year because I couldn’t find last… Continue reading Easter Egg Letter Find

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Sensory Rainbow Play Dough Set

On Friday, February 9th Spencer was star student for his class in Preschool.  He was to invite a special person into class and they would tell the class a little bit about what they did professionally and have an activity for the students.  The star student also gets to wear a crown, do the calendar,… Continue reading Sensory Rainbow Play Dough Set

Home School · Life · Parenting

Letter Boxes

Do you wish you could throw away all your kid’s toys?   Are you sick of picking them up or stepping on them?   My kids are tiny toy hoarders and I am constantly negotiating with them as I try to guide them through a less materialistic life. If I ask them during a massive… Continue reading Letter Boxes

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Pumpkin Letter Find

When Spencer was younger I followed a bunch of teacher turned homeschooler blogs.  I printed out all of the free printables.  I spent hours cutting and laminating and re-cutting.  I had a toddler that put EVERYTHING in his mouth and I didn’t wan’t him ruining the games that I made.  I even made two cubes… Continue reading Pumpkin Letter Find

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Nature Walk at the Beach

My grandparents bought a house on Pipe’s Cove in Greenport back in the 1950’s.  I grew up on the beach.  I absolutely adore it out there and some of my fondest memories are of spending the summers out there.  My father used to take my brother and I on a nature walk down the beach… Continue reading Nature Walk at the Beach

Events · Home School · Life · Parks and Playgrounds

Invertebrates Class

I am going to go out on a limb and guess that most people don’t know what invertebrates are.  Well you do, you just might not realize it.  Invertebrates are any animals that are multi-cellular, do not have a spine, and do not have cell walls.  Think corals, sponges, bugs, shell fish including crabs and… Continue reading Invertebrates Class

Home School · Life · Parks and Playgrounds

Cranberry Lake Preserve

  Cranberry Lake Preserve is a 190 acre gem nestled in West Harrison.  Since 1967 it has been a wildlife preserve for migrating birds, turtles, and dragonflies.  There are several different habitat types including a large lake, cliffs, scrubland, mixed hardwood forest, swamp and vernal pools.   Here is the trail map and  the history… Continue reading Cranberry Lake Preserve