Home School · Life

Solar Eclipse 2017

The Great American Eclipse has come and went.  We live in New York and we had 70% coverage. On the 20th, my Mom and I decided that we would go over to the Hudson River Museum in Yonkers. The museum would be open Monday and have viewing cards, solar telescopes, a earth moon system model… Continue reading Solar Eclipse 2017

Events · Home School

Reeves Meadow Harriman State Park

Growing up in Southern Westchester I never imagined I would like hiking as much as I do.  Before we were married I talked Rob into moving up to Rockland with me.  We got this adorable condo in Pomona and we started hiking every chance we got.  We lived very close to Harriman and Bear Mountain… Continue reading Reeves Meadow Harriman State Park

Events · Home School · Life

Westchester Children’s Museum Turns 1

*affiliate links It’s not to often that Spencer and I get to spend the day with Daddy.  We had such a fun time at Westchester Children’s Museum 1st Birthday Party.  They had all sorts of wonderful tables set up in the back space.  There was an area for balloon cars, ConEd had a table with… Continue reading Westchester Children’s Museum Turns 1

Home School · Life

Simple Subtraction for Preschoolers

*affiliate links I have something called Discalcula.  Not many people know about it let alone have heard about it.  I have a really hard time with numbers – I would get multiple answers for the same problem, I would practice simple addition/subtraction problems with my mom for hours and it didn’t help, less than/bigger than… Continue reading Simple Subtraction for Preschoolers

Crafts · Home School

Kid Friendly Scrabble

*Affiliate Links Spencer’s first birthday party was safari themed.  He loved giraffes so I built his whole party around that.  I have really liked sensory play ever since I started reading about it when he was a newborn and I knew I wanted to incorporate a sensory activity into his party.   I found a… Continue reading Kid Friendly Scrabble

Crafts · Home School · Life

Bugs, Bugs, Bugs – Huguenot Children’s Library

Huguenot Children’ts Library in New Rochelle N.Y. is one of my favorite libraries to bring Spencer to.  The entire library is geared for the younger crowd.  All year long they offer different classes in their classroom downstairs for various age groups.  However, the fun does not end inside the library.  There is an amazing playground… Continue reading Bugs, Bugs, Bugs – Huguenot Children’s Library

Home School · In the Kitchen

Rainbow Naked Egg Experiment Part 2 – Osmosis and Diffusion

  For Saint Partrick’s day we did a lot of fun activities including the Rainbow Naked Egg Experiment, you can  read it here.  Part One of the Naked Egg Experiment is dissolving the egg shells.  That part of the experiment can be found here.   If you are just joining us we made a set of Rainbow… Continue reading Rainbow Naked Egg Experiment Part 2 – Osmosis and Diffusion