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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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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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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

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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

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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

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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

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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