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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

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

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

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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 · Parenting

Color Mixing Experiment

  Cookie Sheet Water Food Dye Crayons Paper Candy Dishes Pipette or Turkey Baster Spoons I bet you already have at least 90% of the items needed for this activity in your house.  The most difficult part for me was rounding up all the supplies while my excited preschooler waited not so patiently for me… Continue reading Color Mixing Experiment