A Sweet Education in Chocolate: 16 Chocolate-Based Educational Activities

A Sweet Education in Chocolate

For one of the recent sessions of our local homeschool cooperatives, I led a semester-long class called A Sweet Education in Chocolate. Here are some of the activities I found to do with the kids each week. Feel free to use or modify any of these activities for your own group!

15 Minute a Day Challenge (and 18 Ideas to Get You Started)

OneSmallStep 15MinuteChallenge

It’s officially Day #1 of our challenge to find 15 minutes each day to mindfully spend doing something for yourself. Here are a few ideas to help inspire you to take time for yourself.

Join Our Community and Take One Small Step

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One Small Step brings people together to celebrate the steps we make in supporting a healthy mind, body, and spirit, regardless of the size of the step. Join us today!

Harry Potter Potions Party

Harry Potter Potions Party

One of the best homeschool activities we’ve ever done has been a Harry Potter Potions Party. I'm sharing the resources I used to create our potion recipes, the ingredients and tools we set out for the kids to experiment with, and the recipes themselves. Feel free to use and adapt for your own budding wizards and witches!

The Nightline Segment on “Body Wars”

Dionna practices

The segment was heavily edited to add drama and cut hours and hours of footage to only ten minutes, and many of our statements were taken out of context, but here it is!

We Can ALL Be Role Models

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Why did I agree to chat with Nightline and Maria Kang? All we hoped for was that she recognize the thousands of voices who had expressed dismay, that she empathize with the women who are doing all they can right now, that she understand that we can all be role models, regardless of whether we are a size 4, 14, or 24.

5 Buzzworthy Natural Insect Repellent Ideas – A Guest Post at Hybrid Rasta Mama

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Head on over to my guest post today at Hybrid Rasta Mama, where I'm going to rock your bug-ridden world.

April 2014 Carnival of Natural Parenting Call for Submissions – Family Pastimes

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Calling for Submissions for the April 2014 Carnival of Natural Parenting: Family Pastimes We continue to be delighted with the inspiration and wisdom our Carnival of Natural Parenting participants share, and we hope you’ll join us for the next carnival in April 2014!(Check out March, February, January 2014, December 2013, November, October, September, August, July, June, May, April, March, January, and summaries of all our 2012 posts and 2011 posts...

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