Category: ’Eclectic Learning’

Beginning Knitting Project for Kids: Knit a Pikachu

February 10th, 2015 by Dionna - 6 Comments

What do you do with all of those practice squares you knit when you are a beginner? Turn them into Pokemon! Dionna’s 7-year-old son, Kieran, brings us a video tutorial for this awesome knitting project for kids and adults.

Place Value Math Games

February 3rd, 2015 by Dionna - Leave a comment

Recently, I offered a Place Value Math Games class for one of our local homeschool cooperatives. Today I’m sharing the resources and activities I used.

That Light Bulb Moment

January 27th, 2015 by Dionna - 1 Comment

When Kieran was maybe five years old, he asked me if he could learn to knit. He often watched me knitting and thought it was cool to see the yarn go from an endless string of nothing much to an intricately patterned something else. He spent a few painful afternoons…

The Gift of Letting Go

December 9th, 2014 by Dionna - 17 Comments

People-pleasing perfectionists can have a really hard time reigning it in during Christmas. Today I’m sharing why I’m backing away from Pinterest and lifting my self-imposed expectations about gift-giving.

Family Zentangle Fun: Tutorials and Activity Ideas to Get You Started

November 11th, 2014 by Dionna - 12 Comments

Welcome to the November 2014 Carnival of Natural Parenting: Indoor Play This post was written for inclusion in the monthly Carnival of Natural Parenting hosted by Code Name: Mama and Hobo Mama. This month our participants have shared ideas and inspiration to keep families happy and healthy while cooped up…

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