Category: ’Preschoolers’

Preschool Paleontology – Dino Dig! Class

January 14th, 2016 by Dionna - Leave a comment

My four-year-old daughter has expressed an interest in dinosaurs, so I organized a Dino Dig! class for our homeschool co-op. We dug fossils, measured dinosaurs, looked at life-sized footprints, and more!

Usborne’s Peek Inside Books

December 2nd, 2015 by Dionna - Leave a comment

Usborne’s Peek Inside books can help you nurture your bookworms – see inside of them in this video!

How to Make a Messy Fun Car Emergency Kit (+ a Recipe for Homemade Disinfecting Wipes)

July 14th, 2015 by Dionna - 11 Comments

It can be a huge pain to clean up muddy, sandy kids before they climb in the car, but what would childhood be without the wonder of dirt and mud and nature?! Today I’m sharing a few handy things to keep in the trunk of your car year-round so that you feel more comfortable with the mess.

6 Strategies to Help Kids Overcome Perfectionism

May 7th, 2015 by Dionna - 1 Comment

My seven-year-old son has a tendency toward perfectionism, as do I. Like many perfectionists, he becomes super frustrated with his own mistakes. Since we homeschool, it has been imperative that I give him some tools to help him through these challenges. Here are six of the strategies we’ve used with success.

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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