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Hands-On Learning: Colors

  We have a lot of fun with science around here. Once you get to know me a little, you come to expect random “science days” or experiments—and lots of messes! It makes sense after all, I write nonfiction for kids, parents, and teachers and mainly focus on science and...

2E Tuesday: Nurturing Passions

What is your child passionate about? Does your daughter love princesses? Pretend she is one? Does she create kingdoms, languages, currency, laws, and punishments for her dolls? Does your son dream of space? Star Wars, the Space Shuttle, Neil Armstrong, whatever, as...

Free Resource Friday: Simply Fun

Ever have one of those days? You know, those days… You’re snippy, short-tempered, and everything bugs you. And those days can find you and affect how you behave to the little cherubs surrounding you – whether you’re a classroom teacher, homeschool mom, stay-at-home...

Hands-On Learning: Bird Nests

  In 2009 I wrote a book for Mitchell Lane Publishers called, A Project Guide to Reptiles and Birds. One of the best things about working on that book was its focus on hands-on projects, experiments, and activities integrated into what would otherwise have been a...

Hands-On Fun: Crayon Melt Art

  So… you may have seen the cool crayon art making its way around the Internet. On Pinterest… Being sold on Etsy… On blog after blog…     We saw it, too, and decided it was the perfect way to use up some of those 25-cent boxes of crayons that we picked up during the...