A fun way to write a short story is to use pictures in place of words. Young children will enjoy reading along with the stories by identifying the pictures as you read. Use your imagination, and let your children help you create the story. Continue reading
Sun salutations are a fun way to get some exercise. Here are some easy
to follow directions if you would like to read them to your child as they
follow the steps, or they can just look at the pictures. Continue reading
Take a walk around town and look for the bulbs sprouting. Daffodils, Irises, and tulips are starting to show their sprouts this time of year. It is always fun to see the signs of spring in a bright green bulb sprout. Continue reading
On Thursday, April 2nd, 2020 Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds mandated that Iowa schools remain closed until April 30th, due to the increasing numbers of COVID-19 cases in our state. I know that many young children had anxiously been waiting for the initial 4-week school closure recommendation to end, so they could get back to school around April 13th to see their teachers and their friends. Continue reading
Today I was in a waiting room and picked up a recent Better Homes and Garden Magazine to look at.
In the magazine they have a fact page (Your Guide To A Happy, Healthy Life). A large picture on the page of a ‘one eyed’ cake pop caught my eye. As I looked closer the fact with it was astonishing to me. Continue reading