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Skeleton Bones a Halloween STEAM Activity

Halloween is a great time to do fun activities and crafts. Furthermore, it offers the opportunity to try and weave in some interesting learning activities as well. Mystery Science has an incredibly interesting Halloween skeleton themed learning activity for children grades K-5. It deals with STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and mechanics). And it uses […]

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Best Books: Who Was Charles Darwin

We recently discovered a new to us series, the “Who Was” series. We love to read about history and learn about new people and places. My kids love when they can read a book by themselves and not need me, and with non-fiction that can sometimes be difficult because the language used is often lofty […]

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Talking to Your Kids: Ways to Open up Conversation

Do you ever feel like you know very little about your kids? I spend more time with my kids than I spend doing anything else in my life. Yet, I don’t always feel as if I know them deeply enough. What are they feeling, what are they thinking? How was their day at school? I […]