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Haiku Writing for Kids with FREE printable template and samples from waddleeahchaa.com

Week at a Glance: Book of the Week GIVEAWAY: In a Spring Garden Edited by Richard Lewis Illustrated by Ezra Jack Keats Haiku Books for Kids Haiku Template for Kids FREE printable Haiku Poem Samples by Kids Haiku Art by Kids   Book of the Week GIVEAWAY: In a Spring Garden  Why we love this […]

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Monarch Butterfly Resources and Art for Kids from waddleeahchaa.com

Week at a Glance: Books for Kids GIVEAWAY: The Seeds of the Milkweed Written & Illustrated by The Second Grade Students of East End Elementary Monarch Butterfly Resources Monarch Butterfly Art by Kids DIY Backyard Butterfly House made with Window Screens Butterfly Gardening with Children Books for Kids GIVEAWAY: The Seeds of the Milkweed Written […]

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Planting a Butterfly Garden with Children from waddleeahchaa.com

Week at a Glance: Books for Kids GIVEAWAY: The Seeds of the Milkweed Written & Illustrated by The Second Grade Students of East End Elementary DIY Backyard Butterfly House made with Window Screens Butterfly Garden Plants Butterfly Gardening with Children Monarch Butterflies Monarch Butterfly Plants  Build a Butterfly House in a Weekend! Last week, I […]

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Books for Kids GIVEAWAY: The Seeds of the Milkweed from waddleeahchaa.com

Week at a Glance: Books for Kids GIVEAWAY: The Seeds of the Milkweed Written & Illustrated by The Second Grade Students of East End Elementary DIY Backyard Butterfly House made with Window Screens Butterfly Garden Plants Monarch Butterflies Gardening with Children Books for Kids GIVEAWAY: The Seeds of the Milkweed Written & Illustrated by The […]

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Week at a Glance: Book of the Week GIVEAWAY: Growing Frogs by Vivian French word work and sentence writing FREE printable book: Life Cycle of a Frog Blank FREE printable book: Life Cycle of a Frog Illustrated FREE printable cards: Life Cycle of a Frog Illustrated FREE printable cards: Life Cycle of a Frog Blank […]

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Movie Rating: Four Thumbs Up from a Daddy, Mommy and two kiddos, ages 9 and 6. The kiddos were absolutely mesmerized by Flight of the Butterflies IMAX movie. More latter about our IMAX experience. Photo from the Houston Museum of Natural Science Flight of the Butterflies tells two stories. The movie follows the monarchs’, mysterious […]

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Post image for Robin Eggs Bird Nests Treats: FREE printable recipe guide for children

Little edible birdie nest. Cute! Right? Who knew you could mix marshmallows and chow mein noodles up into a tasty spring treat. I realize chow mein noodles sound weird but they basically taste like pretzels without all of the salt. I saw a photo of these sweet treats years ago but never got around to […]

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Homeschooling, or not, the Wildflower Farm in Fredericksburg, Texas makes an outstanding family day trip. In the next few weeks, we will make our annual journey to the Wildflower Farm. There is no better time than spring as the weather is inviting and the flowers are in full bloom. You can pack a lunch or […]

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DIY Colorful Birdhouse Display

February 26, 2013

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My children are totally and completely in love with Hill Country Gardens, a local native plant nursery. They have adopted the owner, Andrea Sanger, as one of their best friends. When I say, “Let’s go  to Hill Country Gardens” a loud cheer erupts, accompanied by fist pumping. Andrea has created a Secret Garden and the […]

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Post image for 10 Little Ducks FREE printable book: Book of the Week GIVEAWAY

Week at a Glance: Book of the Week GIVEAWAY: 10 Little Rubber Ducks by Eric Carle FREE printable books: 10 Little Ducks (3 versions) FREE printable duck counters FREE printable book: I See a Nest Puppet Show: 5 Little Ducks Book of the Week GIVEAWAY: 10 Little Rubber Ducks by Eric Carle Why we love […]

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Post image for Life Cycles Theme: Oviparous Animal Illustrations by Children

As part of our Life Cycle Theme Study, we’re giving away the simply wonderful book First The Egg by Laura Vaccaro Seeger. First The Egg tackles the age-old question: Which came first, the chicken or the egg? Ms Trisha’s class is tackling the question: What is an Oviparous Animal? (Try saying that three times!) Oviparous […]

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Book of the Week GIVEAWAY: First the Egg by Laura Vaccaro Seeger Why we love this book: Spring has sprung and new life is blossoming all around us! This book takes a fabulously simple look at life cycles. Laura Vaccaro Seeger tackles the question: Which came first the chicken or the egg? First comes the […]

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Random Integer Generator Here are your random numbers: 4 Timestamp: 2012-04-02 16:55:14 UTC Congratulations Kerri # 4! Kerri Heinrich March 28, 2012 at 10:51 am I like to curl up and read a good book on a rainy day. I don’t like to be out in the rain though. Contact us at our email: winner […]

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Book of the Week GIVEAWAY: Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs by Judi Barett Puddles by Jonathan London Water’s Way by Lisa Westberg Peters Why we love these books: Joyce has once again dipped into her library books and selected a Weather Book Pack GIVEAWAY. Since April Showers bring May Flowers, it seems only appropriate […]

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Book of the Week GIVEAWAY (TWO books in one): Life Cycles: Egg to Chicken and Life Cycles: Tadpole to Frog by Camilla de la Bedoryere. Why we love these books: We are dedicating this week to life cycles and getting children up close and personal with nature. These “Flip Me Over” books are fabulous! They […]

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Post image for FREE Book for EVERYONE!: I See a Nest

We first published this FREE printable book last spring. As we celebrate Easter this weekend, it seemed like the perfect time to revisit this mommy duck and her eggs. Happy Easter! We try to get our children “out in the world” as much as possible. As children, we spent many hours with our parents at […]

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Let’s Go Fly a Kite

April 13, 2011

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Oh, oh, oh! Let’s go fly a kite Up to the highest height! Let’s go fly a kite and send it soaring Up through the atmosphere Up where the air is clear Oh, let’s go fly a kite! One of the true blessings of our homeschool experience is the time the children get to spend […]

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Post image for God Made the Colors of the World: FREE printable book

Some of you are familiar with my journey to Cambodia and the children who have forever stolen a piece of my heart. If you have no idea what I’m talking about: My Journey Begins Here! Since the children in Cambodia are trying to learn English, I created a simple color book for them. The children […]

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Easter GIVEAWAY

April 11, 2011

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Book of the Week GIVEAWAY: Owen’s Marshmallow Chick by Kevin Henkes Easter Basket Stuffer GIVEAWAY: tin flower pots and seeds Just like everything else these days, Easter is getting bigger and better. Well, at least bigger! We’re just gonna say it, we hate those prepackaged Easter Baskets full of all that impersonal JUNK. My sisters […]

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Post image for My Umbrella Day(FREE Printable Book)

Last Saturday it was raining.  So rather than packing the kids up and heading out into the world, we grabbed a cup of coffee and sat under our back porch and watched it rain. Well, it didn’t take long before the kids took themselves out into the world (our backyard) and made a morning of […]

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Post image for I Like the Wildflowers (FREE printable book)

We just can’t help ourselves! We have spring fever!!! When the hillsides are covered with flowers it’s hard to stay inside. So we’re out enjoying the world.  Here is another FREE printable book for you and your children to enjoy. This book is a song adaptation to I Love the Mountain.  Head over to our […]

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