winter

Make your own Easy DIY Snow and FREE printables from waddleeahchaa.com

Week at a Glance: Winter, Snow, Snow, Snow Book of the Week GIVEAWAY: I Am Small by Emma Dodd Mixed Media Silver Snow Scenes by Children DIY Snow Sensory Activity The Months of the Year FREE printable book Book of the Week GIVEAWAY: Why we love this book: When I first read this sweet book, […]

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Snowflakes Tutorial, Art & Crafts and FREE Printables from waddleeahchaa.com

Week at a Glance Book of the Week GIVEAWAY: Ken Libbrecht’s Field Guide to Snowflakes Tutorial “The Right Way to Make a Paper Snowflake” Ten Little Snowflakes Song Adaptation and FREE printable book Snowflake arts and crafts Disney’s Frozen – Movie Review Book of the Week GIVEAWAY: Ken Libbrecht’s Field Guide to Snowflakes Why we […]

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Week at a Glance: Book of the Week GIVEAWAY: Rabbit’s Gift by George Shannon Song Adaptation: Ten Little Snowflakes FREE printable book: Counting Snowflakes FREE printable Snowflake Counters The Right Way to Make Paper Snowflakes: link to step-by-step photos Book of the Week GIVEAWAY: Rabbit’s Gift by George Shannon Why we love this book: A […]

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Week  at a glance . . . Book of the Week GIVEAWAY: COUNT by Dwell Studio Art explorations: Winter Lace Collage with Birds Book making: I See Birds FREE printable book: Birds Up In a Tree FREE printable bird counters I don’t have much free time to peruse the thumbnails at pinterest. But occasionally one […]

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Winter Theme FREE printables

January 15, 2013

Winter Theme FREE printables: Learning Activities, Materials, Reading Books, Songs and Recipes  2014 Calendar FREE printable Blank cover and Pages children can personalize each month. Original Post: 2014 FREE Personalized Calendars and Activities Birds Up In a Tree FREE printable counting book FREE printable bird counters Original Post: Winter Lace Collage Art by Children Counting […]

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Book of the Week GIVEAWAY: Under My Hood I Have a Hat by Karla Kuskin Why we love this book: We’ve started a tradition here at waddlee-ah-chaa, every January we GIVE AWAY this sweet winter book. The text is a simple rhyming chant, taking children through the steps of getting dressed for snowy, winter weather. […]

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Book of the Week GIVEAWAY: Old Bear by Kevin Henkes Why we love this book: This week we’re kicking off the New Year with a FREE 2013 printable Calendar and personalized calendar activities. Old Bear and a trip through the seasons ties in perfectly with teaching the calendar and the months of the year. Kevin […]

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What Will the Weather Be Like Today by Paul Rogers is the perfect winter weather book to read here in the Hill Country of South Texas. Once in a blue moon we experience a snow day like last year but on the other hand, we often enjoy sunny warm weather in January. It might get […]

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Book of the Week GIVEAWAY: The Secret Life of a Snowflake by Kenneth Libbrecht Why we love this book: The photos in this science book are some of the most amazing and beautiful we’ve ever seen. Kenneth Libbrecht, the author, is a scientist who studies and photographs snowflakes under a microscope. The photos are nothing […]

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Winter Theme Activities for Children and FREE printables

Book of the Week GIVEAWAY: Under My Hood I Have a Hat by Karla Kuskin Why we love this book: The text is a simple rhyming chant, taking children through the steps of getting dressed for snowy, winter weather. Children love the sing-song pattern, the colorful pictures and the main character. However, the girl’s little […]

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The Snowy Day

February 8, 2011

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One cold, winter South Texas night, MacGyver prayed for snow. The next morning he woke up and looked out the window. Snow had fallen during the night. He woke-up his sister. MacGyver didn’t have a red snowsuit like Peter. So he put on his red jacket and he and his sister went outside to play […]

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Taking Children on an

Occasionally, winter in South Texas looks like this. However, these days are brief and rare. This photo was taken about this time last year. The children are still dreaming of a real Snowy Day. Many winter days in South Texas are actually warm and sunny. Last week, we went on a homeschool winter nature walk. […]

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I’m a bit of a fuddy-duddy when it comes to sweets in our house. Enter the picture my sisters. Aunt Jennifer and Aunt Joyce treat my children to all kinds of delicious sweets. On a visit to Aunt Joyce’s house last winter, MacGyver was served instant hot cocoa. MacGyver has been dreaming of hot cocoa […]

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Miss Trisha’s snowy day art adventures began with reading aloud The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats. Such a simple, sweet and delightful story about a young boy’s tranquil day in the snow. For those of us in South Texas, we don’t really grow-up knowing what the crunch of snow sounds like. That’s why we […]

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THIS WAS POSTED JANUARY 2011 WE HAVE A NEW WINTER THEME POST JANUARY 2, 2012. HAPPY NEW YEAR! Book of the Week GIVEAWAY: Under My Hood I Have a Hat by Karla Kuskin We’re also GIVING AWAY: Animals of the Polar Regions by Creative Edge. From penguins to seals to polar bears, discover some of […]

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Miss Trisha’s preschool class has been doing a year long study. Yes, a year long study. Instead of doing a week long study on seasons and moving-on, they have been following how an apple tree changes throughout the year. In the spring, their apple trees bloomed and in September it was harvest time. Now it […]

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