How to Make a Simple Stuffed Dinosaur: a kid friendly project from waddleeahchaa.com

One of my missions here at waddlee-ah-chaa is to highlight educational toys that inspire children to explore, create and think. A few weeks ago MacGyver reminded me of an important lesson. Simple art supplies (and free time to play and explore) are the best educational toys on the market! At the conclusion of homeschool each […]


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Big Bend National Park is one of my favorite places on earth. Just look at that big peaceful sky. I can’t wait to return and fill myself with that peaceful feeling again. When visiting Big Bend, we spend our days hiking and exploring. We have made many fascinating discoveries. One of our waddlee-ah-chaa philosophies is […]


Dinosaur Study Field Trip

January 18, 2011

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During our kindergarten dinosaur study, I began searching the web for dinosaur field trips and museums. When I planned our long-distance dinosaur exploration weekend, I was not prepared to be personally amazed! Although we made a number of dinosaur stops during our weekend, I’m only going to highlight the ones that were really a big […]


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Meet MacGyver, obsessed with all things prehistoric. This pterodactyl costume was made during kindergarten homeschool recess. I had absolutely nothing to do with this creation. I try to incorporate MacGyver’s interests into our homeschool curriculum as much as possible. Accordingly, all of our theme studies start with his interests. When January rolled around his kindergarten […]