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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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All the credit for this post goes to my son, MacGyver! He is my science inspiration and teacher. Many of you have viewed MacGyver’s backyard science center where he cares for and observes all of his creepy critters. A key component to MacGyver’s science center are his pocket field guide books. MacGyver doesn’t just collect […]

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Spotlight on MacGyver’s Backyard Science Center. The learning that takes place in this area is exhilarating!   Meet my son MacGyver. His nickname is self explanatory and very fitting. MacGyver makes something out of nothing every single day of his life. When he’s not lost in a whirlwind of creative mess, he’s out exploring the […]

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Week at a Glance: Insect Book Pack GIVEAWAY Insect Watercolor Pencil Art The Beetle Book by Steve Jenkins FREE printable book: I Like Bugs! Book of the Week GIVEAWAY: Bug Safari by Bon Barner I Like Bugs by Margaret Wise Brown Bugs, Beetles, and Butterflies by Harriet Ziefert Why we love these books: To say […]

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Before our computer woes began we shared highlights from our field trip to the Wildseed Farms in Fredericksburg, Texas. We ended with a promise to post a FREE printable book on the life cycle of a butterfly. Well, then the computer needed a little attitude adjustment and our schedule got all whacky! So finally, we’re finishing our trip […]

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As a follow-up to yesterday’s Boom-dee-ah-da Bugs song adaptation, we are going to take a closer look at insects. This post includes learning the attributes of insects and incorporating sorting as a learning tool. We’ve also included a FREE printable book as a follow-up to the learning activity. Look below for the FREE printable book […]

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Grandson #3 and Mom have once again been doing a little interactive writing. Grandson #3’s gifts are music and math. He hasn’t quite developed a love for writing; however, he does enjoy these interactive writing sessions with Mom and Grandma. This one is special because it incorporates his interest in music. Enough can not be […]

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