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DIY Moveable Alphabet (part 2)

I finally finished my moveable alphabet and I am super happy with the results!

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Say what you mean to say

There’s a neighborhood watch sign from the city posted near our subdivision pool, and the tagline reads ‘Reducing Criminal Opportunity.’ As Chris and I walked Sophie this morning, I told him how I imagined that tagline being developed, in some meeting of twenty important people that starts off with a brainstorming session where everyone ‘throws out’ words and some quickly elected secretary writes them on a white board. 937 more words


Corner of Hope

Our time has come to an end in Kenya. We have stayed in the most wonderful places, with thanks to the Henleys, Andrews and Brooks for allowing us to be part of their lives and see sunsets in different and beautiful places. 1,032 more words

Big Work

Maria Montessori discusses the elementary child’s love for “big work.”  Here are a few photos of children with their work. 23 more words


Discovery Time: DIY cloud dough

As well as being a journalist, I am also a qualified primary school teacher (yes, I wear many hats). During my final year of teacher training we had to base our whole year on a research project. 395 more words


Montessori classrooms

We are so happy with the Montessori school and Montessori philosophy. This is Mia’s first year in any sort of formal school and we are so pleased and privileged to have this as a choice. 225 more words