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'Tis a Gift to Be Simple - Thanksgiving, 2014


I was  in the process of sending an on-line card to some friends for Thanksgiving Day when I ran across the song… 650 more words

Living As Apprentices

Baby Time: November 12, 2014


Red Truck by Kersten Hamilton, illus. by Valeria Patrone
Sweet Child of Mine by Caroline Jayne Church


“Little Red Wagon” by Eric Litwin, … 176 more words

Baby Time

North America – All Shook Up

North American readers may be interested in a current exhibition at New York State Museum showing the Shakers enormous influence on North American culture.

The Shakers were radical in their attitudes toward equality. 73 more words


2 Year Olds Storytime Plan: Veggie, veggie, soup, soup

This storytime actually went really well for our easily distracted young ones. I used Ikea and wooden veggies for Stir the Soup and the Color Song (which we did last week so that helped with grownups singing along). 241 more words

Story Time Plan

Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill

Of all the places we’ve been, especially when writing a book on regional day trips, I had never come across Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill… 557 more words

Things To Do

Once Upon a Monday: The Three Bears

“The Three Bears” by Byron Barton

I LOVE Byron Barton’s illustrations so much. They
are bright, bold, childlike, and accessible to even 166 more words
Early Childhood Music