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Sugar, Spice and Everything Nice

The holidays were a really nice time for our family this year. The break from work, preschool and other day-to-day activities afforded us the opportunity to host and entertain.  701 more words


I Like Pumpkins - Post #2: Washing and Drawing and Reflections on Failure

When I was planning for what we would be doing with our pumpkins, I thought about what H enjoys doing, what she can do and what she needs to learn to do. 391 more words


Treasured Moments

Much of the content featured in this blog might seem intimidating to some. A lot of what I’ve posted about necessitates some kind of planning or forethought, but I also wanted to share the other side. 797 more words

Open-ended Play

Hoopa City

App Name:  Hoopa City

Developer:  Dr. Panda Ltd.

Price: $3.99

Recommended Age: 4-8

Description:  Hoopa City is a sandbox style app providing open-ended play and interactivity.   404 more words

Open Ended Play

If you follow me on Instagram and Facebook you would see on a lot of my posts I talk about open ended play. It is one of our most favourite forms of play based learning. 900 more words

Home Education

Just a Pool Noodle...

Just a pool noodle is what one may see with an untrained eye and an uninspired heart, but for children whose hearts are full of dreams and whose minds are abundant with theories and hypotheses, this long, bendy, lime green tube is symbolic of so much more. 248 more words

Open-ended Play

Why I Don't Play With My Kids

It sounds terrible doesn’t it.  “I don’t play with my kids”.  What a horrible, checked out, selfish mother.  She must not love her kids.  Her kids must not be bonded to her.   783 more words