Piet Mondrian Activities
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4 Piet Mondrian Activities For Kids

Piet Mondrian, a man who was raised to breathe, sleep, and devour art by his father, and who seemed to regurgitate the exact replicas of the masters who came before him.  That is until he broke away and became his own man.  He found great influence by his stint in Paris and friendship with Vincent… Continue reading 4 Piet Mondrian Activities For Kids

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An Introduction to Innovation for Kids

Let's just step back in the past for just a moment for our hearts to melt over a tiny B who dreamed of growing up to be a brave knight.  <3 https://www.instagram.com/p/cw9UvqIBfz/ I believe that for a student to understand instead of memorize a concept, they must first develop a curiosity for it, and then… Continue reading An Introduction to Innovation for Kids

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Day Dreams and Dinner Parties

The next day was a quiet one, having had my share of adventure I thought I'd tackle less exciting measures than decaying, possibly haunted barns full of bounties of luxury from a world past.  Instead I decided to tackle more normal enterprises, such as the community bicycle. "It's an adult sized bike but perhaps you… Continue reading Day Dreams and Dinner Parties

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A is for Abandoned Barn

The bed and breakfast was a worn Gothic revival quilted from the foundation to its rooftop in white paint chips.  It seemed to hunch over amongst a clearing scattered with oaks that were adorned with drooping feathery moss hanging from their limbs.  Set back beyond the carriage house which stood taller than the house itself… Continue reading A is for Abandoned Barn

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Comparing Quantities: STEM for Tots

When I first opened the Math Concepts book I didn't really know what sort of challenges I would be facing.  I wanted my five-year-old daughter to understand counting, something that had been an ongoing battle for years.   But when I started the first lesson, and then the second, and then the third from this book… Continue reading Comparing Quantities: STEM for Tots

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Introducing Measurement: STEM For Tots

The Prep Work Last summer I was perusing the bargain section of Target when I came across this Discovery Workbook Math Concepts book. I thought it may be a useful tool in teaching Li'l A to count, which has been quite the struggle for years now. This book has proven to teach math far beyond… Continue reading Introducing Measurement: STEM For Tots

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Everyday Mercy: Lessons in Proverbs

Mercy was quite the theme in the Baptist school I attended my early elementary years.  They taught us to love everyone blindly, beyond their faults as God does us.  I probably am most grateful for this one proverb in my life than any other, I have always been able to see and work with the… Continue reading Everyday Mercy: Lessons in Proverbs