- Balloon Ice Packs - fun water bottle ice packs to add a bit of color!
- Ring toss
- Sponge bomb - easy and cheap activity for a hot day.
- Clean up your room game - Boys will love throwing socks back and forth in a no win game!
- Silly mustache straws
- Marshmallow launchers!
- We are also forgetting the cake and just enjoying an ice cream sundae bar.
- Instead of a goody bag for party favors we grabbed some of these silly mustache glasses!
Sunday, May 27, 2012
Wednesday, July 27, 2011
Monday, July 25, 2011
Wednesday, July 20, 2011
Check out the FREE moveable alphabet available to print!
I love http://www.currclick.com/index.php and regularly order stuff still!
Monday, July 18, 2011
These are all a list for Joshua for the upcoming year. (Many of these are from the http://www.sonlight.com/ booklists and some are just books we want Josh to read and series he has started and enjoys.)
The Big Balloon Race (I Can Read Book 3)
Greg's Microscope (I Can Read Book 3)
Hill of Fire (An I Can Read Book, Level 3)
Surprises (I Can Read Book 3)
The Sword in the Tree (Trophy Chapter Book)
The Titanic: Lost and Found (Step-Into-Reading, Step 4)
Wagon Wheels (I Can Read, Book 3) (Book & CD
Chalk Box Kid (Stepping Stone, paper)
Clara and the Bookwagon (I Can Read Book 3)
The House on Walenska Street (Puffin Chapters)
Jake Drake, Bully Buster
Keep the Lights Burning, Abbie (1st Avenue)
The Last Little Cat
The Long Way to a New Land (I Can Read Book 3)
The Long Way Westward (I Can Read Book 3)
Paint Brush Kid (Stepping Stone, paper)
Prairie School (I Can Read Book 4)
Riding the Pony Express
Tornado (Trophy Chapter Books)
Along Came a Dog (Harper Trophy Books)
Henry and Ribsy
Lumber Camp Library
McBroom's Wonderful One-Acre Farm: Three Tall Tales
More Stories from Grandma's Attic (The Grandma's Attic Series)
Ralph S. Mouse
Shadrach (Harper Trophy Books)
The Toothpaste Millionaire
The Whipping Boy
The Mysterious Benedict Society and the Perilous Journey
The Mysterious Benedict Society and the Prisoner's Dilemma
The Hundred Dresses
A to Z Mysteries
Flight of the Phoenix (Nathaniel Fludd, Beastologist, Book I)
Diary of an Early American Boy: Noah Blake 1805 (Dover Books on Americana)
Our 50 States: A Family Adventure Across America
Magic Treehouse books
The Boxcar Children Books
Time Warp Trio Series
Wednesday, July 13, 2011
I thought I would share a few things that caught my eye recently. Hope you see something that catches yours!
Tuesday, June 21, 2011
Big Tracks, Little Tracks: Following Animal Prints (Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science, Stage 1)
Whip up some Trail mix to enjoy while searching outside for animal tracks!
Match animals to their tracks with Animal track cards (Look under Zoology- Animal Tracks!)
Advanced track cards here!
Follow the track game from Curious George
Animal track matching game online -- Animal tracks web game
Website to checkout with your child -- http://www.bear-tracker.com/
Make tracks with a Potato stamp like this!
Monday, June 20, 2011
Tuesday- Cheesy Pepperoni Pizza Quick Bread
Wednesday- out and free concert at the library pavilion!
Thursday- Crockpot Cream Cheese Chicken (Did not get to it last week!)
Friday- Tortellini Caesar Salad
Sunday- Celebrating Andrew's Birthday!
Sunday, June 19, 2011
Make a Silly Sock Puppet !
Play online - Sock It matching Web game
Reading color words Sound out word and color.
Sorting socks - great for visual discrimination.
Counting Spots on socks match sock to proper number.
Have a sock race - The person who puts on the most socks in 60 seconds wins!
Wednesday, June 15, 2011
Monday, June 13, 2011
This is a list of convenience snack foods and treats that we generally buy for on-the-go moments and school lunches. The ones I listed do not contain dye. We buy all (but one) of these snacks at our local grocery store (Meijer) or at Costco. (The YummyEarth Lollipops I order from Amazon)
- Simply Fruit Fruit Rollups
- YummyEarth Organic Lollipops, Assorted Flavors, 30-Ounce Container
- Annie's Homegrown Berry Patch Organic Bunny Fruit Snacks, 5-Count Pouches (Pack of 4)
- Veggie Straws
- Crackers (ritz, saltines, etc...)
- Tortilla Chips
- Veggies and dip
- Block cheese cut into cubes (Check ingredients!!! Annato is fine but sometimes they also use yellow lake etc)
- Ritz Crackerfuls Four Cheese, 6-Ounce Boxes (Pack of 12) (We currently have Garden Vegetable Flavor)
- Teddy Grahams Graham Snacks - Honey, 10 oz
- Jelly Belly Fruit Snacks
- Lance Fresh Toasty Crackers with rich peanut butter sandwich crackers (40 packs) (Peanut Butter with NON orange cracker only!)
- Danimals Smoothies and other varieties of the Danimal brand!!!
- Pepperidge Farm Goldfish Snack Crackers, Colors, Cheddar Taste, 30-Ounces Carton
- Apples with Peanut butter
- Grapes, bananas, applesauce (natural)
- String cheese
- Nutri-Grain Cereal Bars, Apple Cinnamon, 8-Count Bars (Pack of 4) Apple Cinnamon ONLY!
- Stacy's Pita Chips, Simply Naked 28 oz
Please feel free to add any dye free options your family loves in the comment section!
Still to come... beverages, breakfast ideas, lunch ideas, dinners, desserts!