All over the Internet I’ve seen Read Around The World book lists, lessons, and projects and I quickly jumped on the band wagon. We have traveled all over Africa and landed in Europe and Ireland just in time for St. Patrick’s Day. Potatoes have a long history with Ireland. The great potato famine of 1840 … More Lucky Little Potato
Two days left and parents all over are scrambling to come up with Valentine’s for their children’s classrooms. I have done my fair share of last minute scrambling and took the year off. Simple projects kids can do completely by themselves was the plan and we all loved it. Kid’s Card Making 101 Whether you … More Be Your Own Halmark
Everyone is special – everyone is unique – everyone deserves love and equality. Today’s world shows us this fight was not easy and it is not over. Yesterday we celebrated a man who wanted everyone to share the same civil liberties as their neighbor and the older I get the more respect I have for … More I Have A Dream
December first is our start date. The first day of our advent calendar. The first day of our holiday merriment. We have already started counting down to Christmas. Each day we do something together as a family and I have just as much fun as my kids. This year I was feeling a desire to … More Merry Countdown
I’m thankful my kiddos are small and scary Halloweens haven’t entered the picture yet. I don’t do scary. Our Boo projects are cute and fun and a bit funny. We spent our momma day making ghosts. One not-so-scary ghost and one friendly ghost to help get us excited about Halloween. Simple projects with materials found … More Things that make you go . . . BOO!
It is one thing to celebrate the National holidays, but in today’s world, there is something to celebrate every day. Ice cream, pets, pecans – everything!! Heck, on March 26, it is Make Up Your Own Holiday Day. So we declared an Earthworm Appreciation Day. Some may be wondering how we settled on celebrating earthworms. … More Earthworm Appreciation Day
Since becoming Kelly O’Brien, I have looked at St. Patrick’s Day though green tinted glasses. Motherhood took that to a whole new level. Catching little green men, pots of gold, rainbows – this is creativity central with chocolate covered in gold!! Who wouldn’t jump right in as an Irish Mom?! This year, we wanted … More Green Rainbows