Hey! It’s Summer! Go Outside!

Get out of the house and have fun! Today we will bring Science play to the yard: *To be a Scientist, you need science equipment! Grab a pot, plastic bowl, or bucket 60 inch measuring tape, 5 feet of sting or rope, a personal jump rope, or a garden hose Magnifying glass (if you don’t … Read more…

Sandy is dandy… at the beach!

Sand is awesome! It fills beaches and deserts, it can be used as a filter, it can fill an hour glass and measure time, and it is great fun to play with in a sand box. And location determines some of its characteristics: a beach in Maine has very rocky sand, a beach in New … Read more…

Have you ever picked blueberries? Or met a bear?

Blueberries for Sal written and illustrated by Robert McCloskey will pull you in from the very first illustration of a young girl walking into the bushes hand in hand with her mother! This book was published in 1948 and the pictures of the people, car, and home are delightfully old-fashioned, but the story is timeless … Read more…

Get Ready To Read!

The Most Important “Daily-Parent-Must-Do” is: READ EVERY DAY! Step 1: Find a great book (check out our monthly book list) Step 2: Pick a comfy spot to snuggle up with your child and that great book Step 3: Before you jump into the story, check out the book! Look at the cover together, talk about … Read more…