This Wednesday’s Word is “soil”

                 For the last 2 weeks, we’ve worked with the words “seed” and “sprout”.                              Today we’ll talk about “soil”. So, how do we use this word to build a child’s vocabulary? Here are 3 quick tips to teach the word soil: Ask your child what soil is. Soil is another word for dirt. Other … Read more…

The word of the week is “sprout”!

Last Wednesday, we worked with the word “seed” and this week we’re working with                 the next step in the plant cycle – “sprout”. So, how do we use this word to build a child’s vocabulary? Here are 3 quick tips to teach the word sprout: Ask your child what a sprout is. The sprout is … Read more…

The word of the week is “SEED”

Have you seen bright beautiful flowers growing in gardens this week? How about delicious vegetables at the store like green beans or orange carrots or red peppers? Do you know what they all share? They started from little, tiny seeds! And “seed” is our word of the week. So, how do we use this word … Read more…

The word of the week is “yolk”!

When you break open an egg, there are 2 distinct parts inside: the clear gooey stuff and the yellow yolk. The yolk supplies food for the animal embryo as it grows inside the egg. Did you read How Fletcher Was Hatched? It was our Monday focus book this week. Since Fletcher was a full grown … Read more…

The word of the week is “hatch”

What do birds, spiders, turtles, frogs, snakes, and dinosaurs have in common? They all hatch from eggs! Last summer, a Morning Dove built a nest in the hanging basket on our front porch and laid 2 eggs. We watched carefully for 14 days and the first egg hatched. The next day the other egg hatched. … Read more…