Blog, Good Day, Sunshine Series

Brain Building: “Good Day, Sunshine” Series

This is the 5th activity for a new blog series, Good Day, Sunshine. These 10 activities, posted on Thursdays, will include fun learning to be enjoyed outdoors. Try this activity for both brain AND body building! Materials Needed You probably have a dry erase marker and some large Legos or other connecting building blocks around… Continue reading Brain Building: “Good Day, Sunshine” Series

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Rainy Day Reading Fort: “Good Day, Sunshine” Series

This is the 4th activity for a new blog series, Good Day, Sunshine. These 10 activities, posted on Thursdays, will include fun learning to be enjoyed outdoors. (Although we will also include a few rainy day activities, like today!) Rain clouds? Bring 'em on! I've got you covered with this indoor activity. Materials Needed Swing by… Continue reading Rainy Day Reading Fort: “Good Day, Sunshine” Series

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Water Art: “Good Day, Sunshine” Series

This is the 3rd activity for a new blog series, Good Day, Sunshine. These 10 activities, posted on Thursdays, will include fun learning to be enjoyed outdoors. (Although we will also include a few rainy day activities.) Materials Needed Easy. A paint brush and a cup of water. You probably have a paint brush already, but if… Continue reading Water Art: “Good Day, Sunshine” Series

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Chalk & Spray Tic-Tac-Toe: “Good Day, Sunshine” Series

This is the 2nd activity for a new blog series, Good Day, Sunshine. These 10 activities, posted on Thursdays, will include fun learning to be enjoyed outdoors. Materials Needed Gather these two things for tic-tac-toe with a twist: sidewalk chalk and a water-filled spray bottle! We bought both at The Dollar Tree!   Preparation Here… Continue reading Chalk & Spray Tic-Tac-Toe: “Good Day, Sunshine” Series

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Frozen Grape-a-licious Cup Game: “Good Day, Sunshine” Series

This is the first activity for a new blog series, Good Day, Sunshine. These 10 activities, posted on Thursdays, will include fun learning to be enjoyed outdoors. Several of the activities use materials from The Dollar Tree because...can we just say it? That place has amazing stuff! Fun. Learning. A healthy, cold snack. Let's get this… Continue reading Frozen Grape-a-licious Cup Game: “Good Day, Sunshine” Series

Blog, Real Life

To Us a Son Is Given

On this day 8 years ago, I was weeping. The entire month I was convinced that I was pregnant with a son. I even dreamed about him. But on December 24th, I discovered I was still without a child. My husband and I reluctantly attended our church's Christmas Eve service heartbroken. Our pastor read from Isaiah… Continue reading To Us a Son Is Given

Blog, Education

Don’t Trash Your Yellow Pages!

Hi, there. Let me introduce you to GOLD. Okay, so it's yellow, but still. This is gold for a learner. Yesterday I noticed this lil' guy on my porch. I kind of rolled my eyes. "Ugh! Just more for the recycling bin. Nobody uses these. Hello! We have the internet." I threw it in, went… Continue reading Don’t Trash Your Yellow Pages!