Froggy Phonics: Leaping Ahead at Firefly Speed

froggy phonics app

Many parents of beginning readers have heard about phonics. It is one of the most advertised aspects of learning to read. However, the topic of phonics itself is hotly debated and at times quite confusing.  So…What is Phonics? Phonics is simply the relation between letters and sounds in a language. Learning phonics is important because … Read more

Hot Crayon Easter Eggs

Melted Crayon Easter Eggs

This craft uses hot eggs. If doing this craft with children please be careful! Did you know that today is National Crayon Day? How fun is that? Our relationship at my house with crayons is definitely a love-hate relationship. We love crayons and use them daily…we use crayons so much that I hate all the … Read more

Woven Easter Egg Place Mats

Woven Easter egg place mats

I seriously cannot believe that Easter is right around the corner. Where has this year gone? Today when craft time came around Livia asked for an Easter craft. I had planned for us to start on weaving with cloth weaving, but on spur of the moment I could not for the life of me think … Read more

Rainbow Rain Stick Craft

rainbow rain stick craft

Make a rainbow rain stick using recycled materials and items around the house! This is a great musical instrument for young children that sounds just like rain! As we explored rainbows the last couple of weeks Livia started to grasp the concepts on how water and sun interact. Although she is not quite there yet, … Read more