There are a *huge* number of practical life skills that you can teach your children. You just need to think about all your own day-to-day work around the house and at your workplace to begin to get an idea of what skills your children will eventually need to have. Today's activities are but two more … Continue reading Oh Waily Activities: Tongs and Transfering
A little while ago I was inspired to begin playing "I Spy" with Miss Oh Waily. It is one of the early language games in David Gettman's book. For those unfamiliar with the Montessori approach to learning to read, it is based on phonics, so they teach the sound of each letter rather than the … Continue reading I Spy, Oh Waily style
If your little person or people are anything like mine, then you will have been asked repeatedly to find pictures or video or sounds of a huge range of wild animals. YouTube is a great help with this, but when you want to marry up pictures, video and sounds with real, accurate information about the … Continue reading Zoology Resources for Kids
In keeping with my earlier Handy Home Hint post, I want to reiterate that in no way do I nor my house qualify for a feature in House & Garden. However, I have discovered yet another very simple sanity saver that I want to share with you. Do you have power cord mayhem in your … Continue reading Handy Home Hints – II
I would like to gauge interest in starting a Children's Literature Reading Group. As part of my ongoing Happiness Project I have been looking for more ways to inject a bit of fun into life and this idea was one that appealed to me. I love to read but tend to read non-fiction and also … Continue reading Are you a closet Kid Lit lover?