Olivia and I love to make Suncatchers. This time, my nephew, Joey, joined in on the fun. Friday’s are Grammy and Joey day for Olivia and me. This week, Grammy was away so I had fun hanging out with the kiddos solo! I find that the days go more smoothly when the kids have a… Continue reading Dragonfly Suncatcher
Last year, we raised caterpillars, and then released them once they became butterflies. Olivia has already started asking if we can do this again, and of course I said YES! When teaching first grade, I always looked forward to the arrival of the caterpillars, and I am so excited that I get to watch this… Continue reading Beautiful Butterfly!
This weekend, Olivia received a plant during Children’s Time at church, and she has been very diligent about watering it! In fact, I think she asks to water it about 5 times a day! Since she has become such a fan of gardening, we did some planting today! Before beginning our planting, we read the… Continue reading Let’s Garden!
I know that it’s important to take care of the Earth everyday, but it’s nice to have a day set aside each year to remind us of that! As Earth Day approached, I realized that I had never really talked to Olivia about recycling or taking care of the environment. So this week, I made… Continue reading Happy Earth Day!
I hope that you and your families had a wonderful Easter! We were blessed to be able to spend the holiday with both of our families. We wanted to give an Easter craft to Olivia’s grandparents, aunts, and uncles so we made these cute crafts. Here are the materials that we used: card stock, cut… Continue reading Happy Easter!