Monthly Archives: November 2010

Christmas Countdown: Advent Activities

“It is good to be children sometimes, and never better than at Christmas, when its mighty founder was a child Himself.” ~Charles Dickens Last year I made a small attempt at doing a Countdown to Christmas with Charlotte. This year … Continue reading

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Cooking Together…Tortilla Soup

This week we made Tortilla Soup…here’s the recipe in case you missed it the first time around: Tortilla Soup 1lb cooked chicken (salted and peppered to taste) 2 cans of chicken broth 2 cans of diced tomatoes 1 can of … Continue reading

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Fabulous “F”

Our themes for the letter “F” were fish, flowers, and France. We had lots of fun…here’s our learning board for the week: We made this fun fish craft with fingerprints from No Time for Flashcards. It was super easy…trace out … Continue reading

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Introducing…Cooking Together

I recently read a post on a blog (and I can’t seem to remember where at the moment, but I promise I’ll find it and add in a link) that talked about choosing a recipe each week to cook with … Continue reading

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Easy Crockpot Applesauce

This applesauce was a hit with my kids! I had four jars full and they didn’t last me through the week. 1. Peel, core, and quarter 16 apples. (I used 3 different varieties). This is the most time consuming step. … Continue reading

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Everything “E”

This week for the letter “E” we learned about Elephants, Earth, and Egypt. Here’s a picture of our learning board: We made this cute elephant from No Time For Flashcards. Charlotte wanted to make an orange elephant instead of a … Continue reading

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