Living the Natural Life
Sensory Play:  Homemade Snow

Today is the first day of winter.  The weather was cool and crisp when we woke up, a very pleasant surprise after the 80 degree weather we have been experiencing!   We live in Florida, experiencing snow is very unlikely, so for the first day of winter we made homemade snow. Homemade snow is great for sensory play!  The …
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Holiday Crafts And Santa Too!

December 16th, 2012 | Posted by Angela in Crafts | Homeschool - (1 Comments)
Puffy Paint Snowman

We missed our homeschool ooey gooey art class this week.  We are very lucky though because the art teacher happens to be a very good friend of ours and delivered the supplies necessary for two very ooey gooey art projects to our home.   She delivered the supplies needed for each of the kids to make an edible Christmas tree and …
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Today is the first day of December.   We all woke up feeling wonderful (after feeling horrible for the last week).  I decided that we would begin the month of December filled with holiday magic! I let the kids watch Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer while they ate breakfast.  Ava was the first to spot her …
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Fall Inspired Sensory Activities

Fall is here.  We live in Florida and I am having a hard time getting into a fall-ish mood with temperatures in the upper 80’s.  I haven’t always lived in such a tropical climate so when this time of year rolls around I miss the cool crisp air and beautifully colored leaves.  I decided that if I can’t have the fall that I …
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Homemade Moon Sand

October 4th, 2012 | Posted by Angela in Crafts | Homeschool | Sensory Play | unschool - (5 Comments)

We are currently learning about space and we were due for a new sensory bin.  It seems that it was the perfect time for a homemade moon sand sensory bin! Making homemade moon sand is super easy and you probably already have the two ingredients in your home.  All you do is mix up, I …
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For the last two weeks we have been running around like crazy.  Ava celebrated her fourth Birthday and we celebrated all week with Memaw and Papa.  The following week we had play dates with different friends every single day.  We had a blast, don’t get me wrong, but we were certainly due for some down …
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