I received complimentary tickets from the Omaha Performing Arts to attend a performance of War Horse at the Omaha Orpheum Theater. This post is my opinion and was in no way influenced by the tickets I received. I was not asked to write this post or provide any promotion of … Continue reading
Yesterday I gave the girls a challenge. I gave them a bowl of water (with blue food coloring for better visibility), an ice cube, a piece of string and some salt and challenged them to pick up the ice cube with the string.
When my husband and I got married I wanted nothing more than to ride in a hot air balloon during our honeymoon. Thanks to the weather that almost didn’t happen, but we managed it and I’ve loved them ever since.
Geocaching is one of my favorite activities! Exploring, adventure, fresh air! What more could you ask and you get it all with this modern day treasure hunting activity!
Alright, I admit it. I fudged the truth just a little. ALL fossils are fantastic to study! Each and every one of them has a story to tell, and the more we learn about them, the more of the story we learn. When you pick up something and realize “this … Continue reading
This spring we decided we’re going to add on some new activities, learn some new things, and keep our exercise interesting! Here are just a few of the things we have in store for the coming year. I’m hoping we can make all of them happen!
What do you do when you buy a whole bunch of bananas on sale? Dehydrate them, of course! We’ve spent some time teaching the girls about hydration. They know they have to drink water to stay hydrated and healthy. They know the body is made of water and we lose … Continue reading
My kids need some practice using scissors. I decided I’d try out my new Photoshop Elements and create some worksheets. These are the first worksheets I’ve made so don’t critique me too harshly! I could use a little more practice, but the basic skills of cutting are addressed here, so … Continue reading
Reading time with the kids is one of my favorite parts of the day. This isn’t the shorter stories we read for bedtime or through the day. These are chapter books we’re reading together, usually in the mid afternoon when just enough energy has been spent to make us all … Continue reading
I know my girls aren’t quite to the point of writing for themselves just yet, but that doesn’t mean they don’t have a story to tell. Here is a list of writing or journal prompts for every day of the month of April. Kids of all ages can use them. … Continue reading