Winter Activities to Do Outside

Sometime when we are out of practice it can be hard to come up with things to dooutside especially when it's cold. Snow Activities Make Snowpeople Make Snow Animals Make Snow Angels Make Snow Forts Have Snowball Fight Snow Painting Make Maple Syrup Candy "Write" in the Snow Escape "Snow Monsters" Go Sledding Cross Country …

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Dressing Kids for Cold Weather

When it comes to cold weather; the best option is layers. Base Layer Thermal Long Underwear - Wool or silk is the best option although technical fabrics will do.  Cotton is NOT a good base layer.  You want a fabric that wicks away the sweat.  Once cotton gets wet, usually from running around and sweating, …

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Painting Like Pollock

The weather is still unseasonably mild and we are taking full advantage.  We have been focusing a lot lately on art and creativity in our homeschool. Today's activity was about Jackson Pollock.  We started by reading Action Jackson by Jan Greenberg and Sandra Jordan.  A lovely children's book about Jackson Pollock's life and how he created his …

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Ella’s Wool Base Layer Review

Disclosure: Some of the links below are affiliate links, meaning at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase.  All opinions are my own. So let's talk wool base layer. We got our Ella's Wool Ultrasoft Base Layer earlier this week and gave them a test …

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