Month: May 2011

Brownie Cookies

Yesterday we made brownie cookies with white chocolate chips. I followed this recipe on AllRecipes.com with a few adjustments using half whole wheat flour with half white flour, and half brown sugar with half white sugar. Very yummy! Read more…

Weaving the Rainbow

After reading the book, “Weaving the Rainbow” by George Ella Lyon, we did some of our own weaving using rainbow coloured yarn. A caught on pretty quickly to the weaving technique and was able to independently weave the loom shuttle under and over the warped yarns. She also made sure to move the weft yarns […] Read more…

Climbing Colours

We did a science experiment today involving water, paper towels, and markers. I saw this idea on Irresistible Ideas for play based learning here. It was interesting to see the water make its way up the napkin and spread the colours up. We also tried using multiple colours and watched them blend all together 🙂 Read more…

Arabic Alphabet Flash Cards

A was pretty excited about these flashcards because not only did she get to colour them, but they matched her alphabet placemat, a learning tool they use in her class. I got the printable for these flashcards from here, and printed the colouring pages 4 on one page onto cardstock, and then laminated them once […] Read more…

Math Flower Arrangements

We did a little math activity yesterday involving making flower arrangements through addition. I wrote down some equations on a piece of paper and A would add the two sets of flowers together and count the sum total and record her answer. A fun spring time activity.   I saw a variation of this idea […] Read more…

Rock Play

At the park we went to today we saw that the shoreline was completely made up of super smooth rocks.  Perfect for building towers. And for skipping along the water. 🙂 A also took a few home to decorate, an activity she remembered from last year. Read more…

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