Month: June 2011

Fire Truck Presentation

On another of our playgroup adventures we organized to have a fire truck visit one of our homes. The kids had a lot of fun learning about the different parts of a fire truck, about fire safety, and the best part was getting a chance to spray the hose and get soaked! Read more…

Creatures with Wings and Crawly Things

Another playgroup field trip! This time to the beautiful Royal Botanical Gardens to learn about Creatures with Wings and Crawly Things! We went straight here after our tour of the Waste Management site. Scavenger Hunt in the bushes for plastic bugs Digging and Looking for real Bugs.. we found centipedes, ants, worms, caterpillars.. Bug story time and […] Read more…

Waste Management

Our playgroup went on a field trip to a local waste management site. Though we stayed on the school bus during the tour, it was quite the learning experience for both children and their moms. Some of the things we saw… Recycling Station: Fun Fact: Wood dropped off here is ground up and reused to cover […] Read more…

Five Pillars

My daughter and I have been talking a lot about the pillars of Islam. Now that she’s a little older she fully understands each pillar and loved making this craft. After she painted all the cardboard tubes, I placed masking tape on each one for her to write the pillar names, and then I glued […] Read more…

Pumpkin Plant

The plant my daughter planted on our trip to the farm has sprouted quite a bit. Since we live in an apartment we decided to bring the plant to my f-i-l’s house and plant it there. A is pretty excited and can’t wait until we visit him again to see how much it’s grown. Read more…

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