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DIY- Backyard Bird Nest-Building Kit

  The following is a guest post written by Mandy Jones, from Life on the Moon.   If you are like me, attracting more birds into your yard is something you would enjoy. One way to do this is by…

Summer School-Butterflies

Summer School-Butterflies

  I am posting a previous study because LLCS is officially on break!  Grandparents will be here this week and my husband and I will be heading to a Dan Miller Innovate conference.  This conference is coming at a perfect…

Where Would We Be Without Trees?- Lessons and Activities For Young Learners

  Welcome to our unit about trees!  As you probably know, I don’t follow a curriculum but devise my plans around a central theme.  I break our activities down for the week by subjects so you can see what we…

Our Goals Have Been Reached For Poetry Week!

We do not use a curriculum at LLCS, but we do have individual goals for every child. I am a former first grade teacher, so I know what I want them all to learn. When I create or search for…

I DON’T LIKE SCIENCE! (BUT MY STUDENTS DON’T NEED TO KNOW THAT!)

You know when you tell your child that you don’t like something it automatically makes your child start to have negative feelings towards it?  Sometimes that is good.  For example, smoking, alcohol, processed foods, ect.  However, I am not teaching…

WINTER BIRDS: A THEMATIC STUDY

WINTER BIRDS: A THEMATIC STUDY

              After experiencing this week’s nasty weather I’m grateful for the unseasonably warm weather that we had last week.  It gave us a chance to hunt around our neighborhood and discover what type of birds hang around…

MORE WINTER BEAR LESSONS FOR PRESCHOOL AND FIRST GRADE

Welcome to the conclusion of our Winter Bear mini unit.  (I know.  It was only a two day study but we have friends in town so we had to cut it short.)  And boy let me tell you what a…