Learning all about Snow Leopards

Our Ice Castle box from Experience Early Learning has been loaded with awesome learning adventures and Snow Leopard day did not disappoint! amzn_assoc_placement = "adunit0"; amzn_assoc_tracking_id = "jacofalltra05-20"; amzn_assoc_ad_mode = "manual"; amzn_assoc_ad_type = "smart"; amzn_assoc_marketplace = "amazon"; amzn_assoc_region = "US"; amzn_assoc_linkid =...

Experimenting with Ice

As an Experience Early Learning (EEL) Blogger, I receive the EEL Preschool Curriculum in exchange for my honest opinions and authentic stories about our experiences using the curriculum. All opinions and thoughts are completely my own. Lately, our bedtime chapter books have been from the Zoey and Sassafras series. There are 8 books in the series and we have now read them all except the newest...

Creating Wing Art

As a Experience Early Learning (EEL) Blogger, I receive the EEL Preschool Curriculum in exchange for my honest opinions and authentic stories about our experiences using the curriculum. All opinions and thoughts are completely my own  I. Love. Invitations. To. Create. In a world full of Pinterest and internet images, we can get bogged down on making things look like the picture expecting...

Plant Life Study: Algae

As a Experience Early Learning (EEL) Blogger, I receive the EEL Preschool Curriculum in exchange for my honest opinions and authentic stories about our experiences using the curriculum. All opinions and thoughts are completely my own  Pond life is the perfect exploration for preschoolers. So much life in the pond, not just the abundant variety of animal life, but the plant life as well. This...

Itsy Bitsy Lessons

As a Experience Early Learning (EEL) Blogger, I receive the EEL Preschool Curriculum in exchange for my honest opinions and authentic stories about our experiences using the curriculum. All opinions and thoughts are completely my own. We are all familiar with the nursery rhyme of The Itsy Bitsy Spider, but have you ever thought of it as a lesson in Perseverance? Read it again and think on...

Homeschooling when Sickness Strikes

As a Experience Early Learning (EEL) Blogger, I receive the EEL Preschool Curriculum in exchange for my honest opinions and authentic stories about our experiences using the curriculum. All opinions and thoughts are completely my own. We had the flu this week. Homeschooling with sickness is tough, but here are a few lessons I learned this week that really helped us survive. Get Grace. Give...

Playdough Pets

As a Experience Early Learning (EEL) Blogger, I receive the EEL Preschool Curriculum in exchange for my honest opinions and authentic stories about our experiences using the curriculum. All opinions and thoughts are completely my own. What do you get when you are talking to kiddos about adopting pets and add in some playdough? You get their very own Playdough Pets! This month is all about Baby...

Tangram Lessons

Have you ever played with tangrams? After our lesson yesterday with them, I have found them to be quite challenging but oh so rewarding to work with! So many possiblities! Our Baby Animals box from Experience Early Learning came with a set of tangrams and the shape cards to help children build animals. I love how this engages math principles of shapes and patterns, engineering principles of...

All About Mammal Mommas

Tomorrow is a new year. New month. New Decade. This week we have new classmates with us all week long. All this newness calls for starting a new box of Experience Preschool, one all about Baby Animals. Want to peek inside the box? Check out this post. We started our day with Circle Time where we add to our calendar, sing songs about the days of the week and month, discuss our topic poster, and...

Studying Snowflakes

We live in East Texas. Snow reaches us once in a blue moon. I think the last time we had snow my girl was 2 or 3 and we only had enough to make a 4 inch high snowman. We wish we had some snow here, but alas... none. However, just because we don't have a first hand experience here with snow doesn't mean we can not have fun learning about it. Experience Preschool gave us some superb ideas on how...