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Picking Apples – Perfect Fall Activity for Young Children

We’ve done a fair amount of fruit picking in our part of the ‘Hood. Blueberries, Strawberries, Pears and Oranges. But above all, the easiest fruit to pick with small children is APPLES. Why Apples you say? Notably apple picking provides instant gratification for the young of age and at heart. Furthermore bending over, climbing or squatting is not required. My…

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Counting Activity: Using clothespins

If your child is in a “sensitive period” for learning numbers I hope you find this post a helpful resource. Sonny is thrilled to learn about numbers. He’s been counting for a while, but he has not associated quantities with written numbers as of yet. There were two activities on his math shelf that are designed to associate written numbers…

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