The New Americans — Books + Activity

This year for social studies we’re learning about US American history. Last term we studied Native Americans and this term we’re learning about the early colonists. Today I’m sharing one of my favorite new kids books about that time period as well as a simple art project we did to remember what we’d learned. Continue reading

Easy Star Constellations โ€” Book + Activity

We’re learning about outer space for science this term and lately we’ve been talking a lot about star constellations. Today I’m sharing two super easy, no-prep activities the kids and I did that were fun ways to review some of the constellations we’ve been learning. Continue reading

Astronaut Birthday Party

Our oldest just turned nine and she wanted everything about her party with friends to be a surprise. She’s not super into pink and girly things, so we decided to go with an outer space theme and it was so fun! We made “space suits,” did astronaut training, played pin-the-rocket-on-the-moon, re-fueled with cake and ice cream, and finished off by shooting little air rockets all over the place.

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