My fingers are finally thawing out, so I can finally write a post about one of the fun activities I did with the kids when the Polar Vortex hit here in Michigan. The kids had already been out of school for
Frigid temperature and lots of fluffy flurries make for some great snowmen weather … but when the temps are too low and the snow isn’t right for packing the next best thing is reading books about snowmen! Here are some of
I love penguins. LOVE LOVE LOVE them! I collect them … well, not REAL ones (I learned that wouldn’t be a good idea from reading Mr. Popper’s Penguins as a child!). I have a Pinterest board dedicated to them (Penguins!).
Last year I was one of 3 room moms for my son’s 1st grade class room, here’s the wonderfully wintery class party we put together! There were 8 stations for the kids to go through. There were 24 in the class,
I haven’t lived anywhere else than Michigan, so SNOW has always been a part of my life (at least for 1/4 of the year!). Unlike many others, I really enjoy snow (except driving in a lot of it). Here’s a round
I found some great books the other day while at the library that really inspired us to learn a lot more about snowflakes. These are the books … Amazon.com Widgets Snowflake Bentley, by Jacqueline Briggs Martin … tells the story of
Snow starting falling where we live right on the Winter Solstice (December 21). It melted but made a beautiful return on Christmas Eve … and we’ve had snow on the ground ever since. My kids were SO excited to go outside
In 1998 my mom got me a Christmas Journal to record each Christmas. I LOVE THIS BOOK. I am using it now to prepare for Christmas for the 13th year. It is EXTREMELY helpful to keep track of Christmas card and