Sewing for STEM

  When Josepha and Rebecca went to the Maker Faire in Paris, they were surprised to discover that one of the exhibitors specialized in making sewing machines available to the children of Paris. “Don’t they have them at home?” Rebecca asked. No, actually. Their grandmothers own sewing machines, but the… Continue reading

Fresh Easter Baskets

Here’s what we’re putting in the baskets this year. Books! For the baby, we’ve got a board book. Guess How Much I Love You is a sweet bunny book Bunnicula, the story of a vampire bunny, will be a perfect read-aloud for the new reader. She has just the right… Continue reading

FreshPlans Spring Break: Take up a Craft

  Spring Break is long enough to take up a new craft or to make a project with a skill you don’t get to use enough during the school year. Whether you’d like to knit a hat or build a bookcase, you can do it. [amazon_link asins=’B0017NQWFG,B01EWGJAS0,B000JQM1DE,B004V7JFUY,B0798WF3X1′ template=’ProductCarousel’ store=’us-1′ marketplace=’US’… Continue reading

Flowers Study Guide

When we study living things, we like to include four topics: morphology life cycles habitats relationships with humans Morphology The morphology (study of the form) of flowers includes the parts of the flower and what each part does, as well as the different kinds of flowers. Start by introducing or… Continue reading