We always have a  box of paper towel tubes around. I save them for different homeschool preschool projects. This paper towel tube project is a simple tunnel marble run. You can, of course, make it as complicated as you wish, … Read more

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Spicy Veggie Salad With Blackberries

This simple vegetable salad is light, healthy, gluten-free and vegan ( minus the cheese.) The tart blackberries balance the sweetness of ripe tomatoes and the creamy avocado works very well with the spice of fresh jalapenos.

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The concept of acid/alkaline imbalance as the cause of multiple diseases is not new. In 1933 a New York Dr. William Howard Hay published a ground-breaking book, A New Health Era in which he proves that all disease is caused by “self-poisoning” … Read more

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Vegan Millet Risotto

I don’t know if a dish with no rice can be called “risotto,” but it surely tastes like risotto! Rich, savory and satisfying it makes a complete meal if served with something simple and green: I served it with sauteed … Read more

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Scales for Preschool

I got so excited about this preschool activity as if I myself was still in preschool! This simple scale takes three minutes to make and is a wonderful sensory entertainment. It also teaches the kids simple math, it educates them … Read more

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Strawberry Peach Avocado Salad

Strawberry Peach Avocado Salad is one of those healthy dishes where there is so much juicy succulent fruit that you can hardly notice the veggies. Translation: this is a very child-friendly salad. Considering the fact that this fruity salad is … Read more

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Tracing Leaves for Pre-Writing

Are your kids doing pre-writing exercises, like tracing letters or drawing curved and straight lines? Nature took care of pre-writing for us! Find a beautiful leaf and ask your child to go around it with a crayon a few times, … Read more

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Gluten-Free Pink Pancakes

Which girl would oppose pink pancakes? And which mother wouldn’t try to feed her kids more vegetables? This recipe can help make both the mothers and the girls get what they want. The pancakes are pink because of grated beets … Read more

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Gooey Paint for Toddler Arts and Crafts

  Gooey paint is a lot of fun for kids to work with because of the texture it creates. For small kids, brushes are not even necessary: if you throw gooey paint onto the paper, it makes funny raised stains. … Read more

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Green Oatmeal Smoothie

17 Green Smoothie Recipes Guest post by Rebecca Chopin Get More Greens…with Smoothies Green vegetables. You know you need them. But how often do they actually make it to your plate? If you’re like most people, you may be questioning whether … Read more

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play dough goop

  On a rainy day, we made some goop to play with at our homeschool preschool. Goop is a stretchy, slimy version of homemade play dough and is a lot of fun. Some online goop recipes require Borax, but knowing … Read more

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Peaches And Cream Oatmeal

We picked a lot of peaches last weekend at the local orchard and this morning I put some of these peaches into our morning oatmeal. It was one of these “Why haven’t done it before? ” moments. The dish was … Read more

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