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Children's Picture Books for Spring | from Blue Bells and Cockle Shells

Spring starts next week! Where has the time gone this year? We’ve got a few more good reads for spring to add to our growing list of picture books for spring.

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France Geography Unit Plan and Printable | from Blue Bells and Cockle Shells

France Geography Unit As I mentioned in a past posts, we are using Little Passports (affiliate link) for our geography “spine”. The fourth kit that comes with the Little Passports subscription is for France. France is a really big country to cover in that there is so much that you can cover! I had a […]

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Eleven Charming Valentine Books for Kids | from Blue Bells and Cockle Shells

Valentine’s Day is coming up fast, with Saint Patrick’s Day and Easter not far behind! I’m having some trouble being in the mod for holidays with the current state of our union, but I am trying to keep a semblance of rhythm for Sola, so she feels somewhat grounded during these times. This is our […]

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Our Favorite Groundhog Day Books | from Blue Bells and Cockle Shells

We’re having a hard time getting into our usual seasonal routine given all that is going on in our country right now, but I’m trying really hard to keep a semblance of seasonal rhythm going. Groundhog Day is only three days away now, but there is still time to try to pick up the reads […]

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Winter Scavenger Hunt | from Blue Bells and Cockle Shells

Scavenger hunts are great way to get kids outdoors. As kids find the things they’re looking for, they can just cross them off or they could photograph them, sketch them in their nature journals, or even save the treasures for a nature table at home. The options are limited only by your imagination. I am […]

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