Our Waldorf Kindergarten Homeschool - June 1st | From Blue Bells and Cockle Shells

Poppy Crown We did this project a few years ago, but I wanted to reshare it with you, since it was such a cute craft. At the time, I happened to mention something to Sola about daisy chains and daisy crowns. Of course, she was transfixed with the idea and we began trying to collect […]

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How to Make Butter With Kids | from Blue Bells and Cockle Shells

Teaching Kids to Make Butter Teaching kids how to make butter is a fun activity in itself, but it can also be a fun science experiment. Most people choose to make butter with kids by using  a jar and a marble. Having done the jar method a few times with my older kids, I can […]

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Glass Gem Window Mosaics | from Blue Bells and Cockle Shells

A Really Easy Craft Aren’t these glass gem window mosaics pretty?!?! They are so easy to make and a great way to enjoy the summer sunshine. The leftover gems are fun for kids to play with too! They make great pirate treasure, fairy stepping stones, math manipulatives, game pieces, or whatever else your child’s imagination […]

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The Best Summer Picture Books | from Blue Bells and Cockle Shells

It’s time to be getting out the summer nature table and summer book basket. We don’t have as many summer books as we do winter books. I still haven’t figured out if this shows a personal or publishing industry bias. One does tend to want to be outside during the summer, rather than inside and […]

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Geography of Egypt Lesson Plan and Printable | from Blue Bells and Cockle Shells

As I mentioned in a past posts, we are using Little Passports (affiliate link) for our geography “spine”. The fifth kit that comes with the Little Passports World Edition subscription is Egypt. As usual, I created a printable mapping Egypt worksheet. This worksheet includes all of the places that are covered in the Little Passport […]

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