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The Ten Essentials for Hiking with Your Dog | from Blue Bells and Cockle Shells

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #RememberBeyond #CollectiveBias Hiking Hiking is a great way to get fresh air and exercise, while learning all about nature. It’s something we love to do, especially in the spring when we have been cooped up all winter. The one […]

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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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Seasonally Inspired Learning - 10 Fun Thanksgiving Activities for Kids | from Blue Bells and Cockle Shells

Well folks, we blinked and suddenly there are only two weeks until Thanksgiving! At the very least, the election season is over! Whether it went the way we wanted it to go or not, it is finally over! So, now we can focus on more positive things, like getting ready for Thanksgiving. Thanksgiving Fun for […]

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Seasonally Inspired Learning - Celebrating Martinmas With Children | from Blue Bells and Cockle Shells

Martinmas Halloween is over and Martinmas is next Friday, November 11. Saint Martin was a Roman soldier who cut his cloak in half to share with a beggar during a snow storm so that the beggar would not freeze to death. “That night he dreamed that Jesus was wearing the half-cloak. Martin heard Jesus say […]

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

Japan Geography Unit As I mentioned in a past posts, we are using Little Passports (affiliate link) for our geography “spine”. The second country kit that comes with the Little Passports subscription is for Japan. We did a lot of activities for Japan and I created a printable Japan mapping worksheet. This worksheet includes all […]

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