Parts of a Mushroom I – Nomenclature Cards

Oh, Kingdom Fungi. What an interesting bunch you are. This kingdom has always had a mysterious ring to it, mostly because it invokes memories and thoughts of the fantastical world of gnomes, fairies, goblins, and other imaginative characters. But on this earthly plane we can become more aware of and create a deeper sense of …

1 2 3 8

Punkee Says: Babymouse – Mad Scientist!

Babymouse: Mad Scientist By Jenifer L. Holm and Matthew Holm Summary: The greatest scientific discovery of the 21st century is about to be revealed . . . when Babymouse enters the school science fair! Will her amazing discovery win 1st place? Will it become a successful spin off series? Find out in Mad Scientist—the 14th …

1 2 3 8

Flower Suncatchers

Creating flower suncatchers is a fun way to get kids’ hands on the different parts of a plant, especially the flowers. It’s also a great way to celebrate the spring equinox or summer solstice. After learning about the anatomy of a flower in Parts of a Flower I, II, and III the vocabulary is tossed …

1 2 3 8

Make Spotted Eggs Using Pine Needles

A big summer thunderstorm swept through our humid coastal town a few nights ago. The next morning the sun was shining so brightly and the birds and squirrels were at their peak of communication. Metaphorically, it reminded me that the sun – producer of life and heat – always seems at it’s brightest and fullest …

1 2 3 8

Punkee Says: Babymouse – Rockstar

Babymouse – Rockstar By Jennifer L. Holm and Matthew Holm Summary: Babymouse has music in her soul…but sadly, not in her flute. Will Babymouse ever hit the right note? Will she be the star of the school concert, or is her musical career all washed up before it’s even started? Find out in Rock Star, …

1 2 3 8