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The Worker Characters in Story

The Worker Characters in Story

 Worker Stories - Activities of Life  Meaningful purposeful work can be a potent antidote for a child to help balance the overwhelming nature of te...
Celebrate the Creative - Grass Dolly Puppets.

Celebrate the Creative - Grass Dolly Puppets.

Early one sunny morning we walked to our nearby nature preserve to listen to the peepers.  We went on the far side of the pond where the reeds were...
Celebrate the Creative - Summer Sun Shadow Shows!

Celebrate the Creative - Summer Sun Shadow Shows!

Yesterday, we had a backyard picnic, as my grandson and I are still 'sheltering at home'.  I put my big umbrella on the ground to give us extra sha...
Celebrate the Creative - A Child and His Pond.

Celebrate the Creative - A Child and His Pond.

Green is the color of harmony, and to immerse oneself in the green of nature is very healing and balancing. So my grandson and I head out to take i...
Celebrate the Creative - A Child's First Finger Puppet Crafting!

Celebrate the Creative - A Child's First Finger Puppet Crafting!

'Celebrate The Creative' - The Magic of Dyeing With Young Children

'Celebrate The Creative' - The Magic of Dyeing With Young Children

During our pandemic days at home, my grandson and I spend a lot of time doing creative things.  One of the favorites right now is learning the joy,...
The April Shower Fairies   -   by Suzanne Down

The April Shower Fairies - by Suzanne Down

Here is a sweet Spring tale of a boy who connects to the nature beings around him.  What child does not 'see' the fairies' in their heart.  And if...
A 'Protection Story' For Uncertain Times.

A 'Protection Story' For Uncertain Times.

In our uncertain times, we feel ourselves becoming more anxious about all the chaos and panic over all the world.  Our children pick up on our stre...
2020 Summer Professional Development Courses - In- Person and ONLINE

2020 Summer Professional Development Courses - In- Person and ONLINE

Here is a  listing of our 2020 Summer Professional Development Courses which are In-Person and Online!  Enjoy looking them over!     Our Calendar o...
The Snow Baby - A Winter Tale by Suzanne Down

The Snow Baby - A Winter Tale by Suzanne Down

The Snow Baby   by Suzanne Down   One snowy winter day, a kind woman named Anna was walking along the path in the forest carrying a large basket....
The Snow Baby - A Winter Tale for Early Childhood

The Snow Baby - A Winter Tale for Early Childhood

The Snow Baby One snowy winter day, a kind woman named Anna was walking along the path in the forest carrying a large basket.  She lived all alone ...
The Magical Elf Garden - An Advent Story for Young Children

The Magical Elf Garden - An Advent Story for Young Children

The Magical Elf Garden by Suzanne Down   It was December, snow lay deep and crisp all over the land. Finn, who was 8 years old, and his little brot...