• Table Stations: Part 3

    As the weather continues to shape up, with more consistently nice days in the mix, we are striving to be outside engaging in “free play” more and more. That doesn’t mean we aren’t making time to continue our table stations activities indoors from time to time… Perhaps the weather isn’t cooperating, or we need to keep busy while the sun does it’s work to warm things up in the morning. If this is your first pass at Table Stations, check out these posts to come up to speed while gathering ideas of how you might incorporate into your time at home with preschool age kiddos:Table Stations: Part 1Table Stations: Part…

  • Spring Clean & Organize 2020

    This is perhaps the strangest Spring in my existence…inability to leave home, good luck locating bleach and paper products, trapped without any break from exhausting little kids, having my hands so full I don’t know if I’m coming or going. And yet…the sunshine and warm weather nudges me to de-clutter, organize and get a deep clean going. Add to it that I haven’t really been able to do so for a couple of years. First it was foster kids coming into our lives, followed quickly by a very high risk pregnancy that landed me on bedrest for 15 weeks. Then it was adjusting to life with three little ones. Excuses.…

  • Table Stations: Part 2

    In true Colorado fashion, the spring-time weather is all over the place. Sixty degrees one day followed by 6″ of snow on the ground the next. A couple days of frigid temps and then the sun beating down warming us back into the 60’s for a few days. Rinse. Repeat. We have, of course, taken advantage of all the warm weather that the season has had to offer (and we bundle for at least a little outside time on colder days), but on those “off” days we are doing what we can to keep our minds and hands busy with table stations. A few more ideas to pass along to…