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Elf on the Shelf Arrives at Our Home

This year is the very first year a scout elf has arrived at our home. This past Friday night we heard a knock on the door and when we looked outside there was a special delivery for Allie and Kat.  It was a box with a message that read, “To: Allie & Kat (URGENT).” We opened it up and it
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Countdown to Christmas with Truth in the Tinsel

I’m guilty of procrastinating of making a final decision of what I would like to do with my girls for a Christmas countdown this year.  It’s not that I haven’t been thinking about it, because I have, it’s just that I haven’t been able to make up my mind about what it is I want to do.  There are soo many fantastic
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Number Recognition Games for Preschoolers

I’ve been working with my daughter to help her improve her number recognition skills.  She can count just fine but when it comes to identifying all of the numbers that’s where she needs some help.  I wanted to make practicing fun and not feel like I was pressuring her.  So I told her that we should play a few a games.  
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Behavior Coin Chart System

I found a great motivational behavior chart system over at Life Sprinkled With Glitter earlier this year.  I took it and adapted to fit my own family’s needs. I thought it would be nice to share with other parents out there and find out what you are doing too. This is the system we have been using with our 4 year old.
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Get Moving with the Alphabet

This afternoon I came across this great post over at Watch Me Learn and Play.  Alphabet Exercise  is a great way to get your kids moving and working on their letters.  My 4 year old daughter is in preschool and I’m always looking for new ways to get her excited about learning. Allie and I got out some index cards
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