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Halloween Sensory Bin, featuring the -at word family

LittleMan has been working with word families quite a bit lately. Since he already knew how to read the word “cat,” I thought it would be easier for him to learn other -at words. When it dawned on me that many -at family words can be associated with Halloween, I knew I had to do something fun with that.

I raided our school supplies to find a variety of letter manipulatives. I raided our Halloween decorations to find props for each word.-at word family Halloween Sensory Bin from Suzy Homeschooler (2) (more…)

15 Ways to Play and Learn with a Pumpkin

15 ways to play and learn with a pumpkin

We love autumn. We especially love Halloween. Our family does more to celebrate Halloween than any other day of the year, including birthdays and even including Christmas. It is not uncommon for us to have our costumes planned in June nor is it uncommon for us to have carved a dozen pumpkins before Halloween.
That said, we bought our first pumpkin of the year on Friday.  We had errands and chores on Saturday, but Sunday, our first free day, we jumped at the opportunity to have a whole day to explore our pumpkin.