This morning we headed to out to Giant Eagle for a behind-the-scenes grocery store tour.  It was great fun, and OF COURSE the kids enjoyed it–I mean, food was involved, right!?!? The Eagle’s Nest director, Linda, was our tour guide, and the first thing she did was give each of my kids their grocer hats to wear for the tour.  She talked to us about the “My Plate” nutrition guide, and she continued to use the My Plate diagram as… Read more »

Today we began a unit I have been SO EXCITED about doing with my kids for a long time now.  It’s a “My Community” Unit,  and it is appropriate for both Preschool and Kindergarten aged kids (and beyond!).  Since it is Fire Awareness Week, we kicked things off with a visit to our local Fire Station here in North Strabane Township, PA.  We had a great day, and Fireman Chris, and Fire Chief Mark showed us around. It was an awesome morning of learning and exploring, and I… Read more »