Random Thought: Guy Fawkes Day

guy-fawkes-feature Guy Fawkes Day is on November 5th every year. It is celebrated in England with fireworks and bonfires. We have viewers all over the world and on occasion they ask for a craft or two to be added for celebrations from their neck of the woods. A few years back, I added Guy Fawkes Day. […] Continue reading →

Adirondack Autumn Leaves

Mirror Lake Autumn and spring have always battled for the title of my favorite season. This year, I think autumn has finally taken the prize as we visited the Adirondack State Park (Mirror Lake and Lake Placid, NY) for the first time to enjoy the autumn colours. Wow, I’ve never seen so many beautiful shades of autumn […] Continue reading →

Father’s Day Reflections…

Golfing at Waterton Hello DLTK viewers.  I don’t very often write blog posts for our sites but I am feeling particularly inspired today.  I am the ‘D’ in DLTK and usually provide technical support for Leanne as she works to materialize her ideas into the marvelous activities you find on our sites. The reason for my inspiration is […] Continue reading →

Spring Bunny Paper Craft

Spring Bunny Paper Craft The spring bunny is a paper craft that kids enjoy as part of a number of different themes including a spring theme, a weather theme, an April Showers theme and an Easter theme. The completed bunny is nice and big so it makes a fun decoration for a bedroom door or the family refrigerator. I […] Continue reading →

Preschool Patterning Practice

heart paper craft - Valentine's Day patterning Creating patterns is one of those preschool math skills that seems like “just fun” but really is forming the basis for lifelong learning. Some kids are “natural patterners” doing it without encouragement making patterns for fun with everything from peas and carrots to blocks and legos.  Others require a little more hand holding — paper […] Continue reading →