Yesterday while at the farm, we all decided to gather some sticks and make little boats to float in the pond. This pond was in spring time a favorite swimming hole and frog watching spot, however now that full summer is upon us, all around it is overgrown and in it full of algae and not at all inviting to swim in. As it turned out, it was even to algae filled to float the boats, but we didn't realize this when we started:) we started with the sticks we had gathered, broke them off in to…
Octopus Counting is a fun and creative way to introduce numers, learn to count, or for the older kids skip counting. Counting Octopus has a paper plate head and 8 wiggly streamer legs with numbers attached in sequence at the bottom.