Monthly Archives: November 2015

3 yr Toys: Duplo

My kids love Duplo.  At first, they had no idea what they were doing.  Pineapple Bun made what she thought were sandwiches connecting 2 pieces together.  I thought that was great! We started on lego challenges.  So here’s our Thanksgiving … Continue reading

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3 yr old Books: Lego Duplo Books

This week’s theme is not only 3 year olds but also DUPLO!! I don’t love Duplo, but my kids love it.  At first, buying a building set seemed daunting. Can a 3 year old build anything?  Sets can range from … Continue reading

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4yr Books: Hot Dots Jr

So if you read my post A couple of things about 4 yr olds, you know that their academic prowess is coming to light.  Assessing what they know is a great start in their education path. Overall Rating: B+ Hot … Continue reading

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A couple of things about 4 year olds

Sorry , we’ve hit a bit of a snag as Hotdog Bun has been sick the last couple of days, so late on posting. You know I feel both Hotdog Bun and Pineapple Bun are forever stuck at this age. … Continue reading

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Game on: Candy Land

Candy Land is one of the first board games I bought for the buns.  The buns needed to learn to take turns and good sportsmanship.  My version of Candy Land came with a spinner so no messy cards all over … Continue reading

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4-6yr books- Tug the Pup Set

Before Hotdog Bun started school, I wasn’t sure what reading level he was on and should be on.  I firmly believe that reading should start at home.  The issue starts when there is a transition from home learning to school … Continue reading

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A couple of things about 5 Yr olds

Following this week 5 year old series (I only thought of this yesterday as everything I posted this week was in this age group), I thought I’ll give you a notion of what’s it like to have one.  Now being … Continue reading

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4-5 yrs old- Game on: Dominoes

Sometimes I think teaching the kids math is hard.  It really doesn’t have to be.  Our favorite game of the week is dominoes.  It didn’t seem like an exciting game but the kids love it.  I’ve also found a couple … Continue reading

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October Update 2015 and November Goals

So it’s been a long time and I really wanted to kick start this blog again with a quick update on the buns as you haven’t seen them since April.  So how have we been doing?   Hotdog Bun- 4Yrs … Continue reading

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