Reading and Rhyming with Fox in Socks

No Dr. Seuss week would be complete without spending a little time with Fox in Socks. We pulled out the tattered, well-loved copy that Emelie got for her first birthday and read it together. This one is a little harder for her to read by herself, because there are so many made up words and tongue twisters. But it’s always fun to listen to, especially when Mamma’s tongue gets tangled. That whole part with Bim Continue Reading →


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Fun and Learning with the Cat in the Hat

As I mentioned in my previous post, The Cat in the Hat is a current favorite around here. So I knew that I wanted to spend most of our time during Dr. Seuss week with the cat and his friends. A quick search on Pinterest revealed that there are a lot of talented and creative people out there who are also inspired by The Cat in the Hat. I found enough activities to last us Continue Reading →


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Green Eggs and Ham

Spring break meant a chance for us to be home together even more than usual, so I wanted to plan a fun theme for the week. The Cat in the Hat has been a favorite around here lately, so I went for a Dr. Seuss week. The fact that the week also coincided with Dr. Seuss’ birthday (March 2) meant that there were tons of ideas floating around Pinterest to borrow and find inspiration. I couldn’t Continue Reading →


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Snow Experiment: The Science of Melting

We live right around 65° N latitude in the north of Sweden. If there’s one thing we know we can count on it’s snow in the winter. But even if you live a bit further south, a good winter storm can be a great excuse to take a break from routines and try some snow-centered learning at home. Kids have a natural wonder and curiosity about this fluffy white stuff, even our kids who have Continue Reading →


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