Category: Fall

Five Tips to Boost Kindergarten Readiness

The Back-to-School displays have been up for a while now.  It seems like we had just finished school, and in a blink of an eye, Target was bringing out the giant bins of crayons, markers, and glue sticks. Now don’t get me wrong, I LOVE getting new school supplies and...

Plymouth Orchards and Cider Mill

  Since 1977, Plymouth Orchards and Cider Mill has been a local cider mill where families can enjoy fresh-pressed, award-winning apple cider, fresh-made donuts, crispy caramel apples and a fun farm experience. Located on Warren Road near Napier in Plymouth, the orchard offers many family fun activities such as watching...

Stony Creek Orchard & Cider Mill

Stoney Creek Apple Orchard & Cider Mill is located in Romeo, Michigan. Since I’m new to Macomb County, I was excited to check out a new orchard with my husband and two daughters. The drive through Romeo was scenic. The fall colors and the landscape in the area were beautiful. The...

Chocolate Apple Pops

I love caramel apples, but they’re big and awkward to eat. So, I came up with a quick, easy treat called chocolate apple pops that will delight your sweet tooth and is less messy.  Here’s what you will need; Large Granny Smith apples Chocolate for melting Wooden Sticks for ice cream...

Upland Hills Farm – Fall Harvest Festival

Upland Hills Farm is a great place for families to sit back, relax and enjoy the country on a real working farm.  Yesterday our family ventured out to Oxford, courtesy of Upland Hills Farm, to check out all they have to offer during their Fall Harvest Festival. As you can...

Fall Early Childhood & Homeschooling Lesson Plans for Toddlers, Preschool, Pre-K & Kindergarten

Fall themed preschool lesson plans. Arts and crafts, games, math, science, group time activities, songs and snack ideas. Art Balloon Jack o Lanterns Blow up an orange balloon and let the child use a black marker, stickers, or finger paint to create facial features. Ask the child how does the jack...

Back to School Supplies – Early Childhood & Homeschooling Lesson Plans for Toddlers, Preschool, Pre-K & Kindergarten

Back to School Supplies – preschool lesson plans Pencils Supply the children with a wide variety of pencils for the children to count or to sort.  The children can sort the pencils by color, shape, size. The children can line the pencils up from shortest to longest. Supply the children...

All About Me/ Week of the Young Child: Early Childhood & Homeschooling Lesson Plans for Toddlers, Preschool, Pre-K & Kindergarten

All About Me/ Week of the Young Child preschool lesson plans All about me and Week of the Young Child themed preschool lesson plans. Arts and crafts, games, math, science, group time activities, songs and snack ideas. Art  Child Collage Supply the children with magazines with pictures of children, construction...

Acorn Preschool and Homeschooling Lesson Plans for Early Childhood, Toddler, Preschool, Pre-K and Kindergarten

Acorn Preschool and Homeschooling Lesson Plans for Early Childhood, Toddler, Preschool, Pre-K and Kindergarten Acorn themed preschool lesson plans. Arts and crafts, games, math, science, group time activities, songs and snack ideas. Fall Collage Go for a nature walk. Supply the children with a Ziploc bag to collect twigs, leaves,...

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