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Miss Owl’s Adventures, Learning, & Activities
 

This page has links to posts featuring our Miss Owl — her adventures, activities, free PDFs, and informational posts. We hope you enjoy it!

Have you met Miss Owl’s Mom?  She was very happy about the recent French World Cup win, as she is French and from La Réunion and France. That’s why I visit my cousins in Paris. At the post about the win, there is a free sports word wall for writing binders. Here we are in Geneva, Switzerland. me-and-mom-in-Geneva-Switzerland-2015 (2)

 
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Back to School Free Printable
 
Skip Counting Puzzles Back to School Free PDF
 
 
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Miss Owl’s trip included a visit to Disneyland in Paris

 
Disneyland Paris
 
Free Printable Placemats
 
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Easter at Eastman Nature Center in Minnesota

Eggstravaganza
 
 
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Eidem Homestead Visit and Free 3-Part Farm Cards

 
Eidem Homestead
 
Farm 3-part Cards Free
 
 
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Fishing Clinic
 
Free ABC Fishing Activity
 
 
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Free Christmas Sukoku and Playdough Mats
 
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5 Fun Places
 
 
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Meet My Mom
 
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Minnesota Zoo
 
Free Word Search and Coloring PDF
 
 
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More Fun Places
 
 
Visiting Eastman Nature Center, So Much to See
 

Visiting Eastman Nature Center

 
Nature Center Fun Learning
 
 
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Peg Doll Family Free PDF Pattern
 
 
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The Plaza Playground experience was pure joy for Miss Owl and us as we watched her jump and play. It is close by and is open 365 days a year. She loved the Kangaroo jumping floor the best.

Plaza Playground
 
 
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This page has links to posts featuring our Miss Owl — her adventures, activities, free PDFs, and informational posts. We hope you enjoy it!

Miss Owl’s Adventures
 
 
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Fairy Garden Building

This post has a free flower theme printable complete with some vocabulary words and coloring pages for the children.

 
Fairy Gardens
 
 
Eastman Nature Center in the Three Rivers Park District recently held a fairy theme story time and activity class.
Eastman Nature Center in the Three Rivers Park District recently held a fairy theme story time and activity class.
 

Eastman Nature Center in the Three Rivers Park District recently held a fairy theme storytime and activity class.

 
Story Time Nature Center
 
 
Junior Microscope Review and Free Instant Work Pages PDF
 

Miss Owl reviewed a high-quality junior microscope with three industry-standard magnification levels, batteries, 2 lights, prepared slides, and other materials.

 
Junior Microscope
 
 
National Geographic Puzzle Explorer App Review
National Geographic Puzzle Explorer App Review
 

In this Nat Geo Puzzler app, children create their own mazes which will occupy them for hours and will engage in higher-level thinking skills. Challenges and entertainment!

 
Nat Geo Explorer App
 
 
Nell Educational App for Letter Sounds and Literacy
 

Montessori Method:
Lower case letters are taught first!

Nell’s lessons are based on the Montessori method of teaching. Many of the lessons you’ll see in the Nell app are used in Montessori preschool programs around the world.  It very nicely teaches skills with a calm and sweet approach without loud bells and whistles.

 
Nell Letters App
 
 
Mini Microscope for Phone or Tablet Camera
 

Non-digital, inexpensive mini microscope from GeoCentral. It is important for children to experience the microscopic (and telescopic) worlds when young, according to Montessori education.

 
Mini Microscope
 
 
Multi Language App and Cards
 

This active learning product supports eight languages including English, Chinese, French, German, Spanish, Russian, Japanese, and Korean. So augmented reality cards look like memory game cards (and have passed safety standards).

 
Multi-Language App
 
 
World Prematurity Day: An Interview About HELLP Syndrome
 

Do you know about HELLP Syndrome?

No, that is not a misspelling. HELLP is thought to be a variant of pre-eclampsia, although it may be entirely different. As teachers, we get students with a varied set of background experiences and health conditions. We need to be aware of the issues some families have and may have experienced. I have experienced this syndrome personally as I had HELLP Syndrome and a birthing emergency.

 
 
Free Printable Where is Reunion Island
 

Free Printable Where is Reunion Island

Where is Reunion Island? Do you know? Many children can probably easily find Madagascar on a globe or world map. This mini-lesson will help extend their knowledge to another “nearby” island, Reunion Island, or La Réunion. With a fabulous landscape, volcanoes, adventure sports, and cultural activities, it is also very interesting.

 
 
Recipe Cari boucane from Reunion Island
 

Recipe Cari boucane from Reunion Island

I recently had the pleasure of cooking a traditional meal from the French Reunion Island for some people who have never visited the island. Saffron, thyme, tomato, potato, white rice, garlic, onion, and bacon prepared in the traditional way made a lovely meal and cultural experience for them. It was delicious! I used the recipe I remember from living there.

 
 
Color Blast Kitchen Art and Science
 

Color Blast Kitchen Art and Science

Mixing colors in the kitchen with a few common ingredients provides an engaging activity for children. This is one they are sure to want to do over and over as it will be different each time. This activity is so fun and so easy!

 
 
Painting Flowers to Make Coasters Craft Idea
 

Painting Flowers to Make Coasters Craft Idea

Watercolor painting is fun for children and with a little help they can create flowers for a vase and flower coasters for a special tea party, lunch, or dinner.

 
 
Pattern Block Play Helps Children Learn Fractions
 

Playing with Pattern Blocks Helps form the Foundation for Fractions

Here I am putting pieces in a puzzle my own way. The total will still be the same, but I am an original. I’m going to finish this up with two more triangles as I like triangles! That will be six triangles, one diamond, one trapezoid, and a hexagon. So this will be 1/6 + 1/6 + 1/6 + 1/6 + 1/6 + 1/6 + 1/3 + 1/2 + 1 = 2 & 5/6 again.

 
 
Easy DIY Activities Ages 1-2 and Five Little Pumpkins
 

Easy DIY Activities Ages 1-2 and Five Little Pumpkins

These activities used felt, puffballs, recycled lids and containers in the colors of your choice, and an egg carton bottom.

 
 
Fall at the Minnesota Zoo and Toddler Activities
 

Visit to the Farm at the Minnesota Zoo

A visit to the Farm area at the Minnesota Zoo during October. Fall toddler activities, also.

 
 
Easter at Eastman Nature Center Maple Grove, MN
 

Easter at Eastman Nature Center in Minnesota

Let us tell you about Easter at Eastman Nature Center in Minnesota! It was the best. We hunted for eggs in the woods, dyed Easter eggs with natural dyes, visited with the Easter bunny, and more. What a nice time we had. It is an EGGstravaganza with fun for all ages!

 
 
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Visiting Eastman Nature Center, So Much to See!

This time we visited Eastman Nature Center in the summer. We started with a walk. I had a planter dish to collect things for a class I was taking. We were collecting things that were no longer living and were OK to pick. We made a fairy house and I played at the center, too.