All Around Child-Outside

I have been sharing the wonderful things I saw while visiting All Around Child in Overland Park, KS. So far we have explored the common areas, hallways, and the beautiful classrooms. Now you will get to see the masterpiece that is the outside play areas, but they are so much more than that. They are […]

DIY Sand Blocks

It is super simple to make your own sand blocks – and on the cheap!  These are wonderful for a Music center.   You can do group music as you can make a class set for under $25.  Woo hoo! What you will need: 60 coarse grit sand paper wood blocks (wood craft section of […]

Native American Inspired Shakers

Making shakers out of small sticks and tree limbs is a great project for Autumn. What you will need:  Sticks (the best kind have a “Y” shape), yarn, glue, feathers, wire, and buttons. Step One: Tie on the yarn with a knot for beginning the wrapping process for the children. Step Two:  To add feathers, […]