March’s Storytelling Day: The True Story of Fuzzy Wuzzy

Our storyteller, Robin, is back with a wonderful story for you to share with your kids …

Fuzzy Wuzzy was a bear.
Fuzzy Wuzzy had no hair.
Fuzzy Wuzzy wasn’t very fuzzy,
Was he?

Fuzzy Wuzzy was the oldest bear in a big bear family. He didn’t know for certain, but he thought he was the grandpa bear. He speculated that he might even be the great-grandpa bear. He contemplated that he might even be the great-great-grandpa bear, but there was no real way to know. It’s hard to count that high with paws. What he knew for certain is that he loved all of the younger bears in his family very much — and that they loved him just as much, and that that was all that mattered.

Bears know that family is one of the most important things a character can have.

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Weekend Showcase: Link Love

My Favorite Links from the Week:

Editor’s Pick – My Favorite Simple Living Media Links:

Have a wonderful weekend, everyone. I’m looking forward to sharing another of Robin’s wonderful stories and to some Easter crafting this week on Simple Kids. Best Wishes!

Book Review: Hug by Jez Alborough

Even though I usually share books for elementary age children, today I’m going to share a favorite around my house right now.  My son is 16 months old, and just adores the book Hug by Jez Alborough.  And I have to say, I adore it as well!

Photo by Amazon
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Let’s Talk: Rhythm and Routines When Life Changes – What Works for You?

Families have seasons where life is very busy and seasons where life slows down.  My family is no different.  I know that in my own family, sometimes our rhythms flow smoothly, effortlessly … sometimes we have to work at them and give them a lot of attention to hold them into place.

More than one family has found their fine-tuned routine shaken up by a toddler who suddenly gives up afternoon nap time, by after-school piano lessons, or when their child joins a sports team.

Illness.  Moving.  A new job.  A new baby.  A death in the family.  Starting school. 

Life happens. 

Situations change.

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Simple Spring Celebrations: Earth Day, Easter, and The Pink Full Moon

I am so excited to introduce Simple Kids readers to our Guest Poster today: Eileen Straiton of Little Acorn Learning. Thank you Eileen, for sharing some ideas for simple Spring celebrations for Earth Day, Easter, and more!

Spring is a time of preparation, rebirth, new life and change; a wonderful time to recreate yourself. Nature is constantly sending us signs and symbols of which path to take. It is a time for us to listen and take notice of the world around us. As caregivers and parents, it is a wonderful time to mediate on the gifts we have to offer in this life. What are our unique talents and deepest desires? How can we use them to best serve humanity and those around us?

Celebrating Spring’s Colors

Spring is a time of color. Beautiful colors that we see reflected in new flowers, vegetable gardens and trees. Colors reflected by the increased light and warmth during this season. What colors are you using in your home and classroom? This is a good time to wash windows and hang prisms, sun-catchers and crystals to capture the light of spring and reflect it into our homes.

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