Archives for 2012

Twelve from 2012

The following is by editor Kara Fleck.

Three years ago, on New Year’s Eve, Megan started a tradition of listing Simple Kids readers’ favorite posts from the past year.I really like that tradition, so every year I honor it by taking a look back and showcasing readers favorites.

This year I wanted to put a slightly different spin on it and share a dozen of my favorite things from this past year, blog posts and beyond.

2012 has been a fun year here at Simple Kids and I think you for being a part of it!

Without any further ado ….

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Weekend links

Have you guys taken a peek over at our Compassion Child Survival Program”s Pure Charity page We”ve raised over $1900 so far!  That”s wonderful!  Thank you!  This is a cause near and dear to our hearts here at Simple Living Media and it really makes me happy to see those dollars adding up.  Together we are making a real difference.

Have a wonderful Sunday, everyone!

Taking dictation: crafting stories with young kids

The following post is by contributor Amy Anderson of Let’s Explore and originally appeared in November of 2011.

There is really nothing like the imagination of a young child. Long before they can write their own stories, children are ready and eager to tell their own stories. It is wonderfully empowering for a child to see her words written down as a “real” story. So, what are you waiting for? Grab some paper and get started!

If your child needs a little inspiration to get the creative juices flowing, here are some fun things to try:

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