Weekend links: play, learn, and explore in November

Written by Kara Fleck, Simple Kids editor and Rockin’ Granola mama.

It is November, and the turning of the calendar page means we’re also changing our clocks, having an election, remembering our Veterans, and celebrating Thanksgiving.  At our house it also means wool socks, stories in front of the fire place, and an extra blanket or two on the beds.  After a busy Summer and back-to-school season, the pace slows a bit before we begin the December holidays.  In November, we take a deep breath and savor the season’s change in all of it’s golden beauty.

We’ve got a fun November planned for you at SimpleKids.net.  Coming this month I’ll be adding to the Unplugged Play Series, sharing some of the ways our home is set up to help the kids stay organized, hosting our last Holiday Kids’ Gift Craft-along, and at the end of the month the other Simple Living Media editors and I have cooked up a big network wide surprise!

Looking for some ways to play, learn, and explore with your kids in November?  I’ve rounded up a few for you in today’s Weekend Links.

Ways to play, learn, and explore in November

November’s flower is the Chrysanthemum.  There are some coloring pages here.  November’s birth stone is Topaz.

The word November comes from the Latin “novem” which means nine.  In the Roman calendar November was the ninth month.

Here are a few fun activities:

A few good books for November:

November fun from the Simple Kids archives:

How will you and your kids be playing, learning, and exploring this November?

About Kara

Kara Fleck is the editor of Simple Kids. She is a small town mama, writer, knitter, bookworm, and hooligan. Kara lives in Indiana with her husband Christopher and their four children Jillian, Max, Lucy, and Amelia. You can find more of her writing at KElizabethFleck.com.

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  1. Cinnamon Pumpkin Donut Muffins?!?! If I have all the ingredients in the pantry, I know what we’re having for breakfast!
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  2. Thanks so much for the shout out!!! We love putting our calendar together, I honestly can’t believe it is November already!!!
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  3. We love playing, learning, and exploring! I am honored to be included on your list- thank you.
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