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Welcome Back!

Posted on: September 2nd, 2013 by Jessica

Welcome back to Maggie’s Earth Adventures and our inaugural Weekly Activity Packet Program (WAP) of the 2013/2014 academic school year! We hope you all enjoyed some time to recharge and regenerate because we have been working diligently all summer preparing a host of exciting activities for you.  If you are not currently signed on to receive […]

Are you a Pre-School teacher?

Posted on: August 23rd, 2013 by Jessica

Concept of Print is an important school readiness skill. Make classroom or home reading fun and integrate these key readiness questions into your reading sessions.  For more visit Maggie’s Big Home!

Common Sense’s Back to School Guide!

Posted on: August 13th, 2013 by Mason

  We’re proud to be featured in Common Sense’s Back to School Guide

Tiger Tales

Posted on: August 9th, 2013 by Mason

In celebration of the cubs born at the National Zoo in Washington, DC we’re re-running a favorite WAP, “Tiger Tales for the Future.” Tiger Tales for the Future-Emergent Tiger Tales for the Future- Primary Tiger Tales for the Future- Intermediate Para recibir estas actividades en español contáctese con info@missmaggie.org    

Phonemic Awareness

Posted on: July 25th, 2013 by Mason

Check out our blog at www.maggiesbighome.com and check out a great poem to help encourage phonemic awareness with your children this summer.

Encourage Writing

Posted on: July 18th, 2013 by Mason

Have you had a chance to visit our NEW BLOG for anyone raising or teaching three and four year olds!  We are so excited about this new program.  Visit and tell us what you think!

4th of July!

Posted on: July 4th, 2013 by Mason

The team at Maggie’s Earth Adventures wishes you a safe and celebratory Independence Day!

Sci-Fi Thriller

Posted on: June 25th, 2013 by Mason

If science fiction is your thing don’t miss Penguin’s summer release The 5th Wave, a new series by Rick Yancey.  His first young- adult novel we know old-adults that have enjoyed it too!  Fun summer reading.

New Product!

Posted on: June 21st, 2013 by Mason

We will be launching a NEW, education product very soon!  Visit www.maggiesbighome.com for a preview of what’s to come!  

Summer Reading Suggestions!

Posted on: June 16th, 2013 by Mason

Creature Teachers by Maggie’s close friend, Tom Harvey,  is the story of Big Bubba Black Bear, his mate, Bonnie, and their three young bear cubs, Bumbles, Bella, and Rose. Bubba and Bonnie are concerned that they may not know all that they need to know to help their young cubs survive in the world today. So […]

Summer!

Posted on: June 11th, 2013 by Mason

Our FREE Weekly Activity Packet (WAP) program has concluded for the 2012/2013 school year.  Over the summer, we will be hard at work designing some creative new material for you to electrify your students next year.  This is the perfect time to weigh in on some of the topics you would like to see highlighted […]

Llama Love!

Posted on: June 7th, 2013 by Mason

E-mail info@missmaggie.org if you would like a copy of this image by our newest illustrator, Stephen Bush.  She makes for a fun, summer coloring activity!

Composting

Posted on: May 29th, 2013 by Mason

This week’s WAP is all about composting!  Sign up today.  It’s FREE! How does YOUR garden grow?  This is how they grow at EARTH University in Costa Rica.

What is it?

Posted on: May 21st, 2013 by Mason

This week’s activity, “Is it a Guanaco or is it a Llama?”? leaves this gal out.  Be the first to properly identify Anoushka and we’ll send you a copy of Anna Dewdney’s Llama Llama Red Pajama published by Penguin.  Send an e-mail to info@missmaggie.org with the name in the subject line. Photo courtesy of Jay […]

Academic Language

Posted on: May 14th, 2013 by Mason

As teachers, we believe all of us are second mothers (and fathers) to all children because of the amount of time we spend in the classroom nurturing and modeling behavior for our students.  I hope all of you enjoyed the day in your honor and the important role you play in raising the next generation! […]

Wild Weather

Posted on: May 6th, 2013 by Mason

Many of you have seen our “Wild Weather” series in the past and as it is unseasonably cool here on the east coast it seemed appropriate to add to that collection.  If you have yet to sign on for our FREE Weekly Activity Packets do so today! The idea for our this week’s activity came from […]

“Herd of Elephants?”

Posted on: April 30th, 2013 by Mason

If you are looking for some engaging content information to help improve your students approach to reading and writing, have them click on “Kids” and “Cartoons” and chose “Herd of Elephants?”, Part 1 or 2.  These animated cartoons are complete with supplementary field guides loaded with wild photos supported by descriptive material. Helping your children to […]

EARTH Day-The Morning After!

Posted on: April 23rd, 2013 by Mason

I hope you all enjoyed a weekend full of great fun honoring our planet in celebration of Earth Day 2013.  From live music festivals, 5 k runs,  eco-friendly demonstrations, interactive displays, hands on activities for kids, nature crafts, sustainability lectures and much more, the Earth Day movement continues to build momentum year after year.    Special […]

Tragedy in Boston

Posted on: April 16th, 2013 by Mason

Today our hearts go out to all those impacted by the unspeakable tragedy in Boston. We pray for healing and comfort as we struggle with this senseless blow to humanity.

Snakes Alive!

Posted on: April 8th, 2013 by Mason

This week’s activity focuses on the snake, including the Python which is not helping to promote the popularity of the species by invading the swamps of the Florida Everglades.  Our own Maggie has yet to brave this ecosystem in her travels but another young explorer, Charlie Pierce, has documented his experiences throughout the state, in […]