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School Readiness Summer Fun!

Posted on: June 29th, 2015 by Jessica

Visit Maggie’s Big Home every week, all summer long, for a multitude of fun and meaningful preschool activities. Our art, music, family engagement, and other ideas are just right for school readiness, including fine motor abilities, vocabulary development, and higher-order thinking skills. See what we have to offer you! Share our site with families, summer camps and […]

Summer Fun!

Posted on: June 2nd, 2015 by Jessica

Check out this week’s FREE Weekly Activity Packet about FREE Little Libraries!

Teacher Appreciation Week!

Posted on: May 5th, 2015 by Jessica

We love our teachers!  If you are one of the first five to send us an email with “TA” in the subject line we’ll reward you with a FREE subscription to “Maggie’s Treasure Trove.” 1,000 pages of classroom-ready activity sheets from lessons in reading comprehension to math; from quotation marks to science concepts and […]

Celebrate Earth Day!

Posted on: April 21st, 2015 by Jessica

This is one of our favorite times of year as all of us here at  celebrate Earth Day on Wednesday, April 22.  Since Earth Day first started in 1970, environmentalism has grown from a back burner topic to a mainstream concern and today, more than a billion people around the world will join in recognizing […]

Thanks to Everyone Who Attended the 42nd Annual Head Start Conference

Posted on: April 6th, 2015 by Jessica

St. Patrick’s Day Special!

Posted on: March 7th, 2015 by Jessica

One island, two countries…that’s what Maggie, Dude, Yoshi, Jenny and Kuma found in Ireland. A romantic old castle may be more sinister than it seems with its spine chilling midnight surprises, serious flashing lights, unexplained footsteps and whispering wardrobes as well as the mission itself.  Read Lights! Camera! Action! to see how Maggie and her […]

February is Dental Health Month!

Posted on: February 26th, 2015 by Jessica

Mount Rushmore

Posted on: February 17th, 2015 by Jessica

Did you receive this week’s WAP, “Mount Rushmore Math Adventure” ?    In addition to the math activities here are several ways to introduce the content across the curriculum! Social Studies: Economics – Discussing “wants and needs?” Use the information to talk about what the country wanted and what was needed to create Mount Rushmore. Local Geography […]

Cabin Fever?

Posted on: January 26th, 2015 by Jessica

Do your children have cabin fever?  Log on to Maggie’s Earth Adventures Kids Section!

American Alligator

Posted on: January 21st, 2015 by Jessica

You don’t want to miss this week’s math activity on the American Alligator.  It’s FREE!  Make sure you are signed up!

Martin Luther King Day!

Posted on: January 19th, 2015 by Jessica

Today we celebrate Martin Luther King’s birthday and in light of the violence of this past year serves as a grave reminder we still have lots of work to do to improve race relations in our country.  It all starts in the classroom and all of us at are grateful to our partners for […]

Welcome Back!

Posted on: January 10th, 2015 by Jessica

Welcome back to Maggie’s Earth Adventures and our first Weekly Activity Packet of 2015!!  Many of us are a bit wistful and others downright excited the holidays are over.  Regardless, we’re ready with a slew of engaging activities to get you through the rest of the school year. Make sure you are signed on to receive these […]

Give the Gift of Education

Posted on: December 15th, 2014 by Jessica

If you are looking to make an end of the year charitable gift please consider Maggie’s Earth Adventures.  We’re a not-for-profit. Donate today.  Every penny counts.

Ian Player RIP

Posted on: November 30th, 2014 by Jessica

Big Bird? Big Nests!

Posted on: November 18th, 2014 by Jessica

Make sure you are signed up to receive our free, weekly packs.  This week we highlight another famous big bird!

Tons of Turkey Trivia this week!

Posted on: November 14th, 2014 by Jessica

What is this Animal?

Posted on: November 2nd, 2014 by Jessica

This week we’ll be highlighting this mammal.  Make sure you are receiving our FREE  Weekly Activity Packet!  

Citizen Scientist

Posted on: October 21st, 2014 by Jessica

Are you a citizen scientist?  Today we heard from an educator who has set up a biodiversity monitoring project using Project Noah for her community in Western Australia!  What are you doing? Let us know at and if you didn’t receive our weekly activity packet highlighting citizen scientists sign up today!

Tara Talks: Deltas of the World

Posted on: October 11th, 2014 by Jessica

Pumpkins, pumpkins everywhere!

Posted on: September 26th, 2014 by Jessica