Monthly Archives: May 2014

Where is the Real Food in School Meals?

This breakfast was served more than once in the past week at a public school.  The first is a box of cereal labeled Tootie Fruities by Malt-O-Meal.  The ingredients are:  Corn, wheat and whole grain oat flour, sugar, salt, calcium … Continue reading

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Inexpensive, Educational, Water Science

Make a tornado tube.  All you need is a connector (I bought mine at Oriental Trading), http://www.orientaltrading.com/api/search?Ntt=tornado+tube , and two empty plastic soda bottles.  Add some water, some food coloring, and glitter if you like.  This is fascinating for kids … Continue reading

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A Great Summer Activity for the Whole Family

This will give you and your kids a hands-on project all summer that will give them ownership.  Plant an organic garden.  I must admit that I used to not have a “green thumb”.  Over the years, I have “cultivated” one.  … Continue reading

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I Vote With my Dollar

After taking a closer look at the poster from Washington state’s “Know G.M.O.” campaign, I noticed that one of our favorite chocolates, Dagoba, is on the wrong side!  I have deleted my post in support of this chocolate.  Our new … Continue reading

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