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NEW – includes a free download of Hurry, Hurry, Hurry, Hurry, the song one of the stories is based on.

Looking for a nature based story about the coming of autumn? About how animals get ready for winter? Try this delightfully illustrated book.

Autumn Stories – PDF format $5.00

Do you have young children?
Then join the many families who’ve enjoyed the songs on Brighten the Daysongs to celebrate the seasons. PDF file of all the words to the songs

Brighten the Day – MP3 download


* 32 pages to print on your choice of paper
* 43 fingerplays, songs and rhymes
* for newborns – 5 years old
* illustrated
* easy-to-follow instructions
* play tested

MP3 files for the songs Trot, Trot, Trot and Jump Jim Joe included $2.00

15 pages PDF download
*Be a Scribe
*Story Starts
*Ideas for homemade books
*Nonfiction writing
*Mechanical skills of writing

Patterns and step -by-step instructions. Basic hand sewing skills required. Stitches illustrated in the book. Adapt the patterns to suit different seasons or professions

PDF download


Free PDF download of 22 fingerplays, rhymes and songs for the festive season

Here is the chimney And here is the top
Open the top And out Santa will pop

Christmas Songs and Fingerplays


These articles, published in various places over the years, are available for downloading as PDF files. Enjoy!

The Best Thing About Homeschooling

Castor Oil For Bumps and Bruises

Christmas Read Aloud Books

Conversations: The Currency of Homeschooling

Playing With Little Ones