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Thursday, March 5, 2015

Poppins New Year Kicks Off with a #Giveaway!!!

Did you catch my post about the New Poppins Book Nook Year?? 
Check out this awesome giveaway to celebrate!
Celebrate the New Year with the Take Your Story Time On An Adventure Giveaway!The best way to get to know the Poppins Book Nook is with a fun storybook themed giveaway! So pack up your Mary Poppins inspired carpet bags and take your reading adventures on the go to park, restaurant, museums, and more this year! Entrants for this giveaway will get the chance to win one of (2) prize bundles for the following prizes, with each winner winning one of each:
  • Alice in Wonderland Classic Tale Full-Color Collectible Pop-up Book by Robert Sabuda
  • Monkey Mat Portable Floor with Travel Pouch
  • Pursfection Multi-Purpose Extra Large Collapsible Tote Bag
  • $50 Amazon Gift Card to help you grow your storybook collection
For more information about these great prizes, see below…

Alice in Wonderland Classic Tale Full-Color Collectible Pop-up Book by Robert Sabuda
This book is a family favorite around here and is sure to be fun one for you as well. This book is adapted by Robert Sabuda, but all told in original text. It has 3-D page pictures and touches of foil and other tactile elements that is perfect for children and adults 3 years and older.
Monkey Mat Portable Floor with Travel Pouch
Whether you like to read at the park of the beach or anywhere in between, this 6” x 6” pouch unfolds into a 5’ x 5’ water repellent mat! That is not a miss print either: The 6 inch by 6 inch pouch unfolds into a 5 foot by 5 foot mat! It also come with an easy to use clip so you can easily clip it onto a backpack, diaper bag, stroller, or purse. And it is machine washable too.
Pursfection Multi-Purpose Extra Large Collapsible Tote Bag
Getting everything you need to where you going can be a challenge. The Pursfection Multi-Purpose Extra Large Collapsible Tote Bag makes it fun and simple. You can use it to carry everything you want on your outdoor storybook reading adventure or use it for laundry. This product is just that versatile.
$50 Amazon Gift Card to help you grow your storybook collection
This prize needs little introduction. You can use this $50 Amazon Gift Card on anything you wish and is an easy way to grow your storybook collection too.
Entrants must be 18 years or older and reside in a country that receives U.S. Postal mail. This giveaway is brought to you by the company Enchanted Homeschooling Mom who is owner and founder of the Poppins Book Nook. By entering this giveaway you are also acknowledging that you have read and agree to all of the Prosimple terms & conditions as well as Enchanted Homeschooling Mom's disclosures found here . Just enter the giveaway below to win:

Field Trip Friday–The Week of No Field Trips!

Field Trip Friday!
Blog Hop designed to share 'FIELD TRIP' related Blog Posts

(does not have to be a 'home school field trip', can be any trip to any place with your children!)

**NOTE:  Before linking up please review guidelines HERE


It’s very rare we don’t get a field trip in!  We had one scheduled for this afternoon (not enough time to post about it) but, it was cancelled with pending snow (there better be snow when this goes live!)


Saturday we will be at the Home Depot Workshop.  It is held the first Saturday of each month at most locations.  You can register online and it’s FREE!


Pictures of that on next week’s FTF!





    Wednesday, March 4, 2015

    Review: Spring Lego Bundle


    We really enjoyed checking out the Spring Lego Bundle by Gypsy Road.  It’s on sale now at Educents.

    My son is a HUGE Lego fan (I don’t know many boys his age that aren’t).  This bundle caught my eye right away because of the Lego theme!  He was really excited when I gave it to him.  If you follow my blog, you’ve heard more than once that my son (age 8) does not like to write.  Even writing a few words brings on the whining.  This pack has several writing prompts, and he picked out a few no problem.  He only wrote a sentence or two, but I’ll take it!  Not a single whine about it!  The packet also contains some build ideas, art, and real life math.  All are Lego and holiday themed base for the upcoming holidays.  The holidays included are St. Patrick’s Day, Easter and Mother’s Day.

    We worked on the St. Patrick’s day pack.  He wrote about what it would be like to have green hair and skin.  He did some grocery store math to figure out where is best to buy St. Patrick Day party supplies; he designed his own mini fig. 

    PicMonkey Collage2

    The grocery store math instructions was to find the unit price, he is not yet able to divide large numbers, so we just switched it up a bit. We too the bulk number and found out how much it would cost to buy that quantity at the other stores. 

    There are several writing exercises to choose from, creative writing is not a strong point for us, but I was happy to get him willingly writing, anything!  He choose to write about being green and which was bigger a mini fig or leprechaun.

    These are really cute and fun holiday unit study for any LEGO fan! 

    You can get them on sale now at Educents for $4.99. 

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    Disclaimer:  I received a free copy of this product in exchange for my honest review.  I was not required to write a positive review, nor was I compensated in any other way.  All opinions I have expressed are my own or those of my family.  I am disclosing this in accordance with FTC Regulations.


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