4 April 2010

101 inspiring links: spring, creativity and parenting

Feeling Spring at Shivaya Naturals
First Day of Spring at Childhood Magic
New Beginnings... at Mom in Madison
Hanging Out at On Bradstreet
Cultivating Joy at Chicken Counting
loving it up at Days of You and Me
Enjoying The Little Things at Simple, Green, Frugal Co-op
Simple Spring Celebrations: Earth Day, Easter, and The Pink Full Moon at SimpleKids
Blog Favorites: Spring and Easter at mama smiles
Easter Activities at Counting Coconuts
Carnival of Unschooled Life—April 1, 2010 at The Expanding Life
“Beginnings” – March 2010 blog carnival at Enjoy Life Unschooling
Homeschooling Series: Resources at Shivaya Naturals
Innate Knowledge… at rhythm of the home
Why home education works, even when it doesn't.... at What are we doing tomorrow
Our Pace at Free to learn an lovin it
My Favorite Unschooling books that keep me motivated. at Free to learn an lovin it
The Call to Brilliance... at Flow of Love
Children Teach Themselves to Read at Freedom to Learn
When Less is More: The Case for Teaching Less Math in Schools at Freedom to Learn
Taking a leap out of the box to see that consequences are damaging and make no sense! at Ode Magazine Blogs
unschool monday :: so how does it work? at owlet
What If? at Unschooling Adventure
A Different Perspective at Unschooling Ruminations
Ice Cream for Dinner? Yes! at Ohio Moms Blog
Learning Flexibility Together at Steady Mom
Pushing our kids away at Radio Free School
John Holt: question or quiz? at Radio Free School
Instead of Education at Radio Free School
Free Range Surrey Ride at the Beach at Child's Play!
Preserving Childhood at Home Baked
The importance of being at home at Home Baked
Survival guide to home education: 'me time' at grit's day
Kids in woods at grit's day
Did we socialise? at grit's day
Opening our Hearts at The Wonder Days
I Choose You Happiness at Pepper Paints
Grace… Heap it on Yourself at SimpleMom
Crafting Rich Experiences for our Children on a Frugal Budget at SimpleMom
The Family that Plays Together at SimpleHomeschool
6 Easy Outings to Nurture Your Child’s Mind (& Yours, Too) at SimpleHomeschool
Going Wild: How to Enjoy Nature With Your Kids—Wherever You Live at EcoHearth
hike on the top of the world at All of Us
A sunshiney afternoon. at Becoming Sarah
Faith at Journalling through Photos
Sepia Scenes - The Alphabet at The Wilson-Parkes Family Tree
This is why... at Space of Love
How much fun can you have... at The Interrupted Gardener
.: A Garland Of Roses :. at garden mama
.: Nature & Nurture :. at garden mama
The Love List at Shivaya Naturals
A Mother's Love at peaceful parenting
Morning cereal at Serenity Now!
The Cherished Child: Parenting after Infertility at Creating A Family
My Infertile Heart at The Baby Dust Diaries

Spring crafts
Celebrating Spring: The Welcome at Shivaya Naturals
Appearance of The Root Children at rhythm of the home
Coloring Eggs Naturally at rhythm of the home
Spring Blossoms at Little Family Fun
spring birds to hang at 5 Orange Potatoes
Rockin' Spring Chick... at A bit of this and a bit of that...
Paper Daffodils at Notes from Emily
Miniature Fairy Garden at Childhood Magic
Gnome and Fairy Books at Wee Folk Art
Egg Cartons – Imagine the Possibilities at SimpleKids
Quick Craft -- Spring Tree Sculpture at Frugal Family Fun Blog
Story Stones and Sidewalk Scenes at Frugal Family Fun Blog
Coloring Rice Green for a Springtime Display at makes and takes
plants who live in glass houses (with stones) at Paint Cut Paste
interesting things at Paint Cut Paste
capturing the spring at The Blankie Chronicles
Spring quilting at Stitches in Play
wash, press, fold, cut, repeat at Stitches in Play
The Art Jar at Chasing Cheerios
Get Your Kids Creating. at Clean.

Nature tables
which name, Sugar Boot and Weasel, The Interrupted Gardener, Space of Love, Green Babies, An Art Family, Stirrings and Stories, Granola Girl, This, My Life, In the purple house, LaLa...A Mountain Mama, Seasons of Joy, are so happy, Bluebirdbaby, Slugs and Snails, Living in the Land of Chocolate, Redbeet Mama, Alpengarten, playing house., morning sun rae, The Kings and I, Zach Aboard, Loopity Lou, MamaMoontime, Garden Mama,
Lots of these nature tables (and ours) can also be seen at rhythm of the home's Our Spring Nature Tables...

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  1. Awesome list!! I can't wait to check some of these out! Thanks

  2. I love your lists.

    The time you take to inform all of us of these wonderful things is amazing. You are a treasure, sunnymama.

    Happy Spring.

  3. I agree - I also think these lists are awesome. Thanks for taking the time to compile them, and I was super excited to be included this time!

  4. Thanks for this list. Lots of reading for me there. Looking forward to working my way through them. And thanks for the link to my blog. Its the first time I've been linked to so its very exciting for me!
    Jo x

  5. Love, love, love it! I can't wait to go through it all. Hope you guys are doing well!

  6. ooo fantastic !! thank you xxxx

  7. Thanks for all the great links. Have a wonderful week :-)

  8. Wow! This is an AWESOME list. I'm so excited to read these. Thank you for sharing these great links with us. Thank you for putting a couple of my posts on your list.

  9. Thanks for the link-love! Can't wait to fix a cup of tea and sit and peruse your lists!

  10. Wow! This is great-so many sites to peruse. I will have to come back. =)
    Happy Monday!

  11. Wonderful list, and a stunning photograph - thanks so much for this post.

  12. Oh wow! Thanks for sharing this! Must go and take a look at them now :-)

  13. Thank you so much for including the Carnival of Unschooled Life. I was truly touched to see it listed there with all those wonderful destinations.

  14. Enough with the links!

    My Reader is struggling to keep up with the updates.

    I Love the Nature Table ideas. Am I the only person who has too many ideas and not enought time to do them all?

    Finished the book I won a while ago in your giveaway. Amazing.
    Thank you once again.