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In honor of The Giraffe that Walked to Paris, we fed a giraffe at the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore. $2 gets you a small leafy twig, which you wouldn’t think would be worth it – except that it was. Wow, … Continue reading
Today Michael and Alex finished up The Giraffe that Walked to Paris and then, apparently unable to help themselves, started in on our next book. (That’s partly my fault – I took the kids to the library yesterday and then … Continue reading
Friday we did some quick Language Arts lessons with The Giraffe that Walked to Paris. Alex needs practice with lowercase letters, so I had her trace and then copy the word “giraffe.” I introduced the next lesson by reminding her … Continue reading
It rained all day. We didn’t go hiking. Our playground day was cancelled. Instead we focused on some art activities to go along with our Five in a Row book. While the giraffe walks to Paris, a Paris scientist attempts … Continue reading