Egg Carton Art

Egg Carton Critters has some cute ideas for your recycled egg cartons.
Here are some more links-
Egg Carton Animals
Egg Carton Animal Disguises
Crazy Crawlers
Egg Carton Lady Bugs (Lady Birds)
Egg Carton Crab
Egg Carton Snake
Egg Carton Allegator
Egg Carton Ant
Egg Carton Tulips
Egg Carton Flower Wreath
Egg Carton Daffodil
Egg Carton Flowers

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California

I’m back from California. The weather was beautiful and the Pacific Ocean was a spectacular sight for a land-locked person! We went to Santa Barbara for my niece’s graduation and celebrated my mother’s 83rd birthday. Life is good.

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Free Summer Concerts

Colorado Springs is a great place to find free concerts. Here is a list of local, free concerts for the summer of 2009.
Check out your local message board or paper to find free concerts for a summer of musical joy.
(I love outdoor concerts because you can bring your kids and dog!)

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Drink Your Tea

I love to drink herbal and green tea. Sipping tea all day keeps my energy level up. I found this article about Dr. Braverman’s research interesting. Herbs, spices and tea help keep you slim, young and your brain and body functioning. I don’t use salt, but spices when I cook. Garlic, onion and a small pinch of cayenne makes your food very tasty.
Cheers!

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Fraction Wall

You can make a hands-on fraction wall using box shaped containers. Tape together the sections before covering them with paper. Make the sections proportional to the amount of fractions you are using. The whole number will be the largest section. Here is a lesson about the fraction wall. There is a picture of the wall made from paper.

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