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Bubbles to boats

What a wonder-filled-water-fun-week! This week we continued learning about taking care of the earth – especially the earths water. We learned about ways to conserve water and the importance of water. We learned about animals that swim in the water

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Water Wonders

It’s natural to be curious about nature. Mi Families uses natural and nature based learning in many of our programs. Mi Families (“my families”) facilitates youth programs, parent workshops, provider trainings… Many of our programs have an “education through recreation”

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Wonderful Water

I meant to write over the past couple days, but my family kept me busy for Mothers day weekend. Last week kids in our programs were busy making mothers day gifts and finding ways to thank their mom’s and the special ladies

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From Bugs to Boats

Our littlest learners have been loving learning about the littlest of creatures! Throughout April we learned all about butterflies, bees, and other bugs! From thematic classes to individualized tutoring programs – Tots to teens report loving our “education through recreation”

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Bunnies 2 Bees

Mi Families facilities programs for families and those who work with families. This week Mi Families (“my families”) didn’t host any programs for the first half of the week, because my family was busy celebrating Easter! Easter is a wonderful time for

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Hoppy Easter

It’s Easter week! Which means our week has been cut short for Easter festivities. Our snow has been falling then melting then falling then melting, so no idea if we’ll be hiding eggs in snowbanks! BUT however we celebrate we’ll

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Caterpillars 2 Eggs

It’s snowing again, but we’re excited …  When the snow melts it will help flowers grow and and spring will finally find Northern Michigan! Mi Families (“my families”) plans many outdoor activities during spring. When it’s too cold and wet however

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April Adventures

CLICK for larger images. It’s April! That means it’s autism awareness month. My kids and many kiddos I work with are on the autism spectrum. Autism means you interpret the world differently and learn differently about the world. One helpful

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Spring Break

We’re having a stay-cation for spring break.  We had a vacation planned, but our whole family got sick! So, we’re trying to use the time for spring cleaning and making new messes building stuff. I’m not sure if birds will

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Lucky Me

This week we finished up learning about the desert and talked about how the weather is changing … Soon it’ll be spring in Northern Michigan. Soon – first the snow has to melt! As I type this it’s snowing hard, because

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