Jun 28, 2020
Squirt and Sprout are joined by their Mimi (visiting from Texas) to discuss the newest addition to our backyard, groundhogs. These subterranean-dwelling relatives of squirrels are sometimes called woodchucks or whistle pigs. We read the book Grumpy Groundhog written by Maureen Wright and illustrated by Amanda Haley. We...
Jun 19, 2020
Squirt and Sprout talk about favorite foods, both for mealtime and as sweet treats. Today we discuss the many names for mealtimes (including trunch and lupper). We read the book Bread and Honey, by Frank Asch featuring an alligator that sounds like a bad Sean Connery impersonation and a giraffe that sounds somewhat like...
May 25, 2020
Squirt and Sprout explore the world of art with their cousin and special guest, Charlee. They learn about Charlee's art challenge and read an art-themed book, Harold and the Purple Crayon, by Crockett Johnson. Today we learned how many trees it takes to draw a forest and another term for raccoons. Whether...
May 19, 2020
Squirt and Sprout share their favorite types of tree and read an outdoor-themed book, Run Wild, by David Covell. We continue with an adventure walk to explore the trees in our neighborhood. Each tree provides something fun to discover. We encourage you to take time to explore the trees around your home.
May 3, 2020
Squirt and Sprout share their favorite animals and learn a little bit about manners in the process. In this second episode, we read the book Please, Mr. Panda for you to enjoy in your home.