Sunday, December 6, 2009

Christmas Shows

I was lamenting that our vcr is broken - how are we going to get through the season without Santa Claus Is Comin' To Town, The Grinch, and Charlie Brown?
Found them!
You can watch full-screen versions, in their entirety, from this site. (With lots of other goodies like It's a Wonderful Life.) Find a second list with even more classics here.

Science and Math Fun Give-away

For home educators - and everyone who likes to play!- I'm having a give-away this month of three Janice VanCleave books! It's a brand new site - - find the rules and about the prizes at A Scientific Give-away.

Mama4Earth Give-away

The Magic Onions is celebrating a new sponsor - Mama4Earth! Run over to leave a comment to be entered in the give-away for a beautiful handcrafted toy!

Tuesday, December 1, 2009

Gift and Toy Ideas: Felt Car Playmat

Sarah from The Napping House has a great take-along that she's made... perfect for distracting little hands for a while.

Gift and Toy Ideas: Dyed Wooden Beads

My friend Julie from Living Our Own Lives has made some gorgeous wooden beads... perfect for a little girl I know!

Southern Advent

Leeanne (Homemade Rainbows) shows beautifully how the holiday season can be decorated on the South side of the equator.