5 and 6 years old

As children get to be school aged, their language and math get more complex. Ask “How do you know?” and listen to their amazing thinking.
Peeps

Peeps

This is one of my favorite tasks in recent years. The idea is that we will compare two sets of Peeps. Are there more of one color or the other? There is so much fun to be had counting Peeps. Now that Valentine's Day is past, Peeps (a common Easter candy) are back...

Playlists

Playlists

Parenting is a tremendous amount of work. Within that work are beautiful moments of love and joy. For Tabitha and me, these moments often involve music. We had an impromptu dance party in the kitchen the other night that began with my putting on some music to do...

cheezit cracker
Big Cheez-Its

Big Cheez-Its

There are now BIG Cheez-Its (U.S. only, it appears). The package claims that they are "Twice the size!" of regular Cheez-Its. Naturally, I bought some a few months back. I asked Tabitha (6 years old) and Griffin (8 years old at the time) what they thought. I...