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    Jennifer Casa
    Jennifer Casa
    Jennifer Casa

    Jennifer Casa

    maker + teacher + author + dreamer

    A quick and saucy baked sesame chicken dish you can whip up in a hurry. The flavor is excellent and the sauce is simple, this sesame chicken can't be beat!

    Tales of a Monkey, a Bit, and a Bean: The Coolest Cardboard House EVER!

    How to make cute hama bead bracelets - they are so colorful and easy!

    Garlic Brown Sugar Chicken - The best and easiest chicken ever, baked to crisp-tender perfection along with the most amazing sweet garlic sauce!

    Journals for three year olds.. This teacher is really good. I would not have thought of journals for three year olds. However, they are even imitating her writing. Talk about early literacy!!!

    This might be a fun project to try this summer. I'm sure potato stamps would be just as easy to use.

    Homemade Serenity: Why Don't You Make Potato Stamp Valentine's Day Cards

    Preschool Song Booklet; i need to make one, i always forget all the songs that there are to choose from!

    How and why to use free choice centers in preschool. Also applicable to kindergarten and homeschool classrooms!

    Make a salt handwriting tray from a wooden toy box - repinned by @PediaStaff – Please Visit for all our ped therapy, school & special ed pins

    This is a cute and easy craft that might remind your students of exotic sights they saw on summer vacation - paper bag jellyfish!

    Recipe: Potatoes, Green Beans, and Corn with Lemon-Brown Butter Dressing — Side Dish Recipes from The Kitchn

    Louise Bourgeois Ode à L'Oubli, 2004

    I really like this for a water themed preschool unit. thin lines of watercolor on slanted paper then spray with water and let them drip down.

    Sparkly fish craft for preschoolers! Create cute and colorful fish with your kids using recycle cardboard rolls, paint, glue, glitter, and googly eyes.

    hidden christmas gift, this will be a great idea for our family white elephant Christmas party!

    Alphabet museum. Collections of found objects beginning with each letter.

    Toilet paper rolls, egg cartons and tape - all you need is a few recyclables for this fine motor pom pom play! (via Teach Me Mommy)

    Homemade Mini Water Beads - a NEW natural, edible alternative to traditional water beads. These are so small that they do not pose a choking hazard!

    {New Recipe} All-Natural Edible Slime! No cook recipe that's ready in less than 5 minutes. Feels and acts just like traditional slimes without Borax or chemicals

    Skinny No-Bake Peanut Butter Pie Recipe ~ Light and creamy and ever so addicting! Whip this up in minutes for a dessert everyone will love.

    Peanut butter sheet cake. Made this for a family get-together. OMG! This is sooo moist and yummy, both adults and kids love it! It is similar to the recipe called Texas Sheet Cake (and Half Hour Cake) but uses peanut butter in the cake and the frosting, instead of chocolate. Only takes about 1/2 hour, start to finish!

    Chipotle Shrimp Tacos. They are so easy, delicious and fast to throw together. I will use lettuce instead of tortillas

    Korean beef bowl. Yummy & fast. The sauce might be good in some other kind of meal?

    Zucchini Pizza Boats - these are so delicious!! Only take about 10 minutes prep!

    Reggio Documentation ~ Rachel @ (Lovable Learning - Playful kids activities, Montessori & Reggio ideas, homeschooling and natural parenting inspiration)

    Nature Play New Zealand 3 Prong stacker A piece for the individual child to sort, count, compare, stack with the essence of nature. Many more good ideas and products...

    A preschooler's first loom. Ribbons + great big picture frame + strips of fabric + other ephemera. Maybe an activity station for Fibers and Fabrics Week.

    ‘Interests’ are subjects, ideas, things, topics and events which fascinate and stimulate the curiosity of the child. Within an Emergent Curriculum educators use ‘interests’ of the children, familie...

    A Week of Playdough - lovely playdough set up with natural materials and loose parts and I love the idea of using a mirror!