Daria’s Music Holiday CD: Songs for Merry Multicultural Mirth

#multicultrual Christmas Holiday music via @dariasmusic

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Learning spanish Our Way with Dino Lingo – Language System Review

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The Shabbat Princess – A Book Review

Every week the kids and I go to the library – and every week it’s the same thing.  I say “okay, everyone can pick out 1, and I mean only 1 book.” Hadyn says, “I’m going to the computer, come get me when you are done.”  Ava, walks up to me 1.5 minutes later with Read the full article…

Making Maracas – Cinco De Mayo

For this weeks art project, the kids and I made Maracas – to celebrate Cinco De Mayo! Maracas Materials Safety scissors Dried beans Paper plates Toilet paper rolls Duct tape Process We traced around the toilet paper roll. Then we drew a bigger circle around the original circle that we drew.  We cut around the bigger Read the full article…

Gefilte Fish Recipe

In celebration of Passover, I wanted to make a traditional food – so we made Gefilte Fish!  Thank goodness for Stephanie at InCultureParent.  She had the perfect recipe. Just as a note, I’m no food blogger.  I don’t even really like to cook (especially).  I mean, it’s okay – here and there – but I’m Read the full article…

Our Seder Meal

We had our Seder meal yesterday and we all learned a lot. All of us feasted together – the whole family around the table!  We didn’t have horseradish, so I thought we would use mustard as a substitute.  Not sure if that’s okay or not, but I was too lazy to go back to the Read the full article…

Seder Placemats

This week, I decided that I the kids and I would learn the Jewish tradition of Passover.  First and foremost,  I want to thank Stephanie at InCultureParent for helping me and answering all of my questions! In our homeschool we have been studying the Exodus.  That is when the Jewish slaves – with help from Read the full article…

Ukrainian Eggs – A Journey to Moskva

This week, we learned about Ukrainian Eggs.  We thought this would be the perfect project since Easter is coming!  We painted eggs, and read about book about Babushka – A woman who paints beautiful and magical Ukrainian eggs. We learned so much!  It was a lot of fun! First, we made Ukrainian Eggs just like Read the full article…

Pinatas! Our Cultrual Art Project

As part of our Monthly goals and The Culture Swapper link up , we will be bringing you cultural art projects all month! This week, the kids made pinatas!  Oh what fun that was – and not messy at all (yeah, right).  It was fun to see them have fun though – and we learned Read the full article…

Setting Monthly Goals – Making A Commitment to Art

Mama Smiles of Joyful Parenting is over in her part of the blogosphere setting monthly goals.  I thought that was a great idea.  I never make New Years Resolutions – simply because things change, priorities change – and I have always thought it was just a waste of time.  However, I loved the idea of Read the full article…

With My Daughter to See Hilary Hahn at the Kennedy Center

Yesterday night was special.  My husband gave my daughter and I boxed seats at a wonderful concert for Valentines Day.  Since Ava is a budding concert violinist, he gave us tickets to see  Hilary Hahn at the Kennedy Center. She is absolutely AMAZING.  She’s from Baltimore – so local to us.  She is a prodigy Read the full article…