Category: Audio

  • Birds: Week Three

    I’m writing out ahead of time what our plan is for the week and then I will be posting photos, here and on my Instagram, as we progress! This week we will be learning about the birds we could see in our backyard – so feel free to swap these out with the birds for…

  • Birds: Week Two

    Birds: Week Two

    I’m writing out ahead of time what our plan is for the week and then I will be posting photos, here and on my Instagram, as we progress! Week one was so much fun and we can’t wait to get into learning all about the parts of a bird! Supply list here. ** Reminder: We…

  • Birds: Week One

    Birds: Week One

    Our plan for week one of our Bird Unit Study, including music, STEAM. literacy and fine motor activities.

  • Birds: Hymn

    Birds: Hymn

    Each month we learn a new hymn – this month our theme is birds | www.oliverandtara.com

  • Birds: Folk

    Birds: Folk

    Folk songs infuse beauty, fun, history and culture into your learning space. Little Bird Little Bird is a perfect song for this month’s unit study!

  • Birds: Classical Music

    This month we are exploring a variety of composers who have created works around birds | www.oliverandtara.com

  • Learning on the Road: Playlists

    Learning on the Road: Playlists

    The kids and I spend a lot of time on the road. We love to go on adventures. We have museum memberships, a grew t botanical garden, a lovely zoo, hiking galore and friends all over the state. We could easily waste that time in the car. Or we could make that time count! One…

  • Nana and Papa McKinney

    My parents were both in town at the same time, so we could FINALLY break the news to them! Now, you know I couldn’t just say it – we had the benefit of seeing them eye-to-eye and watching their reactions (unlike the majority of our family). They are some of the few people who knew…

  • Hearts Beat Fast…

    Today we heard a beautiful sound … one that left Oliver’s mouth hanging open and me struggling between smiling and crying. We heard our baby’s heartbeat – and it was the most beautiful sound in the world. Over two years of waiting … it was pure magic.     Click the link to heat the┬ábaby’s…