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Learning about Greek Mythology

We are joining our book loving friends today as the Poppins Book Nook heads to Ancient Greece!

There’s something so intriguing about traveling into the past.  We’ve loved exploring the some of the ancient cultures and customs of past societies but especially Ancient Greece.  My daughter is a huge fan of Percy Jackson and knows all the myths by heart (I am schooled weekly on some of the details).

So to honor all the Gods & Goddesses, we’ve rounded up some great books & fun activities so you too can introduce your kids to the stories and secrets of Ancient Greece!

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Fun Ways to Encourage Pretend Play


Not long ago, I walked into our playroom to find my daughter surrounded by all her cooking items and talking aloud to no one.  I just smiled and she smiled back.

“What’s up?”, I asked.

“I’m doing a cooking show!”

I guess I had been mentioning Rachel Ray quite a bit (I mean, it was the holiday season and I’m more likely to search for new recipes and tape some of the food shows).

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A Great Way to Help Girls Grow to be Leaders


Disclaimer: I am being compensated by Girl Scouts for sharing my thoughts on the #ICantWaitTo campaign as part of the Mom It Forward Blogger Network.  As always, all opinions are my own — I only share programs that we really love and can highly recommend!

I still have all my Girl Scout badges from when I was younger — which was more years ago that I care to share with you lovely readers 😉

I earned badges for sewing, art, housekeeping and music — but more importantly, I also earned them for community health, sports, science and outdoor skills.

Why am I telling you this?

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Discover & Explore – A New Weekly Themed Linky

I’m very excited to introduce a new series to the blog beginning next week!  I will be co-hosting Discover & Explore, a weekly themed linky with Shaunna from Fantastic Fun & Learning.     For Parents & Teachers Each week, we will introduce a new topic that can be used to get kids excited to …

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