Fall Produce ~ Los productos de otoño

Fall Produce ~ Los productos de otoño

Beautiful Fruits and Vegetables Hermosas frutas y verduras By Connie Goldin, LMFT It’s late summer, soon to be fall, and San Diego markets are full of wonderful local produce. We now have seasonal foods such as pomegranates, pears and apples, avocados, peppers and chilies, oranges, grapes and potatoes. If it has a seed, it is … Continue reading »

New Foods ~ Nuevos alimentos

New Foods ~ Nuevos alimentos

Eat a Rainbow Coma un arco iris By Connie Goldin, LMFT Just like in other learning processes, introducing new foods to young children takes time and patience. Baby steps are important. Allow your children to see, touch and smell an unfamiliar food before you serve it to them. If you eat something in front of … Continue reading »

Science–Vegetables ~ Ciencia– Verduras

Science–Vegetables ~ Ciencia– Verduras

Wonder Works Wonders! ¡El asombro hace maravillas! Learning About Vegetables ~ Aprendizaje acerca de verduras   By Connie Goldin, LMFT Explore Through Sight and Taste ~ Explore través de la vista y el gusto There are many vegetables in markets, that we have never tried. Every vegetable has a name. Each time you go to the store, … Continue reading »

Science Concepts ~ Conceptos de la ciencia

Science Concepts ~ Conceptos de la ciencia

Wonder Works Wonders! ¡El asombro hace maravillas! Learning through Nature ~ Aprendizaje a través de la naturaleza   By Connie Goldin, LMFT   Nature Art for Kids ~ El arte de la naturaleza para niños Source for Toddler Turtle Craft Inspiration for Squirrel Craft   Mom to Madre is proud to have presented a hour-long … Continue reading »

Veggie Art

Veggie Art

Painting with Vegetables Potato, Pepper, and Produce Printmaking By Connie Goldin, LMFT We are bringing produce and paint to our multi-age “Family Literacy Parties” this month. Vegetable print-making is a fun art project when you have some “ready to toss” veggies in your refrigerator. Bell peppers are fantastic “stamps” when dipped in paint. Different sizes … Continue reading »

Farmers Markets & More!

Farmers Markets & More!

New Foods, New Words!   By Connie Goldin, LMFT   Summer is the perfect time to visit a Farmers Market, fruit stand, or organic market. Children can learn new words looking at the fresh fruit, vegetables and fresh flowers, and by hopefully sampling a few! Recently I visited a famous Farmers Market in San Diego … Continue reading »