Jesse Bear, What Will You Wear? {Before FIAR}


Jesse Bear, What Will You Wear?
by Nancy White Carlstrom

A sweet story of a little bear! Shared in poem and rhyme, this book offered another precious learning adventure.

I’ve “rowed” this book a few years back with our now 7 year old, and knew that this would be a fun time to seize the moment and capture the memories with my baby. . . our last “row” with her as 3 years old. A bittersweet moment, tugging on the strings of my heart.

Her happy face was captured in every picture! She loves this special learning time. A simple book, read out loud, pointing out details in pictures alongside a few hands-on activities to enhance the story.

“A glad heart makes a face happy. . .”

Proverbs 15:13

Highlights from our week:

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Dressing up like Jesse Bear was a start to our morning!  She adores my (her’s now) teddy bear and she was already dressed just like Jesse Bear in our story!  I introduced a dressing basket with clothing to help her get dressed like Jesse Bear, too.  It was a hit and started off our day with a lot of smiles.

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Using a variety of fabrics, my oldest daughter and I teamed together and cut out pants, shirts, and socks.    I gave them to my little one and she had a clothing picnic and made lots of outfits.  I loved watching her creativity!

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Mommy (me) shared her precious dressing bears!  I have collected a few bears over my years, and some are held out of reach and only brought out for special moments.  This was one of those special moments.

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wmjbUsing our Education Cubes and the Season cards,  we played with our Dress-up Weather Bear!  She rolled a season and then dressed our paper bear.  She LOVES posing for the camera, too!  Oh, that precious HAPPY face shines with a glad heart!

wmjb6Shapes!  and paint!  Paint is always a fun activity in our family.

Our Moments POST

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We decided to eat a little like Jesse Bear, too!

Links:

The resources shared are NOT to replace the Five in a Row manuals. The manuals are a key element in the curriculum and offer far more information than any photo or words that I share about on my blog. There are so many priceless discussions that are inspired from the manual that just are not captured or portrayed in a recap of our “rowing” experience.

About Whispered Abundance

I am a happily married wife and a HeartSchooling mom. I enjoy sharing my heart while sipping tea, and capturing little moments that . . . Whisper Abundance.

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