Episode 52: Indoor Learning When the Weather Is Bad

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Episode 52: Indoor Learning When the Weather Is Bad
Episode 52: Indoor Learning When the Weather Is Bad

Don’t let bad weather catch you off guard. Surprise your kids with simple and productive ideas easily prepared ahead of time. In this podcast episode, Christine shares a variety of ways to keep your kids busy on rainy or snowy days, including rainy day baskets, tea time ideas, homeschool electives, and more. Enjoy Episode 52 of The Hey, Mama! Homeschool Show—“Indoor Learning When the Weather Is Bad,” and share it with your friends.


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