Here we are, my little chicks and I, trying to shake off the winter doldrums that have recently descended upon us. Our freezing cold, record-setting dry January is over and done and February is starting out wet and lonely, save for the feathered folk that visit our yard daily. What we need is some lightheartedness in our day. I know we are not alone, my dear sister-in-Christ and good friend, Ann V. of Listening, has mentioned to me that her brood could do with a dose of fun in their everyday learning. But how do we provide it and what does this “fun” look like? How do we add that spark when we get lost focusing on the “must do’s” and the “hurry, hurry, hurry” of just getting through the tasks set before us?

In light of that question Ann and I decide to brainstorm a list of things that can add some fun and enjoyment to our daily lessons…and we have thought we could include all of you–surely we aren’t the only one’s suffering from this malaise…so keep watching here and at Listening for more details and possibly even a button to add to your site for all to see showing that you are experiencing the Wonder of learning!

originally posted 2/9/07