Why We Use Online Reading Games in Our Homeschool

Why We Use Online Reading Games in Our Homeschool

Procrastination. Whining. Frustration. Crying. Self-doubt. Those are all terms I use to describe reading lessons with my daughter during the first half of our year. But don’t worry, there’s a happy ending to this story and it involves online reading games. >> Don’t miss the 4-week free trial link at[Read more]

Gift Ideas for Kids Who Love Nature

Gift Ideas for Kids Who Love Nature

Looking for fun gift ideas for your nature lover? Today I’m sharing nature-inspired gifts that will help your kiddo explore and continue to enjoy nature. *Post contains affiliate links; see disclosure for details What’s even better is that these nature gifts are a great way to encourage kids who haven’t[Read more]

Our 2017-2018 Curriculum Choices: Homeschooling First Grade

Our 2017-2018 Curriculum Choices: Homeschooling First Grade

How is it that my baby girl is finishing up her kindergarten year and that I’m finalizing our plans for homeschooling first grade? Whether it’s easy for me to believe or not, it’s happening and I’m excited to share our curriculum plans with you today! *Post contains affiliate links; see[Read more]

Sink or Float: A Science Experiment for Young Learners

Sink or Float: A Science Experiment for Young Learners

Do toothpicks float? Does a plastic spoon sink? In this fun and easy Sink or Float Science Experiment, your little ones will find out which types of objects float and sink with this exciting science project. Your kids will get to practice making hypotheses about what they think will happen[Read more]

The Very Lonely Firefly Art Project for Kids

My kiddos love experimenting with art inspired by our favorite picture books. Today I’m sharing our most recent of these projects: Very Lonely Firefly art. It was inspired by Eric Carle’s The Very Lonely Firefly and it was easy and fun. You’re going to love it! *Post contains affiliate links; see[Read more]

Why Summer Is the Perfect Time to Learn a Foreign Language

Using Foreign Languages for Kids by Kids for Summer Learning

*This post was sponsored by Foreign Languages for Kids by Kids and contains affiliate links. See disclosure for details.  Foreign languages have always been on our homeschool to-do list, but it’s been hard to dive into learning a new language during our regular school year. Thankfully I’ve discovered another opportunity to approach[Read more]