10 Dr. Seuss STEM Activities to celebrate Dr. Seuss and all of the joy he brings! Cross curricular science experiments, hands-on projects, and STEM challenges for kids! #stem #stemeducation #science #seuss #readacrossamericaRead More
5 Days of EASY Dr. Seuss Projects for Read Across America Week!
Find 5 days of ideas, books, crafts, and activities for Read Across America Week!Read More
Dr. Seuss Read-Aloud Playlist for Read Across America Week!
We are excited to celebrate Read Across America Week and learn a little about one of the most beloved children’s books authors – Dr. Seuss! I’ve put together some of our favorites in a fun and educational playlist.Read More
100 MUST READ Book for Children – birth to college.
The best books to read from birth to college. These will comfort you, surprise, teach, and entertain you. These are the books that will stay with you years after you’ve read them. The ones that you will want to pass on – that I want to pass on to my children. Some are new and…Read More
Lesson Resources about Teeth and Going to the Dentist – Introduction to Dental Health for Young Children
I put this mini unit plan together to help the kids get excited and understand their trip to the dentist. Read on for educational resources about teeth and seeing the dentist – maybe for the first time!Read More
Homeschool Activities for the Whole Year!
Check out our big list of homeschool activities listed month by month. Updated each month with new ideas and educational resources!Read More
Homeschooling vs Public School: What’s Best for Your Child?
It’s that time of year again – parents from every walk of life are starting to think about the homeschooling vs public school decision. For some parents, it might be the first time they’ve considered homeschooling for their child. For others, it might have been a rough last year of homeschooling and they’re rethinking their…Read More
Pre K Homeschooling: Teaching the Littlest Learners
Many parents think about pre-k homeschooling when they see the price of traditional preschools in their area. “I could just do that at home! Preschool isn’t that hard.” And then they think a little more about it and start to panic. Fear not, brave parents. Many, many families have been homeschooling preschool kids for longer…Read More
Books about Nature for Kids: 50+ Recommendations for all Ages!
What could be better than combining our love for literature and nature than a GIANT list of books about nature for kids? You know you’ll need this at some point. Maybe you’ve got a gift-giving holiday or a kid’s birthday coming up. Maybe it’s too cold out right now, but you’re dying to get some…Read More
20 BEST Preschool STEM Activities to WOW Your Kids!
TOP 20 Preschool STEM Activities that your little one won’t want to miss! Hands-on science experiments, preschool math and coding!Read More
Stories for Kids: 12 AMAZING Authors for Preschool & Kindergarten
When looking for stories for kids, don’t miss these 12 amazing authors! Your preschool and kindergarten children will love the friendly, fun characters in these memorable stories, poems, and picture books. Read on to find our very favorite, award winning authors. Funny Stories for Kids 1) Mo Willems You probably already know that rascally pigeon…Read More
15 Spring STEM Activities
I’m so excited to say goodbye to snow and welcome the new season with some spring STEM activities! Read on for great ideas to get your kids excited about the new season and hands-on learning! Hands-on learning with STEM has really enhanced our homeschool this year. Science has become a really enjoyable part of our…Read More
20 Wacky Wednesday Ideas: Easy, Low Prep Activities & Surprises!
Celebrate Read Across America week with these fun, low-prep Wacky Wednesday ideas! You’ll create a fun and memorable day that will surely become your favorite wacky tradition! Wacky Wednesday is one of our favorite traditions! When I was teaching, Wacky Wednesday was always the week of March 2nd, when we celebrated Read Across America and Dr.…Read More
Halloween Books for Preschool: 31 Not-so-scary Recommendations
31 days of not scary, friendly Halloween books for preschool aged kiddos. If you have a sensitive little one who loves Halloween but doesn’t love the creepy side, these are for you! 31 Friendly Halloween Books for Preschool 1. Room on the Broom by Julia Donaldson & Alex Scheffler A favorite Halloween adventure for preschool kids…Read More
10 FREE Online Courses for Kids! Screentime You can feel GOOD about!
I’m excited to introduce ten totally FREE online courses for kids that are perfect for the summer. As parents, we want to avoid the summer slide. But schooling through the summer doesn’t have to mean long hours at the kitchen table! Take a look at these ten fantastic, award-winning (and free) online courses for kids.…Read More
Kindergarten Spanish Lessons: A Gentle Introduction to Foreign Language
Looking for a few ideas for simple kindergarten Spanish lessons? Introduce your children to a foreign language at home, even if you don’t know how to teach (or speak) Spanish. Read on for a list of activities, books, and videos that will get your little one started with Spanish! Kindergarten Spanish Lessons Our kindergarten year…Read More
35+ FUNtastic Fox in Socks Activities for Kids!
Find 35 of the BEST Fox in Socks activities for kids right here. Hands-on learning, crafts, printables, and worksheets all with your favorite foxy theme!Read More
100 Friendly Halloween Activities, Books, & Crafts for Little Kids!
Friendly Halloween books, movies, activities, recipes, and crafts for sensitive little ones.Read More
FUN Five Senses Activities for Kindergarten!
We had so much fun learning about our senses this month. I was just planning on some light reading and taking the oldest to a class, but as usual he had other plans. It turned into a full unit. Ease up, kid! I’m suffering from teacher burnout with a class of one in September.
The few more. I made the mistake of mentioning that we don’t really ONLY have five senses. So we explored a few more – like sense of balance, hunger and thirst, and direction. Every time we saw something that said “5 senses” he’s give me a little wink-wink, nudge-nudge meaning, “Yeah but WE know there are more than five, right mom? Riiiiiiight?” He thinks he’s so smart.Read More
Tips for Choosing an Eclectic Kindergarten Curriculum for Your Homeschool
I originally planned on piecing together my own kindergarten program with free resources and a library card, but with two littles underfoot I started looking for some ready-made curriculum and materials to make life easier.
It’s a trade off. Do I spiral down the Pinterest Black Hole or make it rain on Amazon?Read More