Get in some hands-on learning with these fun and engaging winter STEM activities! Winter STEM Activities Whether you're taking a holiday break or trying to break back into your regular routine, these winter STEM activities will make learning fun! If you’re familiar with STEM activities and projects, you probably know that STEM stands for Science, Technology, … Continue reading 20 Winter STEM Activities!
Dig in to some fun Christmas Science Experiments this holiday season! Read on for fifteen holiday-themed experiments. The majority of activities I see around the holidays are cookies and crafts. Now, I love eating cookies, but I am notorious for baking bad ones every year. I mean awful. Crafts, on the other hand, I can … Continue reading 15 FUN Christmas Science Experiments & STEM Activities
November is the perfect time to take a break from worksheets and try some hands-on, fun Thanksgiving STEM activities! Find all of our favorite STEM ideas below! Thanksgiving STEM Activities If you're feeling a little burn out with your regular routine, it might be a good time to take a break from and try out … Continue reading 20 Thanksgiving STEM Activities!
October is a great time for some hands-on, fun Halloween STEM activities! Find all of our favorite spooky STEM ideas below! Get ready for November with 20 Thanksgiving STEM Activities! Halloween STEM Activities Halloween is a fantastic time to break up your regular routine and do some hands-on learning with STEM activities and projects. The … Continue reading 20 FUN Halloween STEM Activities!
I am excited to share my BookShark review! This year we used the Science Level 2 program with my seven year old and really enjoyed it. Read on to see what makes BookShark Science stand out from other homeschool science curriculum. Disclosure: I received this product in exchange for my fair and honest review. Mid-way … Continue reading Complete BookShark Review: Science Level 2, Ages 7-9
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Temple Grandin Elementary Unit Study. Books and activities plus free printable notebooking and coloring pages.
Elementary introduction to Archaeology. Book list, activities, and online streaming media resources for your science and history lesson plans.
I am so excited to share the Flower Dissection Lesson Plan as part of The Learning Hypothesis' Science Celebration!
After receiving Snap Circuits as a gift, my oldest has been very interested in electronics, where electricity comes from, and how it all works. We are learning side-by-side on this one! Read on for a slew of educational resources we've used to investigate electricity.
My oldest led me straight toward a mini-unit on plants and gardening. Read on for our book list, streaming media, ideas, and resources!
Our adventures with Build Your Library took us to Africa this month! When the oldest showed some interest in chimpanzees and learning about Jane Goodall I jumped on it. Read on for lesson resources and our DIY lapbook lesson plans.
I'll share a few of our favorite streaming resources for your little sickies, and a couple suggestions for what to do when YOU are sick. Because the only thing worse than having sick kids is being sick with sick kids.
Our trip around the world led us to the South American Rain Forest. We extended our lesson plans quite a bit. Following the tiny poison arrow frog right down the rabbit hole.
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.
We took a close look at a ROARsome North American predator. Great choice, son. Grizzlies are common enough that I could find great materials but new enough (to us) that they were interesting to learn about.
With my oldest leading the way (read: forcing me to live and breathe dinosaurs for the past three years) we've done quite a bit of learning. We've covered every topic from math to cooking. This week we're back at it, ramping up for Dinosaur Week at our local children's museum.
Our first kindergarten field trip. Such a trashy way to start the year.