I remember the first time we covered different types of special needs in my teacher certification courses. There were so many! Why did they all overlap?! How could I keep them all straight? Maybe you’re similarly overwhelmed. You might be concerned about your child, and wondering whether or not they have a special need. Maybe…Read More
Homeschool Subscription Boxes: 12 FUN Supplements for Online Learning
12 FUN subscription Boxes to supplement online learning. Hands-on, EASY projects with everything included are a great way to add enrichment to virtual school!Read More
2nd Grade Homeschool Curriculum: Eclectic, Engaging, EASY!
Our Top Picks for 2nd Grade Homeschool Curriculum 2020. What we’re using, why, and is it a good fit for your child.Read More
12 No-Screen Technology STEM Activities for Kids!
12 fun technology STEM activities for kids! Creative ideas and projects for hands-on learning. #stem #stemeducation #teched #elementaryRead More
Earth Day STEM Activities: 15 FUN, Hands-on Ideas!
Encourage your kids to learn about recycling, conservation, and our environment with these 15 hands-on Earth Day STEM activities! #stem #steam #stemeducation #earthdayRead More
Learning Through Play: What it Means & How to Get Started
You may be hearing over and over that learning through play is the best way to teach your young child. But what does that mean? And how to you encourage learning through play with your child? Read on for 5 ways to incorporate learning through play in your home in the early years. What…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
10 FUN Money Games for Kids!
10 FUN Money Games for kids. Teach money, counting coins, and making change with these great games from preschool/kindergarten through elementary grades! #kindergarten #elementary #money #math #educationRead More
10 Valentine’s Day Science Experiments & STEM Activities!
I’m excited to share ten Valentine’s Day science experiments and STEM activities. Read on for some hands-on learning and fun! STEM activities and projects are engaging lessons with Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. The following STEM activities are a great way to take a break from your regular routine and dig into some hands-on learning.…Read More
20 Winter STEM Activities!
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,…Read More
Typing Lessons for Kids – FUN Lessons Online!
3 sites with fun typing lessons for kids. Stop the slow, frustrating hunt-and-peck habit. Teach your kids with online programs for FREE! Typing Lessons for Kids I’ve always used online teaching tools for my kids. I really feel there’s a benefit to learning online, but as my kids have aged, I’ve seen them growing frustrated.…Read More
FREE Typing Games for Kids: KidzType Review!
Teaching your kids how to type is easy and FUN with typing games for kids by KidzType. Read on for a full review of the program! I have received compensation for my time to prepare a full and honest review. We’ve progressed from oral narration to paper and pencil to a good chunk of online…Read More
December Writing Prompts: FREE Writing Prompt Calendar
20 December Writing Prompts to encourage elementary kiddos to think, imagine, and write! Find all the details below and download a free printable December writing prompt calendar. December Writing Prompts Elementary Students This list includes silly holidays and fun topics for the month of December. You will not find references to religious holidays this month, so…Read More
15 FUN Christmas Science Experiments & 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…Read More
Short Vowel Worksheets – Sample Pack for CVC Phonics Practice!
Looking for engaging short vowel worksheets? You’ve come to the right place! Find a huge pack of cvc practice worksheets below. PLUS printable sample worksheets to get started right away! I’m so excited about these short vowel worksheets that I just had to share a sample with you! I haven’t been happy with the…Read More
20 Thanksgiving 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…Read More
You NEED a Homeschool History Timeline, but you don’t need to DIY!
Thinking about starting a homeschool history timeline? You should! This article discusses the benefits of creating a timeline alongside your history lessons and options for a variety of homeschool timelines. Find the best fit for your homeschool classroom here! Why Use a Homeschool History Timeline? You’ve been thinking of starting a homeschool history timeline, but……Read More
Elementary Writing Prompts are ESSENTIAL for Improving Writing. Find Out Why!
Do you use elementary writing prompts? Prompts can be a fun way to get your kids comfortable with writing on a regular basis and improve their overall writing skills. Read on for why writing prompts are essential for elementary aged kiddos and links to writing prompts for the whole year! Let me put it right…Read More
November Writing Prompts: FREE Printable Calendar!
20 November Writing Prompts to encourage thoughtful daily journaling. Introduce gratitude concepts and have FUN with writing! Your November Writing Prompts This list includes fun topics as well as several prompts that will be great for introducing gratitude concepts including a community helper thank you note and thinking of favorite people, places, and things. These writing prompts…Read More