Fun for kids and easy for parents, WriteShop Primary is an excellent choice for teaching writing. I am so psyched to use it this year! This engaging, hands-on program will help your child become a better writer and make the entire process stress-free.Read More
Fall STEM Activities: 10 FUN, Hands-on Projects for Autumn!
10 FUN Fall STEM Activities! Hands-on science experiments, projects, and exploration for the changing season. #fall #stem #educationRead More
Fall Crafts for Kids: 20 hands-on ideas for kids of all ages!
Celebrate the season with fun fall crafts for kids of all ages. You’ll find stamping, twisting, tying, and gluing. Paint and paper. You’ll see some process-based crafting and some product-based crafts that will make lovely gifts for grandparents and friends near and far!Read 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 Easter STEM Activities
With the Easter holiday coming up, it’s a great time to take a break from your regular routine and enjoy learning with a few fun, hands-on Easter STEM activities! Read on for a round up of egg projects and ideas about what to do with all those leftover Peeps. Look, February has been over for…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
Teaching Money: 5 FUN Ways to Get Started!
This post includes ideas for teaching money and 5 FUN money activities to get you started! When to Start Teaching Money If you are using a math curriculum, you might notice something missing in the younger grades – money. Not the kind you spent on the curriculum – I’m sure there was plenty of that!…Read More
Homeschool Workbooks: Easy & FREE Solution for Kids that Hate Worksheets
Homeschool workbooks are a great solution for kids who just hate worksheets. Let me show you how to build your own interactive and FUN homeschool workbook that is perfectly customized to your child’s interests and skill level. Plus get started with a free printable worksheet at the end of this post! I have two kinds of…Read More
FUN Summer Printables + Library Reading Challenge!
I absolutely love these summer printables and NEW library reading challenge! Read on for all the details! Summer Printables & Library Reading Challenge These 24 pages are fantastic whether you’re a parent, teacher, or librarian (or if you wear a few hats!). This pack is great if you’re looking for… a summer send-home pack for…Read More
10 FREE Summer Programs for Kids for Fantastic FUN & Learning!
There are so many fantastic and FREE summer programs for kids available nation wide. I’ve rounded up ten of our favorites and threw in two bonus programs that are under $5. Read on for tons of summer fun for your elementary-aged kiddo! What do your kids do more in the summer? Ask for snacks or…Read More
Summer Homeschool: 10 FUN Ideas to Keep Learning All Year Long
Some would call what we do in the summer “homeschool lite.” Between camp and the pool, we keep learning going in fun ways that look less like homeschool and more like having fun. But trying to keep kids learning during the summer months can be a challenge. Try these ten ways to motivate kids to…Read More
20 Poetry Activities: Reading & Writing Poetry for Kids of All Ages
Looking for poetry activities that will hook even the most resistant kiddo? Find them right here. I’ve put together 30 ideas for reading poetry, writing poems, and incorporating poetry into your other subjects and lesson plans. Poetry Activities for All Ages Whether you’re introducing haiku to your kindergartner, reading limericks with your middle schooler, or…Read More
Teaching Japanese Haiku Poems to Children + Haiku Worksheets
An simple guide to begin teaching traditional Japanese haiku poems to children. Plus ideas, four seasonal haiku poems to get you started, and a printable haiku worksheet. What is Haiku? As a child, you were probably taught that haiku is a style of poetry with a 5-7-5 syllable pattern, but it is so much more!…Read More
Secular Science: 7 Resources to Engage, Excite, and Inspire Your Child!
Engage, inspire, and excite your kids with these 7 elementary science resources for homeschool.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
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
How To Get Started with Notebooking in Your Homeschool
Want to get started with notebooking but don’t know where to begin? I’m excited to share a thorough and realistic how-to guide that will equip you with the tools you need to support your lesson plans and enrich your homeschool with notebooking. Disclosure: I received a free copy of Notebooking Success in exchange for an open…Read More
Winter Olympics Lesson Plans for Kids
Learn about the Winter Olympics with 20 crafts, activities, and resources to enrich your lesson plans.Read More
15 Chinese New Year Activities for Kids!
15 fun books, crafts, recipes, and activities to create your own Chinese New Year celebration!Read More