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 … Continue reading 10 FREE Summer Programs for Kids for Fantastic FUN & Learning!
Looking for a few alternatives to summer school? Trying to keep kids focused on learning during the summer months can be a challenge. Try these ten ways to motivate kids to learn this summer and stay on track for the next school year! The Summer Slide Ah, the summer slide. Do you know it? You … Continue reading 10 FUN Alternatives to Summer School: Avoid the Summer Slide!
A gift for your wife or girlfriend in three easy steps, a few suggestions, and a list of what NOT to do this Christmas. Plus ideas for the very last minute.
It's time to stop trying to survive and start LOVING the holidays. 3 simple tips to get things under control +where to find drive thru wine!
Book-based unit study. Find books and activities, meet the author, and download your free printable.
Fun math books delivered to your door each month with Discovering Learning Math Subscription!
Around the World geography apps and sites to supplment and enrich your elementary geography lesson plans.
Picture books organized by continent to enrich your geography lesson plans. Appropriate for elementary grades continent and unit studies.
A round up of summer activities for families with young children. Check out ideas for outdoor play, crafts, and summer fun on a budget!
You've read all the articles about learning through the summer. Here's one that tells you the opposite. Take a break. Here are 101 reasons why.
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!
I asked, "Who is your favorite author?" My son answered Eric Carle without a second's hesitation. Our house is filled with Carle's board books, flap books, and classic hardcovers that will last for many years to come. Read on for a complete list of Eric Carle books currently in print with links to over 40 read alouds.
I love using all kinds of media to support our homeschool. I've been using YouTube and online games and programs since I was teaching elementary school. I'm excited to share my favorite resources to support learning in your home or classroom!
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.
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.
Learning about the climate, people, and animals of Africa was very interesting for my kindergartner and for me! Here is a list of some of the extra resources we found to support our Africa Continent study.
Ideas and tips about taking homeschool out of the house and into the world.
I often tag my posts and photos with #childledlearning. Today, I thought I'd give you a glimpse of what that looks like in our home. It's been a very science-y week.
Our adventures around the world with Build Your Library has lead us to Europe. Join us as we visit the United Kingdom!
Our adventures around the world with Build Your Library has lead us to Europe. One of the most exciting places to visit was Greece. The oldest was so intrigued that we went ahead and made a whole unit out of it. Welcome to Greece!