Spark your child's imagination by removing distractions that get in the way of creative play. Read on to find out how we inspire creative play.
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.
My oldest led me straight toward a mini-unit on plants and gardening. Read on for our book list, streaming media, ideas, and resources!
A list of streaming resources compiled for Build Your Library Kindergarten. It could also be used for any Asia unit study.
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.
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.
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.
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 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!
Our adventures around the world with Build Your Library has lead us to Europe. We've been working through the continent v.e.r.y. s..l..o..w..l..y, leaving lots of space for extra reading, projects, and play. One of our favorite places to visit was France. Ooo la la!
A list of streaming resources compiled for Build Your Library Kindergarten. It could also be used for any Africa unit study. Thanks for stopping by. Enjoy!
I can't tell you how many times in the past six months I've looked over at my husband and whispered, "I'm so glad we're doing this." Deciding to homeschool was scary, but it's the best decision we could have made. Now it's the end of the year, and I'm taking some time to look back at where we've been and ahead at all of the exciting things to come.