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.Read More
Jan Brett Author Study +8 Page FREE Printable Pack!
Book-based unit study. Find books and activities, meet the author, and download your free printable.Read More
100 Friendly Halloween Activities, Books, & Crafts for Little Kids!
Friendly Halloween books, movies, activities, recipes, and crafts for sensitive little ones.Read More
First Grade Curriculum: Top Choices for Our Homeschool!
First grade curriculum choices for an eclectic, secular, hands-on homeschool year!Read More
Don’t Go Curriculum Shopping without Answering THESE 5 Questions!
Five important questions to ask yourself when you’re shopping for curriculum. Advice from a former homeschool curriculum burnout.Read More
Complete Eric Carle Book List with links to Read Alouds
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.Read More
Ten Best Apps for Kids – and what we tried that FAILED!
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!Read More
Dr. Seuss Read-Aloud Playlist for Read Across America Week!
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.Read More
Take Learning Out with Field Trip Week
Ideas and tips about taking homeschool out of the house and into the world.Read More
Dinosaurs for Kids: FUN Dinosaur Activities for a Hands-on Science Unit!
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.Read More