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
Around the World in 5 Days: Elementary Continent Studies
Books, activities, and media resources to enrich an elementary around the world geography study or curriculum.Read More
Easy and FUN Going on a Bear Hunt Activities!
Join us for a bear hunt with these easy and fun lesson plans for a kindergarten literature-based unit!Read More
Lesson Resources about Teeth and Going to the Dentist – Introduction to Dental Health for Young Children
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!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
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
A FUN, Hands-on Introduction to Plants for Kids!
My oldest led me straight toward a mini-unit on plants and gardening. Read on for our book list, streaming media, ideas, and resources!Read More
Sick Kids – Elementary Playlist and Streaming Resources – Germs, Colds, and Flu
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.Read More
Learn All About Amazon Animals with a Hands-on Rain Forest Lesson!
Our trip around the world led us to the South American Rain Forest. We extended our lesson plans quite a bit. Following the tiny poison arrow frog right down the rabbit hole.Read More
FUN Five Senses Activities for Kindergarten!
We had so much fun learning about our senses this month. I was just planning on some light reading and taking the oldest to a class, but as usual he had other plans. It turned into a full unit. Ease up, kid! I’m suffering from teacher burnout with a class of one in September.
The few more. I made the mistake of mentioning that we don’t really ONLY have five senses. So we explored a few more – like sense of balance, hunger and thirst, and direction. Every time we saw something that said “5 senses” he’s give me a little wink-wink, nudge-nudge meaning, “Yeah but WE know there are more than five, right mom? Riiiiiiight?” He thinks he’s so smart.Read More