Twenty January Writing Prompts to inspire elementary students to think, respond, and write! Fun and interactive writing prompts in a variety of topics. Read on to find your FREE printable January writing prompt calendar! January Writing Prompts Encourage your kiddos to imagine, play, and write with these engaging and fun prompts that will get their creativity … Continue reading January Writing Prompts: FREE January Writing Prompt Calendar!
Get in some hands-on learning with these fun and engaging winter STEM activities! Winter STEM Activities Whether you're taking a holiday break or trying to break back into your regular routine, these winter STEM activities will make learning fun! If you’re familiar with STEM activities and projects, you probably know that STEM stands for Science, Technology, … Continue reading 20 Winter STEM Activities!
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Teaching your kids how to type is easy and FREE with typing games for kids by KidzType. Read on for a full review of the program! I have received compensation for my time to prepare a full and honest review. We've progressed from oral narration to paper and pencil to a good chunk of online … Continue reading Free Typing Games for Kids: KidzType Review!
20 December Writing Prompts to encourage elementary kiddos to think, imagine, and write! Find all the details below and download a free printable December writing prompt calendar. December Writing Prompts Elementary Students This list includes silly holidays and fun topics for the month of December. You will not find references to religious holidays this month, so … Continue reading December Writing Prompts: FREE Writing Prompt Calendar
Dig in to some fun Christmas Science Experiments this holiday season! Read on for fifteen holiday-themed experiments. The majority of activities I see around the holidays are cookies and crafts. Now, I love eating cookies, but I am notorious for baking bad ones every year. I mean awful. Crafts, on the other hand, I can … Continue reading 15 FUN Christmas Science Experiments & STEM Activities
Looking for engaging short vowel worksheets? You've come to the right place! Find a huge pack of cvc practice worksheets below. PLUS free printable sample worksheets to get started right away! I'm so excited about these short vowel worksheets that I just had to share a sample with you! I haven't been happy with the … Continue reading Short Vowel Worksheets – Free Sample Pack for CVC Phonics Practice!
Thinking about starting a homeschool history timeline? You should! This article discusses the benefits of creating a timeline alongside your history lessons and options for a variety of homeschool timelines. Find the best fit for your homeschool classroom here! Why Use a Homeschool History Timeline? You've been thinking of starting a homeschool history timeline, but... … Continue reading You NEED a Homeschool History Timeline, but you don’t need to DIY!
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 … Continue reading Elementary Writing Prompts are ESSENTIAL for Improving Writing. Find Out Why!
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 … Continue reading November Writing Prompts: FREE Printable Calendar!
20 FUN October Writing Prompts to encourage thoughtful daily writing. No extra imagination required from you! More About the October Writing Prompts This list includes a wide variety of topics - it is NOT only focused on Halloween. You will find other celebrations such as "Do Something Nice Day," "World Egg Day," and Fire Prevention Week, too! The … Continue reading October Writing Prompts: FREE Printable Calendar
October is a great time for some hands-on, fun Halloween STEM activities! Find all of our favorite spooky STEM ideas below! Get ready for November with 20 Thanksgiving STEM Activities! Halloween STEM Activities Halloween is a fantastic time to break up your regular routine and do some hands-on learning with STEM activities and projects. The … Continue reading 20 FUN Halloween STEM Activities!
Check out these 20 FUN September Writing Prompts to inspire your kids to write! No extra imagination required from you! About the September Writing Prompts These writing prompts cover: Opinion pieces Informative/explanatory writing Friendly letter Personal narrative Recalling experiences Writing about real and imagined events This list includes a wide variety of topics including silly holidays like … Continue reading September Writing Prompts: Free Calendar with 20 Prompts!
Here it is back to homeschool time again, and I'm here to share our second grade curriculum picks. I'm cautiously confident that we will find our groove this year. It's going to be a good one! Last year I shared that we were in 1st-ish grade. This year we are straddling second and third. While I … Continue reading 2nd Grade Homeschool Curriculum Choices
This is my second go-round with kindergarten homeschool curriculum. This year will be a little more relaxed with double the kids! I'm feeling really good about going back into our old kindergarten materials this year to work with my daughter. This year, like many homeschooler's second go-round of kindergarten, is going to be a lot … Continue reading Kindergarten Homeschool Curriculum: Relaxed Introduction to Academics
I'm thrilled to share a CTCMath review with you! Read on to find out how this complete and flexible online math program is a real benefit to homeschool families. I received this product free of charge and compensation for my time to provide a fair and honest review. I was excited to try our first … Continue reading CTCMath Review: Flexible Online Math Benefits Homeschool Families!
I'm excited to introduce ten totally FREE online courses for kids that are perfect for the summer. As parents, we want to avoid the summer slide. But schooling through the summer doesn't have to mean long hours at the kitchen table! Take a look at these ten fantastic, award-winning (and free) online courses for kids. … Continue reading 10 FREE Online Courses for Kids! Screentime You can feel GOOD about!
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 … Continue reading Homeschool Workbooks: Easy & FREE Solution for Kids that Hate Worksheets
I am excited to share my BookShark review! This year we used the Science Level 2 program with my seven year old and really enjoyed it. Read on to see what makes BookShark Science stand out from other homeschool science curriculum. Disclosure: I received this product in exchange for my fair and honest review. Mid-way … Continue reading Complete BookShark Review: Science Level 2, Ages 7-9
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 … Continue reading FUN Summer Printables + Library Reading Challenge!