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!
We're excited to get back into our homeschool schedule. This year I've set up an easy rhythm that allows me to take time with both of my children individually and gives us time to learn together. Welcome to our homeschool. This year we are schooling kindergarten and 2nd grade with an emphasis on relaxing into … Continue reading Homeschool Schedule: 2 Kids and a Semi-relaxed Routine
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
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!
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!
Your child wants to learn a foreign language, but you don't know how to teach Spanish!!! Don't worry. I've got you covered with three great options for non-Spanish speakers that want to homeschool a foreign language. Read on, teach on! Homeschooling has it's challenges. One question that comes up all the time is: How … Continue reading How to Teach Spanish When You Don’t Speak It?!? 3 Options!
Looking for poetry activities that will hook even the most resistant kiddo? Find them right here. I've put together 30 ideas for reading poetry, writing poems, and incorporating poetry into your other subjects and lesson plans. Poetry Activities for All Ages Whether you're introducing haiku to your kindergartner, reading limericks with your middle schooler, or … Continue reading 20 Poetry Activities: Reading & Writing Poetry for Kids of All Ages
An simple guide to begin teaching traditional Japanese haiku poems to children. Plus ideas, four seasonal haiku poems to get you started, and a printable haiku worksheet. What is Haiku? As a child, you were probably taught that haiku is a style of poetry with a 5-7-5 syllable pattern, but it is so much more! … Continue reading Teaching Japanese Haiku Poems to Children + Haiku Worksheets
Engage, inspire, and excite your kids with these 7 elementary science resources for homeschool.
Find 35 of the BEST Fox in Socks activities for kids right here. Hands-on learning, crafts, printables, and worksheets all with your favorite foxy theme!
Find 5 days of ideas, books, crafts, and activities for Read Across America Week!
Want to get started with notebooking but don't know where to begin? I'm excited to share a thorough and realistic how-to guide that will equip you with the tools you need to support your lesson plans and enrich your homeschool with notebooking. Disclosure: I received a free copy of Notebooking Success in exchange for an open … Continue reading How To Get Started with Notebooking in Your Homeschool
Learn about the Winter Olympics with 20 crafts, activities, and resources to enrich your lesson plans.
15 fun books, crafts, recipes, and activities to create your own Chinese New Year celebration!
Top educational field trips in Florida for families and homeschoolers!
Jane Yolen elementary Author Study: A book based unit study where you will find books and activities, meet the author, and a free printable author study pack.
Lewis Carroll Author Study: Book based unit study. Find books and activities, meet the author, and download a free printable author study pack.
Book-based unit study. Find books and activities, meet the author, and download your free printable.
Benefits of an Author Study and how to create one in 5 simple steps. Plus a free printable pack appropriate for elementary to middle grades.