October is a great time for some hands-on, fun Halloween STEM activities! Find all of our favorite spooky STEM ideas below! 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 following 20 ideas will have your kiddos loving learning … 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!
31 days of not scary, friendly Halloween books for preschool aged kiddos. If you have a sensitive little one who loves Halloween but doesn't love the creepy side, these are for you! 31 Friendly Halloween Books for Preschool 1. Room on the Broom by Julia Donaldson & Alex Scheffler An annual favorite in our house, join … Continue reading 31 days of Friendly Halloween Books for Preschool
Find ten lovable, not scary pumpkin books for preschool here, and don't miss our full list of 31 Days of Friendly Halloween books for this October! 1. Little Boo by Stephen Wunderli A beautifully illustrated story of a pumpkin seed who tries hard to be scary. But he must be patient. Little seeds grow into big … Continue reading 10 Pumpkin Books for Preschool! NOT Scary for Little Kids
Your kiddos will love practicing capital and lowercase letters, counting, and prewriting skills this October with these 5 engaging Halloween centers for preschool or kindergarten. I love using center activities in our homeschool. It gives my child a chance to practice and play independently during school work time. And it gives me a chance to … Continue reading Halloween Centers: Hands-on Learning for Preschool & Kindergarten!
I'm so excited to share a free file folder game for Halloween! This printable activity focuses on the short a sound and is appropriate for kindergarten, first, and second graders. Read on for details ! File Folder Games for Kindergarten Centers I'm homeschooling a kindergartner again this year, but it's a whole different ball game … Continue reading Free File Folder Game for Halloween! K-2
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
I'm happy to share the folowing Jot It Down review with you. We have been working our way through this program at a slower pace. Giving us time to really dig into the projects and the entire Brave Writer lifestyle. My son is entering his second-ish grade of homeschooling. We've been through quite a bit … Continue reading Jot It Down Review: More than a Writing Program (Ages 5-8)
I've rounded up my hands-down favorite homeschool supplies. Read on for how to set yourself up for a fantastic year! Whether you're just getting started homeschooling or coming back from a long break, there's something satisfying about getting yourself set up for success! Part of my not-back-to-school routine is to make sure that I'm completely … Continue reading Homeschool Supplies: Must-haves for a great homeschool year!
Is homeschooling hard? In a word, yes. Homeschooling can be challenging, and sometimes you might feel like giving up. Before you call it quits, take a breath and try a few of these tips for preventing homeschool burnout. Is Homeschooling hard? If you haven't started homeschooling yet, you might be worried - Is homeschooling hard? … Continue reading Is Homeschooling Hard? The REAL DEAL & What To Do!
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!
Homeschooling on a budget can be done, but buying everything on your school supplies list plus homeschool curriculum can get expensive! Read on for 5 super easy ways to SAVE on this year's school supplies! Finding ways to save money on your school supplies is essential. Luckily, it’s pretty simple to find deals on homeschool … Continue reading School Supplies List Too Long? 5 Ways to SAVE!
I'm so excited to share this Teaching Textbooks review! Read on to find out more about this affordable, engaging, and complete online math program. Don't miss your chance to WIN a Teaching Textbooks 3.0 subscription at the end of this post!!! I received this product free of charge and was compensated to provide a fair … Continue reading Teaching Textbooks Review: Online Math that Meets Your Needs!
Dawn Starks, finance expert and blogger at SimpleMoneyPro.com shares tips for managing your homeschool budget. Budgeting for Homeschooling People homeschool for many different reasons, and people who homeschool have different priorities for their children. Homeschool families are all over the map in terms of how much they can spend on homeschooling, so there is no … Continue reading Homeschool Budget Help!!! Lessons from a homeschooler & finance expert!
You've made the big decision, but how much does homeschooling cost? Read on for tips and advice from veteran homeschoolers and a free printable homeschool expense tracker to keep track of your homeschool expenses. How much does homeschooling cost? Really? Homeschooling costs will be different from family to family, child to child, and year to year. … Continue reading How Much Does Homeschooling Cost? Really…
I'm excited to share a guest post about organizing your homeschool books from organization guru, Surya from The Busy Mom's Club! Read on for some fabulous book organization tips and tricks. Books are a natural part of every homeschool. If your children are learning, they will most likely be using books to learn. Depending on … Continue reading Organizing Homeschool Books: Stop them from TAKING OVER!!!
I've rounded up my ten favorite fun, functional, and FREE homeschool planners! Find links below to download, print, and customize your own homeschool planner. If you're new to printables or just need a little help to get your planner in order, you've come to the right place! Read on for everything you need to get … Continue reading Free Homeschool Planners to Create Your Custom Binder!
Angela, The Unclutter Angel shares her fantastic homeschool organization ideas! Creative Homeschool Organization Ideas for Small Spaces You have decided that homeschooling is a good choice for you and your kiddos. But now you are saying to yourself, "We have no space to create a classroom for the kids!". Homeschooling in small space can make … Continue reading Creative Homeschool Organization Ideas for Small Spaces!
Amber shares her story of homeschooling to create a one-of-a-kind, individualized education for her children. Part of our series: 10 Great Reasons to Homeschool One-of-a-Kind Homeschool: Setting Our Kids up for Their Future Of all the many wonderful benefits of homeschooling, there is one which has become more obvious as the children have gotten older. As … Continue reading One-of-a-Kind Homeschool: Setting Our Kids Up for their Future