Homeschooling and Planning? Sign me up! This year I’m converting a daily horizontal planner into a homeschool planner. Read on for ideas about how to set it up and getting started with annual planning pages and trackers.Read More
Africa for Kids! Movies, Shows, and Playlists for your Continent Study
A list of streaming resources compiled for Build Your Library Kindergarten. It could also be used for any Africa unit study. Thanks for stopping by. Enjoy!Read More
Europe Unit – Streaming Resources for Build Your Library Kindergarten
Below is a list of streaming resources for any Europe unit study for Kids. Thanks for stopping by. Enjoy! This list is up-to-date as of November 2016. Lineups on Netflix and Prime change frequently and occasionally YouTube videos are deleted. If you see something that is no longer available, please leave a comment. I will update this as needed.…Read More
SUPER EASY Homemade HE Laundry Detergent Recipe
We aren’t DIY type of people, but I did go through a phase where I was geeking out over making all of my own household products. I made all different cleaners and detergents and soaps. Honestly, most of them were awful. The only stand-out was laundry detergent.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
Math Activities Basket: Creating an Individualized Math Curriculum for Kids
Allow me to introduce you to our Math Basket. It’s becoming our favorite part of the day. Yes, that’s right. It’s even more fun than handwriting. I know. Hard to believe.
Our Math Basket
it’s math. in a basket.
110 Math Literature Books for Early Elementary Grades with links to YouTube read-alouds
A list of 110 (mostly literature) books for learning math aimed at early elementary age children. Links are to read aloud videos on YouTube – to use as a hook for new skills, to preview books, if our library doesn’t have a copy available, or as a support to read alouds.
Ya know, instead of re-reading the same thing a dozen times this week.Read More
North America Unit – Streaming Resources
A list of streaming resources to go along with Build Your Library Kindergarten or any North American unit study. Thanks for stopping by. Enjoy!Read More