Learn about dyslexia, what our journey has looked like, and some of the accommodations that have helped us this past year.
Although the weather is still quite warm out – there is a certain something in the air that just tells you it’s almost time for back-to-school. Making the transition back to school from the carefree days of summer can be quite a change for kids and parents alike. Not everyone who homeschools takes a summer break, […]
It is important to encourage a child’s sense of awe – and maybe rediscover it ourselves. The magic and wonder can be a great early draw into a love of gardening and science. I’ve found a collection of bloggers who know that and have some of the best ways to teach kids about seeds and the amazing ways they grow.
This high quality PDF planner can be used year after year after year – and with multiple children. Where else can you get this value?
It’s that time of year again. Whether you are homeschooling your little ones or sending them off to public schools. Getting ready for the new school year can be a frantic, hectic time. There’s planning, activities, supplies, and sometimes just pure chaos! To overcome the chaos, check out the homeschool planner. It is a great way […]
Here are 12 ways to get your hands dirty and learn about soil alongside your kids.
When we’re studying the sun and the earth and things like orbit, rotation, etc., it can be confusing for little kids to understand how it all works. I found a great Sun, Earth, and Moon craft idea on Pinterest and adapted it with my kids using these beautiful printables. Using brads, printables, and construction paper […]
Most of this year, my social feeds have been full of opinions on the new Common Core standards and methods of teaching in our public schools. I am certain that my opinions have decorated many a feed as well. The new methods supposedly work for some children though I have yet to meet anybody who […]
Whether you home school, or you compliment your child’s education at home like most of the parents I know, you’ll want to check out littleBits. These learning bits are amazing and have some great potential for educational activities and HANDS ON learning. You know I’m a fan of that! What Are littleBits littleBits are kits […]
Autumn is a season of many changes as the world begins to rest. With help from parents and caregivers, preschoolers will be able to learn many thing and develop new skills during the changing autumn months. This is a complete preschool unit study based on the Fall season and holidays for math, science, art, music, language […]
The Office Depot Loyalty Rewards program allows you to choose from a personal Loyal Customers account, a Star Teacher account, and a Local Business account. The cool thing is that homeschoolers can sign up for the Star Teacher Loyalty Rewards program if it’s the best fit for you. Especially for co-op class teachers or homeschool group […]
When we went shopping for back-to-school supplies, my daughter made an observation. The bulk school supplies are (and I quote), “Sad and boring.” She’s kind of right. Bulk = good for schooling five children, but it lacks the beautiful designs that kids are attracted to. Plus, if they all look the same, that’s bad. You […]