M Is for King Minos and the Minotaur

You are trapped in a labyrinth, wandering in circles, hopeful yet fearful for when you’ll meet the monster in the middle: The Minotaur of King Minos. Thus goes the ancient story of King Minos and the Minotaur. King Minos and the Minotaur King Minos and the Minotaur is a story which begins in Athens. Theseus, the […]

2 Fun Poems to Memorize for National Poetry Month

Poetry has a certain magic to it. The play of words, the images, and the emotions it expresses all come together to create a magic that defines life. April is National Poetry Month and the perfect opportunity to introduce our young children to poetry with two fun poems they’ll love to recite. Recitation is the best way […]

5 Fun Ways to Celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day

Saint Patrick’s Day is quickly coming up on March 17! How do you enjoy celebrating Saint Patrick’s Day? My family loves to dress in green and eat corned beef, but this year I though it would be fun to do more.   5 fun ways to celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day! 1. Read a picture book on […]

3 Easy Ways to Homeschool During a Move Without Losing Your Mind

Do you need to homeschool during a move? Perhaps you’ve taken too many breaks over the last 6 months. Or perhaps you don’t want the kids to lose the habit of doing school everyday. The reason isn’t important. Instead you need easy ways to homeschool during a move without losing your mind. 3 Easy Ways to Homeschool […]

10 Fun Ways to Celebrate Penguin Awareness Day

Did you know that January 20th is Penguin Awareness Day? These wonderful birds live in Antarctica, have adapted flippers instead of wings, spend half their time  in the water, and are even able to drink sea water. Penguin Awareness Day is a marvelous opportunity to study penguins in the homeschool. It’s both educational and a fantastic break […]

5 New Year’s Activities to Help Celebrate with Your Kids

New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day can be long for families with small children. The kids run around bored asking if it’s the New Year every few minutes. The toys from Christmas are no longer new and exciting. Here are 5 educational New Year’s activities to celebrate with your children and keep them occupied […]

9 Ways to Develop a Love of Reading

Some children are born loving books, reading, and anything having to do with literature. Then there are children who’d rather climb trees, ride a bike, and run around the house, anything but sit down and read a book. Talk about torture! I mean really, requiring an active child to sit and read? So how do […]