6 Surprising Video Games with Educational Value

A lot of parents fear that too much screen time will damage their children’s brains, look but many video games actually have a lot of benefit for developing brains. Today, sales I’m sharing with you some surprising video games with educational value- all part of a well-rounded STEM education. 6 Surprising Video Games with Educational […]

14 Summer Science Experiments for Kids

This summer, tadalafil it’s all about STEM activities for kids at our house. We’re diving into fun engineering, technology, math, and science projects while we have off from traditional school.   Science is our favorite STEM activity, so we are always looking for new science projects to do that aren’t too difficult. If you want […]

6 Ways to Explore Your Community

It’s May which means it’s the perfect time to get out and take a field trip around your community! Spring is one of my favorite times to take walking field trips. We’re lucky enough to live in our downtown area which makes it very easy to walk to various places in our community. Even if […]

Zoo Report Writing Printables

Oh, thank goodness spring is here!  We’re all finished with the cold, icy weather and ready to get out and enjoy some outside fun!  Every spring the kids and I go with our local MOMS club to the zoo.  This year I created a literature packet to tie into our field trip.  That’s what homeschooling […]

Spring Fever! 5 Ways to Take Learning Outside

The weather warms and the sun comes out to play. Minds frequently wander out the window (and it’s not just the kids!). How in the world are you going to finish school when no one wants to do it? Take learning outside! But what about keeping their attention? Won’t they play instead of learn? HOLD […]

6 Ways to Take Your Homeschool Classroom Outside

March can be a long month when you’re homeschooling.  The days begin to beckon to us with the promise of spring.  The days are growing longer and the breeze blows a little warmer.  Here are 6 ways to take your homeschool classroom outside and to enjoy the sweetness of the season.   1.  Go Bird Watching  Spring is […]

Alaskan Craft Activities

This winter the kids and I have been studying a lot about Alaska.  These activities have been a great way to learn about this Arctic state.  They’re designed for PreK and Kindergarten, but my second grader had fun with them too.   Construction Paper Eskimos We’ve learned a lot about the Inuit tribes.  Here is […]

Art Education For Young Learners

If you ask any public school child what they did in school today, you are unlikely to hear them say, “I made a really creative piece in art today!” With so much emphasis being placed on math and reading, art education is getting pushed to the back burner. Never mind that art fosters problem solving […]

Four Festive Educational Activities with Jingle Bells

‘Tis the Season to jingle all the way! ‘Tis also the season to burn out in schooling. When the temperature drops and decorations come out, my motivation to teach drops right with the temperature! I love to decorate for the holidays, then all I want to do is sit and snuggle with a mug of […]