This past school year was our first for homeschooling. As a beginner, I didn’t have it figured out. Although we are not homeschooling this year, I’ve learned some things that I believe would be helpful for other beginning homeschool parents. Some of which I did before beginning homeschooling and others I figured out during the process. If you don’t read up on any tips or
Does playdough ever go out of style with little kids? I don’t think so. Our kids tend to enjoy them anytime. It’s summer and while we visit the park frequently along with other outdoor family activities I thought we should have some playdough on hand for when they are home and something different than their toys. We’ve been making them frequently but it’s been a
It’s been about 2 years since we visited the Strawberry Patch. We were out running some errands not too far away from the area when my husband asked if we wanted to go. Picking fruit is always a family favorite so we went and enjoyed it. The kids especially really had fun with this simple activity! Last year, the strawberries were already done by the
Although the official start of the summer is not here yet, the fact that kids are on summer break and that the days are hotter and brighter through the evening make it feel like summer. Plan but Slow Down We are not yet on Summer break since we are homeschooling and have a few more lessons to finish up. However, I was creating some printables for
Help your motivate your kids to read during the summer with this easy reading coloring sheet. Schools out and everything else but even though it’s summertime it doesn’t mean that reading has to stop and pick back up during the school year. It’s said that the more you read the more you know. Reading is a great way to learn about various topics, develop language fluency, and
Keep your child or children’s homeschool materials organized with these few small space organizing tips This year, we decided to homeschool our first-grader as opposed to last year when she went out to Kindergarten. I know everyone has an opinion about whether or not homeschooling is OK for kids but we’ll not go into that as I do believe that every family does what is
The simple joys of homemaking can be found in things right from our pantry. Things like Coconut Oil, Vinegar, Baking Soda, etc. I know these may sound a little old fashioned but they do hold such benefits for various purposes around the home. In any event, today’s discussion is not about vinegar or baking soda or any other pantry staple, but about coconut oil.
Painting on Canvas is a great way to help Toddlers, Preschoolers, and Kindergartners develop creativity with art. Do you have some little painters at home? A great way to help them improve their art and painting skills is by allowing them to paint on canvas rather than on construction paper always. Canvas painting takes a little more thought and less of a rush that even the kids would