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Have you ever thought about what your homeschool philosophy is? It is important to know what your homeschool philosophy is so that you have a focus for your children's education. This post will help you get started developing your own homeschool philosophy.

Creating a Homeschool Philosophy that Works for Your Family

Have you ever thought about what your homeschool philosophy is? It is important to know what your homeschool philosophy is so that you have a focus for your children’s education. But it is also important to understand that your philosophy might change as your family grows or new situations come…

We learned so much about Nature in 2016 just by gettting outdoors to explore and play! Here is a list of what you can learn along with some great resources to add to your homes for nature studies!

Things we Learned about Nature in 2016

If you follow us on Instagram you know that being outdoors and in nature is a huge part of our daily lives. I don’t often write about it on the blog because our outdoor play and nature study is for the most part completely unplanned. We just dress for the…

How to Make Homemade Games for Your Homeschool and Why they are the Perfect learning tool!

How to Make Homemade Games for your Homeschool

Do you want to incorporate more games into your homeschool but have a hard time finding games that interest your children? Homemade games are the perfect solution! In this post you’ll learn how to make homemade games and why homemade games are the perfect learning tool for your homeschool! My…

Kindergarten Homeschool Mid-Year Update

It’s halfway through the school year and it’s a time of reflection for most homeschoolers. We are asking ourselves what is working? What do we need to change? And planning ahead into the next year even. So how is homeschooling going? Today I’m going to give you a little kindergarten…

Kids will love practicing their scissor skills with these fun winter themed crafts!

Winter Themed Scissor Skills Crafts for Kids

Are you looking for some wonderful winter crafts so your children or students can practice their scissor skills? Here are eight of the best winter themed scissor skills crafts from across the web! Kids will love practicing their scissor skills with these fun winter themed crafts! Winter Scissor Skills Crafts…

Kids will enjoy creating this Icicle Garland to help you decorate your home or classroom for winter!

Icicle Garland Watercolor Drip Painted Craft for Kids

We love winter around here with all its sparkling beauty! This simple Icicle Garland winter craft is a great way to get your kids involved in decorating your home or classroom for winter! Plus there are many lessons on art, science and fine motor skills that can be built into…

Simple Art Project inspired by Jan Brett's Who's That Knocking on Christmas Eve?

Art Project Inspired by Who’s That Knocking on Christmas Eve?

We’ve read a lot of Christmas stories lately and have been inspired to get creative with simple art projects! Last week we read Who’s That Knocking on Christmas Eve? by Jan Brett and were inspired by the beautiful illustrations to create our own pictures of the Aurora Borealis. Aurora Borealis…

Christmas Tree Bowling is a great game to play at your next kids' holiday party! It's the perfect game to ecourage movement at the classroom, homeschool co-op or family party!

Christmas Tree Bowling Gross Motor Activity

Are you looking for a simple game to play at this years kids’ holiday party? Christmas Tree Bowling can be both a craft and a gross motor activity that is sure to be a hit with the kids in your classroom, homeschool co-op or family! Christmas Tree Bowling Supplies: This…

The One Thing You Need to Teach Preschoolers the Alphabet! You won't believe you didn't think of this sooner!

The One Thing You Need to Teach Preschoolers the Alphabet

Are you struggling to teach your preschooler the letters on the alphabet? Have you tried different activities, crafts and curriculum without much luck? I had such a hard time teaching my son all the letters. I think part of our problem was lack of consistency, but also his lack of…

Kids will have fun practicing simple addition with KORXX blocks!

Simple Addition Activity with Korxx Blocks

Are you looking for a fun, all natural and eco-friendly toy to give to a child that promotes play and learning? Today I’m excited to share with you these fun cork building blocks called KORXX! Plus a simple addition activity with KORXX blocks that kids will love! About KORXX Blocks…

These critical thinking puzzles to use with KORXX blocks are a fun way for kids to practice problem solving and critical thinking skills through play!

Critical Thinking Puzzles with KORXX Blocks

Are you looking for an all natural, eco-friendly toy to give to a child that promotes creative play and critical thinking? Then I am here to share with you these fun cork building blocks called KORXX! Plus some awesome printable prompts of critical thinking puzzles to use with KORXX blocks!…