She was teaching herself to read at 3, what next?

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  She is brilliant and scary! Our little one has been teaching herself to read since she was 3. While we homeschool our older children we learned long ago not to push when they are young as it backfires so we were going with a hands off approach. Despite us though our little one used […]

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Review – Learning is best when it is play – Matics

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www.kabukihelps.com This game was created by a mom because her son was struggling with some basic math skills.  She wanted a fun way to help him practice and reinforce what he was learning in school.  That mom is also the founder of Kabuki Helps, which has grown into a community of parents and teachers committed to making […]

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3 Little Minecrafters up all night in bed….

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  Yes we homeschool and yes our kids play minecraft! It seems like some silly stereo type but this one actually fits us! Of course there are many homeschooling stereo types that don’t fit. We don’t homeschool for religious reasons as we are secular homeschoolers. We are good without god believe it or not! Or […]

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Keeping Summer Fun With Jumping Words

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As many parents know, there is often learning loss that happens over the summer months when kids are out of school. This can happen to homeschoolers like my own or any student. One of the ways we can help prevent the loss is by practicing skills your children already have in fun and creative ways. […]

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Simple Home Made Finger Paint

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How to Make Home Made Finger Paints One of the sad things these days is that so many art supplies have chemicals in them and even come from other countries. Sometimes we just want something that is simple and that we know is safe for our children play and create with. Some days we just […]

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My 6 year old is ready for riding lessons

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           When is a child ready for riding lessons? It might be sooner than you think? Many toddlers get on horses and start young. While I know this as I have seen it I just wasn’t sure my little girl was ready for lessons. We just moved to GA and lessons […]

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My child got kicked out of Minecraft Homeschool!

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 First, What is Minecraft Homeschool? To understand the situation one has to first know what minecraft homeschool is. First, Minecraft is video game. It is creative genius with basic graphics and many ways to play. It is a popular game that many kids love and even many geek adults. It can be played alone or […]

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Summer Tip for Homeschoolers and Large Families

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Get Memberships! Having a large family can be costly and homeschooling a large family certainly isn’t cheap. Often I hear about parents saying they are stuck at home, don’t have money to go out, and this saddens me greatly. There are so many amazing museums, zoos, and aquariums to enjoy and if you get a […]

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Kindergarten Teacher Gives Our Kids A Song

There is a reason for the saying “The gift of music” and sometimes it really is a gift. This is one of those times. I can really see that saying when I watch the video below. Kindergarten Teacher Mr.Z and the Shashka Frashkas has shared this fun and important song with many kids and now the […]

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Halloween Wreath With Kids

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If there is one thing my little homeschoolers love to do it is crafting and as one of our favorite holidays is coming this was a fitting project. Last month my 4 year old and I made a crayon wreath to help welcome in our school year. This month this owl wreath made with help […]

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