Fall Counting – Easy Reader – Printable

Free Preschool Fall Printable

          One of the issues I have had as a parent teaching my little ones to read is that many of the Easy Readers and Beginning Readers for young children have art work that just isn’t appealing. Sometimes you just need something that fits the mood and is beautiful. With that […]

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Free Printable – Easy Reader – Sharks

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It is that fantastic exciting time of the year, Shark Week! My family loves Shark Week so here is a freebie for our beloved readers who love Sharks too. This is a 7 page printable, with 12 reading pages inside. It is fact filled and interesting for both young minds and adult ones too!  Free […]

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Free Worksheet: Skylanders Upper and Lowercase Letters

  A free printable worksheet! All 4 of my children really like Skylanders. They are these neat little toys that are interactive with the skylander video games. My 7 and 5 year olds save their allowance to buy the little guys as the more you have the more options you have on the game. I […]

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Free Worksheet: My Little Pony Upper and Lowercase Letters

A free printable worksheet! Don’t forget that this is for personal use only! As a homeschooling mother I love creating things for my children to help with their learning that interest them. All my children happen to love My Little Pony and when they get screen time that show is often a first pick these […]

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Mom knows she is stressed when….

her nails look like this: I had long beautiful nails for a while now. Nicely manicured and making me feel a tad more elegant than my sorry nerdy goddess mommy self actually is. Today though I found myself biting them all off. Stressed is the term I believe one would use. My health is stressing […]

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Homeschool Science Fun — Rock Candy

Yes, we count making candy as a science lesson for all our children!  Sweet!  We used a recipe from another blogger that was basically 1 part water to 2 parts sugar.  We did double jars, one for the warm window, one for a cool dark closet.   It did look very nice for the week it […]

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Review — Exercise Rhymes

This is what your looking for.  That is, if you are anything like me. I am a very busy military wife and homeschooling mother of 4. On top of this I am also a writer and reviewer. Any single one of those things is enough to call a mother busy so I know you are […]

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Sensory Table — Rainbow Fun

A sensory table is more than just a spot for your children to have fun. It can be a great tool for helping with child development. It can help with fine motor skills, science, math and more. This kind of open ended play is important for growing minds, just as important as Letters and Numbers. […]

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Nov 17 — Fall Felt

Meet Squirrel and his counting acorns. There where easy to make just googled squirrel silhouette Printed one and printed acorns the same way, then traced on felt and cut. They stick all on their own to the felt wall. Felt boards are wonderful for pretend play and other learning such as math. I believe hands […]

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10 wonderful Natural Toys for 3-4 year olds.

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There are so many reasons to pick natural toys before all others. Of course they are amazing and beautiful, and many will last a very long time, longer than seasonal plastic in most cases. If they are being sold by most of the small toy shops you can bet that they are safe and well […]

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October 15th

Fall is here, and it is that time of year. Step 1 — Go for a very long walk and collect different kinds of fall leaves. Step 2 — Gather block crayons and paper that is not very heavy. Step 3 — Let kids pick out colors of crayons that they see in the leaves. […]

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Sept 7th — Nerf vs Felt Monsters

Project Items: Large Board Large Piece of felt (Buy off the roll at a place like Jo-Anns) Staple Gun and staples for it. Standard sized pieces of colored felt Nerf Guns with velcro darts! Last year we found that we had most of this sitting around the house, all but the large piece of felt, […]

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Sept 5th — Felt Boards and Hedgehogs

A new school year brings new life into our black felt board. We have a very large felt board and it has not seen much action since we moved here last winter. Thanks to another brilliant mother (Crystal!) I was inspired to pull it out and get back to using it. Here are the first […]

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Day 178 — Childrens Book Review

This book is a bit different from most. Some of the pages are the long way. It is different, it is fun, it is interesting. Dare to be different! “I love it when you Smile” by Sam Mcbratney (Author), Charles Fuge (Illustrator) is a sweet book that really fits in with our attachment parenting beliefs. […]

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Day 173

Often I am asked what I do with all the art. It really depends on what kind. One of the cute ways we recycle the paper is to use it as wrapping paper. It can take a lot of tape though if trying to wrap a big box. Worth it though, specially to someone who […]

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Day 160 — Hamster time!

We finally got cute little fluffy cage animals for our children. Our oldest got a Syrian hamster also known as a golden hamster. He is very fluffy large, and they live alone. Our 5 and 3 year old each got a Winter White hamster. Small and social and they live together. While all three are […]

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