Kids are curious and observant by nature, and they'll eventually wonder why it doesn't snow in the summer or why it's warm only part of the year. It's important for parents to teach your kids about seasons.
It's that time of year again - school shopping. Whether your kids are homeschooled, go to public school or anything in between, you need school supplies, and it can cost a pretty penny. You have to be smart and find ways to save money on school supplies.
Thanksgiving is upon us, and kids love to make holiday related craft projects. Take the next few days to create projects with your kids. Use this time to discuss the holiday and the importance for our nation!
The curriculum is ready and prepared. You wrote out a plan. Activities are booked - the first week of homeschool us upon us. Just because your children don't go to public school doesn't mean the transition from summer to a new school year is easy. It's not always a seamless, smooth transition, but these tips will help ensure you have a successful first homeschool week!
August is back to school time for everyone, including homeschoolers. Planning out your year is one of the critical steps a parent needs to take in preparation for the upcoming school year. For new homeschoolers, this task can feel daunting, but planning shouldn't be hard or frustrating.
Nature journaling is a creative way to encourage your child's love of nature, as well as practicing artistic skills. Children and parents can and should have a nature journal, and you want to have the right supplies to get started.
Last month we shared some of our favorite fall-themed learning activities. Now that Thanksgiving is just around the corner, we wanted to give you some more ideas for seasonal activities. Read on for crafts and games with an educational twist! String of leaves: This string of leaves is so pretty and would be perfect for hanging above a doorway or on a fireplace mantel. As a bonus for the non-crafty parent, this one requires very basic supplies and has simple instructions. It’s a good way for a younger child to practice her cutting skills. Mini maracas nature craft: Using one...
At this point in October, we’re well into the fall season, and Halloween is quickly approaching! Today we’re sharing some creative, educational, Halloween-themed activities you can do with your child to celebrate the season. Here are some of our favorite ideas from around the Web. 1. Pop Goes the Pumpkin from Martha Stewart If you need a creative and decorative game for an October party, give this idea from Martha Stewart a try! You’ll need some foam board, burlap, duct tape, and a few other materials to create it, but once you have the materials assembled, it’s simple to put everything...