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 almost that time again - planning your homeschool calendar. Developing your calendar for the year doesn't have to be difficult; you can do it in an hour or two in the summer. Once you created the calendar, you can move forward with planning your homeschool year.
4th of July is typically spent outside, grilling hot dogs or burgers and splashing in the pool. Most don't think of reading 4th of July books, but this is our national holiday. Our kids should understand the importance of this holiday.
Gardening with my kids is one of my favorite summertime activities, and one of the best educational summer experiences I can give them. Each summer, we grow our own food, learn about plant cycles, soil health, and more. From the time that they're toddlers, gardening is part of their lives.
Summer vacations are what dreams are made of for little kids. No matter what your family enjoys, you can find a vacation or short trip that will entertain and educate your children. Trips don't have to just be for fun; they can also be educational. Here are a few ideas.
Springtime is a great time to teach your little kids about caterpillars. You can make the activities more advanced for older kids. Everyone loves caterpillars and butterflies! Here are a few ways to start learning about caterpillars.
Homeschooling is the fastest growing educator sector in the United States. As more parents find themselves displeased with the local school districts, more are turning to homeschool, and that might include you!
As spring approaches, you might be interested in some spring learning themes, and one of our favorite spring learning is about bees. Most kids have a healthy respect for bees because they know that they can sting them.
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.
Summer is the perfect time to take your kids outside and have some fun with backyard science experiments! These experiments entertain your children, while showing them properties of science, such as chemical reactions or photosynthesis.