All About Birds Unit Study – Elementary

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Confession: my children know way more about animals than I do. It’s embarrassing really. The first time we took our oldest to the zoo, she proudly proclaimed, “Oh! There are the Okapis! Those are my favorites!” We had no clue what this little pint size zoologist was talking about, but we quickly learned all about Continue Reading …

Homeschool Curriculum Choices 2014-2015

Is it seriously July already? That’s a real bummer because all of our curriculum from the 2013-2014 school year (we “school” Aug – May) is still sitting in tubs in the dining room. And I haven’t ordered our new stuff yet. Please tell me I am not the only one procrastinating! I haven’t placed the Continue Reading …

Preschool Craft Kits From Pint Size Projects

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I have a new Etsy shop! Pint Size Projects is a shop that I started with my sweet friend Tiffany, and we are so excited to be sharing our unique preschool craft kits with the world! Here are some of the kits we offer: ~ABC Pack~ Includes 26 cardstock printed worksheets (designed by us) and Continue Reading …

Taste Test {Wordless Wednesday}

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This week during science we learned about the tongue, the different tastes, and the areas of the tongue that “taste” each one. I set up a fun taste test for the girls; they had to taste each thing, write down what they tasted, and then decide whether it was bitter, sweet, sour or salty. They Continue Reading …

Favorite Picks for Homeschool Curriculums

It can be difficult to make recommendations for a homeschool curriculum because it is so subjective. The curriculum that works best for your child may not be the most appropriate for every child. However, sharing some favorites with each other can lead to some new discoveries. With this attitude, here are some choices that work Continue Reading …

Keeping Your Toddler Busy During School Time {Homeschool Friday}

If you have a toddler, and you’ve ever tried to get anything done while they are awake, then you know how impossible it can be! Homeschooling older kids, with a toddler in the mix can be a tricky situation. In my case, I am homeschooling my two older girls (PreK and 2nd grade) while my Continue Reading …

{Wordless Wednesday} Memory Verse Craft

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Coincidentally my memory verse for this week is the exact same as my children’s memory verse for the week! I feel like the Lord may have needed me to really pause and focus on this one. I decided to help the kids make a visual representation of the verse; we hung it up on the Continue Reading …

Our Homeschool Schedule – How We {try to} Get It All Done On Time

As some of you know, we are a homeschool family. My kids are 7, 5 and 21 months. Right now I am juggling preschool and 2nd grade. This is our first year. When we first decided to homeschool, I frantically Googled anything I could about homeschooling. What should our routine look like? How many hours Continue Reading …

Seasonal Tree Hand Prints and Books – {Homeschool Friday}

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Welcome to Week One of Homeschool Friday! Each week I will (attempt) to post something homeschool related on here. Just a little inspiration for those of you who are on this great adventure too. For week one I wanted to share some super creative (and easy) ideas from my sweet friend Kayla. To help teach Continue Reading …