Once I turned homeschooling into a more hands-on environment, we’ve had a ton more fun with our schooling. If your kids are stuck in a desk doing worksheets, check out some of the amazing reasons I share below to approach homeschooling HANDS-ON.
Since learning about various animal’s footprints was a fun activity before, we decided to go further and investigate animal tracks a bit more in depth. To practice Strawberry’s measuring skills, I made a simple animal tracks measuring activity to help us better understand the sizes of the animals’ tracks we learned about before. Measuring animal tracks turned in to a fun math activity as well as an outdoor search for the animal tracks in our own yard!Continue Reading
One of the favorite things my kids love to cook is pancakes, of course! I believe it was one of the first things I actively encouraged my kids to take part of in the kitchen, simply because it’s fun to help stir, it’s exciting to watch the pancakes sizzle and flip, and it’s delicious to pile the toppings on. There are many ways to learn with pancakes. Here are some of the great activities we’ve done in the past years. Continue Reading
My preschooler struggled with counting to 10. Those upper numbers just could not seem to go in order! She also did not yet recognize the numerals, and could not quite comprehend 1-to-1 correspondence. But, she loves hands-on fun, so I decided to make her activity mats for counting with gold coins to practice number concepts.