100+ Homeschool Co-op Class Ideas

We love our local homeschool co-op! We take and teach classes there each school year. Each year, our co-op parents submit classes they are interested in teaching. Then,

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Get On Your Oxygen Mask! The Importance of Self-Care While Homeschooling

You know how when you fly on an airplane, you are instructed to, in case of emergency, take care of your own oxygen mask before helping your child?

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Service for Young Children: Singing Christmas Carols

Caroling helps lift one’s own spirits, and it is fun for the recipient as well. Singing Christmas carols for family, friends, or individuals in a local retirement center

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Service for Young Children: “Giving Tree” Presents

A favorite tradition for our young family is to find a name on the community “giving tree” for whom to get a present. The giving tree, which is

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100+ Preschool Picture Book Lessons and Activities

If you’ve been following my blog for any length of time, you’ll know I love incorporating learning moments into familiar parts of our lives, especially reading favorite picture

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An Alphabet of People in the Community

I loved the picture book LMNO Peas by Keith BakerĀ from the first time I read it. Basing our activity on the book’s list of jobs to do, we

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Hands-On and Interactive Community Helpers Activities

Last week my daughter and I read some great books about community helpers and did some activities to recognize the community workers all around us. Now we are

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A Simple Continents Preschool Lesson to Introduce the World

It’s the beginning of Jamie Martin’s (from Simple Homeschool) Give Your Child the World book club! The book club goal is to read multicultural books about various parts

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