It is time to start thinking about Back to School. For those of us who homeschool it is actually back to homeschool time! Are you getting overwhelmed at the thought of homeschooling kindergarten? Are you homeschooling for the first time? It’s not that bad. Below are some of my thoughts on my take on kindergarten. […]
It is autumn time! I love watching the passing seasons, and fall is no exception: I love the day by day changes on the maple tree in the back yard, and the cool breezes are refreshing. I know I say it at the start each season, but I love this time of year! It is always […]
There are so many STEM learning opportunities at my public library. Obviously, every area has it’s own budget. In areas like mine where we pay a lot of property taxes, our library has a lot of amazing resources beyond books. At your own local library, ask your librarians what they might offer. Check your public […]
My daughter has fallen in love with VeggieTales, which is now on Netflix! She loves that each episode ends with a reminder of God’s love for each of us, and I must admit that I like that too. We also happened to read a number of fun books about vegetables (named below), so this week […]
We had so much fun playing with apples in STEAM class yesterday. We learned about the scientific method and then we created towers (or modern art) with apple chunks. Our apple STEAM projects were a lot of fun.
For the last ten days I’ve posted about some of the ways that I use picture books to prepare creative learning activities for my preschooler. I love using picture books as inspiration! Picture books tell stories that children relate to and enjoy. Parents can use picture books to teach. The stories in picture books can be compared to […]