It’s poetry month! I love poetry, and I’ve found some wonderful resources for children that my son also loves. Here are a few of the best poetry anthologies for kids. Find more of my favorites on my Amazon page!
For the past year of homeschooling, I’ve been relying on small, handheld, dollar plastic pencil sharpeners to keep our pencils sharp. You should also know that I absolutely hate dull pencils. This leads us to a problem, obviously, since those cheap-o pencil sharpeners are a pain to use and rarely get the pencils sharp. Add […]
I discovered izzit.org when I read about it on another teacher blog. If I remembered whose, I’d let you know, but I don’t remember! Izzit.org provides free educational videos for teachers. Each teacher can get one free video a year, or pay about $10 to get unlimited free videos (if you review them on the […]
This week I thought I’d begin joining in with Top Ten Tuesday at Many Little Blessings. But Tuesday has passed and I did not finish this post, so you’ll have to bear with me and take it on Wednesday. Today I decided to talk about the top ten learning tools I have loved in homeschool […]
I am so excited! My son has begun to ask for Spanish study time. He actually speaks to me in Spanish every now and then, and even when he doesn’t speak to me, he can understand what I say. This is success! I’ve been dabbling in Spanish practice with my son for a year now. […]
Most of what I post on will relate to my son’s education. He’s going in to first grade, so obviously his educational needs are more than those of my toddler daughter. However, today I want to highlight some resources that have already made a huge difference for my toddler daughter’s learning: Sign Language.
In my early days as a parent, I bought sticky tack at a dollar store and used it to attach a painted alphabet on our basement play room wall. Those who have experience with dollar store sticky tack probably groaned because you know the outcome: now there are dots of sticky tack on our basement […]
Today I feel so grateful for my math program that I though it was time I shared my thoughts about the wonderful and inexpensive resource/curriculum I have been using for early elementary math homeschooling. I love MIQUON! I’m only at the beginning stages (we are half way through book 2 of 6) of Miquon math but I’ve […]