Homeschool Resources

  • Homeschool Resources,  Ideas,  Inspiration

    Virtual Spring Break ideas for kids

    So… Spring is coming up, and just like last year, things are looking a little different. I know we are all itching to get out! Our family included! And this year, our family does have a plan to get out … a little! But, largely — we will still be at home, so we will still be doing a bit of vicarious vacationing! I’ve compiled a list of wonderful resources to enjoy a virtual vacation! Don’t forget laundry basket + water in a spray bottle + roller coaster videos = Ultimate At Home Splash Mountain Experience!! San Diego ZooSmithsonian’s National Zoo Webcams Canadian Egg FarmCanadian Apple OrchardUndeniably Dairy- Visit a Dairy…

  • Book Reviews,  Children's Literature,  Homeschool Resources

    Firsts Books — Confidence Builders for Pre-Readers

    Whether you prefer phonics-based methods, sight-reading methods, or some combination of both when teaching your children to read, one of the first things to consider is how to instill in them a desire to flip through a book, point out the words or pictures, and ‘read it’ on their own. This will boost confidence in your little pre-readers. It also lays the groundwork towards them becoming lifelong bookworms. Of course, in addition to books like these, continuing to read aloud a variety of picture books is highly recommended. Our family’s daily goal is to discover three new stories a day. Sandra Boynton’s books and specifically Blue Hat, Green Hat, only…

  • Homeschool Resources

    Fun homeschool alphabet bundle – Get A & B for FREE.

    Like many of us this past, I’ve been at home teaching my children as we continue with homeschool preschool and virtual/distance learning! One of my favorite resources I’ve been using with my 3-year-old has been this fun A-Z bundle from the Teachers Pay Teachers online store Fun with Mama! And the best part! You can get A & B for free by clicking here. If you pay a little extra supporting an amazing Mama you can get the full set! I’ve also been holding on to all the thumbnails included on each page. I plan to extend the learning when we finish and play a letter matching game. Can you find…