Homeschooling

Why I’m Choosing to Homeschool My Children (even with the best school district in the state)

Choosing to home school is a BIG RESPONSIBILITY. You’re the sole instructor, mentor and educator. And you’re still a parent. You’re accountable for being organized and capable of teaching. You need to hold success in the palms of your hands, the success your child will one day have. I’m basically telling this to myself every day as a reminder, because…

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activity for toddlers
Crafts, Homeschooling

Popsicle Stick Puzzles- Numbers

These Popsicle Stick Puzzles are super easy to make, inexpensive and will make learning so much fun! All you need is a couple of art supplies and that’s it! Kids as young as 3 can enjoy this activity. Key is to use different colors for each number, this way the child can easily identify the three sticks that go together…

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mosaic art
Crafts, Homeschooling

Mosaic Art Toddler Craft using Old Scrap Paper

This is an easy craft little ones can enjoy and takes no time for the parent to prepare. It’s also a wonderful way to use up those old, random pieces of scrap paper that you may have from previous crafts and activities. What I love about this craft is that it’s awesome for their development. Kids can have fun creating their…

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simple and easy paper flower wreath craft
Crafts

Paper Flower Wreath Craft

I made this simple paper leaf and flower wreath as part of my spring home decor and I love the way it came out. It’s very easy, unique and only cost me 4$. So let’s hop on in and get straight to it!   You’ll need: Floral print card-stock Print card-stock Solid color card-stock 12” Embroidery hoop Scissors Hot glue…

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Crafts, Homeschooling

Easter Egg 5 Senses Activity

This is a fun and entertaining Easter activity to do with your kids to learn about their nervous system. Even though this has nothing to do with the real meaning of Easter, I’ve still incorporated the beloved Easter eggs just for the matter of season. Each egg has something inside that can be smelled, tasted, touched, looked at and heard…

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Crafts, Homeschooling

“What grows faster?” Experiment

Did you know you can regrow fruits and veggies from scraps right at home? I bet you have, because it’s a trending topic and a lot of people are trying it! I have done this with avocado and pineapple about 4 years ago. It’s pretty much the same concept for all fruits and veggies and you just need some water,…

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Crafts

Birdie + Bird Cage Craft

Adorable and simple paper bird cage craft with a birdie inside! Perfect for springtime, plus it’s easy enough to do with kids. My 3 year old daughter really enjoyed making this. I have found it helpful to prep all of the “parts and pieces” you’ll need ahead of time, that way she doesn’t have to wait for me to cut…

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paper garland
Crafts, Homeschooling

Simple Raindrop + Cloud Garland Craft

  We just had another big snow storm a couple days ago and one potentially still coming next week. It definitely feels like we’ve been stuck at home most of the week and I’ve been trying to do everything to keep my kids entertained. We usually have plenty of things to do if we’re ever unable to get outdoors, but…

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