How To Code A Sandcastle

This summer, Pengiun Young Readers will release the first picture book collaboration with Girls Who Code, called How To Code A Sandcastle by Josh Funk and illustrated by Sara Palacios. Penned by a professional software engineer and illustrated by an award-winning illustrator, the picture book is a perfect building block for readers learning about computer …

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Hewitt Homeschooling Lightning Lit

Hewitt Homeschooling Lightning Lit Set – Grade 2

We’ve reached that time of year again where it seems like I’m adding 100 gray hairs a day.  It’s the time to start picking our curriculum. With so many choices available to homeschoolers, it can quickly turn into a stressful situation. One of the subjects that I had been going back and forth on was …

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2018-2019 Student Planner

2018-2019 Free Student Planner

That time of year is fast approaching. As we wrap up our current school year, we’ll soon start planning the next. Whether you take a summer break or school year round, one thing is for sure. Planning ahead helps a school day run smooth. That’s why I have redesigned our student planner for the upcoming …

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DIY Upcycle Dinosaur Planter

Since planting season has arrived, we thought it would be fun to make a DIY Upcycle dinosaur planter after reading The Itchy Book. There was a lot of discussion on what to use, and how to design it. Since our family loves upcycling when it comes to crafts, we decided on this planter. Here’s how …

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The Itchy Book by LeUyen Pham

My boys have always been huge fans of the Mo Willems book series Elephant & Piggie. In fact, these are the books that I used to encourage my youngest to find his love of reading. This series of books are hilarious to read, and the larger font was fantastic! I admit that we were heartbroken …

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Animals with Cameras

Nature: Animals With Cameras

As part of our Science this year, my kids are learning about different types of animals. Up to this point, we have learned about meerkats, chimps, cheetahs and more. To add even more to our lessons, we love adding the Nature DVD series. On April 24, PBS will be releasing Nature: Animals With Cameras on …

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Organizing an Easter Egg Hunt

Tips on Organizing an Epic Easter Egg Hunt!

Easter is just a hop, skip, & jump away! That means that it’s time to start planning the egg hunt. This is one event that my kids get excited for every year. Always a fun event for kids and adults, it does take a little planning for everything to run smooth. Here are a few …

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4 Ways to Take Learning Outdoors

My boys love being outdoors and with the arrival of warmer weather I have looked for different ways to take their learning outdoors. I admit that there are some subjects that are a tad trick to take outdoors, with one of those being Math. We have tried different ways to bring it outdoors, but in …

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native american unit study

Our Homeschool Week: Native American Unit Study

Over the past few weeks as part of our Notgrass History, we’ve been learning about the Natives of the Southeast and Northeast Woodlands. This has been such an interesting topic that we chose to dive into even more. As part of our Native American Unit Study we went on a field trip, made crafts and …

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Native American Talking Stick

Over the past few weeks, we’ve been learning about Native American Heritage and Culture in our Notgrass History. After working through the lessons and completing the recommended projects in the book, we decided to add one more. A Native American Talking Stick. You may also like: » Native American Unit Study » All About Beavers Unit …

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Celebrate Entenmann’s 120th Birthday For A Chance To Win!

Who doesn’t love celebrating birthdays, am I right? Our kids are always looking for reasons to celebrate anything and everything. There is one thing that can make a celebration even better and that is to have the opportunity to win sweet prizes. What makes a celebrating even better? How about an awesome sweepstakes! Right now, …

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Groundhog Day Activities

Groundhog Day Activities and Crafts

With all the excitement of Groundhog Day being just around the corner, we added a few Groundhog Day activities to our day. I wonder if Punxsutawney Phill will see his shadow this year? I for one am hoping that he doesn’t. We’ve had a cold winter in the South this year, and I’m ready for …

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FREE Superheroes Printables & Activities

In this 30-page free superheros printable you’ll find a variety of activities such as: letter tracing, which one is different, patterns and so much more! You may also like » CVC -at Word Family Printable » Fun with Shapes Printable » ABC Handwriting Pages Free Superheroes Printable My youngest has always been a huge fan of …

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Hormel Gatherings Party Trays

Stress-Free Party Planning with Hormel Gatherings Party Trays

The holidays are in full swing. Why not let Hormel Gatherings Party Trays for stress-free party planning.  With different varieties to pick from, you’re sure to find the perfect one for any party. I received free product in exchange for my honest opinion. Simplify Party Planning With Hormel Gatherings Party Trays With the holidays in full …

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Pfizer Pediatrics

Tips On Keeping Kids Healthy This Holiday Season

It’s that time of hear again! I’m not only talking about the holidays, but cold & flu season as well. Where we live the weather is all over the place. One day the kids head out in shorts to enjoy at 78° day, quickly followed by a high of 50° the next.  With all this …

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