Amazing STEAM Activities That Will Intrigue Your Kids

Trying to fit in fun, memorable, hands on science ideas is something I am always looking to do in our homeschool. If there is 1 thing that I have learned over our 12 years of homeschooling our kids, its that kids learn best by doing hands on projects instead of just reading something out of a boring ol' science book. Unfortunately science was never my strong suits in school, so coming up with the ideas on my own doesn't work so well. That's one of the reasons we are loving  STEAM … [Read more...]

Mixtures In Science

This month in our science lab unit we have done many fun activities. We have had fun learning about different states of matter we also had a fun time mixing different things together. Mixtures In Science To start this theme we sang a mixing color song to the tune of "Frere Jacques." The kids always have a great time singing the daily song and going over our circle time board before starting for the day. Mixing Experiment Before we started this activity the boys had to predict what they … [Read more...]

States Of Matter Learning Ideas

Out theme last month for our Mother Goose Time was Science Lab. Both of the boys were so excited to be starting this unit all of my kids love all things science. As we have gone through this unit we have had a lot of fun learning all about different science topics. Fun Learning About States Of Matter One day we spent focused on the topic of states of matter. We actually continuously talked about different states of matter for quite a while after learning about it. Liquid / Solid … [Read more...]

1st Grade Homeschool Curriculum Choices

The last couple days I have managed to get all of this years homeschool choices posted except for Gabe's 1st grade homeschool curriculum choices. So here is the final individual post of our curriculum choices of the upcoming year. Last year we graduated our first homeschool kiddo, so this year we are down to 5 kids in our homeschool. Each week we fit in competitive gymnastics for 3 of the kids, therapy for a couple special needs kids, regular doctor appointment, and everything else life … [Read more...]

3rd Grade homeschool Curriculum Choices

I will be working on getting posts up over the next week sharing our curriculum choices for the 2016-2017 year for all the kids in our homeschool this year. In this post I am sharing our 3rd grade homeschool curriculum choices for the upcoming year. Last year we graduated our first homeschool kiddo, so this year we are down to 5 kids in our homeschool. We also fit in competitive gymnastics for 3 of the kids, therapy for a couple special needs kids, regular doctor appointment, and everything … [Read more...]

7th Grade Homeschool Curriculum Choices 2016-2017

I will be working on getting posts up over the next week sharing our curriculum choices for the 2016-2017 year for all the kids in our homeschool this year. In this post I am sharing our 7th grade homeschool curriculum choices. Last year we graduated our first homeschool kiddo, so this year we are down to 5 kids in our homeschool. We also fit in competitive gymnastics for 3 of the kids, therapy for a couple special needs kids, regular doctor appointment, and everything else life throws our … [Read more...]

9th Grade Homeschool Curriculum Choices 2016-2017

I will be working on getting posts up over the next week sharing our curriculum choices for the 2016-2017 year for all the kids in our homeschool this year. In this post I am sharing our 9th grade curriculum choices. Last year we graduated our first homeschool kiddo, so this year we are down to 5 kids in our homeschool. 2 of them are in High School. Matter of fact for the next 4 years we will be constantly homeschooling 2 kids in High school. For anyone worried about homeschool high … [Read more...]

11th Grade Curriculum Choices 2016-2017

I will be working on getting posts up over the next week sharing our curriculum choices for the 2016-2017 year for all the kids in our homeschool this year. In this post I am sharing our 11th grade curriculum choices, for our now oldest homeschool student. Last year we graduated our first homeschool kiddo, so this year we are down to 5 kids in our homeschool. 2 of them are in High School. Matter of fact for the next 4 years we will be constantly homeschooling 2 kids in High school. For anyone … [Read more...]

Math-U-See Algebra 1 Review and Your Choice Level Giveaway

When we reviewed Math-U-See years ago I fell in love with the program. It was able to teach my daughter math concepts that she was really struggling to pick up. Math became a subject she dreaded doing, until she did Math-U-See. Since then it has been the only math program we have used for all of our kids. I even have our high school students take the Stewardship class for their 4th year of high school math to understand savings, interest, how to balance a checking account, and more. The … [Read more...]

Amazing and Exciting African Safari Animal Challenge

This month we have been working through "going on a Safari" in our Mother Goose Time curriculum. One of the games we play using our African Safari Animal cards provided in the curriculum was a huge hit with my boys this month. Exciting African Safari Animal Challenge One of the great things about Mother Goose Time curriculum I really love, is that instead of using cartoon images on many of their cards they use real life images. I think this is better for kids, they can then see what the … [Read more...]