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Bring History To Life With Heirloom Audio ~ Giveaway

One of the things we LOVE to use in our homeschool is audio books. It makes the countless number of drives back and forth to therapy, gymnastics, and doctors appointments a little more fun. We usually just use audio books we have got off of Audible. We were recently able to try a whole other kind of audio book that was simply, the best audio books we have ever used, they really bring history to life for kids. These audio books are made from the designers of the well know Adventures In Odyssey series. Heirloom Audio Will Bring History To Life Continue Reading…

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Fun Rainbow Healthy Snack Idea For Kids

Last month in our Mother Goose Time curriculum we have been learning about bubbles, boats, and floats. During our last week of this theme we learned all about rainbows. We started out our theme learning a song called “Make A Rainbow” sung to the tune “Frere Jacques.” Every day is started out using a song. This on like the others had hand motions to go with the song, which really gets the kids into the song as well as our theme for the day. Rainbow Dancer One of the fun activities we did while learning about rainbows was to make Continue Reading…

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Fun Duck, Fish, and Alligator Activities Oh My

This month we have been working through a fun theme, Bubbles, Boats, and Floats. The boys have been having such a great time with this theme. I previously shared about our beaver theme and all the fun we had with that. Today I am going to share about some of the fun Duck, Fish, and Alligator themed activities we did. Duck Hats Our duck hats were so adorable and a fun activity to do. While all the materials were provided by Mother Goose Time as usual, it would be quite easy to adapt it to make your own. This picture Continue Reading…

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Hands On Learning Fun with Beavers

Our Mother Goose Time curriculum theme this past month was Bubbles Boats, & Floats. What boy doesn’t love boats, bubbles, and water themed activities? We have had many fun topics while doing this unit, today I am going to share with you our “beavers” topic. Beavers Song Every day starts out with a song and this day was no different. We sang Have You Seen the Beaver” to the tune of “The Muffin Man.”  They boys always love our song time, but Gabe especially loves the songs. He is a kid that just loves music adding motions and actions to Continue Reading…

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Lifecycle Of A Butterfly Craft For Kids

Our Mother Goose Time Curriculum theme for last month was butterflies and bees. We spent the first 2 weeks of our unit studying and learning all about bee’s. The second 2 weeks were spent learning about butterflies. Once of the topics we learned about was the lifecycle of a butterfly, today I am going to share with you the project we did to learn all about the lifecycle of a butterfly. Materials Needed For Lifecycle Of A Butterfly Craft Paper Plate Small Piece of Crepe Paper Black Fine Tipped Marker Lifecycle Labels Beans Crayons or Markers First we started out Continue Reading…

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Butterfly and Bee Math Ideas

We have done a lot of butterfly and bee math fun this month with our Mother Goose Time curriculum, so I decided to do a post sharing all the math fun we have done. You can see all the fun we had learning about bee’s homes in my previous post I shared last week, if you want to see the fun we have had already in our Bee’s and Butterflies unit. Honeypot Bee Math We worked on some honeypot math equations. The kids rolled the dice and then put that amount of “honey” aka orange bingo chips, then they rolled Continue Reading…

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Learning All About Bee Homes

Since I had been going through some pretty extensive medical issues for a few months, we had taken a break from our regular Mother Goose Time curriculum since it was taking everything I had just to get our main classes done each day. During that time I had my boys regularly asking me “when are we going to do Mother Goose Time again, we LOVE it and want to do it again”. Luckily they were so kind enough to deal with me not being able to use and share about our fun for a couple months and still continued to Continue Reading…

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40+ Things To Do In Michigan Upper Peninsula

There are so many family friendly and memorable things to do in Michigan Upper Peninsula. While visiting You might see wolves, black bears, or moose. There are over 400 different types of birds, over 150 waterfalls, you can hike mountains, canoe along huge rock cliffs, search for sea glass along lake Superior, learn to make maple syrup, go morel mushroom hunting, eat the famous pasties, and so much more! For anyone who hasn’t visited the UP, this is one place that you MUST visit! The beauty of Michigan Upper Peninsula is simply amazing and breath taking! There are many family owned cottages and Continue Reading…

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130+ Awesome South America Unit Study Ideas

With how much of a hit my Antarctica Unit study ideas post was I thought it would be helpful to others to start sharing some of our other continent study ideas with other homeschoolers. There are so many great resources we use from around the web some we have already used and other ones we will use in future studies. This list is to help me remember where to find them, and help other homeschoolers/teachers find great resources while teaching their kids/students about South America. In our homeschool we do not use much of a geography curriculum with our younger kids. Continue Reading…

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Popular and Awesome Math Games That Actually Help Kids

We use Math-U-See as our math curriculum in our homeschool to teach all of our kids. While we use it everyday, I love adding hands on learning ideas to help the kids gain fluency in different math concepts. We love using board games, printable games, card games, and other hands on learning ideas to do this. Today I am going to share with you some of our favorite fun ways to teach kids math concepts using different math games we have purchased and loved over the years. Some of our games were purchased years ago and there has been an Continue Reading…

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Our Homeschool Library and Where To Find Cheap Books

So I have already given you a tour of where we do our school each day, and a look into what curriculum we use in our homeschool. Today I am going to give you a look into our homeschool library. I have to admit that this is one area I have a little bit of an obsession  😉 ! You see I cannot pass up a good book, especially when it is really cheap. Since there are so many good books out there we own a ton of books in our homeschool library. Our Homeschool Library Our books are split up Continue Reading…

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20 Christ Centered Easter Crafts For Kids

I have share our list of ideas we use to teach our kids the TRUE meaning of Easter in the past and it has been a very popular post, so today I am going to share a list of Christ centered Easter crafts for kids from around the web. We work hard every year to teach our kids the true meaning behind the holiday, I want them to be well aware that Easter is not just about Easter egg hunts, bunnies, and candy. With all the stores and the public promoting those things in can be difficult to make sure Continue Reading…