Fascinating African Safari

Going On A Big and Fascinating African Safari

This month in our Mother Goose Time curriculum our theme has been Going On Safari. The boys have really enjoyed using our African Safari sensory bin this month, it has been such a fun sensory idea for the kids. At the beginning of our unit the boys had a great time making a Safari hat and then going on an African safari looking for animals. Safari Hats The boys worked hard to make their African Safari hats. Ethan decided he was not cutting his tissue paper and glued the entire thing on his hat. He found a paw print stamper Continue Reading…

African Safari

Awesome African Sensory Idea for Kids You Need to See

Our topic this month in our Mother Goose Time Curriculum has been African safari. There have been many fun things we have done while going through this unit, but one that was really enjoyed by both of the boys was making our own African sensory idea that became an extension off of the lesson. Quite a few of our activities are made with our MGT materials. That’s one of the things I love so much about this curriculum it is very hands on it is for kids, and they provide you will all the materials and the manipuatives you need for the Continue Reading…

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Kindergartner Curriculum Choices for 2015-2016

I have already shared our group classes for the year, so now I am getting into each of the kids individual classes. Each year we tailor each of the kids curriculum to what is best for them, since we have special needs kids that struggle in some areas and are highly gifted in other areas this is such a blessing for them. Today we are going to take a look at the different classes that Anthony is doing this year. We always add in different lap books, unit studies, and hands on learning through out the year depending on each of Continue Reading…

Mother Goose Time for Christmas

Festive Christmas Learning Ideas that are Memorable and Fun

One of the things that I love doing in our homeschool is doing fun activities with our kids to teach them the true meanings of each of the holidays. Mother Goose Time always makes sure to include holiday celebrations in their monthly shipments. Every month there is a holiday one of your packages will be any holidays celebrated during that month. Today I am going to give you a look into our recent festive Christmas learning ideas from our Mother Goose Time curriculum. When going over each of the different symbols of Christmas we make sure to talk about what each of Continue Reading…

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Transportation Unit ~ Bridge Snacks

We have had a great time this month learning all about Things That Go. We have learned so many things and we are looking forward to starting to work on our Sights and Sounds of Winter unit next month. This months bridge snacks were a delicious treat during our unit. Bridge Snacks Every month Mother Goose Time includes a themed food idea. This months to go with our Things That Go theme we made bridge snacks. With these we work together the supplies and ingredients, follow the steps, and enjoy! Gabe choose to use peanut butter for his bridge snacks. They Continue Reading…

Racecar-Matching

Racecar Matching Game

The boys have been really enjoying this months topic of Things That Go. We have had fun making our own DIY Race Track, make our own car, truck, and traffic cones and learned lots of great things about all things transportation! This racecar matching game was a fun way to practice recognizing alphabets. Racecar Matching Game Mother Goose Time had these inside of our curriculum for the month, so all we had to do was cut them up. They had to find the upper case letter and the lower case letter, which is something both of the boys can do Continue Reading…

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Things That Go Craft

With this months topic we have had a lot of fun learning about Things That Go craft! The boys made a huge DIY Car mat but they also made these fun car, truck, and traffic cones to add to their DIY city. DIY Car with Moveable Wheels Our first project was to make a car. We used the provided cardboard printouts found in our Mother Goose Time curriculum and then attached the wheels with a straw going through the car with a wheel on each side. DIY Pick Up Truck For our pick up truck we folded the provided template Continue Reading…

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Transportation Theme ~ DIY Car Mat

This month in our Mother Goose timeCurriculum we have been studying transportation. For this day what started with 2 sheets of paper, chalk, and signs turned out to be a huge town made from many sheets of paper. This is the exact thing I love about raising children who love to learn, their imaginations go off on a huge tangent from a simple activity and what was supposed to last for a short time can be brought out into a day long or multiple day tangent. The boys enjoyed the activity so much I figured someone else’s would love this Continue Reading…

Mother Goose Time Games

Mother Goose Time Games

Every month in your shipments of Mother Goose Time curriculum you receive a game for the kids to play. Each of the games goes along with whatever the topic is for the month. This is such a great thing for kids this age to be able to practice many different skills. But taking turns is one of the big skills that is great for kids around this age to learn. There are so many other concepts they are learning in each of the games as well. During our ocean theme we played a game using fish as our characters hopping Continue Reading…

Light-Table-Activity

Light Table Activity

One of this months manipulatives in our Mother Goose Time curriculum was these translucent shapes. We have used them in quite a few different ways through out the month one of the kids favorite ways was using them for a light table activity. Each month Mother Goose Time sends some really amazingly wonderful manipulatives every month with their curriculum. This month was no exception, they included some translucent shape blocks. We have used them through out the month for many different activities, and have had lots of fun with them. The first way we used them was on our activity mats Continue Reading…

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All About Trees

This months Mother Goose Time theme is In The Orchard. During our first week we learned about the lifecycle of the tree, during this time we learned about seeds, roots, trunk, branches, and leaves. This was such a perfect lesson to be able to do right in time for the fall leaves changing colors and falling off the trees. During our second week we learned about fruit trees. Here are some of the fun learning activities we did during the first 2 weeks. While we were exploring seeds the kids did a couple different activities. For the first one they sorted seeds Continue Reading…

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All About Apples

This months topic in our Mother Goose Time Curriculum  is in the Orchard. During the first week the kids spent time learning about the lifecycle of trees. During the second week we learned about fruit trees. While we learned about 5 different fruit trees, we ended up spending a few days learning about Apples as well as Johnny Appleseed. The reason we extended our apple unit is because in Michigan this time of year there are LOTS of apples. So we do many different things with apples, we go to the orchard and pick apples, we can homemade applesauce, make Continue Reading…