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 … [Read more...]

3 Valentine Day Sensory Bin Ideas

Sensory Bins are used regularly in our house. Not only do we have fun learning using them but 1 of the ways to get Ethan calmed down is tactile activities, sensory bin being one of them. For Valentine Day we made a few different sensory bins for the boys to explore. We have made MANY different sensory bins for the boys, you can head over to our sensory bin page to check out all of them including some more Valentine day ideas ones. Some times we just reuse Valentine Day Water Bead Sensory … [Read more...]

Family Friendly New Years Eve Party Ideas

For the last 15 years we have spent every New Years Eve at a friends house or our own home both have always been with all of our children. We could go out to parties or things of the like, but that is just not us. Spending time together as a family is what makes us most happy. Well, matter of fact I haven't even had a SIP of wine or any alcohol in over 5 years, but especially since I started my chemo meds for RA. Each year we celebrate by having some family friendly New Years Eve party ideas and … [Read more...]

Over 80 Ways To Teach Kids The TRUE Meaning of Christmas

This post contains affiliate links, read my Disclosure for more information. With all the hassle and bustle of the season, many of us forget to remember the true meaning of Christmas. So today I though I would share with you some ways we practice celebrating the TRUE meaning of Christmas and some other ideas from around the web. We have done this with an Easter post, and it is always a viewer favorite around the holidays.   Some years we take time to learn about how different … [Read more...]

50+ Gift Ideas For The High Spirited Child

  Welcome to my Christmas Gift Guide for the high spirited child! Some of us over at iHomeschool Network are putting together a Niche filled gift guide in many different categories. With all the different guides there is something for everyone on your holiday gift list this year. I have parents ask me regularly what are some gift ideas for the high spirited child since I have a few of them. They want things to keep the kiddos busy but don't want to put them in front of a … [Read more...]

Hassle Free Easter Dinner Honey Baked Ham ~ Easter #ad

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post from the HoneyBaked Ham Company from Business2Blogger. All opinions are those of my children or myself, please read my full disclosure for more information. Do you have those holidays that you are just not looking forward to cooking a big meal for the family? The Honey Baked Ham Store has just what you need to make your holiday meal extra delicious, super easy, and quick. Without giving up the quality meal you love to provide for your family. I know on … [Read more...]

Jello Easter Ideas

  While at the store picking up last minute things for our Easter Brunch and Annual Easter Egg hunt with the cousins I cam across this kit for $.99 it came with an Easter Jiggler mold and 2 boxes of strawberry Jell-o. I planned on getting Jell-O anyway and pretty much got the mold for free since 2 boxes of Jell-o would have cost the same. So we made these cute Jell-O jigglers for the kids to eat at our Easter party for the perfect Jello Easter Idea We followed the directions on the package, … [Read more...]

Easter Egg Rice Krispie Treats

I saw this cute recipe on Pinterest, and thought it would be a very simple recipe for the kids to help make for Easter! These Easter Egg rice krispie treats are so simple and are so festive, well and of course delicious! Easter Rice Krispie Treats: Ingredients Needed: Rice Krispie Cereal Marshmallows 1 bag 3TBS Butter Big Plastic Easter Eggs Wax Paper Easter Themed Sprinkles (optional) Directions: Make your rice krispie treats according to the … [Read more...]

Easter Egg Decorating ~ 4 Fun and Easy Ways to Decorate Eggs

Welcome to Day 5 of our Easter Egg decorating ideas, today is the last day of our Easter Egg Decorating series, and is a round up of all the ideas that were shared this week. What was your favorite Easter Egg Decorating Idea? Leave a comment and let me know! Here are a couple pictures of all the eggs put together in a basket that was set on the table for our Easter Brunch with our family! The kids enjoyed eating them up in no time. On Day 1 ~ we shared our recipe for making our Easter … [Read more...]

Easter Egg Decorating ~ Multi-Colored Striped Easter Eggs

Welcome to day 4 of our Easter Egg decorating ideas, Day 1 I shared how brightly dye Easter eggs, Day 2 we made Wax Resist Easter Eggs, and Day 3 we made Marbleized Easter eggs, today I am going to share 1 last fun and creative way to decorate Easter Eggs. For Day 4 ~ Our idea came from this Pinterest idea, well lets just say ours did not turn out anything like theirs looked like. The rubber bands were hard to get on the eggs without breaking the eggs, Dustin tried masking tape and that just … [Read more...]