Africa Unit Study Ideas

Many years ago we started teaching our children using the Montessori Method. I love the way it taught the kids to do it themselves, and it was particularly great for our autistic kiddos. The Montessori way of teaching is something I love to this day. If it wasn’t so complicated to try and have many kids all at different levels, as well as infants and toddlers all at the same time, we would probably still use that method for teaching our kids. Even though we don’t use that as the main backbone for teaching our kids, I use many of Continue Reading...

Glow In The Dark Search and Find Bottle

If you are anything like me, you’re always searching for something new and entertaining for your children to explore and play with. I was over the electronics, I was over the super messy crafts, and I was really concentrating on finding something creative and exciting that I knew my child would be over the moon for. I was beyond ecstatic when I discovered this Glow in the Dark Search and Find Bottle. It combines the use of several of your child’s senses to be fun, engaging and rewarding as well. Children love the texture of playing with rice, and then Continue Reading...

Most Memorable Things To Do In Cape Cod

Our recent family trip took us out to Cape Cod. It seemed like a perfect place to visit since we were learning about the Pilgrims this past year in our homeschool. Cape Cod is one of those places families yearn to spend time there during the summer. This hook-shaped land juts out into the Atlantic Ocean offering an unbelievable amount of miles of coastline to explore and enjoy. Not only can you access the Atlantic coast while visiting Cape Cod, but you can explore Cape Cod Bay, Buzzards Bay, and Vineyard Sound. Kids can collect seashells, go fishing, collect clams, Continue Reading...

Teal Glitter Slime

Slime, slime everywhere. The better the mess, the more the fun! When’s the last time that you sat down with your child and created something fun together? With this Teal Glitter Slime recipe, you and your child will have a blast creating and playing with the end result! What I love about this Teal Glitter Slime recipe is that it’s easy to do, and the steps can be done as a team as well. My children love to help create and make, so this teal slime recipe is perfect for that to be able to happen! And keep in mind Continue Reading...

Simple Ways to Have Kids Help Around the Home

As a parent, we wear so many different hats. One day, you’re a teacher, the next day, you may be a seamstress…Seriously, each and every day that you wake up, you have no idea the skillsets that you’re going to be using. Exciting? Yes. Exhausting? Of course. The one constant that never seems to change on a daily basis around the home? The need for the house to be picked up and cleaned.   When you really stop and think about it, the amount of clutter and dirt that can form inside the four wall of your home is truly Continue Reading...

DIY Felt Sea Creatures Craft for Kids

What child doesn’t love all things related to sea creatures? They are fun, unique and have an aura of mystique that tends to make children drawn to them even more. With this fun DIY Felt Sea Creatures Craft For Kids, your child can create their own sea creature to call their very own! The beauty of this craft is that it allows your children to create their sea creature on their own. The drawings and measurements don’t have to be exact and offer a bit of forgiveness if little errors are made. This craft does a great job at allowing Continue Reading...

DIY Glowing Nightlight For Kids

For kids, the dark can be a place that they just don’t seem to care for. No matter the age, they always seem to want some sort of nightlight or light shining to help alleviate a few of those shadows lurking in the room. Instead of raising your electric bill each and every month, why not give these DIY glowing nightlight for kids a try? Perfect for bedrooms at nighttime and or even during camping, this DIY Glowing nightlight is a great solution! Not only do they shine brightly, they are super fun to make as well! Imagine spending time Continue Reading...

Fun Ways for your Kids to Stay Cool and Enjoy the Summer Months

Summer can be summed up in three little letters…H-O-T. Depending on where you live, the weather temperatures may be in the triple digits! Anything above 90 degrees can almost seem as though it’s unbearable to get outside and enjoy everything that there is to offer. You aren’t alone in those thoughts or feelings…trust me. The hard part is knowing that you can get outdoors and enjoy nature, even when those temps are soaring through the roof. If you are looking for a few fun ways for your kids to stay cool and enjoy being outdoors during the summer months, here Continue Reading...

Summer Craft For Kids ~ Paper Butterflies

If you are looking for the perfect summer craft for kids, this Paper Butterfly Craft is exactly what you’ve been searching for. When it comes to finding crafts for the summer that kids enjoy, it can be a bit tough. Kids nowadays are wanting crafts that are fun, engaging and unique so that they can feel as though they are creating something completely different than anything they’ve done before. With this Paper Butterfly Craft, your kid will love how fun and unique this craft truly is. From the moment that they start, they’ll be hooked by the beautiful colors of Continue Reading...

Top Summertime Traveling Tips With Kids

Top Summertime Traveling Tips with Kids Let each child pack their own bag for the journey. If you want them to find ways to entertain themselves during the travel, let them have some of their items with them. You may feel tempted to pack them yourself, but letting little ones pack certain items that they want to have, they’ll be way more inclined to play with them on the trip. Books, games, and toys are great items to bring. Even better, they won’t take up a ton of room, but will help keep them entertained and pass the time when Continue Reading...

Ideas For How To Homeschool Without A Classroom

Having a homeschool classroom at home is one of those spaces that many parents feel is a must when wanting to start homeschooling. It makes sense, right? It’s an area that is separate¬†from the other aspects of the home and allows for you and your children to really concentrate on the curriculum at hand. But what happens when you just don’t have that extra space in your home to have an entirely separate homeschool classroom? It happens, but it shouldn’t be something that deters you. There are plenty of ways to homeschool in other areas of the home or locations Continue Reading...

Kids Summer Craft Idea – Paper Flower Garden

If you are looking for a kids summer craft idea that they are certain to love, this Paper Flower Garden craft is an absolute must! To be honest, there are so many reasons that I love this craft. First off, I love the fact that the directions are step by step and extremely user-friendly. It’s a craft that I can choose to do together with my children, or let them try on their own since the steps are so guided. And the other reason that I love this Paper Flower Garden craft? It’s the perfect way to have beautiful flowers Continue Reading...