Christmas Unit Study Ideas

As I’ve said before, every year during the month of December we take the enteire month off of our regular homeschool studies. This means no book work, no regular lessons, etc. Now, that doesn’t mean that we don’t do anything for the month. We are more relaxed, but it is more of a fun relaxed. For this month we like to spend time teaching our children about the REAL reason behind the season. During the month, we spend time reading great Christmas books, making crafts, learning about the meaning of the Christmas symbols, and more. We also enjoy making DIY Continue Reading...

35+ Absolutely Beautiful Jesus Birth Crafts That You Have To See

During the Christmas holiday we take the entire month of December off of school. We spend that time┬álearning about the Christmas story, making treats and gifts for friends and neighbors and just spend extra time together. It has helped us to have a much calmer holiday. My kids love making crafts so when we make Christmas crafts I try to make sure that they have something to do with Christ’s birth. Over the years I have put togher a list of craft ideas that we choose from when making these crafts. The list needed to have more simple crafts for Continue Reading...

Gentle Parenting Through Tough Times

Being a parent can be quite the roller coaster. Some days you’re at an all-time high, other days…you’re at an all-time low. It’s no surprise┬áthat being a parent is full of ups and downs and sometimes it can be downright tiring and frustrating. If only there were some sort of reset button for those hard days, right? While there may not be that easy option, one option is to dig deep and find gentle parenting ideas for those days when you feel like you’re at your wit’s end. If you are looking for a few suggestions on how you can Continue Reading...

Ocean Slime Recipe with Animals

If you’ve been on the hunt for a great sensory activity and craft, this Ocean Animal Slime may be the answer to your needs! First off, everyone loves slime. Adults and kids alike just cannot say no to the ooey-gooey fun that slime brings. No matter how your day is going, playing with slime is absolutely going to make it better. There’s no denying that fact! When it comes to making your own slime…it’s actually a ton of fun! And did you know that it’s totally simple and easy to make? With just a few ingredients, you and your kiddo’s Continue Reading...

Colorful Turkey Kids Craft Idea

If you’ve been on the hunt for a colorful turkey kids craft idea or a super fun kids fall paper craft, look no further than this craft idea! How many hours have you spent scouring online for the perfect turkey craft? With so many varieties and options, it can be extremely overwhelming to find one that is easy and fun. Let me make it a bit easier for you…This colorful turkey craft is crazy simple and so much fun! Trust me…I have a bunch of children, and we love making this kids fall paper craft together! The steps are simple, Continue Reading...

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...