Archives for May 2015

Letter Tiles Printable Spelling Mats Bundle {Seasons & Celebrations}

I’m so excited to share a NEW Letter Tiles printable series that I’ve been working on behind the scenes for quite some time. One of my most popular printables on the blog is the Free Letter Tile Spelling Mats pack sent to subscribers when they subscribe by email. I’ve taken that same basic idea and […]

5 Preschool Activities for Summer

Hello, summer! It’s time to play in the sun, go for a swim, and eat popsicles. If you ask my kids, that’s their daily summer to-do list. But, being the mom that I am, I’m going to sneak some learning in there somewhere. This week we’re featuring 5 Preschool Activities for Summer that were in […]

6 Tips for Correcting Pencil Grip

Learning the proper pencil grip can be a little tricky for kids–and it’s so important for handwriting! If they learn how to grip the pencil incorrectly and are allowed to continue without correction, it is a hard habit to break. Thankfully, there are methods to correcting pencil grip in kids. It will take some work and reminders, […]

5 Delicious Bread Recipes

Bread. Delicious Bread, how I love thee. Over the past few years I’ve gotten more adventurous in my bread making skills. I’ve tried making my own tortillas, soup bread bowls, and cinnamon rolls. Each time, I had yummy results. Making your own bread is a great way to control the ingredients in your food and […]

Brain Chase: Summer Learning Adventure for Kids

Homeschool Mom Confession: By the time we hit summer, I’m feeling done with anything that looks like learning…and so is my school-age son. Chances are, your kids feel that way, too. The problem is I know the importance of kids exercising their brain over the summer to prevent summer learning loss–I am a certified teacher, […]

5 Flower Craft Ideas for Kids

You know the old saying, “April showers bring May flowers.” These 5 Flower Craft Ideas for kids that were linked up in last week’s Good Tips Tuesday linky party are simply adorable and sure to keep the kids busy creating. Just open up your craft supplies cabinet and let the kids go to town! Spring Flower Craft with […]

5 Stained Glass Crafts for Kids

Making stained glass crafts or mosaic crafts is something we do a lot of at our house. They’re colorful, bright, and make us smile. Stained glass crafts are easy for kids to make with only a few household supplies–we always use sticky contact paper and tissue paper, but it isn’t the only way to make […]