Winter Letter Tile Spelling Mat {Free Printable}

Happy Winter! One of my popular items on Happy Brown House is the Letter Tile Spelling Mats Bundle for Seasons and Celebrations in my blog shop and I wanted to share the Winter Letter Tile Printable with you. Some of the people that have purchased the bundle have already been using this with their kids and […]

Teach Your Kids To Cook Real Food! (Free Mini-Class)

If you’ve been around here for a while, or even a few days with all of my talk about teaching kids to clean and chore cards, then you’re probably not surprised that I’m going to tell you that your kids can cook, too. As my oldest son has gotten older (he’s 8 now), I have started to […]

Bathroom Cleaning Kit for Kids {Free Printable Bathroom Cleaning Checklist for Kids}

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Clorox for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Teaching kids to clean the bathroom, and clean it well, is one of my ultimate goals as a mother, that’s why I put together this Bathroom Cleaning Kit for Kids and attached a Bathroom Cleaning Checklist […]

Wood Slice String Art Ornament

This is my favorite Christmas ornament we’ve made so far this year! I’m so excited to share it with you today. Not only did we make a gorgeous and simple DIY Wood Slice String Art Ornament inspired by a children’s book, but we got in some great fine motor skills practice while making it! If […]

Black Friday #Homeschool Deals 2015

This Black Friday there will be some fabulous deals from great educational companies that are perfect for homeschool families. Some of these deals are definitely on my Christmas shopping list! I’m also going to take advantage of our homeschool umbrella school’s Black Friday deal for next year’s tuition. This is by no means an exhaustive […]

Kids eBook Bundle GIANT SALE {38 books at 89% off!}

I’m so excited to share this Kids eBook Bundle with you today! I’ve teamed up with a group of my blogging friends and we’re bringing you 38 eBooks at a deeply discounted price. It’s our Christmas gift to you–one big HUGE sale! My Letter Tile Spelling Mats {Seasons & Celebrations Bundle} is included in this […]

Canada Books for Kids

Sled dogs, Mounties, and maple syrup, oh my! After studying Mexico, we hopped on the Imagination Express and headed to Canada. One of our homeschool daily rhythms includes Book Basket Time, where I lay out a feast of books and the kids read, look at pictures, and immerse themselves in their learning. It is such […]

Geography Books for Kids

This year our oldest will be learning a lot about geography as we work through our 3rd grade homeschool curriculum–My Father’s World Exploring Countries and Cultures. We’ll be looking at lots of maps and learning about the world we live in. I’ve gone through my bookshelves and visited the library to pick out some of the […]

Archaeologist Pretend Play

Sometimes, the best dramatic play ideas are inspired by the natural interests and curiosity of each child. For example, while sorting, organizing, and downsizing some of my teaching materials that have been in storage, my oldest spotted some dinosaur skeleton models. He immediately opened them and began the building process. Later, he asked if he could […]

5 Tips for Great Homeschool Field Trips

One of the great things about homeschooling is the amount of flexibility we have with scheduling field trips and learning adventures. In a typical public school classroom, kids will only take a few field trips over the course of a school year. At the school where I taught kindergarten, we were limited to two field […]