How We Use Fact Cards in Our Homeschool

My oldest son has an incredible ability to remember facts. I’m constantly amazed at how much he can remember and recall. He loves to soak up knowledge from nonfiction and informational books and fact cards. Truth be told, he’s a bit of a fact junkie. He loves to try to stump us with new facts […]

Leo’s Pad Preschool Learning App

The draw of the iPad is intense with our three year old. He’s often found climbing on things to find it and has figured out the password to unlock the home screen to let himself play his favorite preschool learning apps. Honestly, I don’t blame him–I love fun technology, too. Usually, when Asher plays the […]

Kid Crafts with Kiwi Crate

Disclosure: I received this product for free. I was compensated for my time. All opinions are honest and I was not required to post a positive review. What is Kiwi Crate? Kiwi Crate is a monthly kid crafts subscription. They deliver hands-on fun right to your mailbox. Designed for ages 3-8, projects can include arts […]

Caterpillar/Butterfly Finger Puppets {Flip Dolls Pattern}

I first “met” Laura while I was pregnant with Asher. If you were a reader during that time, you’ll remember I was SO sick with Hyperemesis Gravidarum and the entire house was a little down in the dumps. During that time, Laura sent us a package with hand-drawn artwork from her daughter and a homemade […]

BionicBlox–An Engineering Toy for Open-Ended Play

Disclosure: I received this product for free to review. I was compensated for my time in reviewing the product and writing our experience. All opinions are my own and honest; a positive review was not required. No affiliate links are present. As a former early childhood educator turned homeschool mom, I’m always on the look […]

10 Favorite Toys for Fine Motor Skills

While I try to set up frugal  fine motor skills activities from common household items as often as I can, there are times that we purchase items, receive them as gifts, or even dig them out of our own childhood closets for fine motor fun. I thought I’d share some of our favorites with you! […]

Samuel L Collins DVD {Review & Giveaway}

If you’ve been around Happy Brown House very long, it is probably no surprise that we are very discerning about the media we let into our home. We preview everything before letting Jonah watch, including movies we might have seen prior to parenthood. While that may sound a little overbearing to some, we are serious […]

An “I Love You” Prayer Review {Giveaway}

We got a belated Valentine in the mail from Tommy Nelson and I’m so glad we did! An “I Love You” Prayer is the second book in the Time to Pray series by Amy Parker. It is a sweet book with charming illustrations! The board book is shaped like a heart. (I kinda love that…it’s […]

The Mighty Macs {Review}

I had the opportunity to watch an advanced screening of  The Mighty Macs this week {from the comfort of my own couch while nursing the babe during a marathon cluster feeding, I might add}. I was really excited to have the chance to preview The Mighty Macs because we had seen the movie trailer a […]

Hermie, a Common Caterpillar (Review & Giveaway)

Hi! Remember me? I’m that blogger that had high hopes of posting with a newborn {insert maniacal laugh}. Said newborn has rocked our world a little bit more than I had expected (in a good way, I promise we’re ok)….which means it’s been a while since you’ve heard from me. BUT, I have something time-sensitive […]